Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1040 1084
Rank change year-on-year -80 +44 +50
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 47 129 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.077% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 94 141
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -11.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £74,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -10.91% +10.00%

CCDA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38,876 41,291 51,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.91% 24.70% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29,094 32,210 42,153
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in England

CCDA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA in England.

Salary trend for CCDA in England

CCDA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDA in England

CCDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 18 £53,750 -25.86% 6
Yorkshire +19 10 £42,500 -3.48%
North of England -7 10 £42,500 -3.48%
Midlands +4 7 £42,500 -12.37%
East of England +12 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +8 4 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +3 4 £39,500 -12.22% 1
South East -51 4 £67,500 +35.00% 3
West Midlands +5 3 £70,000 +35.27%
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (95.74%) CCNA
3 44 (93.62%) CCNP
4 41 (87.23%) Cisco
5 32 (68.09%) Firewall
6 27 (57.45%) VMware
7 26 (55.32%) WAN
8 22 (46.81%) LAN
8 22 (46.81%) Wireless
9 19 (40.43%) CCDP
10 17 (36.17%) Windows
11 16 (34.04%) Finance
12 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (29.79%) Network Security
13 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
13 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
14 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (25.53%) CCIE
14 12 (25.53%) SAN
15 11 (23.40%) VPN
15 11 (23.40%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (23.40%) CCSA
15 11 (23.40%) Network Architecture
16 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (21.28%) DNS
16 10 (21.28%) ITIL
16 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
16 10 (21.28%) Avaya
17 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Firewall
2 26 (55.32%) WAN
3 22 (46.81%) LAN
3 22 (46.81%) Wireless
4 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (29.79%) Network Security
6 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (25.53%) SAN
7 11 (23.40%) VPN
7 11 (23.40%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (21.28%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) DHCP
9 8 (17.02%) MPLS
9 8 (17.02%) OSPF
10 7 (14.89%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
10 7 (14.89%) WLAN
11 6 (12.77%) VLAN
11 6 (12.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Presales Solution Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Presales Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) iSeries
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) SUSE
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
2 11 (23.40%) Network Architecture
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) Service Management
6 6 (12.77%) Network Design
6 6 (12.77%) Presales
7 5 (10.64%) DNA
7 5 (10.64%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) ITSM
7 5 (10.64%) Network Management
8 4 (8.51%) Data Privacy
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.38%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (95.74%) CCNA
3 44 (93.62%) CCNP
4 19 (40.43%) CCDP
5 12 (25.53%) CCIE
6 11 (23.40%) CCSA
7 8 (17.02%) CISSP
8 7 (14.89%) JNCIP
8 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) CCSP
9 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) CCIP
10 5 (10.64%) JNCIA
10 5 (10.64%) JNCIS
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.51%) MCSA
11 4 (8.51%) MCSE
12 3 (6.38%) CCVP
12 3 (6.38%) JNCIE
12 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) Firmware
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (10.64%) TrustSec
2 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Avaya
5 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.02%) Genesys
6 8 (17.02%) Juniper
6 8 (17.02%) Verint
7 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
8 6 (12.77%) Dell
8 6 (12.77%) EMC
8 6 (12.77%) Riverbed
9 5 (10.64%) F5
9 5 (10.64%) Infoblox
9 5 (10.64%) Meraki
9 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.51%) IBM
11 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.26%) NetApp