Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1040 1068 1149
Rank change year-on-year +28 +81 -33
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 110 129 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.073% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 93 116 103
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £70,000 £72,450
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% -5.00% -4.76%

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 40397 46198 56292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.98% 26.17% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 37327 45194
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
North of England +27 36 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +28 35 £37,500 +7.14% 2
London +1 32 £72,500 +6.62%
South East +20 22 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Midlands +1 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £55,000 +25.00% 1
South West +4 5 £45,000 +2.27%
East Midlands +23 1 £45,000 +38.46%
East of England +3 1 - -
North West -11 1 - -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (87.27%) CCNP
3 91 (82.73%) Cisco
4 78 (70.91%) CCNA
5 66 (60.00%) Firewall
6 58 (52.73%) WAN
7 51 (46.36%) CCIE
8 50 (45.45%) Wireless
9 49 (44.55%) VMware
10 47 (42.73%) MPLS
11 43 (39.09%) VPN
12 41 (37.27%) CCDP
13 39 (35.45%) Load Balancing
14 36 (32.73%) F5
15 35 (31.82%) OSPF
16 34 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (30.00%) Windows
18 31 (28.18%) Finance
19 30 (27.27%) Avaya
19 30 (27.27%) Data Centre
20 29 (26.36%) Juniper
20 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
20 29 (26.36%) ITIL
20 29 (26.36%) Network Design
21 27 (24.55%) Cisco Wireless
22 26 (23.64%) LAN
22 26 (23.64%) BGP
23 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 22 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
24 22 (20.00%) Palo Alto

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 11 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (7.27%) IaaS
4 7 (6.36%) PaaS
5 4 (3.64%) Office 365
6 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (60.00%) Firewall
2 58 (52.73%) WAN
3 50 (45.45%) Wireless
4 47 (42.73%) MPLS
5 43 (39.09%) VPN
6 35 (31.82%) OSPF
7 34 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (24.55%) Cisco Wireless
9 26 (23.64%) BGP
9 26 (23.64%) LAN
10 22 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (19.09%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (16.36%) DNS
13 16 (14.55%) DHCP
13 16 (14.55%) Internet
13 16 (14.55%) Network Security
13 16 (14.55%) VoIP
14 11 (10.00%) IPsec
14 11 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) Big Data
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
2 9 (8.18%) Financial Institution
2 9 (8.18%) Law
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 3 (2.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Network Engineer
2 42 (38.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (37.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (28.18%) Architect
5 29 (26.36%) Network Operations Engineer
5 29 (26.36%) Operations Engineer
6 24 (21.82%) Network Architect
7 15 (13.64%) Cisco Architect
7 15 (13.64%) Cisco Network Architect
8 10 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Juniper Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Network Design Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
12 4 (3.64%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.91%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.64%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.91%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (13.64%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) Unix
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.91%) SUSE
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Load Balancing
2 29 (26.36%) ITIL
2 29 (26.36%) Network Design
3 22 (20.00%) Presales
4 19 (17.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (17.27%) Problem Management
4 19 (17.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (16.36%) Network Architecture
6 17 (15.45%) Service Delivery
7 14 (12.73%) Project Management
8 11 (10.00%) High Availability
9 9 (8.18%) Network Management
10 8 (7.27%) Migration
11 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.45%) Information Security
11 6 (5.45%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) C
2 4 (3.64%) Python
3 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (87.27%) CCNP
3 78 (70.91%) CCNA
4 51 (46.36%) CCIE
5 41 (37.27%) CCDP
6 20 (18.18%) CCSA
7 13 (11.82%) JNCIP
8 12 (10.91%) CCSP
8 12 (10.91%) Degree
8 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
8 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.00%) CCIP
10 10 (9.09%) JNCIE
11 9 (8.18%) JNCIA
12 8 (7.27%) CCSE
12 8 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (6.36%) CISSP
14 6 (5.45%) JNCIS
15 5 (4.55%) CISA
15 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.27%) SLA
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) QA
5 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.64%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Nagios
2 4 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (82.73%) Cisco
2 49 (44.55%) VMware
3 36 (32.73%) F5
4 30 (27.27%) Avaya
5 29 (26.36%) Juniper
5 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
6 22 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 21 (19.09%) CheckPoint
8 19 (17.27%) Genesys
8 19 (17.27%) Verint
9 7 (6.36%) Oracle
10 6 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.55%) HP
11 5 (4.55%) Meraki
11 5 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.64%) Citrix
13 3 (2.73%) Dell
13 3 (2.73%) McAfee
14 2 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 1 (0.91%) NetApp