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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 824 848
Rank change year-on-year +34 +24  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 52 123 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 97 69
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,250 £53,000
% change year-on-year -10.44% -5.18%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19810 26924 27908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15723 21803 22089
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CCDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 22 £46,000 -26.40% 1
London +74 11 £40,000 -44.82%
Yorkshire +19 6 £44,031 +10.07%
West Midlands +14 6 £48,500 +15.47%
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (89.36%) Cisco
3 71 (75.53%) CCNP
4 57 (60.64%) CCNA
5 43 (45.74%) Presales
6 39 (41.49%) Firewall
7 37 (39.36%) WAN
8 36 (38.30%) CCDP
8 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
9 35 (37.23%) CCIE
10 30 (31.91%) VoIP
11 28 (29.79%) MPLS
11 28 (29.79%) OSPF
11 28 (29.79%) VMware
11 28 (29.79%) F5
12 27 (28.72%) CheckPoint
12 27 (28.72%) BGP
13 24 (25.53%) Linux
14 22 (23.40%) Juniper
14 22 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (21.28%) CCIP
17 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
17 19 (20.21%) LAN
17 19 (20.21%) High Availability
17 19 (20.21%) Spanning Tree
18 18 (19.15%) VLAN
19 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
19 17 (18.09%) CCSP
19 17 (18.09%) VPN

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 (5.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Project
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.32%) IaaS
3 5 (5.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.49%) Firewall
2 37 (39.36%) WAN
3 30 (31.91%) VoIP
4 28 (29.79%) MPLS
4 28 (29.79%) OSPF
5 27 (28.72%) BGP
6 22 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (20.21%) LAN
7 19 (20.21%) Spanning Tree
8 18 (19.15%) VLAN
9 17 (18.09%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (18.09%) VPN
10 16 (17.02%) Internet
11 14 (14.89%) Wireless
12 9 (9.57%) IPsec
13 8 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
14 7 (7.45%) Network Security
14 7 (7.45%) SSL
15 6 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Big Data
General
1 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Architect
3 23 (24.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Network Architect
5 16 (17.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Consultant
6 15 (15.96%) Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Presales Solution Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.38%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.38%) Internet of Things
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) NHS
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Presales
2 19 (20.21%) High Availability
3 14 (14.89%) Network Design
4 9 (9.57%) Time Management
5 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.38%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) MODAF
6 6 (6.38%) Project Management
6 6 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.32%) ITIL
7 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) CRM
8 4 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.19%) SIEM
9 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (75.53%) CCNP
3 57 (60.64%) CCNA
4 36 (38.30%) CCDP
5 35 (37.23%) CCIE
6 20 (21.28%) CCIP
7 17 (18.09%) CCSP
8 6 (6.38%) CCDE
8 6 (6.38%) CISM
8 6 (6.38%) CISSP
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) JNCIA
10 4 (4.26%) MCSA
10 4 (4.26%) MCSE
10 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.19%) CCSA
11 3 (3.19%) CCSE
11 3 (3.19%) CISA
11 3 (3.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Nagios
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 84 (89.36%) Cisco
2 28 (29.79%) F5
2 28 (29.79%) VMware
3 27 (28.72%) CheckPoint
4 22 (23.40%) Juniper
5 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.77%) Aruba
7 11 (11.70%) Fortinet
8 10 (10.64%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (10.64%) HP
8 10 (10.64%) Meraki
9 9 (9.57%) NETGEAR
9 9 (9.57%) WatchGuard
10 8 (8.51%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.26%) Citrix
12 3 (3.19%) Apple
12 3 (3.19%) Avaya
12 3 (3.19%) BT
12 3 (3.19%) Remedy
12 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
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