Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1042 1095
Rank change year-on-year -38 +53 +57
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 47 116 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.071% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 115
England median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £39,650 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £73,625 £76,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -

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 36,591 40,018 47,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.87% 24.40% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27,268 30,933 38,738
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +29 25 £62,500 -15.25% 1
East of England +28 8 £45,000 - 1
South East -16 6 £68,000 +32.68% 4
Midlands +8 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands +24 4 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South West -7 3 £39,500 -12.22% 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 41 (87.23%) CCNP
3 38 (80.85%) Cisco
4 37 (78.72%) CCNA
5 31 (65.96%) Firewall
6 22 (46.81%) WAN
7 21 (44.68%) LAN
7 21 (44.68%) VMware
8 20 (42.55%) CCDP
9 18 (38.30%) Network Security
10 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
10 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
10 17 (36.17%) Windows
11 16 (34.04%) Wireless
12 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
12 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (29.79%) SAN
13 14 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (27.66%) Fortinet
14 13 (27.66%) Juniper
15 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
15 12 (25.53%) Network Architecture
16 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
16 11 (23.40%) VPN
16 11 (23.40%) DNS
17 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
17 10 (21.28%) Cisco CUCM
17 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 9 (19.15%) IT Strategy
18 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared

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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) WAN
3 21 (44.68%) LAN
4 18 (38.30%) Network Security
5 16 (34.04%) Wireless
6 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (29.79%) SAN
7 14 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (23.40%) DNS
8 11 (23.40%) VPN
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
10 9 (19.15%) DHCP
10 9 (19.15%) VoIP
10 9 (19.15%) WLAN
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (12.77%) BGP
12 6 (12.77%) DMZ
12 6 (12.77%) NX-OS
12 6 (12.77%) OSPF
12 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Collaboration Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Presales Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) XMPP
2 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Replication
3 7 (14.89%) iSeries
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
6 2 (4.26%) Fintech
6 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Clustering
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
1 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) SUSE
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Network Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) IT Strategy
3 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
4 8 (17.02%) Information Security
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Service Management
5 7 (14.89%) Data Privacy
5 7 (14.89%) Network Management
6 6 (12.77%) DNA
6 6 (12.77%) ITSM
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Presales
8 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.38%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (87.23%) CCNP
3 37 (78.72%) CCNA
4 20 (42.55%) CCDP
5 9 (19.15%) CCIE
5 9 (19.15%) JNCIP
5 9 (19.15%) JNCIS
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) CCSA
6 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) CISSP
7 7 (14.89%) JNCIA
8 5 (10.64%) CCVP
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.26%) Degree
10 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.26%) MCSE
10 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.13%) CCDE
11 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) Firmware
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (12.77%) TrustSec
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Fortinet
4 13 (27.66%) Juniper
5 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.02%) EMC
7 7 (14.89%) Dell
7 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 7 (14.89%) Riverbed
8 6 (12.77%) Infoblox
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.51%) F5
10 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
11 2 (4.26%) Aruba
11 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 2 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (4.26%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (4.26%) Virgin Media