Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 1046 1089
Rank change year-on-year +3 +43 0
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 100 112 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.067% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 133
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £70,000 £68,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -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 37,869 42,656 53,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.52% 25.68% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29,625 34,085 43,503
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
North of England +38 40 £37,500 +3.45%
Yorkshire +58 39 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +10 27 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London +1 26 £65,000 -5.11% 2
Midlands +4 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -11 6 £45,000 -3.23% 1
East Midlands +19 1 £45,000 +104.55% 1
North West -8 1 £85,000 +126.67%
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (89.00%) CCNP
3 88 (88.00%) Cisco
4 79 (79.00%) CCNA
5 74 (74.00%) Firewall
6 58 (58.00%) Wireless
6 58 (58.00%) CCIE
7 51 (51.00%) Load Balancing
8 49 (49.00%) WAN
9 47 (47.00%) VMware
10 46 (46.00%) Avaya
11 41 (41.00%) CCDP
12 40 (40.00%) MPLS
13 39 (39.00%) Windows
14 37 (37.00%) F5
15 36 (36.00%) VPN
15 36 (36.00%) Juniper
16 35 (35.00%) Finance
17 30 (30.00%) OSPF
17 30 (30.00%) ITIL
18 27 (27.00%) Genesys
18 27 (27.00%) Problem Management
18 27 (27.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (27.00%) Root Cause Analysis
18 27 (27.00%) Verint
19 26 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (26.00%) Palo Alto
19 26 (26.00%) CheckPoint
20 25 (25.00%) LAN
20 25 (25.00%) Network Design

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 19 (19.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) IaaS
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.00%) PaaS
4 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.00%) Office 365
6 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (74.00%) Firewall
2 58 (58.00%) Wireless
3 49 (49.00%) WAN
4 40 (40.00%) MPLS
5 36 (36.00%) VPN
6 30 (30.00%) OSPF
7 26 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (25.00%) LAN
9 23 (23.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 19 (19.00%) BGP
11 18 (18.00%) VoIP
12 17 (17.00%) Network Security
13 16 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (15.00%) DNS
15 14 (14.00%) DHCP
16 13 (13.00%) Ethernet
17 11 (11.00%) IPsec
18 9 (9.00%) SSL
18 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Law
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Network Engineer
2 41 (41.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (34.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 34 (34.00%) Operations Engineer
5 23 (23.00%) Architect
6 20 (20.00%) Network Architect
7 15 (15.00%) Cisco Architect
7 15 (15.00%) Cisco Network Architect
8 11 (11.00%) Network Design Architect
9 10 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) Juniper Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Network Technical Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Presales Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Design Architect
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) Firewall Architect
11 5 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) LDAP
1 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 7 (7.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.00%) SUSE
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Load Balancing
2 30 (30.00%) ITIL
3 27 (27.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (27.00%) Problem Management
3 27 (27.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 25 (25.00%) Network Design
5 17 (17.00%) Network Architecture
5 17 (17.00%) Service Delivery
6 13 (13.00%) Presales
6 13 (13.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (8.00%) High Availability
7 8 (8.00%) Network Management
8 7 (7.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Project Management
9 6 (6.00%) Information Security
10 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (4.00%) DNA
10 4 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) C
2 4 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (89.00%) CCNP
3 79 (79.00%) CCNA
4 58 (58.00%) CCIE
5 41 (41.00%) CCDP
6 25 (25.00%) JNCIP
7 23 (23.00%) CCSA
8 18 (18.00%) JNCIE
8 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.00%) CCIP
10 12 (12.00%) CCSP
11 11 (11.00%) CCSE
12 10 (10.00%) JNCIA
12 10 (10.00%) JNCIS
13 9 (9.00%) CISSP
14 7 (7.00%) CCDE
15 5 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (4.00%) CISA
16 4 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 88 (88.00%) Cisco
2 47 (47.00%) VMware
3 46 (46.00%) Avaya
4 37 (37.00%) F5
5 36 (36.00%) Juniper
6 27 (27.00%) Genesys
6 27 (27.00%) Verint
7 26 (26.00%) CheckPoint
7 26 (26.00%) Palo Alto
8 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.00%) Fortinet
10 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.00%) Dell
12 5 (5.00%) Meraki
13 4 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (4.00%) Aruba
13 4 (4.00%) HP
13 4 (4.00%) Huawei
14 3 (3.00%) Citrix
14 3 (3.00%) McAfee