The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 156 176 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.23% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.96% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Median salary £44,031 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.60% -19.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.44% -4.28%  

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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 562 732 865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.65% 22.18% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 477 565 688
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

CCDA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for CCDA in Leeds

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Presales
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
4 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) CCSP
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) CCIP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Operations Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCSP
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SSCP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDE
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia