Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 843 867
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 +31
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 21 80 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.024% 0.080% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 71 94
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% -6.25%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,750 £62,625
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22,331 25,086 29,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.37% 25.00% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16,298 19,681 23,160
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.98%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,174 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CCDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the UK excluding London

CCDA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for CCDA in the UK excluding London

CCDA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDA in the UK excluding London

CCDA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
East of England +33 8 £45,000 - 2
South East -16 7 £72,500 +48.72% 6
West Midlands +36 5 £57,500 +27.78%
Midlands +19 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) Firewall
4 15 (71.43%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) CCNA
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 9 (42.86%) VoIP
7 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 9 (42.86%) Juniper
7 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 8 (38.10%) CCDP
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (28.57%) Network Security
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
11 5 (23.81%) Presales
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
11 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (23.81%) SAN
11 5 (23.81%) Replication
11 5 (23.81%) Migration
11 5 (23.81%) CCIE
11 5 (23.81%) Unix

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) VoIP
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) IPv4
7 4 (19.05%) IPv6
7 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
7 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 3 (14.29%) WLAN
9 2 (9.52%) BGP
9 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
10 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) iSeries
4 3 (14.29%) e-Learning
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) PKI
6 1 (4.76%) Clustering
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.76%) NHS
6 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Unix
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) eTOM
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNP
3 12 (57.14%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) CCDP
5 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
6 4 (19.05%) JNCIS
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) CISSP
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) BroadSoft
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) Huawei
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Aruba
5 3 (14.29%) Brocade
5 3 (14.29%) BT
5 3 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 3 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Virgin Media
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) Ivanti