Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 829 842
Rank change year-on-year -44 +13 +54
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 30 97 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.030% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 70 114
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,375 £35,625
90th Percentile £59,375 £56,375 £71,925
UK median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -10.91% +10.00%

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 24,164 25,865 33,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.43% 25.69% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18,069 20,271 26,198
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Yorkshire +19 10 £42,500 -3.48%
North of England -7 10 £42,500 -3.48%
Midlands +4 7 £42,500 -12.37%
East of England +12 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +8 4 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +3 4 £39,500 -12.22% 1
South East -51 4 £67,500 +35.00% 2
West Midlands +5 3 £70,000 +35.27%
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 30 (100.00%) CCNA
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (93.33%) CCNP
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 23 (76.67%) Firewall
4 21 (70.00%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
6 13 (43.33%) Wireless
7 10 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (33.33%) Avaya
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) CCDP
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (33.33%) CCIE
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (33.33%) Network Security
8 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) Genesys
9 8 (26.67%) SAN
9 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (26.67%) Verint
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (20.00%) VLAN

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 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) Wireless
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (33.33%) Network Security
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
6 8 (26.67%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) MPLS
7 6 (20.00%) VLAN
7 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.67%) DHCP
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) OSPF
9 4 (13.33%) BGP
9 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (10.00%) Skype
10 3 (10.00%) VPN
11 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Presales Solution Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Presales Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) iSeries
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.67%) Fintech
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Network Design
5 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (10.00%) Presales
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CCNA
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (93.33%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) CCDP
3 10 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) CCIP
4 4 (13.33%) CCSP
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCSA
5 3 (10.00%) JNCIE
5 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) Firmware
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Avaya
4 8 (26.67%) Genesys
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Verint
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Meraki
7 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds