Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 823 895 847
Rank change year-on-year +72 -48 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 29 37 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.035% 0.037% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 60
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -14.57% -0.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £65,000 £56,375
UK median annual salary £68,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +61.76% -15.00% -7.83%

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 22,326 23,999 25,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.14% 24.29% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15,871 18,144 19,982
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +4.90% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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
Midlands +51 12 £52,500 +23.53% 3
West Midlands +43 12 £52,500 -25.00% 3
South East +39 9 £72,500 +11.54%
South West +16 3 £49,300 +24.81%
East of England +65 2 £46,250 +2.78%
North of England +16 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Yorkshire -19 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (93.10%) CCNP
3 23 (79.31%) CCNA
4 21 (72.41%) Juniper
5 20 (68.97%) WAN
5 20 (68.97%) Firewall
6 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
7 16 (55.17%) CCDP
8 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
9 13 (44.83%) F5
9 13 (44.83%) LAN
10 12 (41.38%) VMware
10 12 (41.38%) Palo Alto
11 11 (37.93%) CCIE
12 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (31.03%) Network Architecture
13 9 (31.03%) Fortinet
14 7 (24.14%) CCSA
14 7 (24.14%) Wireless
14 7 (24.14%) Avaya
14 7 (24.14%) Network Security
14 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (24.14%) CCSE
14 7 (24.14%) Network Design
14 7 (24.14%) JNCIP
14 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (20.69%) SLA
15 6 (20.69%) VMware NSX
16 5 (17.24%) Data Centre

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 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
1 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (24.14%) Network Security
4 7 (24.14%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) Broadband
7 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) IPsec
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) VoLTE
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) VXLAN
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Network Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Network Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
2 9 (31.03%) Network Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (93.10%) CCNP
3 23 (79.31%) CCNA
4 16 (55.17%) CCDP
5 11 (37.93%) CCIE
6 7 (24.14%) CCSA
6 7 (24.14%) CCSE
6 7 (24.14%) JNCIP
7 5 (17.24%) JNCIS
8 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) JNCIA
9 3 (10.34%) MCP
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.90%) MCSE
10 2 (6.90%) MOS
10 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.45%) MCSA
11 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (3.45%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) VMware NSX
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) Juniper
3 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 13 (44.83%) F5
5 12 (41.38%) Palo Alto
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Fortinet
7 7 (24.14%) Avaya
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Mitel
10 3 (10.34%) Aruba
10 3 (10.34%) Brocade
10 3 (10.34%) Dell
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (6.90%) BroadSoft
11 2 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (6.90%) Huawei
11 2 (6.90%) Meraki
11 2 (6.90%) Virgin Media