Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 833 819
Rank change year-on-year -40 -14 +79
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 56 84 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.054% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 136
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,625 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,075 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.17% -14.29% +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 24,839 25,967 33,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.07% 25.94% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,937 20,268 26,622
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,129 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +17 27 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +41 26 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -14 21 £65,000 +44.44%
Midlands -22 6 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -9 4 £42,500 +21.43% 1
West Midlands -18 2 £70,000 +44.33%
North West -10 1 £85,000 +88.89%
South West -14 1 £45,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (98.21%) CCNA
3 54 (96.43%) Cisco
4 51 (91.07%) CCNP
5 44 (78.57%) Firewall
6 40 (71.43%) Wireless
7 34 (60.71%) CCIE
8 32 (57.14%) Avaya
8 32 (57.14%) Load Balancing
9 30 (53.57%) VMware
10 25 (44.64%) Windows
11 24 (42.86%) Finance
12 23 (41.07%) ITIL
12 23 (41.07%) WAN
13 22 (39.29%) CCDP
13 22 (39.29%) Genesys
13 22 (39.29%) Problem Management
13 22 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (39.29%) Verint
14 21 (37.50%) VPN
15 18 (32.14%) MPLS
16 17 (30.36%) F5
17 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (26.79%) OSPF
17 15 (26.79%) Juniper
18 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
19 13 (23.21%) LAN
19 13 (23.21%) Skype for Business
20 12 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless

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 13 (23.21%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (78.57%) Firewall
2 40 (71.43%) Wireless
3 23 (41.07%) WAN
4 21 (37.50%) VPN
5 18 (32.14%) MPLS
6 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (26.79%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) LAN
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (16.07%) BGP
10 9 (16.07%) VoIP
11 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 8 (14.29%) Network Security
12 7 (12.50%) IPsec
12 7 (12.50%) SSL
13 6 (10.71%) DHCP
13 6 (10.71%) VLAN
13 6 (10.71%) VPLS
13 6 (10.71%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Architect
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Network Technical Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
8 6 (10.71%) Firewall Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco Presales Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) SUSE
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 23 (41.07%) ITIL
3 22 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (39.29%) Problem Management
3 22 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (21.43%) Network Design
5 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
6 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (10.71%) Presales
8 4 (7.14%) DNA
9 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.36%) Information Security
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Network Management
10 2 (3.57%) High Availability
11 1 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.79%) SDLC
11 1 (1.79%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (98.21%) CCNA
3 51 (91.07%) CCNP
4 34 (60.71%) CCIE
5 22 (39.29%) CCDP
6 12 (21.43%) CCSA
6 12 (21.43%) JNCIP
7 10 (17.86%) JNCIE
8 8 (14.29%) CCIP
8 8 (14.29%) CCSP
9 7 (12.50%) CISSP
9 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (7.14%) CCDE
11 4 (7.14%) CCSE
12 3 (5.36%) MCSA
12 3 (5.36%) MCSE
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) Avaya
3 30 (53.57%) VMware
4 22 (39.29%) Genesys
4 22 (39.29%) Verint
5 17 (30.36%) F5
6 15 (26.79%) Juniper
7 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (19.64%) Palo Alto
9 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 7 (12.50%) Meraki
10 4 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (7.14%) Aruba
10 4 (7.14%) Huawei
11 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.57%) Dell
12 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.79%) Capita
13 1 (1.79%) Citrix