Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 828 846
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 +31
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 76 84 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.077% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 98
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -8.16% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £66,625
UK median annual salary £45,075 £45,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year +0.17% -10.45% -4.29%

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 24,255 27,283 34,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.42% 26.94% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18,964 21,330 27,057
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +26 40 £37,500 +3.45%
Yorkshire +59 39 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +8 28 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands -18 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £45,000 -3.23% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £45,000 +104.55% 1
North West -5 1 £85,000 +126.67%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (92.11%) Cisco
3 66 (86.84%) CCNP
4 60 (78.95%) CCNA
5 58 (76.32%) Firewall
6 48 (63.16%) Wireless
7 43 (56.58%) VMware
8 42 (55.26%) CCIE
9 39 (51.32%) Avaya
10 38 (50.00%) Load Balancing
11 35 (46.05%) Windows
12 31 (40.79%) WAN
13 29 (38.16%) ITIL
13 29 (38.16%) Finance
14 27 (35.53%) Problem Management
14 27 (35.53%) CCDP
14 27 (35.53%) Genesys
14 27 (35.53%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (35.53%) Verint
14 27 (35.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (32.89%) MPLS
16 24 (31.58%) VPN
16 24 (31.58%) F5
17 22 (28.95%) OSPF
18 21 (27.63%) Juniper
19 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
20 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
20 15 (19.74%) CheckPoint
20 15 (19.74%) LAN

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 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) IaaS
2 3 (3.95%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) Firewall
2 48 (63.16%) Wireless
3 31 (40.79%) WAN
4 25 (32.89%) MPLS
5 24 (31.58%) VPN
6 22 (28.95%) OSPF
7 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (19.74%) LAN
8 15 (19.74%) VoIP
9 14 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (15.79%) BGP
11 11 (14.47%) Network Security
12 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (10.53%) IPsec
12 8 (10.53%) SSL
12 8 (10.53%) VLAN
13 7 (9.21%) DNS
13 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
13 7 (9.21%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Network Engineer
2 38 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 38 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 34 (44.74%) Network Operations Engineer
3 34 (44.74%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Network Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Network Design Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Network Technical Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Design Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Firewall Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Presales Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) SUSE
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 29 (38.16%) ITIL
3 27 (35.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (35.53%) Problem Management
3 27 (35.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (18.42%) Network Architecture
5 12 (15.79%) Network Design
6 11 (14.47%) Presales
7 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.53%) High Availability
9 7 (9.21%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (7.89%) Information Security
11 5 (6.58%) Project Management
12 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.26%) DNA
12 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 4 (5.26%) Network Management
12 4 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
12 4 (5.26%) SIEM
13 3 (3.95%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) C
2 3 (3.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (86.84%) CCNP
3 60 (78.95%) CCNA
4 42 (55.26%) CCIE
5 27 (35.53%) CCDP
6 14 (18.42%) JNCIP
7 11 (14.47%) CCIP
7 11 (14.47%) CCSA
7 11 (14.47%) CCSP
7 11 (14.47%) JNCIE
7 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.53%) CISSP
9 6 (7.89%) CCDE
9 6 (7.89%) JNCIA
9 6 (7.89%) JNCIS
10 5 (6.58%) CCSE
11 4 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (5.26%) CISA
11 4 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (92.11%) Cisco
2 43 (56.58%) VMware
3 39 (51.32%) Avaya
4 27 (35.53%) Genesys
4 27 (35.53%) Verint
5 24 (31.58%) F5
6 21 (27.63%) Juniper
7 15 (19.74%) CheckPoint
8 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.79%) Palo Alto
10 8 (10.53%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (5.26%) Aruba
11 4 (5.26%) HP
11 4 (5.26%) Huawei
11 4 (5.26%) Meraki
11 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.95%) Dell
12 3 (3.95%) McAfee
12 3 (3.95%) Red Hat