Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 837 867
Rank change year-on-year -34 +30 +38
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 22 80 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.024% 0.083% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 68 83
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £40,050 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,700 £56,375 £63,000
UK median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% -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 22,952 24,747 30,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.82% 25.70% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17,048 19,515 24,197
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 £23,800 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 October 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 October 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 +27 8 £45,000 - 1
South East -20 6 £68,000 +32.68% 4
Midlands +14 5 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands +19 4 £57,500 +4.55% 3
South West -5 2 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 18 (81.82%) CCNA
4 14 (63.64%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) Windows
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Network Security
7 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
9 9 (40.91%) SAN
9 9 (40.91%) CCDP
9 9 (40.91%) VoIP
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
10 8 (36.36%) Migration
10 8 (36.36%) Replication
10 8 (36.36%) Information Security
10 8 (36.36%) WAN
11 7 (31.82%) LAN
11 7 (31.82%) IBM
11 7 (31.82%) EMC
11 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (31.82%) Retail
11 7 (31.82%) iSeries

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Network Security
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (40.91%) SAN
3 9 (40.91%) VoIP
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 2 (9.09%) WLAN
10 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
10 1 (4.55%) HTTP
10 1 (4.55%) Internet
10 1 (4.55%) IPv4
10 1 (4.55%) IPv6
10 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Network Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (36.36%) Replication
3 7 (31.82%) iSeries
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Fintech
5 2 (9.09%) PKI
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Clustering
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
4 7 (31.82%) Data Privacy
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Presales
7 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) eTOM
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) CCNA
2 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (40.91%) CCDP
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
5 7 (31.82%) EMC
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) F5
8 2 (9.09%) Aruba
8 2 (9.09%) Brocade
8 2 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (9.09%) Virgin Media
9 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.55%) BroadSoft
9 1 (4.55%) Huawei
9 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
9 1 (4.55%) Riverbed