Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 826 1033 1173
Rank change year-on-year +207 +140 -86
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 21 79 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.054% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 69 53
Median annual salary £73,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.67% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £60,000 £46,250 £40,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% -7.22%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,119 35,899 42,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.72% 24.37% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,480 25,954 31,666
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +4.77%

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCDA.

Salary trend for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCDA over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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
England +212 20 £75,000 +36.36%
London +130 13 £73,000 +1.39%
UK excluding London +211 6 £70,000 +33.33%
Work from Home +39 6 £70,000 +33.33%
Midlands +107 3 £75,000 +42.86%
West Midlands +79 3 £75,000 +42.86%
South East +154 2 £31,300 -56.83%
North of England +138 1 £75,000 +130.77%
Yorkshire +114 1 £75,000 +130.77%

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 with a requirement for CCDA.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Juniper
3 16 (76.19%) CCDP
3 16 (76.19%) Network Security
4 13 (61.90%) CCNA
4 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
5 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (47.62%) Internet
6 10 (47.62%) MPLS
7 9 (42.86%) OSPF
7 9 (42.86%) BGP
7 9 (42.86%) Wireless
7 9 (42.86%) HP
7 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) VoIP
7 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
8 8 (38.10%) VLAN
8 8 (38.10%) JNCIA
8 8 (38.10%) WAN
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (33.33%) Huawei
9 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (33.33%) Azure

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) Network Security
3 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
4 10 (47.62%) Internet
4 10 (47.62%) MPLS
5 9 (42.86%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) VoIP
5 9 (42.86%) Wireless
6 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 7 (33.33%) GPON
7 7 (33.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Operations Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Availability Management
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Ada
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (76.19%) CCDP
3 13 (61.90%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) JNCIA
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (9.52%) CCSA
7 2 (9.52%) CCVP
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) MCITP
7 2 (9.52%) MCSE
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.76%) CCIE
8 1 (4.76%) CCSE
8 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Juniper
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) F5
6 7 (33.33%) Huawei
6 7 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Avaya
8 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) Meraki
8 2 (9.52%) Mitel
8 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.76%) Riverbed