Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1082 1074 1082
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +50
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 36 106 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.061% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 91 100
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,375 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,250 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.20% -2.22% -6.25%

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 36,043 41,119 45,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.10% 23.75% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26,360 31,892 36,330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA.

Salary trend for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Top 7 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 20 January 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
England +10 36 £55,000 +22.22% 7
UK excluding London +12 26 £50,250 +14.20% 3
London +42 9 £68,750 +5.77% 5
West Midlands +36 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +21 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England - 9 £45,000 -
South East +18 8 £72,500 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 with a requirement for CCDA.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (88.89%) Cisco
3 29 (80.56%) CCNP
4 24 (66.67%) Firewall
5 21 (58.33%) CCNA
6 19 (52.78%) Fortinet
7 17 (47.22%) VMware
8 16 (44.44%) Juniper
9 14 (38.89%) WAN
9 14 (38.89%) LAN
10 13 (36.11%) Windows
11 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 12 (33.33%) CCDP
11 12 (33.33%) CCIE
11 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
12 11 (30.56%) DNS
12 11 (30.56%) Wireless
13 10 (27.78%) DHCP
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.78%) VoIP
13 10 (27.78%) F5
13 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
14 9 (25.00%) IT Strategy
14 9 (25.00%) Linux
15 8 (22.22%) ITIL
15 8 (22.22%) JNCIS
15 8 (22.22%) JNCIP
15 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (30.56%) DNS
4 11 (30.56%) Wireless
5 10 (27.78%) DHCP
5 10 (27.78%) VoIP
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) Internet
7 6 (16.67%) IPv4
7 6 (16.67%) IPv6
7 6 (16.67%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) VoLTE
7 6 (16.67%) WLAN
8 5 (13.89%) BGP
8 5 (13.89%) Network Security
8 5 (13.89%) VLAN
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Presales Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) e-Learning
4 4 (11.11%) Replication
5 3 (8.33%) iSeries
6 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.78%) Clustering
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) NHS
7 1 (2.78%) PKI
7 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) SUSE
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 9 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Presales
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (13.89%) eTOM
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
6 5 (13.89%) Product Management
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Data Privacy
8 3 (8.33%) Network Management
9 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (80.56%) CCNP
3 21 (58.33%) CCNA
4 12 (33.33%) CCDP
4 12 (33.33%) CCIE
5 8 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 8 (22.22%) JNCIS
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.56%) CISSP
8 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) CCSA
9 1 (2.78%) CCVP
9 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) MCSE
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware NSX
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.78%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Fortinet
3 17 (47.22%) VMware
4 16 (44.44%) Juniper
5 10 (27.78%) F5
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) BroadSoft
6 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (16.67%) Huawei
7 5 (13.89%) Aruba
7 5 (13.89%) Brocade
7 5 (13.89%) BT
7 5 (13.89%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
7 5 (13.89%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) Virgin Media
8 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.33%) Dell
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) Red Hat