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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK
Rank 803 818 874
Rank change year-on-year +15 +56  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 54 130 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 101 66
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.44% -4.28%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCDA in the UK

CCDA
Top 27 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 52 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South East +40 21 £42,500 -32.00% 1
London +66 13 £50,000 -31.03%
Surrey +33 13 £42,500 -19.04%
Dorking +5 12 - -
Berkshire +38 7 £40,000 -31.91% 1
Yorkshire +10 6 £44,031 +10.07%
Leeds +9 6 £44,031 +3.60%
West Yorkshire +7 6 £44,031 +10.07%
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands 0 5 £48,500 +15.47% 1
City of London +51 3 £40,000 -57.89%
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Slough +24 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Scotland +21 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh 0 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire -11 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Hereford -13 2 £50,000 -
Worcester -15 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Herefordshire -19 2 £50,000 -
Chesterfield - 2 £20,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £20,500 -
Birmingham +12 1 £48,500 +4.86% 1
Middlesex - 1 £49,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £55,000 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 with a requirement for CCDA.

1 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (90.72%) Cisco
3 71 (73.20%) CCNP
4 60 (61.86%) CCNA
5 43 (44.33%) Presales
6 42 (43.30%) Firewall
7 38 (39.18%) WAN
7 38 (39.18%) Data Centre
8 37 (38.14%) CCDP
9 35 (36.08%) CCIE
10 31 (31.96%) VoIP
10 31 (31.96%) F5
11 30 (30.93%) MPLS
12 29 (29.90%) OSPF
12 29 (29.90%) CheckPoint
12 29 (29.90%) VMware
13 28 (28.87%) BGP
14 24 (24.74%) Linux
15 22 (22.68%) Juniper
16 21 (21.65%) Spanning Tree
16 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (20.62%) CCIP
17 20 (20.62%) LAN
18 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
18 19 (19.59%) VLAN
18 19 (19.59%) High Availability
19 18 (18.56%) VPN
20 17 (17.53%) CCSP
20 17 (17.53%) Cisco IOS

CCDA
Top Related 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 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.15%) IaaS
3 5 (5.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.30%) Firewall
2 38 (39.18%) WAN
3 31 (31.96%) VoIP
4 30 (30.93%) MPLS
5 29 (29.90%) OSPF
6 28 (28.87%) BGP
7 21 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (21.65%) Spanning Tree
8 20 (20.62%) LAN
9 19 (19.59%) VLAN
10 18 (18.56%) VPN
11 17 (17.53%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (16.49%) Internet
13 14 (14.43%) Wireless
14 9 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (9.28%) IPsec
15 7 (7.22%) Network Security
15 7 (7.22%) SSL
15 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
16 6 (6.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Big Data
General
1 16 (16.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Network Engineer
2 25 (25.77%) Architect
2 25 (25.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (20.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (17.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (16.49%) Network Architect
6 15 (15.46%) Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (14.43%) Consultant
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.19%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Presales Solution Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.18%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.43%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.19%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.19%) Internet of Things
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) NHS
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.03%) EPoS
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Unix
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Presales
2 19 (19.59%) High Availability
3 13 (13.40%) Network Design
4 9 (9.28%) Time Management
5 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (7.22%) ITIL
5 7 (7.22%) Project Management
5 7 (7.22%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.19%) Migration
6 6 (6.19%) MODAF
6 6 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.12%) Change Management
8 4 (4.12%) CRM
8 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.09%) Data Security
9 3 (3.09%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) Information Security
9 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (73.20%) CCNP
3 60 (61.86%) CCNA
4 37 (38.14%) CCDP
5 35 (36.08%) CCIE
6 20 (20.62%) CCIP
7 17 (17.53%) CCSP
8 6 (6.19%) CCDE
8 6 (6.19%) CISM
8 6 (6.19%) CISSP
9 5 (5.15%) MCSA
9 5 (5.15%) MCSE
9 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.09%) CCSE
11 3 (3.09%) CISA
11 3 (3.09%) Degree
11 3 (3.09%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Nagios
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (90.72%) Cisco
2 31 (31.96%) F5
3 29 (29.90%) CheckPoint
3 29 (29.90%) VMware
4 22 (22.68%) Juniper
5 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.37%) Aruba
7 11 (11.34%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (11.34%) Fortinet
7 11 (11.34%) HP
8 10 (10.31%) Meraki
9 9 (9.28%) NETGEAR
9 9 (9.28%) WatchGuard
10 8 (8.25%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.15%) Citrix
12 3 (3.09%) Apple
12 3 (3.09%) BT
12 3 (3.09%) Huawei
12 3 (3.09%) Remedy
12 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
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