Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCDE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1180 1243
Rank change year-on-year +38 +63 +43
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 24 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.062% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 24
UK median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +35.48% -8.82%
10th Percentile £66,250 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £51,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +51.22% +36.67% -

CCDE 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 40,334 43,289 53,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.68% 24.55% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29,995 33,263 43,124
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

CCDE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDE over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England +16 24 £70,000 +36.59%
London +54 21 £70,000 -9.68%
North of England +16 2 £77,500 +79.19%
UK excluding London 0 2 £77,500 +51.22%
North West -7 2 £77,500 +55.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) CCIE
4 14 (58.33%) CCDP
5 13 (54.17%) MPLS
5 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 13 (54.17%) Degree
5 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
5 13 (54.17%) Presales
6 12 (50.00%) Network Design
6 12 (50.00%) Retail
6 12 (50.00%) Wireless
6 12 (50.00%) CCNP
7 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) CCNA
8 10 (41.67%) Finance
9 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
10 8 (33.33%) Unified Communications
10 8 (33.33%) F5
10 8 (33.33%) Splunk
10 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (33.33%) Dell
10 8 (33.33%) EMC
10 8 (33.33%) NetApp
10 8 (33.33%) WAN
10 8 (33.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 7 (29.17%) JNCIE
12 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (25.00%) Wireless Security

CCDE
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 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) MPLS
2 12 (50.00%) Wireless
3 8 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) BGP
4 6 (25.00%) Wireless Security
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Telepresence
5 5 (20.83%) VPLS
5 5 (20.83%) WebEx
6 4 (16.67%) DWDM
6 4 (16.67%) SDH
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) ATM
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 12 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.33%) German Language
5 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Network Specialist
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms Specialist
7 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Presales
2 12 (50.00%) Network Design
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (8.33%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCIE
3 14 (58.33%) CCDP
4 13 (54.17%) Degree
5 12 (50.00%) CCNP
6 10 (41.67%) CCNA
7 8 (33.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 7 (29.17%) JNCIE
9 5 (20.83%) CCSP
10 3 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 2 (8.33%) PMP
11 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (4.17%) CCDA
12 1 (4.17%) CCIE Wireless
12 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Dell
3 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 8 (33.33%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) NetApp
3 8 (33.33%) Splunk
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Meraki
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft