Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1154 1214
Rank change year-on-year +29 +60 +89
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 15 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.10% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 28
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.02% -28.04%
10th Percentile £65,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +43.75% -30.43%

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 38,690 43,793 50,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.74% 24.26% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28,625 33,646 40,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,900 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Top 6 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 15 November 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 +22 14 £68,750 -11.29% 2
London +41 12 £70,000 -17.65% 1
Midlands +18 2 £65,000 +8.33%
UK excluding London +1 2 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 15 (100.00%) CCIE
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Presales
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) BGP
4 9 (60.00%) JNCIE
5 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 8 (53.33%) CCDP
6 7 (46.67%) Wireless
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (46.67%) Network Design
6 7 (46.67%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (40.00%) VPN
8 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 5 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (33.33%) SDH
8 5 (33.33%) DWDM
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) Validation
8 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (33.33%) F5
8 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
8 5 (33.33%) CCIE Service Provider
9 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) Juniper

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 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) DWDM
5 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 5 (33.33%) SDH
6 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (6.67%) LAN
9 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (6.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
6 2 (13.33%) IP Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (13.33%) Tandem
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 7 (46.67%) Network Design
3 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CCIE
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 8 (53.33%) CCDP
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) CCIE Service Provider
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) VCDX
7 1 (6.67%) CCDA
7 1 (6.67%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) PMP
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) F5
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Arista
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) Radware
4 2 (13.33%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Tripwire