Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1134 1160 1256
Rank change year-on-year +26 +96 +36
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 60 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.041% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 53
UK median annual salary £78,750 £49,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% -18.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.00% +19.05%

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 41,162 44,406 58,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 25.43% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,917 35,148 46,519
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Top 10 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 18 February 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 +30 58 £80,000 +63.27% 4
London +37 37 £85,000 +9.68% 2
UK excluding London +18 21 £60,000 +33.33% 2
South East +7 9 £42,500 -5.56%
Midlands +8 6 £60,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £60,000 -
North of England +13 4 £73,750 +1.72%
North West - 4 £73,750 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (86.67%) CCIE
3 42 (70.00%) CCNP
4 39 (65.00%) Wireless
5 36 (60.00%) Unified Communications
6 32 (53.33%) CCDP
7 30 (50.00%) Finance
7 30 (50.00%) Network Design
8 28 (46.67%) MPLS
9 26 (43.33%) Presales
10 24 (40.00%) VoIP
11 21 (35.00%) OSPF
11 21 (35.00%) BGP
11 21 (35.00%) EIGRP
11 21 (35.00%) NetApp
11 21 (35.00%) VMware
11 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
12 20 (33.33%) CCNA
12 20 (33.33%) F5
13 19 (31.67%) Banking
13 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
14 18 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (28.33%) Analytics
15 17 (28.33%) Splunk
15 17 (28.33%) Big Data
15 17 (28.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (28.33%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (25.00%) CMS
1 15 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) Wireless
2 36 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 28 (46.67%) MPLS
4 24 (40.00%) VoIP
5 21 (35.00%) BGP
5 21 (35.00%) EIGRP
5 21 (35.00%) OSPF
6 18 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (28.33%) Wireless Security
8 15 (25.00%) DMVPN
8 15 (25.00%) IPsec
9 12 (20.00%) Skype
10 10 (16.67%) LAN
10 10 (16.67%) WAN
10 10 (16.67%) WLAN
11 9 (15.00%) VPN
12 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (10.00%) Firewall
13 6 (10.00%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Banking
3 16 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (26.67%) Retail
4 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Architect
2 21 (35.00%) Consultant
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco Architect
4 17 (28.33%) Presales Consultant
5 16 (26.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Network Engineer
6 13 (21.67%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Voice Architect
7 12 (20.00%) Cisco Presales Consultant
8 9 (15.00%) Network Architect
8 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Technical Consultant
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
9 8 (13.33%) Technical Architect
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 6 (10.00%) Senior Architect
10 6 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Network Design
2 26 (43.33%) Presales
3 17 (28.33%) Analytics
4 15 (25.00%) Migration
5 14 (23.33%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Network Management
8 3 (5.00%) Service Design
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (86.67%) CCIE
3 42 (70.00%) CCNP
4 32 (53.33%) CCDP
5 20 (33.33%) CCNA
6 17 (28.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 15 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
7 15 (25.00%) CCVP
8 13 (21.67%) Degree
9 12 (20.00%) CCIE Wireless
10 8 (13.33%) CCIE Security
11 6 (10.00%) CCDA
11 6 (10.00%) JNCIP
12 4 (6.67%) HP APS
12 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (5.00%) JNCIE
14 2 (3.33%) CCIE Data Center
14 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
14 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.67%) SmoothWall
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (35.00%) NetApp
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
3 20 (33.33%) F5
4 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (28.33%) Dell
5 17 (28.33%) EMC
5 17 (28.33%) Splunk
6 15 (25.00%) NICE Systems
7 12 (20.00%) Juniper
8 4 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto