Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1194 1258
Rank change year-on-year +53 +64 +50
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 47 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.059% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 33
UK median annual salary £65,000 £41,375 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.10% -24.77% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,000 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,875 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -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 42926 49464 59972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.97% 26.13% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32979 39670 47952
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 41 £81,250 +96.37% 3
UK excluding London +36 24 £60,000 +50.00% 3
London +25 23 £85,000 +21.43%
Midlands +45 7 £60,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
South East +43 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North of England +1 5 £50,000 +42.86%
Scotland - 5 £57,500 -
North West - 5 £50,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (91.49%) CCIE
3 28 (59.57%) CCNP
4 27 (57.45%) Wireless
5 23 (48.94%) MPLS
6 22 (46.81%) Unified Communications
7 20 (42.55%) Finance
7 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 19 (40.43%) VoIP
9 18 (38.30%) CCDP
9 18 (38.30%) OSPF
9 18 (38.30%) BGP
9 18 (38.30%) EIGRP
9 18 (38.30%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (38.30%) Banking
9 18 (38.30%) Network Design
10 15 (31.91%) XMPP
10 15 (31.91%) Cisco UCCE
10 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
10 15 (31.91%) IPsec
10 15 (31.91%) Migration
10 15 (31.91%) CMS
10 15 (31.91%) Clustering
10 15 (31.91%) CCVP
10 15 (31.91%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (31.91%) Cisco CUCM
10 15 (31.91%) DMVPN
10 15 (31.91%) Skype for Business

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 (31.91%) CMS
1 15 (31.91%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Wireless
2 23 (48.94%) MPLS
3 22 (46.81%) Unified Communications
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (40.43%) VoIP
6 18 (38.30%) BGP
6 18 (38.30%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (38.30%) EIGRP
6 18 (38.30%) OSPF
7 15 (31.91%) DMVPN
7 15 (31.91%) IPsec
8 14 (29.79%) Firewall
9 12 (25.53%) Skype
9 12 (25.53%) WAN
10 8 (17.02%) LAN
11 7 (14.89%) WLAN
12 6 (12.77%) Wireless Security
13 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (8.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Voice Architect
4 12 (25.53%) Consultant
5 11 (23.40%) Network Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Presales Consultant
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (12.77%) Technical Presales Consultant
9 5 (10.64%) Senior Cisco Consultant
10 4 (8.51%) Firewall Consultant
10 4 (8.51%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Switch Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Network Design
2 15 (31.91%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Presales
4 6 (12.77%) Analytics
5 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.64%) Network Management
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security
6 4 (8.51%) SIEM
6 4 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.38%) Service Design
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (91.49%) CCIE
3 28 (59.57%) CCNP
4 18 (38.30%) CCDP
5 15 (31.91%) CCNP Voice
5 15 (31.91%) CCVP
6 13 (27.66%) CCNA
7 8 (17.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (12.77%) CCDA
9 6 (12.77%) CCIE Security
9 6 (12.77%) CCIE Wireless
10 4 (8.51%) CISSP
10 4 (8.51%) Degree
10 4 (8.51%) HP APS
11 3 (6.38%) CCIE Service Provider
11 3 (6.38%) JNCIP
12 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco UCCE
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.51%) SmoothWall
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.91%) NICE Systems
4 11 (23.40%) NetApp
4 11 (23.40%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) F5
6 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) EMC
6 6 (12.77%) Juniper
6 6 (12.77%) Splunk
7 4 (8.51%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) ProCurve
8 3 (6.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.13%) Qualys