Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1139 1253
Rank change year-on-year -15 +114 +32
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 42 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.050% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 34
UK median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,075 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.08% -

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 40,454 42,095 55,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 24.93% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30,681 32,996 44,728
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,582 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.43% -2.35% +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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDE in the UK

CCDE
Top 7 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 21 May 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 +23 41 £70,000 +33.33% 1
London +5 27 £70,000 -9.68% 1
UK excluding London -25 12 £70,000 +40.00%
South East -13 7 £42,500 -15.00%
North of England +2 4 £70,000 +40.00%
North West -1 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (71.43%) CCIE
3 27 (64.29%) Network Design
4 26 (61.90%) CCNP
5 25 (59.52%) CCDP
5 25 (59.52%) Data Centre
6 24 (57.14%) Presales
7 23 (54.76%) Wireless
8 22 (52.38%) VMware
9 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (50.00%) Unified Communications
10 20 (47.62%) Retail
10 20 (47.62%) CCNA
11 18 (42.86%) Finance
11 18 (42.86%) Degree
12 17 (40.48%) F5
12 17 (40.48%) Splunk
12 17 (40.48%) Dell
12 17 (40.48%) EMC
12 17 (40.48%) NetApp
13 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
13 16 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (38.10%) Wireless Security
13 16 (38.10%) Analytics
13 16 (38.10%) Big Data
14 15 (35.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 15 (35.71%) MPLS
15 11 (26.19%) ITIL
16 10 (23.81%) 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 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Wireless
2 21 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 16 (38.10%) Wireless Security
4 15 (35.71%) MPLS
5 10 (23.81%) WAN
6 8 (19.05%) VoIP
6 8 (19.05%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) ATM
7 5 (11.90%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.90%) DWDM
7 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
7 5 (11.90%) Firewall
7 5 (11.90%) Frame Relay
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) OSPF
7 5 (11.90%) SDH
7 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.90%) WLAN
7 5 (11.90%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) Big Data
General
1 20 (47.62%) Retail
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
3 16 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) German Language
5 2 (4.76%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.38%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco Presales Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Presales Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Technical Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) Network Architect
7 5 (11.90%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Network Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
1 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Network Design
2 24 (57.14%) Presales
3 16 (38.10%) Analytics
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) Value Proposition
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Validation
9 1 (2.38%) Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (71.43%) CCIE
3 26 (61.90%) CCNP
4 25 (59.52%) CCDP
5 20 (47.62%) CCNA
6 18 (42.86%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 6 (14.29%) CCIE Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) CCSP
9 5 (11.90%) JNCIE
9 5 (11.90%) JNCIP
10 3 (7.14%) CCDA
11 2 (4.76%) CCIE Data Center
11 2 (4.76%) CCIE Security
11 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
12 1 (2.38%) PMP
12 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Dell
3 17 (40.48%) EMC
3 17 (40.48%) F5
3 17 (40.48%) NetApp
3 17 (40.48%) Splunk
4 10 (23.81%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Meraki
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft