Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 830 919 960
Rank change year-on-year +89 +41 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 163 202 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.56% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 131 247 197
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,650 £39,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,400 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.64% +16.67% +14.29%

CCDP 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 25,182 36,252 41,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 24.50% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18,533 26,247 32,235
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCDP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCDP.

Salary trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCDP over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the UK over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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 +101 155 £62,500 -7.41% 24
UK excluding London +54 109 £56,250 -19.64% 16
London +85 43 £68,750 - 9
South East +53 43 £65,000 +13.04% 10
Work from Home -29 28 £62,500 -10.71% 3
North of England +63 21 £50,000 -28.57% 2
South West +53 19 £62,500 +47.06% 3
Midlands +58 13 £70,000 -
East of England +43 12 £54,000 +13.68%
Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 -
North West +43 9 £50,000 -28.57% 2
West Midlands +38 9 £62,500 -11.97%
East Midlands +34 4 £70,000 +21.74%
North East -8 2 £43,458 -37.92%
Scotland +16 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (88.96%) Cisco
3 135 (82.82%) CCNP
4 107 (65.64%) Firewall
5 97 (59.51%) WAN
6 85 (52.15%) LAN
7 80 (49.08%) Wireless
8 74 (45.40%) CCIE
9 72 (44.17%) BGP
9 72 (44.17%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (41.10%) Network Security
11 58 (35.58%) Juniper
12 56 (34.36%) MPLS
13 55 (33.74%) OSPF
14 48 (29.45%) VLAN
15 47 (28.83%) Meraki
16 43 (26.38%) Data Centre
17 41 (25.15%) VMware
18 40 (24.54%) Presales
18 40 (24.54%) Cisco ISE
19 39 (23.93%) TCP/IP
19 39 (23.93%) Network Design
20 38 (23.31%) Security Cleared
21 34 (20.86%) VoIP
21 34 (20.86%) CCNA
22 33 (20.25%) Mentoring
23 31 (19.02%) Cisco Firepower
23 31 (19.02%) VPN
23 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 29 (17.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching

CCDP
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 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (9.82%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.27%) Azure
2 10 (6.13%) AWS
3 8 (4.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (65.64%) Firewall
2 97 (59.51%) WAN
3 85 (52.15%) LAN
4 80 (49.08%) Wireless
5 72 (44.17%) BGP
5 72 (44.17%) Cisco ASA
6 67 (41.10%) Network Security
7 56 (34.36%) MPLS
8 55 (33.74%) OSPF
9 48 (29.45%) VLAN
10 40 (24.54%) Cisco ISE
11 39 (23.93%) TCP/IP
12 34 (20.86%) VoIP
13 31 (19.02%) Cisco Firepower
13 31 (19.02%) VPN
14 27 (16.56%) Internet
15 26 (15.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (14.72%) Ethernet
17 18 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (9.82%) DNS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (5.52%) Retail
1 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.68%) Military
3 3 (1.84%) Finance
3 3 (1.84%) Legal
4 2 (1.23%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (42.94%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.70%) Architect
3 33 (20.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (17.18%) Consultant
5 25 (15.34%) Network Consultant
6 15 (9.20%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (6.75%) Cisco Architect
9 11 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.13%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Network Team Leader
11 9 (5.52%) Presales Consultant
11 9 (5.52%) Security Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Juniper Architect
12 8 (4.91%) Security Architect
13 7 (4.29%) Cisco Network Architect
13 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.23%) XMPP
3 1 (0.61%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.84%) Blog
4 3 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.84%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.61%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.54%) Presales
2 39 (23.93%) Network Design
3 33 (20.25%) Mentoring
4 28 (17.18%) Network Virtualisation
5 17 (10.43%) Technical Leadership
6 16 (9.82%) Network Management
6 16 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (9.20%) TOGAF
8 13 (7.98%) ITIL
9 11 (6.75%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.75%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (6.75%) Project Delivery
9 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (6.13%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.13%) Migration
10 10 (6.13%) MODAF
11 9 (5.52%) DoDAF
11 9 (5.52%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (82.82%) CCNP
3 74 (45.40%) CCIE
4 38 (23.31%) Security Cleared
5 34 (20.86%) CCNA
6 29 (17.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 27 (16.56%) JNCIA
8 25 (15.34%) CCDA
8 25 (15.34%) SC Cleared
9 19 (11.66%) DV Cleared
9 19 (11.66%) JNCIS
10 14 (8.59%) Degree
11 13 (7.98%) LPIC
11 13 (7.98%) OSCP
12 12 (7.36%) JNCIP
12 12 (7.36%) MCSE
12 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (5.52%) CCSP
13 9 (5.52%) JNCIE
14 8 (4.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) RMADS
1 6 (3.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) GDPR
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.82%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) vCenter Server
2 8 (4.91%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.68%) SCCM
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.84%) Ansible
5 3 (1.84%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 145 (88.96%) Cisco
2 58 (35.58%) Juniper
3 47 (28.83%) Meraki
4 41 (25.15%) VMware
5 25 (15.34%) CheckPoint
6 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.66%) Palo Alto
7 16 (9.82%) Brocade
7 16 (9.82%) SolarWinds
8 14 (8.59%) HP
8 14 (8.59%) Huawei
8 14 (8.59%) Riverbed
9 13 (7.98%) F5
10 8 (4.91%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.29%) Forcepoint
12 6 (3.68%) Avaya
12 6 (3.68%) Mitel
13 4 (2.45%) Nokia
13 4 (2.45%) YouTube
14 3 (1.84%) Arista