Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 805 948 1008
Rank change year-on-year +143 +60 -2
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 274 238 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.60% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 216 187 169
UK median annual salary £59,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £39,125 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +20.00% -1.96%

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 33,120 39,621 43,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.43% 23.66% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,041 29,397 33,417
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,226
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDP.

Salary trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDP over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Top 17 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 19 September 2019. 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 +136 251 £58,500 -2.50% 30
UK excluding London +97 222 £57,000 -5.00% 23
Midlands +38 69 £60,000 -11.11% 9
South East +39 68 £57,000 - 7
West Midlands +29 66 £60,000 +4.35% 8
East of England +104 37 £60,000 +33.33% 2
London +72 33 £70,000 +3.70% 8
North of England +1 29 £45,750 -34.64% 3
North West +13 15 £50,000 -29.82% 2
South West +18 11 £42,915 -28.48% 1
Yorkshire +22 10 £25,000 -58.33% 1
Scotland +10 7 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -
North East +26 4 £51,734 -23.36%
East Midlands +11 3 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Wales +9 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (90.88%) Cisco
3 234 (85.40%) CCNP
4 189 (68.98%) WAN
5 174 (63.50%) Firewall
6 142 (51.82%) LAN
7 129 (47.08%) CCIE
8 113 (41.24%) BGP
9 104 (37.96%) OSPF
10 94 (34.31%) Network Security
11 89 (32.48%) CheckPoint
12 87 (31.75%) Network Design
13 86 (31.39%) VPN
14 84 (30.66%) CCNA
14 84 (30.66%) Wireless
15 82 (29.93%) Presales
16 81 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
17 80 (29.20%) MPLS
18 79 (28.83%) Juniper
18 79 (28.83%) Data Centre
19 62 (22.63%) Palo Alto
20 55 (20.07%) Cisco Nexus
21 53 (19.34%) Load Balancing
22 50 (18.25%) Project Delivery
23 47 (17.15%) VoIP
24 46 (16.79%) Mentoring
25 45 (16.42%) Network Architecture
26 43 (15.69%) VMware
27 41 (14.96%) JNCIP
27 41 (14.96%) JNCIE

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 11 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.57%) Azure
2 17 (6.20%) AWS
3 3 (1.09%) IaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.09%) PaaS
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (68.98%) WAN
2 174 (63.50%) Firewall
3 142 (51.82%) LAN
4 113 (41.24%) BGP
5 104 (37.96%) OSPF
6 94 (34.31%) Network Security
7 86 (31.39%) VPN
8 84 (30.66%) Wireless
9 81 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
10 80 (29.20%) MPLS
11 55 (20.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (17.15%) VoIP
13 37 (13.50%) TCP/IP
14 31 (11.31%) DNS
15 28 (10.22%) DHCP
15 28 (10.22%) VLAN
16 26 (9.49%) Internet
17 25 (9.12%) Ethernet
18 24 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (7.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.65%) Subversion
2 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 39 (14.23%) Finance
2 35 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.95%) Public Sector
4 18 (6.57%) Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Retail
6 8 (2.92%) Law
7 5 (1.82%) Marketing
8 4 (1.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.46%) Military
9 3 (1.09%) Electronics
9 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 67 (24.45%) Architect
3 54 (19.71%) Network Architect
4 49 (17.88%) Consultant
5 35 (12.77%) Network Consultant
6 23 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
7 22 (8.03%) Security Consultant
8 20 (7.30%) Cisco Consultant
8 20 (7.30%) Network Security Consultant
9 19 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (6.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 17 (6.20%) Check Point Consultant
11 17 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
12 16 (5.84%) Cisco Security Consultant
13 12 (4.38%) Head of Operations
13 12 (4.38%) Head of Technical Operations
13 12 (4.38%) IP Architect
13 12 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (4.01%) Principal Consultant
15 10 (3.65%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.74%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.65%) LAMP
2 10 (3.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (28.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.20%) BBC
3 11 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.65%) Clustering
4 10 (3.65%) IPTV
4 10 (3.65%) MPEG
4 10 (3.65%) Replication
4 10 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.65%) Video\Live Streaming
5 9 (3.28%) CESG
5 9 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.73%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.39%) Windows
2 21 (7.66%) Linux
3 11 (4.01%) CentOS
4 10 (3.65%) Solaris
4 10 (3.65%) Ubuntu
5 9 (3.28%) Unix
6 8 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.75%) Network Design
2 82 (29.93%) Presales
3 53 (19.34%) Load Balancing
4 50 (18.25%) Project Delivery
5 46 (16.79%) Mentoring
6 45 (16.42%) Network Architecture
7 37 (13.50%) ITIL
8 30 (10.95%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (8.39%) Capacity Management
10 22 (8.03%) Customer Requirements
11 20 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.93%) Network Management
13 17 (6.20%) Migration
13 17 (6.20%) Problem Management
13 17 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.20%) Project Management
13 17 (6.20%) Technical Leadership
14 16 (5.84%) DNA
14 16 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.65%) Bash Shell
1 10 (3.65%) C
2 2 (0.73%) Python
3 1 (0.36%) C++
3 1 (0.36%) Go
3 1 (0.36%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) Perl
3 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (85.40%) CCNP
3 129 (47.08%) CCIE
4 84 (30.66%) CCNA
5 41 (14.96%) JNCIE
5 41 (14.96%) JNCIP
6 38 (13.87%) CCSP
7 33 (12.04%) JNCIA
7 33 (12.04%) Security Cleared
8 31 (11.31%) CCDA
9 30 (10.95%) CCSE
10 23 (8.39%) SC Cleared
11 18 (6.57%) CCIE Service Provider
12 17 (6.20%) CCSA
12 17 (6.20%) JNCIS
13 16 (5.84%) MCSE
13 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (5.11%) Degree
15 11 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (3.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.01%) SLA
3 9 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 32 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.65%) DRBD
2 10 (3.65%) GlusterFS
2 10 (3.65%) VMware NSX
3 7 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (9.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (6.57%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (5.47%) Ansible
4 14 (5.11%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.65%) Galera Cluster
5 10 (3.65%) Nagios
5 10 (3.65%) Puppet
5 10 (3.65%) vCenter Server
5 10 (3.65%) ZABBIX
6 9 (3.28%) Cacti
6 9 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (3.28%) Observium
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.73%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 249 (90.88%) Cisco
2 89 (32.48%) CheckPoint
3 79 (28.83%) Juniper
4 62 (22.63%) Palo Alto
5 43 (15.69%) VMware
6 41 (14.96%) F5
7 40 (14.60%) Meraki
8 28 (10.22%) Microsoft
9 26 (9.49%) Avaya
10 25 (9.12%) HP
11 21 (7.66%) SolarWinds
11 21 (7.66%) Virgin Media
12 17 (6.20%) Rackspace
13 16 (5.84%) Extreme Networks
13 16 (5.84%) Mitel
14 15 (5.47%) Fortinet
15 13 (4.74%) Aruba
16 12 (4.38%) Brocade
17 11 (4.01%) Arista
17 11 (4.01%) Red Hat