Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 935 1013 1009
Rank change year-on-year +78 -4 -124
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 227 190 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 200 148 205
UK median annual salary £61,762 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.29% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -6.98%

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 39,080 42,544 50,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.39% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,975 32,654 40,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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 +83 203 £61,000 +10.91% 29
UK excluding London +56 172 £60,000 +14.29% 24
South East +28 71 £57,250 +9.05% 9
Midlands +45 55 £67,500 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +45 45 £57,500 +27.78% 2
London +36 43 £65,000 +8.33% 7
North of England +37 35 £72,500 +20.83% 8
North West +35 29 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Scotland +7 10 £67,500 +51.69% 2
East Midlands -3 10 £77,500 +29.17% 1
East of England -9 8 £45,000 -25.00% 1
North East - 5 £70,000 - 2
Wales -7 4 £37,000 -22.11%
South West -6 2 £68,750 +52.78% 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 208 (91.63%) Cisco
3 203 (89.43%) CCNP
4 120 (52.86%) WAN
5 118 (51.98%) Network Security
6 117 (51.54%) LAN
7 102 (44.93%) Firewall
8 99 (43.61%) Presales
9 98 (43.17%) CheckPoint
10 92 (40.53%) Data Centre
11 89 (39.21%) Juniper
12 81 (35.68%) Wireless
13 76 (33.48%) VPN
14 67 (29.52%) WLAN
14 67 (29.52%) Load Balancing
15 62 (27.31%) Fortinet
16 54 (23.79%) SIEM
17 50 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (20.26%) CCIE
19 43 (18.94%) MPLS
19 43 (18.94%) VMware
19 43 (18.94%) F5
19 43 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
20 42 (18.50%) Vulnerability Management
21 40 (17.62%) Information Security
22 39 (17.18%) CCNA
22 39 (17.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
22 39 (17.18%) Cyberthreat
23 37 (16.30%) Incident Management
24 36 (15.86%) Tufin

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 7 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (9.69%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (52.86%) WAN
2 118 (51.98%) Network Security
3 117 (51.54%) LAN
4 102 (44.93%) Firewall
5 81 (35.68%) Wireless
6 76 (33.48%) VPN
7 67 (29.52%) WLAN
8 50 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 43 (18.94%) MPLS
10 33 (14.54%) VLAN
11 30 (13.22%) Cisco Wireless
12 27 (11.89%) BGP
12 27 (11.89%) VoIP
13 26 (11.45%) SAN
14 25 (11.01%) TCP/IP
15 21 (9.25%) DNS
15 21 (9.25%) OSPF
16 18 (7.93%) Cisco ISE
16 18 (7.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (9.69%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.49%) Banking
2 17 (7.49%) Finance
3 12 (5.29%) Retail
4 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.76%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (47.58%) Architect
2 92 (40.53%) Solutions Architect
3 70 (30.84%) Network Engineer
4 62 (27.31%) Security Architect
5 58 (25.55%) Security Solutions Architect
6 46 (20.26%) Network Architect
7 45 (19.82%) Security Engineer
8 33 (14.54%) Cisco Architect
9 31 (13.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 31 (13.66%) Cisco Solutions Architect
10 29 (12.78%) Information Architect
10 29 (12.78%) Information Security Architect
11 28 (12.33%) Network Security Engineer
12 20 (8.81%) Consultant
13 19 (8.37%) Cisco Network Architect
14 18 (7.93%) Presales Solution Architect
15 17 (7.49%) Senior Network Engineer
16 16 (7.05%) Cisco Security Architect
17 15 (6.61%) Cisco Consultant
17 15 (6.61%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) XMPP
2 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 92 (40.53%) Data Centre
2 39 (17.18%) Cyberthreat
2 39 (17.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (6.61%) Virtual Team
4 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 10 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.96%) BBC
8 7 (3.08%) iSeries
8 7 (3.08%) Replication
9 6 (2.64%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.64%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.64%) PKI
10 5 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.76%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.61%) Windows
2 8 (3.52%) Linux
3 7 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (43.61%) Presales
2 67 (29.52%) Load Balancing
3 54 (23.79%) SIEM
4 42 (18.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 40 (17.62%) Information Security
6 37 (16.30%) Incident Management
7 36 (15.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 36 (15.86%) Software Optimisation
8 35 (15.42%) Network Design
9 30 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 24 (10.57%) ITIL
12 20 (8.81%) ITIL V3
13 19 (8.37%) Customer Requirements
14 16 (7.05%) Change Management
14 16 (7.05%) Migration
14 16 (7.05%) Security Architecture
14 16 (7.05%) Time Management
15 15 (6.61%) Project Management
16 13 (5.73%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 227 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 203 (89.43%) CCNP
3 46 (20.26%) CCIE
4 39 (17.18%) CCNA
5 35 (15.42%) CISSP
6 29 (12.78%) Security Cleared
7 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
8 21 (9.25%) Degree
9 20 (8.81%) CCDA
10 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (7.49%) MCSE
12 15 (6.61%) CEH
12 15 (6.61%) SSCP
13 13 (5.73%) JNCIS
14 11 (4.85%) DV Cleared
14 11 (4.85%) GIAC
14 11 (4.85%) JNCIA
14 11 (4.85%) JNCIP
15 9 (3.96%) CCSA
15 9 (3.96%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.76%) GDPR
2 4 (1.76%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (1.76%) GPG13
3 3 (1.32%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.81%) VMware NSX
3 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.64%) Firmware
5 3 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.29%) TrustSec
3 8 (3.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (3.08%) QRadar
4 7 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.64%) CASB
5 6 (2.64%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.64%) Nessus
6 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.44%) Cacti
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) RANCID
7 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 208 (91.63%) Cisco
2 98 (43.17%) CheckPoint
3 89 (39.21%) Juniper
4 62 (27.31%) Fortinet
5 43 (18.94%) F5
5 43 (18.94%) VMware
6 36 (15.86%) Tufin
7 32 (14.10%) Forcepoint
8 24 (10.57%) Palo Alto
9 23 (10.13%) Nokia
10 22 (9.69%) IBM
11 21 (9.25%) Meraki
12 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
13 15 (6.61%) Citrix
13 15 (6.61%) EMC
13 15 (6.61%) SolarWinds
14 14 (6.17%) HP
14 14 (6.17%) NetApp
15 12 (5.29%) Infoblox
15 12 (5.29%) Riverbed