Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 947 946 904
Rank change year-on-year -1 -42 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 230 248 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 149 187 293
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.53% +11.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,350 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 41,120 45,109 57,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.55% 25.65% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31,934 35,833 45,986
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Top 13 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 23 January 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 -26 209 £60,000 +20.00% 49
UK excluding London -15 159 £55,000 +10.00% 36
South East +10 81 £50,000 +5.26% 13
London -16 66 £65,000 +11.11% 14
North of England +13 27 £60,000 +60.00% 7
North West +11 24 £62,500 +56.25% 7
Midlands +18 22 £57,500 +15.00% 8
East of England -8 20 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -3 17 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Scotland -28 16 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East Midlands +12 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (93.91%) Cisco
3 211 (91.74%) CCNP
4 110 (47.83%) WAN
5 109 (47.39%) Firewall
6 89 (38.70%) LAN
7 88 (38.26%) Network Security
8 87 (37.83%) Wireless
9 84 (36.52%) Data Centre
10 77 (33.48%) CCIE
11 76 (33.04%) MPLS
11 76 (33.04%) Network Design
12 70 (30.43%) Presales
13 68 (29.57%) BGP
13 68 (29.57%) CCNA
13 68 (29.57%) VPN
14 67 (29.13%) Juniper
15 66 (28.70%) OSPF
16 59 (25.65%) F5
17 56 (24.35%) CheckPoint
18 50 (21.74%) Load Balancing
18 50 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (21.30%) VMware
20 46 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
21 44 (19.13%) CCDA
22 42 (18.26%) VLAN
22 42 (18.26%) Cisco Wireless
23 41 (17.83%) Finance
24 37 (16.09%) DNS
25 35 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 23 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.48%) IIS
3 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.09%) IaaS
2 14 (6.09%) PaaS
3 11 (4.78%) SaaS
4 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (47.83%) WAN
2 109 (47.39%) Firewall
3 89 (38.70%) LAN
4 88 (38.26%) Network Security
5 87 (37.83%) Wireless
6 76 (33.04%) MPLS
7 68 (29.57%) BGP
7 68 (29.57%) VPN
8 66 (28.70%) OSPF
9 50 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 46 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (18.26%) Cisco Wireless
11 42 (18.26%) VLAN
12 37 (16.09%) DNS
13 35 (15.22%) Unified Communications
14 34 (14.78%) TCP/IP
15 33 (14.35%) DHCP
16 30 (13.04%) EIGRP
17 29 (12.61%) Ethernet
18 28 (12.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (17.83%) Finance
2 25 (10.87%) Retail
3 14 (6.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.48%) Marketing
7 5 (2.17%) Banking
8 4 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.87%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 77 (33.48%) Network Engineer
2 57 (24.78%) Architect
3 41 (17.83%) Consultant
4 35 (15.22%) Network Architect
5 33 (14.35%) Cisco Consultant
6 32 (13.91%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (11.30%) Cisco Architect
8 24 (10.43%) Cisco Network Architect
8 24 (10.43%) Security Engineer
9 22 (9.57%) Presales Consultant
10 21 (9.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 20 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
12 19 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
12 19 (8.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 17 (7.39%) Cisco Presales Consultant
13 17 (7.39%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (6.96%) Network Consultant
14 16 (6.96%) Technical Presales Consultant
15 15 (6.52%) Network Specialist
16 13 (5.65%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 84 (36.52%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.96%) PKI
3 10 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.48%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.30%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.30%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) CESG
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.61%) Linux
1 6 (2.61%) Unix
1 6 (2.61%) Windows
2 3 (1.30%) CentOS
2 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.04%) Network Design
2 70 (30.43%) Presales
3 50 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 25 (10.87%) ITIL
5 22 (9.57%) Security Architecture
5 22 (9.57%) Service Delivery
6 20 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.39%) Network Architecture
7 17 (7.39%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (6.52%) Analytics
8 15 (6.52%) Network Management
9 14 (6.09%) Migration
10 13 (5.65%) Change Management
10 13 (5.65%) Release Management
11 12 (5.22%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.78%) SIEM
13 10 (4.35%) Asset Management
14 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.91%) Mathematics
15 8 (3.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.61%) Python
2 5 (2.17%) C
3 4 (1.74%) R
4 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (91.74%) CCNP
3 77 (33.48%) CCIE
4 68 (29.57%) CCNA
5 44 (19.13%) CCDA
6 34 (14.78%) CISSP
7 33 (14.35%) JNCIP
7 33 (14.35%) Security Cleared
8 32 (13.91%) CCDE
8 32 (13.91%) CCSE
8 32 (13.91%) SC Cleared
9 30 (13.04%) Degree
10 21 (9.13%) JNCIE
11 20 (8.70%) CEH
11 20 (8.70%) SSCP
12 19 (8.26%) GIAC
13 17 (7.39%) CCSA
14 16 (6.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 16 (6.96%) JNCIS
15 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) COBIT
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 35 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.09%) Firmware
3 12 (5.22%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.78%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) QRadar
2 4 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.74%) SmoothWall
3 3 (1.30%) Ansible
3 3 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.30%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.30%) vRealize
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 216 (93.91%) Cisco
2 67 (29.13%) Juniper
3 59 (25.65%) F5
4 56 (24.35%) CheckPoint
5 49 (21.30%) VMware
6 35 (15.22%) Splunk
7 27 (11.74%) Palo Alto
8 24 (10.43%) NetApp
9 23 (10.00%) Avaya
10 21 (9.13%) EMC
11 18 (7.83%) Dell
11 18 (7.83%) Fortinet
12 17 (7.39%) Meraki
13 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
14 13 (5.65%) HP
15 8 (3.48%) Aerohive Networks
15 8 (3.48%) Forcepoint
15 8 (3.48%) IBM
15 8 (3.48%) LogRhythm
15 8 (3.48%) Tufin