Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 988 971 875
Rank change year-on-year -17 -96 +58
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 190 251 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 148 207 354
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% -2.27%

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 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Top 14 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 21 October 2017. 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 -1 179 £55,000 +2.80% 10
UK excluding London +13 139 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South East +25 47 £52,500 +10.53% 4
London +5 46 £60,000 - 3
East of England +25 37 £60,000 +2.13%
Midlands +49 33 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +28 28 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North of England -1 8 £60,000 +71.43% 1
South West -7 6 £45,000 -5.26%
North West -17 6 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +36 4 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +23 4 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Scotland -7 4 £44,500 -28.80% 1
Yorkshire +10 2 £52,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (91.05%) CCNP
3 171 (90.00%) Cisco
4 103 (54.21%) WAN
5 99 (52.11%) Firewall
6 86 (45.26%) LAN
7 77 (40.53%) Data Centre
8 73 (38.42%) BGP
9 71 (37.37%) OSPF
10 65 (34.21%) Network Security
11 63 (33.16%) Network Design
12 62 (32.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 60 (31.58%) VPN
13 60 (31.58%) CheckPoint
14 53 (27.89%) Juniper
14 53 (27.89%) Wireless
15 45 (23.68%) VMware
15 45 (23.68%) CCNA
16 42 (22.11%) Presales
17 41 (21.58%) CCIE
18 39 (20.53%) CCDA
19 37 (19.47%) MPLS
20 36 (18.95%) Load Balancing
20 36 (18.95%) Palo Alto
21 35 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
21 35 (18.42%) Microsoft
22 33 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
23 32 (16.84%) CCSE
24 31 (16.32%) VLAN
25 29 (15.26%) Security Cleared

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 (3.68%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.11%) IaaS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (54.21%) WAN
2 99 (52.11%) Firewall
3 86 (45.26%) LAN
4 73 (38.42%) BGP
5 71 (37.37%) OSPF
6 65 (34.21%) Network Security
7 62 (32.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 60 (31.58%) VPN
9 53 (27.89%) Wireless
10 37 (19.47%) MPLS
11 35 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
12 33 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (16.32%) VLAN
14 28 (14.74%) EIGRP
15 26 (13.68%) DNS
16 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
17 23 (12.11%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (11.05%) Internet
19 19 (10.00%) DHCP
19 19 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) Big Data
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (13.16%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Retail
3 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (38.95%) Network Engineer
2 35 (18.42%) Consultant
3 30 (15.79%) Architect
3 30 (15.79%) Cisco Consultant
3 30 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 27 (14.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 27 (14.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (11.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (11.58%) Network Security Consultant
5 22 (11.58%) Security Consultant
6 19 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (10.00%) Network Architect
7 18 (9.47%) Check Point Consultant
7 18 (9.47%) Security Engineer
8 17 (8.95%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 16 (8.42%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (7.89%) Network Manager
11 10 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (5.26%) Head of Sales
11 10 (5.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (40.53%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.68%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.16%) PKI
5 5 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.11%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.11%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.58%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.37%) Linux
2 12 (6.32%) Windows
3 9 (4.74%) Unix
4 5 (2.63%) CentOS
5 3 (1.58%) Debian
5 3 (1.58%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.16%) Network Design
2 42 (22.11%) Presales
3 36 (18.95%) Load Balancing
4 26 (13.68%) ITIL
5 21 (11.05%) Migration
6 18 (9.47%) Network Management
6 18 (9.47%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.47%) Time Management
7 16 (8.42%) Network Architecture
7 16 (8.42%) Project Management
8 15 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 10 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
10 9 (4.74%) Statistics
11 8 (4.21%) Change Management
11 8 (4.21%) Security Architecture
12 6 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.26%) R
2 9 (4.74%) C
3 8 (4.21%) Python
4 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 190 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (91.05%) CCNP
3 45 (23.68%) CCNA
4 41 (21.58%) CCIE
5 39 (20.53%) CCDA
6 32 (16.84%) CCSE
7 29 (15.26%) Security Cleared
8 27 (14.21%) SC Cleared
9 24 (12.63%) JNCIS
10 15 (7.89%) CCSA
11 14 (7.37%) CISSP
11 14 (7.37%) Degree
12 13 (6.84%) CCDE
12 13 (6.84%) JNCIP
12 13 (6.84%) MCSE
12 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (6.32%) DV Cleared
14 10 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (4.21%) CEH
15 8 (4.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.47%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.79%) SLA
3 8 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.32%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.58%) pfSense
4 3 (1.58%) Snort
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) vCloud
5 2 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.11%) SmoothWall
3 3 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.58%) Nessus
3 3 (1.58%) OSSEC
3 3 (1.58%) QRadar
4 2 (1.05%) Ansible
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.05%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.05%) vRealize
5 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (90.00%) Cisco
2 60 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 53 (27.89%) Juniper
4 45 (23.68%) VMware
5 36 (18.95%) Palo Alto
6 35 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 28 (14.74%) HP
8 27 (14.21%) F5
9 14 (7.37%) Citrix
10 13 (6.84%) Brocade
10 13 (6.84%) Oracle
11 12 (6.32%) EMC
12 10 (5.26%) Avaya
12 10 (5.26%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.21%) Tufin
14 7 (3.68%) NetApp
15 6 (3.16%) Fortinet
15 6 (3.16%) GENBAND
16 5 (2.63%) Meraki
16 5 (2.63%) Red Hat