Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 976 964 906
Rank change year-on-year -12 -58 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 201 260 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.52% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 213 340
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% -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 43053 49751 60118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.06% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33093 39924 48041
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 -30 188 £57,500 +11.65% 8
UK excluding London +26 148 £53,500 +7.00% 5
South East +3 57 £52,500 +10.53% 3
London -19 47 £62,500 +5.49% 3
East of England +18 36 £58,750 -2.08%
Midlands +31 25 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +21 20 £52,500 +2.44% 2
North of England 0 15 £60,000 +71.43%
North West -14 12 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland -6 5 £44,500 -28.80%
South West -19 5 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +41 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Wales +19 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Yorkshire +21 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (91.54%) CCNP
3 182 (90.55%) Cisco
4 105 (52.24%) WAN
4 105 (52.24%) Firewall
5 88 (43.78%) LAN
6 75 (37.31%) BGP
6 75 (37.31%) Network Security
7 74 (36.82%) OSPF
8 73 (36.32%) Data Centre
9 72 (35.82%) Network Design
10 66 (32.84%) VPN
11 64 (31.84%) Wireless
11 64 (31.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (29.35%) CCNA
13 58 (28.86%) CheckPoint
14 56 (27.86%) Juniper
14 56 (27.86%) CCIE
15 47 (23.38%) MPLS
16 46 (22.89%) VMware
16 46 (22.89%) Presales
17 44 (21.89%) CCDA
18 41 (20.40%) Cisco ASA
19 40 (19.90%) Load Balancing
20 38 (18.91%) F5
21 37 (18.41%) Cisco Wireless
22 35 (17.41%) CCSE
23 34 (16.92%) VLAN
23 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
24 33 (16.42%) SC 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 13 (6.47%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.99%) IaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Office 365
2 4 (1.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (52.24%) Firewall
1 105 (52.24%) WAN
2 88 (43.78%) LAN
3 75 (37.31%) BGP
3 75 (37.31%) Network Security
4 74 (36.82%) OSPF
5 66 (32.84%) VPN
6 64 (31.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 64 (31.84%) Wireless
7 47 (23.38%) MPLS
8 41 (20.40%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (18.41%) Cisco Wireless
10 34 (16.92%) VLAN
11 32 (15.92%) EIGRP
12 30 (14.93%) DNS
13 25 (12.44%) TCP/IP
14 24 (11.94%) Internet
15 23 (11.44%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (11.44%) DHCP
16 21 (10.45%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.98%) Big Data
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 15 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (1.99%) Marketing
3 4 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (39.30%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.91%) Architect
2 36 (17.91%) Consultant
3 30 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (13.93%) Cisco Consultant
4 28 (13.93%) Network Consultant
5 25 (12.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 24 (11.94%) Network Architect
7 23 (11.44%) Security Engineer
8 22 (10.95%) Network Security Consultant
8 22 (10.95%) Security Consultant
9 21 (10.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (9.95%) Network Security Engineer
11 18 (8.96%) Check Point Consultant
12 17 (8.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 17 (8.46%) Cisco Security Consultant
13 10 (4.98%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (4.98%) Network Manager
13 10 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (36.32%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.98%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.98%) PKI
5 5 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.99%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.99%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.49%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) CESG
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.48%) Windows
2 8 (3.98%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Unix
4 4 (1.99%) CentOS
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Debian
6 1 (0.50%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.82%) Network Design
2 46 (22.89%) Presales
3 40 (19.90%) Load Balancing
4 22 (10.95%) Service Delivery
5 21 (10.45%) ITIL
6 19 (9.45%) Migration
6 19 (9.45%) Network Architecture
7 18 (8.96%) Network Management
8 16 (7.96%) Time Management
9 14 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (6.47%) Security Architecture
11 12 (5.97%) Project Management
12 11 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.98%) Change Management
13 10 (4.98%) Network Optimisation
14 8 (3.98%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 8 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.98%) Translating Business Requirements
15 7 (3.48%) High Availability
15 7 (3.48%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) C
2 8 (3.98%) R
3 6 (2.99%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (91.54%) CCNP
3 59 (29.35%) CCNA
4 56 (27.86%) CCIE
5 44 (21.89%) CCDA
6 35 (17.41%) CCSE
7 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
8 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
9 24 (11.94%) JNCIS
10 20 (9.95%) Degree
11 18 (8.96%) CCSA
11 18 (8.96%) JNCIP
12 15 (7.46%) CCDE
12 15 (7.46%) CISSP
13 13 (6.47%) CEH
13 13 (6.47%) DV Cleared
13 13 (6.47%) SSCP
14 12 (5.97%) GIAC
15 11 (5.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 10 (4.98%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.46%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.98%) SLA
3 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.99%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 26 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.47%) VMware NSX
4 6 (2.99%) Firmware
5 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) vCloud
6 1 (0.50%) pfSense
6 1 (0.50%) Snort
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.48%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.99%) SmoothWall
3 3 (1.49%) Ansible
3 3 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.49%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.49%) vRealize
4 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.50%) Nessus
5 1 (0.50%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.50%) QRadar
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (90.55%) Cisco
2 58 (28.86%) CheckPoint
3 56 (27.86%) Juniper
4 46 (22.89%) VMware
5 38 (18.91%) F5
6 31 (15.42%) Palo Alto
7 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 24 (11.94%) HP
9 14 (6.97%) EMC
10 13 (6.47%) Avaya
10 13 (6.47%) NetApp
10 13 (6.47%) Oracle
11 12 (5.97%) Brocade
11 12 (5.97%) Citrix
12 10 (4.98%) Splunk
13 9 (4.48%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.48%) Dell
14 7 (3.48%) Meraki
15 6 (2.99%) GENBAND
15 6 (2.99%) Tufin