Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 928 960 937
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23 +21
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 268 223 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 308
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.50% +7.62%

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 41,611 43,350 57,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 25.20% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31,850 34,158 45,811
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 £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +50 247 £60,000 +9.09% 13
UK excluding London +21 188 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South East +11 105 £55,000 - 7
London +16 76 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Midlands +38 53 £42,500 -12.37% 1
West Midlands +27 50 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North of England +28 34 £60,000 +50.00% 1
North West +5 30 £60,000 +50.00%
Scotland -13 16 £65,000 +10.64%
South West -4 5 £40,000 -15.79%
East of England -44 5 £65,000 +4.00%
Yorkshire +15 4 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Wales -3 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (87.31%) CCNP
2 234 (87.31%) Cisco
3 138 (51.49%) WAN
4 115 (42.91%) Wireless
5 113 (42.16%) Firewall
6 110 (41.04%) Network Security
7 108 (40.30%) Data Centre
8 102 (38.06%) Presales
9 97 (36.19%) CCIE
10 94 (35.07%) LAN
11 86 (32.09%) Juniper
12 84 (31.34%) MPLS
13 80 (29.85%) Network Design
14 76 (28.36%) F5
15 70 (26.12%) CheckPoint
15 70 (26.12%) VPN
16 65 (24.25%) CCNA
17 63 (23.51%) ITIL
18 59 (22.01%) BGP
19 57 (21.27%) CISSP
19 57 (21.27%) Load Balancing
19 57 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
20 54 (20.15%) OSPF
21 53 (19.78%) VMware
22 52 (19.40%) Degree
22 52 (19.40%) Splunk
23 49 (18.28%) Unified Communications
24 48 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
25 46 (17.16%) SIEM

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 20 (7.46%) IIS
2 19 (7.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.09%) IaaS
1 19 (7.09%) PaaS
1 19 (7.09%) SaaS
2 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 138 (51.49%) WAN
2 115 (42.91%) Wireless
3 113 (42.16%) Firewall
4 110 (41.04%) Network Security
5 94 (35.07%) LAN
6 84 (31.34%) MPLS
7 70 (26.12%) VPN
8 59 (22.01%) BGP
9 57 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (20.15%) OSPF
11 49 (18.28%) Unified Communications
12 48 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 44 (16.42%) Cisco Wireless
14 42 (15.67%) VLAN
15 39 (14.55%) Ethernet
16 38 (14.18%) TCP/IP
17 37 (13.81%) DNS
17 37 (13.81%) WLAN
18 36 (13.43%) VoIP
19 35 (13.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (14.93%) Finance
2 33 (12.31%) Retail
3 24 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 22 (8.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (6.34%) Marketing
6 16 (5.97%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.24%) Legal
8 4 (1.49%) Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Military
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 117 (43.66%) Architect
2 89 (33.21%) Solutions Architect
3 66 (24.63%) Network Engineer
4 55 (20.52%) Network Architect
5 42 (15.67%) Security Architect
6 41 (15.30%) Cisco Architect
6 41 (15.30%) Security Solutions Architect
7 31 (11.57%) Cisco Network Architect
8 26 (9.70%) Consultant
9 25 (9.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
10 24 (8.96%) Security Engineer
11 22 (8.21%) Network Security Engineer
11 22 (8.21%) Presales Consultant
12 19 (7.09%) Cisco Consultant
12 19 (7.09%) Network Specialist
12 19 (7.09%) Technical Architect
13 17 (6.34%) Cisco Presales Consultant
13 17 (6.34%) Presales Solution Architect
14 16 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (5.97%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.10%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 108 (40.30%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.21%) PKI
3 20 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (4.48%) FlexPod
5 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.73%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.36%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
10 1 (0.37%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) mPOS
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.73%) Windows
2 7 (2.61%) Linux
3 2 (0.75%) CentOS
3 2 (0.75%) Unix
3 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.06%) Presales
2 80 (29.85%) Network Design
3 63 (23.51%) ITIL
4 57 (21.27%) Load Balancing
5 46 (17.16%) SIEM
6 37 (13.81%) ITIL V3
7 26 (9.70%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.33%) Security Architecture
8 25 (9.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (8.21%) Analytics
9 22 (8.21%) Change Management
9 22 (8.21%) Incident Management
10 21 (7.84%) Service Delivery
11 20 (7.46%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 20 (7.46%) Software Optimisation
12 18 (6.72%) Migration
12 18 (6.72%) Security Management
13 16 (5.97%) DNA
13 16 (5.97%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.73%) C
2 2 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 268 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (87.31%) CCNP
3 97 (36.19%) CCIE
4 65 (24.25%) CCNA
5 57 (21.27%) CISSP
6 52 (19.40%) Degree
7 42 (15.67%) Security Cleared
8 41 (15.30%) SC Cleared
9 38 (14.18%) JNCIP
10 35 (13.06%) CCDA
11 33 (12.31%) CCDE
12 32 (11.94%) CCSE
13 28 (10.45%) JNCIE
13 28 (10.45%) MCSE
13 28 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (8.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 20 (7.46%) IISP
15 20 (7.46%) ISSAP
16 19 (7.09%) CCSA
17 18 (6.72%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.73%) COBIT
4 10 (3.73%) GDPR
5 9 (3.36%) QA
6 6 (2.24%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.09%) Firmware
3 18 (6.72%) VMware NSX
4 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) vCloud
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (7.46%) QRadar
2 12 (4.48%) CASB
2 12 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.87%) Nessus
5 5 (1.87%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.75%) Ansible
6 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.75%) Puppet
6 2 (0.75%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.75%) vRealize
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 234 (87.31%) Cisco
2 86 (32.09%) Juniper
3 76 (28.36%) F5
4 70 (26.12%) CheckPoint
5 53 (19.78%) VMware
6 52 (19.40%) Splunk
7 40 (14.93%) Fortinet
8 35 (13.06%) Palo Alto
9 26 (9.70%) Meraki
9 26 (9.70%) NetApp
10 25 (9.33%) Dell
11 23 (8.58%) EMC
12 21 (7.84%) HP
13 20 (7.46%) Forcepoint
13 20 (7.46%) IBM
13 20 (7.46%) LogRhythm
13 20 (7.46%) Tufin
14 19 (7.09%) Avaya
15 18 (6.72%) Aruba
16 13 (4.85%) Riverbed