Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 686 852 936
Rank change year-on-year +166 +84 +74
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 90 259 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.76% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 88 242 216
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,012
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -3.24% +12.75%
10th Percentile £46,400 £39,775 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £84,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.98% -2.50% +9.09%

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 14,358 34,254 40,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 23.99% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10,380 24,851 30,119
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCDP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCDP.

Salary trend for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCDP over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for CCDP in the UK

CCDP
Top 12 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 8 August 2020. 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 +180 87 £62,500 +4.17% 12
UK excluding London +122 50 £55,000 -5.98% 8
London +220 33 £68,750 -19.12% 4
South East +135 16 £62,500 +9.65% 4
Work from Home +45 15 £65,000 -7.14% 2
North of England +151 14 £50,000 - 1
East of England +90 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +116 8 £50,000 +66.67% 1
North West +118 6 £52,000 +4.00%
South West +102 3 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Midlands +55 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands +39 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (90.00%) Cisco
3 79 (87.78%) CCNP
4 61 (67.78%) Firewall
5 56 (62.22%) WAN
6 46 (51.11%) LAN
7 43 (47.78%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (43.33%) BGP
9 34 (37.78%) VMware
10 31 (34.44%) Wireless
10 31 (34.44%) CCIE
11 30 (33.33%) CCNA
12 27 (30.00%) VoIP
13 25 (27.78%) Juniper
13 25 (27.78%) MPLS
14 24 (26.67%) OSPF
15 23 (25.56%) Network Security
15 23 (25.56%) Cisco ISE
16 21 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (23.33%) Network Design
17 20 (22.22%) VLAN
17 20 (22.22%) Palo Alto
18 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 17 (18.89%) Presales
19 17 (18.89%) VPN
20 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
21 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
21 15 (16.67%) 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Azure
2 2 (2.22%) AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (67.78%) Firewall
2 56 (62.22%) WAN
3 46 (51.11%) LAN
4 43 (47.78%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (43.33%) BGP
6 31 (34.44%) Wireless
7 27 (30.00%) VoIP
8 25 (27.78%) MPLS
9 24 (26.67%) OSPF
10 23 (25.56%) Cisco ISE
10 23 (25.56%) Network Security
11 21 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (22.22%) VLAN
13 17 (18.89%) VPN
14 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
15 15 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
16 14 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (12.22%) Ethernet
18 10 (11.11%) IPsec
18 10 (11.11%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Military
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 11 (12.22%) Consultant
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Network Consultant
8 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) IP Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Network Support
9 7 (7.78%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Network Design
2 17 (18.89%) Presales
3 15 (16.67%) Network Management
3 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (8.89%) DNA
6 6 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 6 (6.67%) ITIL
6 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.67%) People Management
7 5 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.56%) Project Delivery
7 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.44%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (3.33%) IT Strategy
9 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (87.78%) CCNP
3 31 (34.44%) CCIE
4 30 (33.33%) CCNA
5 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (14.44%) JNCIA
7 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (11.11%) CCDA
8 10 (11.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 10 (11.11%) JNCIS
9 9 (10.00%) Degree
10 6 (6.67%) CCDE
10 6 (6.67%) CCSP
10 6 (6.67%) LPIC
10 6 (6.67%) OSCP
11 4 (4.44%) MCSE
11 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (3.33%) CCIP
12 3 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (15.56%) VMware NSX
2 10 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.33%) Ansible
2 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (90.00%) Cisco
2 34 (37.78%) VMware
3 25 (27.78%) Juniper
4 20 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 15 (16.67%) Meraki
6 11 (12.22%) Riverbed
7 7 (7.78%) HP
8 6 (6.67%) Brocade
8 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.56%) F5
9 5 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.56%) Huawei
10 4 (4.44%) Aruba
10 4 (4.44%) YouTube
11 3 (3.33%) Citrix
11 3 (3.33%) IronPort
12 1 (1.11%) EMC
12 1 (1.11%) NetApp
12 1 (1.11%) Symantec