Period
to 19 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 808 960 1019
Rank change year-on-year +152 +59 -40
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 260 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 197 186 141
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £58,862 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +7.02% +10.00%

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 30,912 38,472 43,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.61% 23.73% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22,807 28,441 33,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +156 242 £57,500 -4.17% 21
UK excluding London +112 192 £57,000 -3.16% 13
South East +28 61 £57,000 -0.87% 5
Midlands +58 59 £56,250 -4.26% 4
West Midlands +64 55 £58,750 +2.17% 3
London +87 53 £67,500 +3.85% 8
East of England +89 36 £60,000 +33.33%
North of England +31 25 £42,915 -38.69% 3
North West +27 12 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +28 9 £35,000 -41.67% 1
South West +6 7 £62,500 -9.09% 1
Scotland +17 6 £65,000 -7.14%
East Midlands +16 4 £55,000 -29.03% 1
North East +15 4 £42,915 -38.69% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (90.00%) Cisco
3 215 (82.69%) CCNP
4 179 (68.85%) WAN
5 156 (60.00%) Firewall
6 136 (52.31%) LAN
7 122 (46.92%) BGP
8 121 (46.54%) CCIE
9 104 (40.00%) OSPF
10 94 (36.15%) MPLS
11 86 (33.08%) Juniper
11 86 (33.08%) Wireless
12 85 (32.69%) Network Security
12 85 (32.69%) Data Centre
13 79 (30.38%) VPN
14 75 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
15 70 (26.92%) Network Design
16 62 (23.85%) Presales
17 60 (23.08%) CheckPoint
17 60 (23.08%) CCNA
18 50 (19.23%) TCP/IP
19 48 (18.46%) VoIP
19 48 (18.46%) Project Delivery
20 47 (18.08%) Cisco Nexus
21 46 (17.69%) Mentoring
22 44 (16.92%) Palo Alto
22 44 (16.92%) Load Balancing
23 41 (15.77%) Meraki
23 41 (15.77%) F5
24 40 (15.38%) DHCP

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 11 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.85%) Azure
2 21 (8.08%) AWS
3 11 (4.23%) Office 365
4 3 (1.15%) IaaS
4 3 (1.15%) PaaS
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 179 (68.85%) WAN
2 156 (60.00%) Firewall
3 136 (52.31%) LAN
4 122 (46.92%) BGP
5 104 (40.00%) OSPF
6 94 (36.15%) MPLS
7 86 (33.08%) Wireless
8 85 (32.69%) Network Security
9 79 (30.38%) VPN
10 75 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 48 (18.46%) VoIP
13 47 (18.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (15.38%) DHCP
15 39 (15.00%) DNS
16 33 (12.69%) Internet
17 32 (12.31%) VLAN
18 30 (11.54%) Ethernet
19 29 (11.15%) Wi-Fi
20 25 (9.62%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.85%) Subversion
3 4 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 31 (11.92%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.77%) Finance
3 21 (8.08%) Public Sector
4 19 (7.31%) Retail
5 15 (5.77%) Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Military
7 4 (1.54%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 67 (25.77%) Architect
3 44 (16.92%) Network Architect
4 37 (14.23%) Consultant
5 27 (10.38%) Network Consultant
5 27 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (8.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 22 (8.46%) Security Consultant
8 20 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
9 18 (6.92%) Cisco Consultant
9 18 (6.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (6.54%) Check Point Consultant
10 17 (6.54%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 16 (6.15%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 16 (6.15%) IP Architect
12 14 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.00%) Technical Support
14 11 (4.23%) Head of Technical Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.85%) LAMP
2 10 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) COM
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (32.69%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.77%) BBC
3 11 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.85%) Clustering
4 10 (3.85%) IPTV
4 10 (3.85%) MPEG
4 10 (3.85%) Replication
4 10 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
5 8 (3.08%) CESG
5 8 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.54%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.77%) Blog
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.08%) Windows
2 19 (7.31%) Linux
3 11 (4.23%) CentOS
4 10 (3.85%) Solaris
4 10 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.08%) Unix
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.92%) Network Design
2 62 (23.85%) Presales
3 48 (18.46%) Project Delivery
4 46 (17.69%) Mentoring
5 44 (16.92%) Load Balancing
6 36 (13.85%) ITIL
7 28 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
8 27 (10.38%) Network Architecture
9 25 (9.62%) Network Management
10 20 (7.69%) Capacity Management
10 20 (7.69%) Migration
10 20 (7.69%) Problem Management
10 20 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
11 19 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (6.92%) TOGAF
13 17 (6.54%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (6.54%) Service Management
14 15 (5.77%) Coaching
15 14 (5.38%) Project Management
15 14 (5.38%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 5 (1.92%) C
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.38%) Python
3 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 260 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (82.69%) CCNP
3 121 (46.54%) CCIE
4 60 (23.08%) CCNA
5 38 (14.62%) JNCIE
6 37 (14.23%) JNCIP
7 32 (12.31%) JNCIA
8 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 29 (11.15%) CCDA
9 29 (11.15%) CCSP
10 27 (10.38%) CCSE
11 21 (8.08%) SC Cleared
12 19 (7.31%) JNCIS
13 17 (6.54%) CCIE Service Provider
14 16 (6.15%) MCSE
14 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (5.77%) Degree
16 14 (5.38%) CCSA
17 13 (5.00%) DV Cleared
18 10 (3.85%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.62%) SLA
3 9 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.69%) QA
5 4 (1.54%) RMADS
6 2 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.62%) VMware NSX
3 10 (3.85%) DRBD
3 10 (3.85%) GlusterFS
4 6 (2.31%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.62%) FortiGate
3 11 (4.23%) Ansible
4 10 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (3.85%) Galera Cluster
4 10 (3.85%) Nagios
4 10 (3.85%) Puppet
4 10 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 9 (3.46%) SCCM
6 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (2.69%) Cacti
7 7 (2.69%) Observium
7 7 (2.69%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.38%) vRealize
9 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 234 (90.00%) Cisco
2 86 (33.08%) Juniper
3 60 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 44 (16.92%) Palo Alto
5 41 (15.77%) F5
5 41 (15.77%) Meraki
6 31 (11.92%) VMware
7 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 25 (9.62%) Avaya
8 25 (9.62%) HP
9 18 (6.92%) Extreme Networks
10 17 (6.54%) Brocade
11 15 (5.77%) Rackspace
11 15 (5.77%) SolarWinds
11 15 (5.77%) Virgin Media
12 14 (5.38%) Fortinet
13 13 (5.00%) Mitel
14 12 (4.62%) Forcepoint
15 11 (4.23%) Red Hat
16 10 (3.85%) Aruba