Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 930 981 984
Rank change year-on-year +51 +3 -81
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 259 220 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 185 259
UK median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.91% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,250 £39,950
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.08% +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 41,159 43,819 54,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.76% 24.67% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30,644 33,860 44,311
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +57 238 £60,000 +9.09% 18
UK excluding London +44 190 £60,000 +14.29% 13
South East +16 82 £57,000 +3.64% 3
Midlands +59 75 £58,750 +30.56% 4
West Midlands +64 65 £57,500 +27.78% 4
London -16 55 £67,500 +17.39% 7
North of England +45 41 £67,500 +58.82% 3
North West +40 38 £70,000 +75.00% 1
East Midlands +11 10 £77,500 +55.00%
East of England -6 8 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Scotland -18 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West -9 6 £45,000 -
Wales +4 2 £37,000 -22.11% 1
North East -18 2 £65,000 +78.08%
Yorkshire +25 1 £67,500 +28.57% 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (84.56%) CCNP
2 219 (84.56%) Cisco
3 160 (61.78%) WAN
4 134 (51.74%) LAN
5 130 (50.19%) Network Security
6 128 (49.42%) Presales
7 114 (44.02%) Data Centre
8 110 (42.47%) Juniper
9 101 (39.00%) Wireless
10 94 (36.29%) CheckPoint
11 91 (35.14%) Firewall
12 82 (31.66%) VPN
12 82 (31.66%) SIEM
13 78 (30.12%) Fortinet
14 76 (29.34%) Load Balancing
14 76 (29.34%) WLAN
15 72 (27.80%) CCIE
16 63 (24.32%) ITIL
17 55 (21.24%) Vulnerability Management
18 54 (20.85%) VMware
19 51 (19.69%) Network Design
20 50 (19.31%) MPLS
21 49 (18.92%) CISSP
21 49 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
21 49 (18.92%) F5
22 48 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
23 47 (18.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
23 47 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
24 46 (17.76%) Cyberthreat

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 15 (5.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (9.65%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (3.47%) IaaS
2 9 (3.47%) PaaS
3 8 (3.09%) SaaS
4 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.16%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (61.78%) WAN
2 134 (51.74%) LAN
3 130 (50.19%) Network Security
4 101 (39.00%) Wireless
5 91 (35.14%) Firewall
6 82 (31.66%) VPN
7 76 (29.34%) WLAN
8 50 (19.31%) MPLS
9 49 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (15.44%) VLAN
12 37 (14.29%) VoIP
13 36 (13.90%) Cisco Wireless
14 33 (12.74%) BGP
14 33 (12.74%) Cisco ISE
15 30 (11.58%) OSPF
15 30 (11.58%) SSL
16 29 (11.20%) TCP/IP
17 28 (10.81%) DNS
18 22 (8.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.09%) Big Data
2 4 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (9.27%) Retail
2 21 (8.11%) Finance
3 18 (6.95%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.02%) Marketing
6 11 (4.25%) Banking
7 10 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.70%) Legal
9 4 (1.54%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 148 (57.14%) Architect
2 129 (49.81%) Solutions Architect
3 83 (32.05%) Security Architect
4 80 (30.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 52 (20.08%) Network Engineer
6 49 (18.92%) Network Architect
7 37 (14.29%) Security Engineer
8 36 (13.90%) Cisco Architect
9 32 (12.36%) Presales Solution Architect
10 30 (11.58%) Cisco Solutions Architect
11 29 (11.20%) Information Architect
11 29 (11.20%) Information Security Architect
12 22 (8.49%) Network Security Engineer
13 20 (7.72%) Cisco Engineer
14 17 (6.56%) Consultant
14 17 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
14 17 (6.56%) Senior Security Engineer
15 16 (6.18%) Network Security Architect
16 15 (5.79%) Cisco Network Architect
16 15 (5.79%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 114 (44.02%) Data Centre
2 47 (18.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 46 (17.76%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.18%) FlexPod
5 12 (4.63%) PKI
6 11 (4.25%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.47%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (3.47%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.09%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.32%) BBC
11 5 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.54%) iSeries
12 4 (1.54%) Replication
13 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.77%) User Experience
13 2 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.95%) Windows
2 12 (4.63%) Linux
3 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (49.42%) Presales
2 82 (31.66%) SIEM
3 76 (29.34%) Load Balancing
4 63 (24.32%) ITIL
5 55 (21.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 51 (19.69%) Network Design
7 45 (17.37%) Incident Management
8 44 (16.99%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 44 (16.99%) Software Optimisation
9 43 (16.60%) ITIL V3
10 37 (14.29%) Information Security
11 29 (11.20%) Security Management
12 26 (10.04%) Change Management
13 23 (8.88%) Migration
14 21 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
14 21 (8.11%) DNA
14 21 (8.11%) Network Management
14 21 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (7.72%) Mentoring
16 19 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 259 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (84.56%) CCNP
3 72 (27.80%) CCIE
4 49 (18.92%) CISSP
5 45 (17.37%) Degree
6 41 (15.83%) CCNA
7 39 (15.06%) Security Cleared
8 36 (13.90%) SC Cleared
9 31 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (11.58%) MCSE
11 20 (7.72%) CCDA
12 19 (7.34%) CCSE
12 19 (7.34%) JNCIP
13 16 (6.18%) CCDE
14 15 (5.79%) IISP
14 15 (5.79%) ISSAP
14 15 (5.79%) JNCIE
15 14 (5.41%) LPIC
15 14 (5.41%) OSCP
16 13 (5.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.25%) GDPR
4 9 (3.47%) COBIT
4 9 (3.47%) QA
5 7 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (1.16%) GPG13
7 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.88%) VMware NSX
3 12 (4.63%) Firmware
4 10 (3.86%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.18%) CASB
1 16 (6.18%) Cisco Prime
1 16 (6.18%) TrustSec
2 15 (5.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.79%) QRadar
3 11 (4.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (4.25%) Nessus
4 8 (3.09%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.39%) Cacti
7 1 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.39%) RANCID
7 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 219 (84.56%) Cisco
2 110 (42.47%) Juniper
3 94 (36.29%) CheckPoint
4 78 (30.12%) Fortinet
5 54 (20.85%) VMware
6 49 (18.92%) F5
7 44 (16.99%) Forcepoint
7 44 (16.99%) Tufin
8 31 (11.97%) HP
9 26 (10.04%) Splunk
10 25 (9.65%) Meraki
11 24 (9.27%) SolarWinds
12 23 (8.88%) Palo Alto
13 22 (8.49%) NetApp
14 21 (8.11%) IBM
14 21 (8.11%) Infoblox
14 21 (8.11%) Riverbed
15 19 (7.34%) McAfee
16 18 (6.95%) Aruba
16 18 (6.95%) Microsoft