The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 229 232
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.75% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Median salary £55,000 £42,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% -32.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

CCDA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1234 1604 1480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.02% 26.01% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1155 1140
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CCDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the West Midlands

CCDA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CCDA in the West Midlands

CCDA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCDA in the West Midlands

CCDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 6 £55,000 -
Worcestershire -3 2 £42,500 +9.67%
CCDA
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 14 (100.00%) CCNP
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
2 12 (85.71%) CCDP
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
4 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) VMware

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) DMZ
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) CCNP
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCDP
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (14.29%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel