The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 224 209
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 5 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.32% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 1.18% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 3
Median salary £46,750 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% -20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% +3.63%  

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 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 1113 1690 1338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.17% 27.42% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1280 1072
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in the West Midlands

CCDP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CCDP in the West Midlands

CCDP
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 CCDP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Birmingham +20 3 £48,500 -3.00%
Worcestershire -12 2 £42,500 -41.37%
CCDP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) CCDA
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Network Design
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Presales
6 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) CCIE
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) IPv4
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (20.00%) Internet

CCDP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) FWSM
7 1 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CyberArk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) OpenID
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
1 4 (40.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCDA
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) CCSE
5 1 (10.00%) IISP
5 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GPG13
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (20.00%) Tufin
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Computacenter
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec