The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 123 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.34% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.19% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 16
Average salary £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,750 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
CCIE
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
832 587 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.30% 28.17% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 740 527 410
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,728 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCIE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region.

CCIE Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCIE
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CCIE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco
3 20 (86.96%) CCNP
4 14 (60.87%) VPN
5 12 (52.17%) CCIP
6 11 (47.83%) CCNA
6 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) VoIP
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (30.43%) Multicast
10 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
10 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) OSPF
11 5 (21.74%) Network Design
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (13.04%) BGP
12 3 (13.04%) Internet
12 3 (13.04%) CCDP
12 3 (13.04%) CISSP
12 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
12 3 (13.04%) Fortinet

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) VoIP
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (30.43%) Multicast
6 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) OSPF
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) VPLS
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) IPv6
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 1 (4.35%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Network Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 12 (52.17%) CCIP
4 11 (47.83%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) CCDP
5 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
2 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper