The first table below looks at the demand for CCIE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 532 322 389
Rank change year-on-year
-210 +67
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 466 885 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.78% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 2.82% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 335 762 605
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCIE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK.

CCIE Salary Trend in the UK

CCIE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCIE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

CCIE Salary Histogram in the UK

CCIE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -185 438 £55,000 +4.76% 58
London -203 186 £57,500 - 24
South East -119 127 £55,000 +10.00% 13
City of London -118 53 £55,000 -4.34% 9
Berkshire -95 38 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +4 33 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Hampshire +11 30 £55,000 - 4
East of England -24 29 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Yorkshire -37 28 £45,000 - 6
Leeds -9 24 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -20 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands -4 23 £51,000 -2.85% 3
Reading -61 23 £51,250 +2.50% 1
South West +13 21 £50,000 -14.89% 2
Birmingham +11 21 £51,000 -15.00% 3
Manchester -1 20 £47,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +5 19 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Surrey -5 17 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Basingstoke +20 12 £51,250 +20.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -49 12 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Sussex +3 11 £28,500 -46.72%
Swindon +1 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Wiltshire -6 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Twickenham +4 8 £61,250 +22.50%
Guildford +3 8 £48,500 +14.11%
Orpington -2 8 £42,500 - 1
Watford -13 8 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Scotland -15 8 £35,793 +2.26% 2
Essex -18 8 £57,500 -4.16%
East Midlands -22 8 £45,000 +66.66%

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 956 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 818 (85.56%) Cisco
3 576 (60.25%) CCNP
4 416 (43.51%) Firewall
5 381 (39.85%) WAN
6 362 (37.87%) LAN
7 306 (32.01%) Juniper
8 270 (28.24%) BGP
9 259 (27.09%) CCNA
10 255 (26.67%) MPLS
11 239 (25.00%) Wireless
12 236 (24.69%) OSPF
13 228 (23.85%) CheckPoint
14 211 (22.07%) VPN
15 193 (20.19%) F5
16 185 (19.35%) Telecoms
17 184 (19.25%) Network Security
18 177 (18.51%) Cisco ASA
19 169 (17.68%) Cisco Nexus
20 150 (15.69%) TCP/IP
20 150 (15.69%) VoIP
21 127 (13.28%) Network Design
22 124 (12.97%) IPsec
23 117 (12.24%) ITIL
23 117 (12.24%) CCDP
24 113 (11.82%) Load Balancing
25 111 (11.61%) EIGRP
26 97 (10.15%) Unified Communications
27 95 (9.94%) CCIP
28 92 (9.62%) HP

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 40 (4.18%) Lync
2 9 (0.94%) Apache
3 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.52%) IIS
5 4 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (0.42%) GroupWise
6 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.62%) MS Office
3 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.63%) SaaS
3 4 (0.42%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.42%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 416 (43.51%) Firewall
2 381 (39.85%) WAN
3 362 (37.87%) LAN
4 270 (28.24%) BGP
5 255 (26.67%) MPLS
6 239 (25.00%) Wireless
7 236 (24.69%) OSPF
8 211 (22.07%) VPN
9 184 (19.25%) Network Security
10 177 (18.51%) Cisco ASA
11 169 (17.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 150 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 150 (15.69%) VoIP
13 124 (12.97%) IPsec
14 111 (11.61%) EIGRP
15 97 (10.15%) Unified Communications
16 85 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
17 80 (8.37%) Ethernet
18 70 (7.32%) Internet
18 70 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.73%) MySQL
3 3 (0.31%) Informix
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 185 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 84 (8.79%) Finance
3 39 (4.08%) Advertising
4 33 (3.45%) Banking
5 25 (2.62%) Retail
6 15 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.36%) Law
8 10 (1.05%) Marketing
9 8 (0.84%) Games
10 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.73%) French Language
11 6 (0.63%) Back Office
12 5 (0.52%) Electronics
13 4 (0.42%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) German Language
14 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 321 (33.58%) Network Engineer
2 214 (22.38%) Consultant
3 187 (19.56%) Architect
4 141 (14.75%) Network Architect
5 102 (10.67%) Network Consultant
6 95 (9.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 76 (7.95%) Cisco Consultant
8 67 (7.01%) Cisco Engineer
9 64 (6.69%) Technical Design Authority
10 50 (5.23%) Security Engineer
11 49 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 48 (5.02%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 44 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
14 37 (3.87%) Team Leader
15 35 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
15 35 (3.66%) Sales Consultant
16 33 (3.45%) Analyst
17 30 (3.14%) Network Team Leader
18 28 (2.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
19 27 (2.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.09%) XMPP
2 8 (0.84%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.42%) CGI
3 4 (0.42%) ODBC
4 3 (0.31%) RSS
4 3 (0.31%) .NET
4 3 (0.31%) J2EE
4 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.21%) CSS
5 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.10%) JDBC
6 1 (0.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.87%) Computer Science
2 26 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.20%) PKI
4 19 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 9 (0.94%) Open Source
7 8 (0.84%) CLARiiON
8 7 (0.73%) SecurID
9 6 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.52%) iPhone
10 5 (0.52%) IPTV
11 4 (0.42%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.42%) Firmware
12 3 (0.31%) NHS
12 3 (0.31%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.31%) Physics
12 3 (0.31%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.62%) Windows
2 65 (6.80%) Linux
3 42 (4.39%) UNIX
4 17 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.26%) Solaris
6 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.05%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.84%) SUSE
8 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.63%) AIX
10 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.42%) Android
12 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (13.28%) Network Design
2 117 (12.24%) ITIL
3 113 (11.82%) Load Balancing
4 86 (9.00%) Project Management
5 79 (8.26%) Network Architecture
6 55 (5.75%) Information Security
6 55 (5.75%) Network Management
7 49 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (3.77%) Service Management
8 36 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 33 (3.45%) Migration
9 33 (3.45%) Security Architecture
10 29 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (2.93%) Project Planning
12 27 (2.82%) Capacity Management
13 26 (2.72%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (2.72%) GAP Analysis
14 25 (2.62%) Time Management
15 24 (2.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.78%) SQL
2 14 (1.46%) C
3 13 (1.36%) Perl
4 7 (0.73%) Java
5 6 (0.63%) Python
6 4 (0.42%) PHP
7 3 (0.31%) C#
8 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.10%) AWK
9 1 (0.10%) Tcl
9 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 956 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 576 (60.25%) CCNP
3 259 (27.09%) CCNA
4 117 (12.24%) CCDP
5 95 (9.94%) CCIP
6 89 (9.31%) Degree
7 66 (6.90%) CCSP
8 65 (6.80%) CCVP
9 59 (6.17%) Security Cleared
10 53 (5.54%) CCDA
11 52 (5.44%) JNCIE
12 45 (4.71%) JNCIA
13 44 (4.60%) CISSP
14 43 (4.50%) SC Cleared
15 40 (4.18%) JNCIP
16 30 (3.14%) CCSA
17 23 (2.41%) CCSE
17 23 (2.41%) JNCIS
18 20 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (1.99%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.29%) SLA
2 37 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.42%) QA
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.15%) UAG
5 9 (0.94%) vSphere
5 9 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.84%) XenApp
6 8 (0.84%) Snort
6 8 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.52%) XenServer
9 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.31%) vCloud
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (5.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 30 (3.14%) CiscoWorks
4 24 (2.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 19 (1.99%) SolarWinds Orion
6 16 (1.67%) OpenView
7 12 (1.26%) Nagios
7 12 (1.26%) Nessus
8 9 (0.94%) Cacti
9 7 (0.73%) Netcool
10 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.52%) WSUS
12 4 (0.42%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.42%) HP NNM
13 3 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 818 (85.56%) Cisco
2 306 (32.01%) Juniper
3 228 (23.85%) CheckPoint
4 193 (20.19%) F5
5 92 (9.62%) HP
6 85 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 78 (8.16%) Riverbed
8 75 (7.85%) VMware
9 46 (4.81%) Fortinet
10 45 (4.71%) Citrix
11 44 (4.60%) Blue Coat
11 44 (4.60%) SolarWinds
12 27 (2.82%) Brocade
13 24 (2.51%) Oracle
14 23 (2.41%) Nokia
14 23 (2.41%) ProCurve
15 22 (2.30%) Aruba
15 22 (2.30%) IBM
15 22 (2.30%) EMC
16 19 (1.99%) BT
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, plus bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + £4,000 shift allowance.
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + big bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £57,200 to £67,200 per annum + 15% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
FT Select
Salary: From £47,400 to £56,400 per annum + 12% bonus + pension + private heal
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
FT Select
Salary: From £47,400 to £56,400 per annum + 12% bonus + pension + health care
Posted: 4 days ago