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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 507 378 385
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 450 679 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 2.29% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 348 559 596
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £42,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -127 427 £55,750 -3.04% 47
London -125 164 £61,250 +2.08% 23
South East -56 145 £55,000 -4.34% 16
City of London -58 54 £61,250 +6.52% 14
Yorkshire +3 53 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Leeds -1 47 £42,000 -16.00% 3
West Yorkshire -12 47 £42,000 -13.84% 3
Berkshire -46 40 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Surrey -2 30 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Hampshire -12 30 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East of England -29 25 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Hertfordshire -12 19 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -25 19 £24,500 -59.16% 1
Reading -30 18 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Watford -9 16 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -23 16 £45,000 -21.73%
Birmingham -7 13 £52,500 -8.69%
Wales -19 13 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Cardiff -11 12 £68,750 +22.22% 1
South Wales -12 12 £68,750 +19.56% 1
South West -31 12 £65,000 +34.02%
East Sussex - 12 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 11 £30,000 - 1
Swindon -4 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Wiltshire -7 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Orpington +3 9 £42,500 - 1
High Wycombe 0 9 £24,500 -43.02% 1
Slough +8 7 £67,500 +5.88% 2
Guildford +7 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland - 7 £51,250 - 1

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 883 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 797 (90.26%) Cisco
3 568 (64.33%) CCNP
4 371 (42.02%) Firewall
5 364 (41.22%) Juniper
6 313 (35.45%) WAN
7 276 (31.26%) LAN
8 237 (26.84%) CCNA
9 231 (26.16%) BGP
10 205 (23.22%) MPLS
11 201 (22.76%) CheckPoint
12 197 (22.31%) F5
13 195 (22.08%) OSPF
14 169 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
15 164 (18.57%) VPN
16 157 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 144 (16.31%) Network Security
18 139 (15.74%) Telecoms
19 133 (15.06%) Wireless
20 118 (13.36%) Load Balancing
21 105 (11.89%) VoIP
22 104 (11.78%) Network Design
23 102 (11.55%) Microsoft
24 99 (11.21%) Finance
25 97 (10.99%) ITIL
26 95 (10.76%) HP
27 93 (10.53%) VMware
27 93 (10.53%) EIGRP
28 89 (10.08%) CCDP
29 86 (9.74%) TCP/IP

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (3.74%) Lync
2 14 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (0.68%) GroupWise
5 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.45%) Apache
6 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.83%) MS Office
3 20 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 371 (42.02%) Firewall
2 313 (35.45%) WAN
3 276 (31.26%) LAN
4 231 (26.16%) BGP
5 205 (23.22%) MPLS
6 195 (22.08%) OSPF
7 169 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
8 164 (18.57%) VPN
9 157 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 144 (16.31%) Network Security
11 133 (15.06%) Wireless
12 105 (11.89%) VoIP
13 93 (10.53%) EIGRP
14 86 (9.74%) TCP/IP
15 71 (8.04%) DNS
15 71 (8.04%) Internet
16 59 (6.68%) IPsec
17 54 (6.12%) Unified Communications
18 51 (5.78%) IP Telephony
19 49 (5.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (0.45%) MySQL
2 4 (0.45%) Informix
2 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Hudson
1 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.45%) Subversion
1 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.45%) JIRA
1 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 139 (15.74%) Telecoms
2 99 (11.21%) Finance
3 44 (4.98%) Banking
4 30 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.27%) Advertising
6 17 (1.93%) Retail
7 7 (0.79%) Games
7 7 (0.79%) French Language
8 6 (0.68%) Japanese Language
9 5 (0.57%) Law
9 5 (0.57%) German Language
10 4 (0.45%) Marketing
10 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 340 (38.51%) Network Engineer
2 173 (19.59%) Consultant
3 147 (16.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 146 (16.53%) Architect
5 101 (11.44%) Network Consultant
6 86 (9.74%) Network Architect
7 61 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 45 (5.10%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 43 (4.87%) Technical Design Authority
10 42 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
11 40 (4.53%) Security Engineer
12 39 (4.42%) Sales Consultant
13 34 (3.85%) Analyst
14 33 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 32 (3.62%) Design Engineer
16 30 (3.40%) Network Analyst
17 29 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
18 27 (3.06%) Senior Security Engineer
19 26 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.47%) XMPP
2 6 (0.68%) ODBC
3 5 (0.57%) Middleware
4 4 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.11%) .NET
6 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (1.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (0.91%) Hedge funds
3 8 (0.91%) Digital Media
3 8 (0.91%) Equities
4 7 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (0.79%) iPhone
5 6 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 5 (0.57%) Handset
6 5 (0.57%) Mathematics
6 5 (0.57%) IPTV
6 5 (0.57%) PKI
6 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (0.45%) IBM XIV
7 4 (0.45%) SecurID
7 4 (0.45%) Open Source
7 4 (0.45%) Replication
8 3 (0.34%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.34%) Clustering
8 3 (0.34%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.46%) Linux
2 51 (5.78%) Windows
3 30 (3.40%) UNIX
4 15 (1.70%) Solaris
4 15 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.13%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.68%) Android
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (13.36%) Load Balancing
2 104 (11.78%) Network Design
3 97 (10.99%) ITIL
4 63 (7.13%) Network Architecture
5 51 (5.78%) Project Management
6 45 (5.10%) Low Latency
7 34 (3.85%) Network Management
8 32 (3.62%) PRINCE2
9 27 (3.06%) Time Management
10 25 (2.83%) Security Architecture
10 25 (2.83%) Service Delivery
11 21 (2.38%) Change Management
11 21 (2.38%) TOGAF
11 21 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 19 (2.15%) Information Security
13 18 (2.04%) Performance Management
13 18 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (2.04%) Migration
14 17 (1.93%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (1.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.72%) Perl
2 16 (1.81%) Python
3 15 (1.70%) SQL
4 8 (0.91%) C
4 8 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.57%) PHP
6 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.45%) PowerHouse
7 2 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 883 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 568 (64.33%) CCNP
3 237 (26.84%) CCNA
4 89 (10.08%) CCDP
5 82 (9.29%) Degree
6 68 (7.70%) CCSP
6 68 (7.70%) CCIP
7 60 (6.80%) JNCIE
8 57 (6.46%) JNCIA
9 56 (6.34%) Security Cleared
10 54 (6.12%) CCVP
11 50 (5.66%) JNCIP
12 41 (4.64%) SC Cleared
13 38 (4.30%) CISSP
14 35 (3.96%) CCDA
15 33 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (3.51%) MCSE
17 28 (3.17%) CCSE
18 27 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (2.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.40%) SLA
2 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 57 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.15%) UAG
4 15 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (1.59%) Snort
6 13 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.36%) vSphere
8 6 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.57%) XenApp
9 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.23%) XenServer
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (1.81%) CiscoWorks
4 14 (1.59%) OpenView
5 12 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.02%) Cacti
7 7 (0.79%) Nagios
7 7 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.45%) Puppet
9 4 (0.45%) Opsview
9 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Netcool
12 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 797 (90.26%) Cisco
2 364 (41.22%) Juniper
3 201 (22.76%) CheckPoint
4 197 (22.31%) F5
5 102 (11.55%) Microsoft
6 95 (10.76%) HP
7 93 (10.53%) VMware
8 55 (6.23%) Riverbed
9 46 (5.21%) Citrix
10 45 (5.10%) Brocade
11 42 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 32 (3.62%) SolarWinds
13 31 (3.51%) Nokia
14 25 (2.83%) Aruba
15 23 (2.60%) NetApp
16 20 (2.27%) Blue Coat
17 17 (1.93%) EMC
18 16 (1.81%) Huawei
19 14 (1.59%) Sourcefire
20 13 (1.47%) IBM
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: Yesterday
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + £4,000 shift allowance.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10K bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellenty Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago