Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 534 529
Rank change year-on-year -40 -5 -25
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 730 841 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 2.02% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 522 690 864
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,325 £41,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £88,625 £85,000 £75,250
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% - +3.00%

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,195 41,583 51,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.84% 24.72% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29,336 32,512 42,260
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in England

CCIE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCIE in England

CCIE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in England over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CCIE in England

CCIE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the England region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 435 £70,000 +7.69% 26
South East -64 180 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East of England +5 41 £57,500 -4.17% 12
North of England -70 36 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Midlands -36 30 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Yorkshire +21 29 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands -7 25 £62,500 +13.64% 5
South West -18 16 £62,500 +22.55% 5
North West -52 7 £70,000 +40.00% 7
East Midlands +1 5 £30,000 -40.00%
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 730 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 666 (91.23%) Cisco
3 519 (71.10%) CCNP
4 357 (48.90%) Firewall
5 284 (38.90%) F5
6 234 (32.05%) WAN
7 224 (30.68%) Finance
8 223 (30.55%) Data Centre
9 218 (29.86%) MPLS
10 215 (29.45%) CheckPoint
11 207 (28.36%) VMware
12 206 (28.22%) VPN
13 205 (28.08%) CCNA
14 201 (27.53%) Wireless
15 199 (27.26%) Juniper
16 195 (26.71%) BGP
17 191 (26.16%) Presales
18 190 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
19 187 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
20 173 (23.70%) Network Security
21 166 (22.74%) Degree
22 158 (21.64%) Palo Alto
23 153 (20.96%) OSPF
24 142 (19.45%) Network Design
25 129 (17.67%) Microsoft
26 122 (16.71%) NetScaler
27 119 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
28 111 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
28 111 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
28 111 (15.21%) LAN

CCIE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (1.10%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.78%) SaaS
5 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Route 53
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 357 (48.90%) Firewall
2 234 (32.05%) WAN
3 218 (29.86%) MPLS
4 206 (28.22%) VPN
5 201 (27.53%) Wireless
6 195 (26.71%) BGP
7 190 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
8 187 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 173 (23.70%) Network Security
10 153 (20.96%) OSPF
11 122 (16.71%) NetScaler
12 111 (15.21%) LAN
13 103 (14.11%) Cisco ISE
14 96 (13.15%) VPLS
15 86 (11.78%) Wi-Fi
16 80 (10.96%) Unified Communications
17 74 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 73 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 72 (9.86%) WLAN
20 71 (9.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.30%) Big Data
2 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.27%) Power BI
3 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (4.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.14%) AppScan
General
1 224 (30.68%) Finance
2 83 (11.37%) Banking
3 75 (10.27%) Telecoms
4 67 (9.18%) Retail
5 59 (8.08%) Manufacturing
6 57 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 44 (6.03%) German Language
7 44 (6.03%) Italian Language
8 24 (3.29%) Marketing
9 18 (2.47%) Advertising
10 15 (2.05%) Law
11 14 (1.92%) Legal
12 10 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.37%) French Language
12 10 (1.37%) Spanish Language
13 8 (1.10%) Local Government
14 5 (0.68%) Electronics
15 4 (0.55%) Games
16 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 316 (43.29%) Network Engineer
2 229 (31.37%) Architect
3 145 (19.86%) Solutions Architect
4 110 (15.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 90 (12.33%) Technical Architect
6 83 (11.37%) Network Architect
7 80 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 78 (10.68%) Cisco Architect
9 71 (9.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 68 (9.32%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 62 (8.49%) Security Architect
12 52 (7.12%) Cisco Solutions Architect
12 52 (7.12%) Consultant
13 45 (6.16%) Security Solutions Architect
14 42 (5.75%) Network Specialist
14 42 (5.75%) Security Engineer
15 39 (5.34%) Network Security Specialist
15 39 (5.34%) Security Specialist
16 38 (5.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 36 (4.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.16%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.51%) XMPP
3 7 (0.96%) JSON
3 7 (0.96%) LDAP
4 4 (0.55%) RFC 2544
5 2 (0.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.14%) .NET
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.14%) REST
6 1 (0.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (30.55%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 24 (3.29%) EMC VMAX
7 22 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.19%) FlexPod
9 13 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.78%) User Experience
10 11 (1.51%) PKI
10 11 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 10 (1.37%) DataPower
11 10 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 7 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.96%) Equities
12 7 (0.96%) Fintech
12 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.81%) Windows
2 35 (4.79%) Linux
3 26 (3.56%) Unix
4 21 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.51%) FreeBSD
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.68%) CentOS
7 5 (0.68%) DC/OS
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.41%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (26.16%) Presales
2 142 (19.45%) Network Design
3 96 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (13.01%) Load Balancing
5 94 (12.88%) ITIL
6 76 (10.41%) Analytics
7 74 (10.14%) Change Management
8 72 (9.86%) SIEM
9 64 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
10 61 (8.36%) Capacity Planning
11 53 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (7.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 53 (7.26%) Network Architecture
12 49 (6.71%) Problem Management
13 47 (6.44%) Customer Requirements
13 47 (6.44%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (6.30%) Mentoring
15 45 (6.16%) Risk Management
16 44 (6.03%) Two-Factor Authentication
17 39 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (8.08%) Python
2 34 (4.66%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.51%) C
4 10 (1.37%) Perl
5 6 (0.82%) Ruby
6 5 (0.68%) Groovy
7 2 (0.27%) SQL
8 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.14%) Go
8 1 (0.14%) Java
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 730 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 519 (71.10%) CCNP
3 205 (28.08%) CCNA
4 166 (22.74%) Degree
5 81 (11.10%) CCIE Security
6 75 (10.27%) JNCIE
7 73 (10.00%) CCDP
8 66 (9.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 54 (7.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 50 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (6.71%) MCSE
11 49 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (6.16%) CCIE Data Center
12 45 (6.16%) SC Cleared
12 45 (6.16%) Security Cleared
13 44 (6.03%) CCIE Service Provider
14 36 (4.93%) CISSP
15 32 (4.38%) VCAP
15 32 (4.38%) VCDX
16 29 (3.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.05%) GDPR
5 11 (1.51%) SLA
6 10 (1.37%) COBIT
6 10 (1.37%) QA
7 7 (0.96%) Government Security Classifications
8 5 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 111 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 34 (4.66%) VMware NSX
4 29 (3.97%) Firmware
5 27 (3.70%) XenApp
5 27 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.82%) Docker
7 5 (0.68%) vSphere
8 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (4.25%) Puppet
2 27 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (3.70%) Terraform
3 20 (2.74%) CASB
4 18 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (1.78%) Cacti
5 13 (1.78%) RSA Security Analytics
6 10 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 10 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.82%) Ansible
7 6 (0.82%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.55%) Nagios
9 4 (0.55%) SCOM
10 3 (0.41%) Core Impact
10 3 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.27%) Nessus
11 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 666 (91.23%) Cisco
2 284 (38.90%) F5
3 215 (29.45%) CheckPoint
4 207 (28.36%) VMware
5 199 (27.26%) Juniper
6 158 (21.64%) Palo Alto
7 129 (17.67%) Microsoft
8 93 (12.74%) NetApp
9 90 (12.33%) Citrix
9 90 (12.33%) EMC
10 83 (11.37%) SolarWinds
11 82 (11.23%) Splunk
12 73 (10.00%) Dell
13 64 (8.77%) Blue Coat
14 56 (7.67%) Google
15 51 (6.99%) Zscaler
16 50 (6.85%) Infoblox
17 47 (6.44%) Meraki
18 43 (5.89%) Fortinet
19 39 (5.34%) HP