Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 581 554 619
Rank change year-on-year -27 +65 -109
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 450 673 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 1.97% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 331 571 510
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,544 £40,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £92,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 25,602 34,165 38,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 24.26% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,024 25,196 30,270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 -53 224 £70,000 - 23
South East +77 121 £66,000 +5.60% 20
Midlands +34 43 £52,500 -8.70% 8
West Midlands +21 31 £52,500 -8.70% 6
North of England +5 22 £60,000 -4.00% 13
South West +24 19 £63,750 +2.00% 9
East of England -1 17 £55,000 -7.56% 1
East Midlands +25 12 £42,500 -29.17% 2
North West +2 12 £62,500 - 6
Yorkshire +26 10 £50,000 -9.09% 5
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 450 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 347 (77.11%) Cisco
3 306 (68.00%) CCNP
4 221 (49.11%) WAN
5 200 (44.44%) Firewall
6 186 (41.33%) LAN
7 173 (38.44%) Data Centre
8 153 (34.00%) MPLS
9 132 (29.33%) BGP
10 124 (27.56%) Wireless
11 123 (27.33%) OSPF
12 106 (23.56%) Palo Alto
13 105 (23.33%) Finance
14 100 (22.22%) CCNA
15 96 (21.33%) Juniper
16 95 (21.11%) ITIL
17 94 (20.89%) Presales
18 90 (20.00%) F5
19 89 (19.78%) CCDP
20 87 (19.33%) VPN
20 87 (19.33%) Network Security
21 86 (19.11%) Network Design
22 85 (18.89%) Telecoms
23 81 (18.00%) VLAN
23 81 (18.00%) TCP/IP
24 78 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
25 74 (16.44%) CheckPoint
26 71 (15.78%) Degree
27 68 (15.11%) Internet
28 64 (14.22%) VMware

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 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.89%) Azure
2 52 (11.56%) AWS
3 13 (2.89%) Office 365
4 7 (1.56%) GCP
5 3 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 2 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 221 (49.11%) WAN
2 200 (44.44%) Firewall
3 186 (41.33%) LAN
4 153 (34.00%) MPLS
5 132 (29.33%) BGP
6 124 (27.56%) Wireless
7 123 (27.33%) OSPF
8 87 (19.33%) Network Security
8 87 (19.33%) VPN
9 81 (18.00%) TCP/IP
9 81 (18.00%) VLAN
10 78 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
11 68 (15.11%) Internet
12 63 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (10.89%) VoIP
14 44 (9.78%) DHCP
15 41 (9.11%) DNS
16 37 (8.22%) Ethernet
17 36 (8.00%) IPsec
18 35 (7.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (4.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) Postman
General
1 105 (23.33%) Finance
2 85 (18.89%) Telecoms
3 61 (13.56%) Banking
4 19 (4.22%) Retail
5 13 (2.89%) German Language
5 13 (2.89%) Italian Language
6 10 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.78%) French Language
8 4 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.67%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Police
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 243 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 112 (24.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 77 (17.11%) Architect
4 56 (12.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 49 (10.89%) Consultant
6 36 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 30 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.00%) Network Consultant
9 20 (4.44%) Network Architect
10 18 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
10 18 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
11 15 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
12 14 (3.11%) Network Manager
12 14 (3.11%) Security Consultant
12 14 (3.11%) Security Engineer
13 13 (2.89%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (2.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 10 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.22%) Security Architect
14 10 (2.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.22%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.22%) LDAP
3 7 (1.56%) XMPP
4 2 (0.44%) Jinja
4 2 (0.44%) JSON
4 2 (0.44%) RESTful
4 2 (0.44%) YAML
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 173 (38.44%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.00%) Wiki
4 16 (3.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.22%) e-Learning
7 10 (2.22%) PKI
7 10 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.56%) BBC
10 6 (1.33%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.89%) Social Media
12 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.22%) Eurex
13 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.22%) IVR
13 1 (0.22%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.11%) Linux
2 16 (3.56%) Unix
3 13 (2.89%) Windows
4 3 (0.67%) CentOS
4 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.11%) ITIL
2 94 (20.89%) Presales
3 86 (19.11%) Network Design
4 57 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (11.56%) Load Balancing
6 49 (10.89%) Mentoring
7 40 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 40 (8.89%) Network Virtualisation
8 39 (8.67%) Project Delivery
9 35 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 30 (6.67%) Change Management
10 30 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
10 30 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 28 (6.22%) Information Security
11 28 (6.22%) Migration
12 23 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (5.11%) Network Management
12 23 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.22%) Incident Management
13 19 (4.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.22%) Python
2 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.56%) Perl
5 3 (0.67%) C
6 2 (0.44%) C#
6 2 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.22%) PHP
7 1 (0.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 450 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 306 (68.00%) CCNP
3 100 (22.22%) CCNA
4 89 (19.78%) CCDP
5 71 (15.78%) Degree
6 47 (10.44%) JNCIE
7 46 (10.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 45 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 40 (8.89%) SC Cleared
10 29 (6.44%) CCIE Service Provider
11 21 (4.67%) MCSE
11 21 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (4.44%) CCDE
13 18 (4.00%) JNCIA
14 17 (3.78%) CCIE Security
15 15 (3.33%) JNCIP
15 15 (3.33%) JNCIS
16 14 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (2.89%) CISSP
18 12 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.33%) GDPR
4 5 (1.11%) QA
4 5 (1.11%) RMADS
5 2 (0.44%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.44%) FISMA
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 59 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.78%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.33%) Firmware
5 5 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (8.44%) Ansible
2 26 (5.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 15 (3.33%) FortiGate
4 15 (3.33%) Puppet
5 10 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.78%) SCCM
6 8 (1.78%) vRealize
7 7 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.44%) NetMRI
9 2 (0.44%) Salt
9 2 (0.44%) SCOM
9 2 (0.44%) Terraform
9 2 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 347 (77.11%) Cisco
2 106 (23.56%) Palo Alto
3 96 (21.33%) Juniper
4 90 (20.00%) F5
5 74 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 64 (14.22%) Fortinet
6 64 (14.22%) VMware
7 61 (13.56%) Meraki
8 59 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 45 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 35 (7.78%) Citrix
11 24 (5.33%) HP
12 18 (4.00%) Blue Coat
12 18 (4.00%) Speakerbus
12 18 (4.00%) Virgin Media
13 16 (3.56%) Brocade
14 14 (3.11%) Forcepoint
15 10 (2.22%) Dell
15 10 (2.22%) Riverbed
16 9 (2.00%) EMC