Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 562 601 567
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34 -1
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 561 616 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.68% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 376 495 640
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 29,756 36,613 40,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.44% 23.86% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21,813 27,273 31,042
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 -28 211 £72,500 +3.57% 29
South East +107 201 £65,000 +4.00% 12
Midlands +63 52 £54,500 -12.80% 5
North of England +39 51 £55,000 -12.00% 5
West Midlands +54 47 £56,250 -10.00% 2
North West +44 26 £57,500 -8.00% 4
East of England +18 25 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Yorkshire +1 24 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South West +13 12 £77,500 +10.71% 2
East Midlands +37 5 £42,500 -34.62% 3
North East - 1 £60,552 -
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 458 (81.64%) Cisco
3 381 (67.91%) CCNP
4 274 (48.84%) Firewall
5 253 (45.10%) WAN
6 244 (43.49%) Data Centre
7 205 (36.54%) LAN
8 160 (28.52%) MPLS
9 147 (26.20%) Wireless
10 145 (25.85%) Palo Alto
11 144 (25.67%) BGP
11 144 (25.67%) CCNA
12 143 (25.49%) Juniper
13 137 (24.42%) OSPF
14 135 (24.06%) Presales
15 122 (21.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 115 (20.50%) Finance
17 114 (20.32%) CCDP
18 113 (20.14%) F5
19 111 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
20 108 (19.25%) Degree
20 108 (19.25%) CheckPoint
20 108 (19.25%) VMware
21 104 (18.54%) VPN
22 101 (18.00%) Telecoms
23 93 (16.58%) TCP/IP
24 90 (16.04%) Network Security
25 88 (15.69%) Load Balancing
26 86 (15.33%) ITIL
27 82 (14.62%) Network Design

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 (1.43%) Skype for Business
2 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.53%) Confluence
4 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.27%) Azure
2 41 (7.31%) AWS
3 9 (1.60%) Office 365
4 6 (1.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 4 (0.71%) GCP
5 4 (0.71%) IaaS
5 4 (0.71%) PaaS
5 4 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.53%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 274 (48.84%) Firewall
2 253 (45.10%) WAN
3 205 (36.54%) LAN
4 160 (28.52%) MPLS
5 147 (26.20%) Wireless
6 144 (25.67%) BGP
7 137 (24.42%) OSPF
8 122 (21.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 111 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
10 104 (18.54%) VPN
11 93 (16.58%) TCP/IP
12 90 (16.04%) Network Security
13 72 (12.83%) VLAN
14 69 (12.30%) VoIP
15 59 (10.52%) DHCP
16 58 (10.34%) Internet
17 57 (10.16%) DNS
18 51 (9.09%) Unified Communications
19 49 (8.73%) Ethernet
20 48 (8.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 115 (20.50%) Finance
2 101 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 79 (14.08%) Banking
4 33 (5.88%) German Language
4 33 (5.88%) Italian Language
5 30 (5.35%) Retail
6 18 (3.21%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.25%) Publishing
11 4 (0.71%) French Language
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.36%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 262 (46.70%) Network Engineer
2 113 (20.14%) Architect
3 103 (18.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 76 (13.55%) Consultant
5 65 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 51 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 51 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 45 (8.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 42 (7.49%) Network Consultant
9 26 (4.63%) Juniper Engineer
9 26 (4.63%) Network Support
10 23 (4.10%) Security Consultant
11 21 (3.74%) Network Support Engineer
11 21 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
11 21 (3.74%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
12 20 (3.57%) Security Engineer
13 19 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
13 19 (3.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 18 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.32%) LDAP
3 2 (0.36%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 244 (43.49%) Data Centre
2 46 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.21%) BBC
4 17 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.67%) Wiki
6 13 (2.32%) PKI
7 10 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.07%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.53%) Social Media
11 2 (0.36%) CESG
11 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.36%) Shadow IT
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.18%) Eurex
12 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.70%) Linux
2 23 (4.10%) Unix
3 21 (3.74%) Windows
4 7 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.06%) Presales
2 88 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 86 (15.33%) ITIL
4 82 (14.62%) Network Design
5 56 (9.98%) Project Delivery
6 49 (8.73%) DNA
7 45 (8.02%) Mentoring
8 44 (7.84%) Network Management
9 42 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (7.31%) Migration
11 38 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 34 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (5.35%) Demand Generation
13 30 (5.35%) TOGAF
14 28 (4.99%) Computer Science
15 27 (4.81%) Information Security
16 26 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (4.63%) Change Management
17 23 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
17 23 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.84%) Python
2 16 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.96%) C
4 6 (1.07%) R
5 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 561 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 381 (67.91%) CCNP
3 144 (25.67%) CCNA
4 114 (20.32%) CCDP
5 108 (19.25%) Degree
6 75 (13.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 70 (12.48%) JNCIE
8 62 (11.05%) CCIE Service Provider
9 52 (9.27%) Security Cleared
10 48 (8.56%) JNCIP
11 45 (8.02%) SC Cleared
12 33 (5.88%) CCSE
13 32 (5.70%) JNCIA
14 25 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
14 25 (4.46%) JNCIS
15 18 (3.21%) CCSA
16 16 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (2.67%) CCDE
17 15 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (2.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.32%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.43%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) SLA
4 6 (1.07%) PMO
5 4 (0.71%) GDPR
6 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) RMADS
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 78 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.57%) VMware NSX
3 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (6.42%) Ansible
2 34 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 28 (4.99%) FortiGate
4 19 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (2.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (2.14%) Stealthwatch
7 9 (1.60%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.60%) vRealize
8 8 (1.43%) Puppet
9 5 (0.89%) SCOM
10 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.71%) SCCM
10 4 (0.71%) TrustSec
11 3 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.36%) Nagios
13 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 458 (81.64%) Cisco
2 145 (25.85%) Palo Alto
3 143 (25.49%) Juniper
4 113 (20.14%) F5
5 108 (19.25%) CheckPoint
5 108 (19.25%) VMware
6 59 (10.52%) Dell
6 59 (10.52%) Fortinet
7 56 (9.98%) NetApp
8 55 (9.80%) Meraki
9 54 (9.63%) EMC
10 51 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 46 (8.20%) HP
12 30 (5.35%) Citrix
13 26 (4.63%) Virgin Media
14 24 (4.28%) Blue Coat
15 23 (4.10%) SolarWinds
16 20 (3.57%) Avaya
17 18 (3.21%) Rackspace
18 17 (3.03%) Aruba