Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 599 587 533
Rank change year-on-year -12 -54 +77
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 171 425 712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.72% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 154 378 683
Median annual salary £75,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,325 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 13,545 24,754 34,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.32% 21.80% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9,775 18,754 25,674
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,911 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.03% +1.82% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,288
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in England

CCIE
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCIE in England.

Salary trend for CCIE in England

CCIE
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCIE in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +63 82 £82,500 +13.79% 16
North of England +68 29 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +41 27 £80,000 +14.29% 8
North West +84 25 £55,000 -8.33% 4
South West +36 20 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Midlands +39 16 £55,000 +0.92% 3
West Midlands +34 12 £67,500 +23.85% 3
East of England +70 5 £67,500 +22.73% 2
East Midlands +27 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire +25 4 - - 1
North East - 4 - - 2
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (70.76%) Cisco
3 118 (69.01%) CCNP
4 101 (59.06%) Firewall
5 74 (43.27%) WAN
6 62 (36.26%) Network Security
7 60 (35.09%) BGP
8 59 (34.50%) LAN
9 55 (32.16%) Data Centre
10 51 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (29.24%) Finance
12 44 (25.73%) OSPF
13 39 (22.81%) F5
14 38 (22.22%) Juniper
15 37 (21.64%) Python
16 36 (21.05%) Wireless
17 33 (19.30%) Network Design
17 33 (19.30%) Multicast
18 32 (18.71%) CCNA
19 31 (18.13%) Degree
20 30 (17.54%) Telecoms
21 29 (16.96%) MPLS
22 28 (16.37%) Palo Alto
23 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP
24 26 (15.20%) Presales
25 25 (14.62%) Network Monitoring
25 25 (14.62%) Linux
26 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
26 23 (13.45%) Low Latency
27 22 (12.87%) Ansible

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 4 (2.34%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) AWS
1 15 (8.77%) Azure
2 7 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.92%) SaaS
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.75%) IaaS
5 3 (1.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.17%) GCP
7 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 101 (59.06%) Firewall
2 74 (43.27%) WAN
3 62 (36.26%) Network Security
4 60 (35.09%) BGP
5 59 (34.50%) LAN
6 51 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (25.73%) OSPF
8 36 (21.05%) Wireless
9 33 (19.30%) Multicast
10 29 (16.96%) MPLS
11 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 21 (12.28%) VPN
13 20 (11.70%) DNS
13 20 (11.70%) VLAN
14 18 (10.53%) IGMP
15 17 (9.94%) Cisco ISE
16 16 (9.36%) VoIP
17 14 (8.19%) Cisco Firepower
17 14 (8.19%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (7.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (29.24%) Finance
2 30 (17.54%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.60%) Banking
4 9 (5.26%) Law
5 8 (4.68%) Marketing
6 5 (2.92%) Legal
6 5 (2.92%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.34%) Military
8 3 (1.75%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.17%) Electronics
9 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.17%) Retail
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (54.39%) Network Engineer
2 44 (25.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (22.81%) Architect
4 25 (14.62%) Network Architect
5 20 (11.70%) Consultant
6 17 (9.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (9.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (8.77%) Security Consultant
9 14 (8.19%) Network Consultant
10 10 (5.85%) Security Architect
11 9 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
11 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.68%) LAN Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) WAN Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) Data Centre Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) Data Network Engineer
14 6 (3.51%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.75%) JSON
3 2 (1.17%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) XMPP
4 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.58%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.58%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.16%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.75%) NHS
5 3 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.17%) Blog
6 2 (1.17%) CESG
7 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.62%) Linux
2 13 (7.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Debian
3 1 (0.58%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) Network Design
2 26 (15.20%) Presales
3 25 (14.62%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
4 23 (13.45%) Low Latency
5 21 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.36%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.77%) ITIL
8 13 (7.60%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 11 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.43%) Algorithmic Trading
10 11 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.43%) DNA
10 11 (6.43%) Network Architecture
11 10 (5.85%) Information Security
12 9 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
12 9 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.64%) Python
2 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.92%) PHP
3 5 (2.92%) R
4 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (69.01%) CCNP
3 32 (18.71%) CCNA
4 31 (18.13%) Degree
5 17 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (9.36%) CCIE Security
6 16 (9.36%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.19%) CISSP
8 11 (6.43%) CCDP
8 11 (6.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 9 (5.26%) JNCIA
9 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.68%) CISM
10 8 (4.68%) JNCIE
11 7 (4.09%) CCIE Service Provider
11 7 (4.09%) CCSP
12 6 (3.51%) CCDE
12 6 (3.51%) JNCIP
12 6 (3.51%) OSCP
12 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) GDPR
2 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) NCSC
3 2 (1.17%) NIST
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.09%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.75%) Docker
4 3 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) NLBS
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (12.87%) Ansible
2 12 (7.02%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (6.43%) Terraform
4 10 (5.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (5.26%) Grafana
6 7 (4.09%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.92%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.75%) Cacti
8 3 (1.75%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.17%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.58%) Puppet
10 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 121 (70.76%) Cisco
2 39 (22.81%) F5
3 38 (22.22%) Juniper
4 28 (16.37%) Palo Alto
5 20 (11.70%) Fortinet
5 20 (11.70%) SolarWinds
5 20 (11.70%) VMware
6 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.77%) Splunk
7 14 (8.19%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.19%) Meraki
8 13 (7.60%) Infoblox
9 12 (7.02%) FireEye
10 5 (2.92%) Arista
10 5 (2.92%) Avaya
10 5 (2.92%) Dell
10 5 (2.92%) ExtraHop
10 5 (2.92%) Radianz
11 4 (2.34%) Oracle
12 3 (1.75%) HP