Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 564 571
Rank change year-on-year -29 +7 -56
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 638 782 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.93% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 481 657 720
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 37,003 40,561 48,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.72% 24.42% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,629 31,299 39,732
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +37 387 £70,000 +3.70% 24
South East -69 122 £62,500 +13.64% 16
East of England +67 69 £63,750 +6.25% 10
North of England -71 40 £62,500 +13.64% 13
Midlands +1 30 £62,500 +13.64% 6
West Midlands +30 29 £62,500 +13.64% 4
Yorkshire +10 28 £62,500 +13.64% 3
North West -55 12 £62,500 +19.05% 8
South West -6 6 £70,000 +24.44% 8
East Midlands -8 1 £90,000 +56.52% 2
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 638 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 590 (92.48%) Cisco
3 486 (76.18%) CCNP
4 375 (58.78%) Firewall
5 226 (35.42%) F5
6 223 (34.95%) BGP
7 208 (32.60%) CheckPoint
8 207 (32.45%) Data Centre
9 199 (31.19%) WAN
10 192 (30.09%) VMware
11 188 (29.47%) Juniper
12 183 (28.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 182 (28.53%) Cisco ASA
14 176 (27.59%) Finance
15 174 (27.27%) MPLS
16 168 (26.33%) Palo Alto
17 167 (26.18%) OSPF
18 163 (25.55%) Wireless
19 152 (23.82%) Microsoft
20 150 (23.51%) VPN
21 149 (23.35%) Network Security
22 137 (21.47%) Degree
23 128 (20.06%) CCNA
24 117 (18.34%) Presales
25 111 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
26 107 (16.77%) Network Design
27 101 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
28 94 (14.73%) Banking
29 92 (14.42%) CCIE Security
30 89 (13.95%) 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 13 (2.04%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
1 69 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (2.04%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.63%) Route 53
4 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.31%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 375 (58.78%) Firewall
2 223 (34.95%) BGP
3 199 (31.19%) WAN
4 183 (28.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 182 (28.53%) Cisco ASA
6 174 (27.27%) MPLS
7 167 (26.18%) OSPF
8 163 (25.55%) Wireless
9 150 (23.51%) VPN
10 149 (23.35%) Network Security
11 89 (13.95%) LAN
12 82 (12.85%) NetScaler
13 73 (11.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 72 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 70 (10.97%) Cisco IOS
16 69 (10.82%) Cisco ISE
16 69 (10.82%) Wi-Fi
17 65 (10.19%) Ethernet
18 60 (9.40%) IPsec
18 60 (9.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.70%) Big Data
2 2 (0.31%) Power BI
2 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.16%) Informix
3 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) AppScan
General
1 176 (27.59%) Finance
2 94 (14.73%) Banking
3 87 (13.64%) Retail
4 67 (10.50%) Telecoms
5 40 (6.27%) German Language
5 40 (6.27%) Italian Language
5 40 (6.27%) Manufacturing
6 38 (5.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 31 (4.86%) Law
8 23 (3.61%) Advertising
9 22 (3.45%) Legal
10 17 (2.66%) Financial Institution
11 15 (2.35%) French Language
11 15 (2.35%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.25%) Marketing
13 4 (0.63%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) Local Government
14 3 (0.47%) Front Office
14 3 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 285 (44.67%) Network Engineer
2 170 (26.65%) Architect
3 103 (16.14%) Solutions Architect
4 96 (15.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 71 (11.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 57 (8.93%) Network Architect
7 56 (8.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 56 (8.78%) Security Architect
8 52 (8.15%) Consultant
8 52 (8.15%) Security Engineer
9 51 (7.99%) Technical Architect
10 48 (7.52%) Cisco Architect
11 45 (7.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 42 (6.58%) Analyst
13 35 (5.49%) Cisco Solutions Architect
13 35 (5.49%) Network Security Engineer
14 34 (5.33%) Network Consultant
15 33 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 32 (5.02%) Network Specialist
17 31 (4.86%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.88%) XMPP
3 5 (0.78%) JSON
3 5 (0.78%) RFC 2544
4 4 (0.63%) Web Services
5 2 (0.31%) CSS
5 2 (0.31%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 207 (32.45%) Data Centre
2 86 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.46%) Computer Science
4 45 (7.05%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 24 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.51%) EMC VMAX
10 13 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 11 (1.72%) PKI
12 11 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.72%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.57%) DataPower
14 9 (1.41%) FlexPod
15 8 (1.25%) BBC
15 8 (1.25%) NHS
16 7 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 5 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.62%) Windows
2 37 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 31 (4.86%) Unix
4 28 (4.39%) Linux
5 13 (2.04%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.16%) CentOS
6 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (18.34%) Presales
2 111 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
3 107 (16.77%) Network Design
4 89 (13.95%) SIEM
5 68 (10.66%) Analytics
6 67 (10.50%) Load Balancing
7 59 (9.25%) ITIL
8 57 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 54 (8.46%) Data Loss Prevention
10 50 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 48 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (7.37%) Kalman Filter
13 46 (7.21%) Event Correlation
13 46 (7.21%) Security Operations
14 45 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (6.27%) Capacity Planning
15 40 (6.27%) Information Security
15 40 (6.27%) Technical Architecture
16 38 (5.96%) Web Filtering
17 37 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.52%) Python
2 20 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.51%) Perl
4 5 (0.78%) C
5 2 (0.31%) Groovy
5 2 (0.31%) Lisp
5 2 (0.31%) Ruby
5 2 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 638 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 486 (76.18%) CCNP
3 137 (21.47%) Degree
4 128 (20.06%) CCNA
5 92 (14.42%) CCIE Security
6 76 (11.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 70 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (10.82%) MCSE
9 66 (10.34%) CISSP
9 66 (10.34%) JNCIE
10 65 (10.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 62 (9.72%) VCAP
12 61 (9.56%) VCDX
13 58 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 48 (7.52%) CCDP
15 47 (7.37%) CCSP
15 47 (7.37%) SANS
16 46 (7.21%) RHCA
16 46 (7.21%) SSCP
17 45 (7.05%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (4.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.10%) GDPR
5 5 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
5 5 (0.78%) QA
5 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.63%) COBIT
7 3 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.31%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) GPG13
9 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 101 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.17%) VMware NSX
4 25 (3.92%) Firmware
5 15 (2.35%) XenApp
5 15 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.25%) vSphere
7 5 (0.78%) Docker
8 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (4.86%) RSA Security Analytics
2 19 (2.98%) Puppet
3 18 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.35%) CASB
4 15 (2.35%) Terraform
5 14 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.88%) Cacti
7 10 (1.57%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.25%) Ansible
9 7 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.78%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.63%) Nagios
12 2 (0.31%) QRadar
12 2 (0.31%) SCOM
13 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.16%) RANCID
13 1 (0.16%) RSA enVision
13 1 (0.16%) SCCM
13 1 (0.16%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 590 (92.48%) Cisco
2 226 (35.42%) F5
3 208 (32.60%) CheckPoint
4 192 (30.09%) VMware
5 188 (29.47%) Juniper
6 168 (26.33%) Palo Alto
7 152 (23.82%) Microsoft
8 77 (12.07%) Splunk
9 69 (10.82%) NetApp
10 65 (10.19%) EMC
11 53 (8.31%) Citrix
11 53 (8.31%) SolarWinds
12 49 (7.68%) Dell
13 46 (7.21%) Red Hat
14 43 (6.74%) Fortinet
15 40 (6.27%) Symantec
16 39 (6.11%) Google
17 37 (5.80%) Meraki
18 33 (5.17%) Blue Coat
19 31 (4.86%) Infoblox