Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 804 559 587
Rank change year-on-year -245 +28 +14
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 214 141 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.35% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 179 93 368
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £64,375 £47,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,375
UK median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +18.52% - +3.85%

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 24,043 10,475 28,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.22% 21.08% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13,919 8,209 21,711
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,845 £41,250 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -207 124 £80,000 - 16
North of England -117 27 £85,000 +63.46% 11
South East -147 26 £75,000 +13.21% 4
North West -75 22 £85,000 +66.67% 10
Midlands -95 20 £45,000 +2.27% 5
East Midlands -52 16 £42,500 - 1
South West -70 10 £67,500 -
East of England -111 7 £60,000 +29.73%
West Midlands -90 4 £61,250 +39.20% 4
Yorkshire -92 3 £80,000 +39.13%
North East -27 2 £72,500 - 1
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (86.92%) Cisco
3 165 (77.10%) CCNP
4 119 (55.61%) Firewall
5 109 (50.93%) Data Centre
6 90 (42.06%) MPLS
7 89 (41.59%) BGP
8 74 (34.58%) OSPF
9 68 (31.78%) SolarWinds
10 62 (28.97%) WAN
11 59 (27.57%) LAN
12 56 (26.17%) ITIL
13 55 (25.70%) Network Design
14 48 (22.43%) Network Security
15 47 (21.96%) Degree
15 47 (21.96%) Finance
15 47 (21.96%) VPN
16 40 (18.69%) Network Monitoring
17 39 (18.22%) Multicast
17 39 (18.22%) Palo Alto
18 38 (17.76%) Presales
19 37 (17.29%) Project Management
20 33 (15.42%) Broadband
20 33 (15.42%) SLA
21 32 (14.95%) CCDP
21 32 (14.95%) Social Skills
22 31 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
22 31 (14.49%) Azure
23 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
24 29 (13.55%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.49%) Azure
2 25 (11.68%) AWS
3 10 (4.67%) GCP
4 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (1.87%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (55.61%) Firewall
2 90 (42.06%) MPLS
3 89 (41.59%) BGP
4 74 (34.58%) OSPF
5 62 (28.97%) WAN
6 59 (27.57%) LAN
7 48 (22.43%) Network Security
8 47 (21.96%) VPN
9 39 (18.22%) Multicast
10 33 (15.42%) Broadband
11 31 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
13 28 (13.08%) DNS
13 28 (13.08%) Wireless
14 27 (12.62%) IPv6
15 25 (11.68%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (11.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (11.21%) VoIP
17 19 (8.88%) EIGRP
17 19 (8.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (21.96%) Finance
2 32 (14.95%) Social Skills
3 17 (7.94%) Marketing
4 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.27%) Banking
6 6 (2.80%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.34%) Billing
7 5 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.34%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (54.21%) Network Engineer
2 49 (22.90%) Architect
3 36 (16.82%) Network Architect
3 36 (16.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (11.68%) Cisco Architect
5 22 (10.28%) Principal Engineer
5 22 (10.28%) Principal Network Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.01%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (7.01%) Cisco Network Architect
7 15 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.14%) Consultant
9 10 (4.67%) Network Manager
9 10 (4.67%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.74%) Core Network Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Head of Networks
12 6 (2.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.21%) JSON
1 9 (4.21%) XML
2 1 (0.47%) LDAP
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
2 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (50.93%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.94%) Blog
3 11 (5.14%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.67%) Fibre Optics
5 5 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.87%) CESG
7 3 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.40%) PMI
7 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.47%) Handset
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.21%) Windows
2 7 (3.27%) CatOS
2 7 (3.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.40%) Debian
3 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.17%) ITIL
2 55 (25.70%) Network Design
3 40 (18.69%) Network Monitoring
4 38 (17.76%) Presales
5 37 (17.29%) Project Management
6 29 (13.55%) Migration
7 23 (10.75%) Change Management
8 21 (9.81%) Procure-to-Pay
9 20 (9.35%) Bill of Materials
10 18 (8.41%) Network Management
11 17 (7.94%) IT Strategy
11 17 (7.94%) Thought Leadership
12 16 (7.48%) Project Delivery
13 15 (7.01%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (6.54%) Information Security
15 13 (6.07%) PRINCE2
16 12 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (5.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.62%) Python
2 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.40%) C
4 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (77.10%) CCNP
3 47 (21.96%) Degree
4 32 (14.95%) CCDP
5 29 (13.55%) CCNA
6 26 (12.15%) CCIE Service Provider
7 24 (11.21%) CISSP
8 18 (8.41%) CISM
9 15 (7.01%) CCIE Security
10 13 (6.07%) Security Cleared
11 12 (5.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 11 (5.14%) CCIE Data Center
13 9 (4.21%) JNCIS
14 8 (3.74%) JNCIP
14 8 (3.74%) SC Cleared
15 7 (3.27%) CCSE
15 7 (3.27%) JNCIA
15 7 (3.27%) JNCIE
16 6 (2.80%) CCSP
17 5 (2.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.42%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) GDPR
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.87%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.87%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (12.62%) Nagios
2 15 (7.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (4.67%) Ansible
4 7 (3.27%) Cacti
5 5 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.87%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.87%) QRadar
6 4 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.87%) Terraform
7 3 (1.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.93%) Grafana
8 2 (0.93%) Icinga
8 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.47%) Avamar
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.47%) Packer
9 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 186 (86.92%) Cisco
2 68 (31.78%) SolarWinds
3 39 (18.22%) Palo Alto
4 29 (13.55%) Juniper
5 27 (12.62%) F5
6 26 (12.15%) Fortinet
7 22 (10.28%) CheckPoint
8 19 (8.88%) Microsoft
8 19 (8.88%) Nokia
9 18 (8.41%) VMware
10 13 (6.07%) Dell
10 13 (6.07%) Speakerbus
11 11 (5.14%) Arista
12 7 (3.27%) Aruba
13 5 (2.34%) Avaya
14 4 (1.87%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.87%) Citrix
14 4 (1.87%) HP
14 4 (1.87%) Splunk
15 3 (1.40%) LogRhythm