Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 594 519 604
Rank change year-on-year -75 +85 -120
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 402 735 660
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 2.17% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 352 712 552
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 23,334 33,799 39,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.52% 24.62% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17,256 24,644 30,413
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £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 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -102 187 £75,000 +3.45% 20
South East +40 99 £75,000 +15.38% 15
South West +51 31 £65,000 -
Midlands +50 30 £52,500 -8.70% 2
North of England +12 28 £52,000 -5.45% 8
East of England +40 24 £55,000 -4.35% 4
West Midlands +23 20 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Yorkshire +23 16 £50,000 -2.44% 1
North West +5 12 £52,000 -16.80% 7
East Midlands +41 10 £56,250 +25.00% 1
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 296 (73.63%) Cisco
3 243 (60.45%) CCNP
4 192 (47.76%) WAN
5 167 (41.54%) Firewall
6 148 (36.82%) Data Centre
7 144 (35.82%) LAN
8 111 (27.61%) MPLS
9 109 (27.11%) Wireless
10 101 (25.12%) BGP
11 97 (24.13%) Network Design
12 91 (22.64%) Finance
13 88 (21.89%) Presales
14 86 (21.39%) Network Security
15 82 (20.40%) Palo Alto
16 81 (20.15%) OSPF
16 81 (20.15%) VMware
16 81 (20.15%) Juniper
17 78 (19.40%) ITIL
18 73 (18.16%) CCNA
18 73 (18.16%) CCDP
18 73 (18.16%) F5
19 71 (17.66%) Degree
20 64 (15.92%) VLAN
20 64 (15.92%) TCP/IP
21 62 (15.42%) Telecoms
22 61 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 61 (15.17%) Azure
23 59 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
23 59 (14.68%) Meraki

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 10 (2.49%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.17%) Azure
2 50 (12.44%) AWS
3 16 (3.98%) Office 365
4 11 (2.74%) GCP
5 3 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (47.76%) WAN
2 167 (41.54%) Firewall
3 144 (35.82%) LAN
4 111 (27.61%) MPLS
5 109 (27.11%) Wireless
6 101 (25.12%) BGP
7 86 (21.39%) Network Security
8 81 (20.15%) OSPF
9 64 (15.92%) TCP/IP
9 64 (15.92%) VLAN
10 59 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
11 57 (14.18%) VPN
12 42 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (10.45%) Internet
13 39 (9.70%) VoIP
14 37 (9.20%) Cisco ISE
14 37 (9.20%) IP Telephony
15 34 (8.46%) Cisco Firepower
16 29 (7.21%) DNS
17 28 (6.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.50%) Postman
4 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (22.64%) Finance
2 62 (15.42%) Telecoms
3 38 (9.45%) Banking
4 13 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.24%) French Language
6 5 (1.24%) Law
7 4 (1.00%) German Language
7 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.50%) Police
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (53.48%) Network Engineer
2 112 (27.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 85 (21.14%) Architect
4 51 (12.69%) Consultant
5 46 (11.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 39 (9.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 33 (8.21%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (7.96%) Network Architect
9 30 (7.46%) Network Consultant
10 26 (6.47%) Security Architect
11 18 (4.48%) Security Consultant
12 15 (3.73%) Cisco Architect
13 14 (3.48%) Network Design Engineer
14 13 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.23%) Network Manager
14 13 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 13 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
16 11 (2.74%) Principal Engineer
17 10 (2.49%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.74%) 802.1X
1 7 (1.74%) XMPP
2 5 (1.24%) LDAP
3 2 (0.50%) Jinja
3 2 (0.50%) JSON
3 2 (0.50%) RESTful
3 2 (0.50%) YAML
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
4 1 (0.25%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 148 (36.82%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 12 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.49%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.24%) Wiki
6 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.24%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.24%) PKI
10 4 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
12 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.45%) Linux
2 20 (4.98%) Windows
3 13 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (0.50%) CentOS
4 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.13%) Network Design
2 88 (21.89%) Presales
3 78 (19.40%) ITIL
4 50 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (10.70%) Mentoring
6 39 (9.70%) Network Virtualisation
7 32 (7.96%) Load Balancing
8 31 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (7.71%) TOGAF
9 28 (6.97%) Change Management
9 28 (6.97%) Incident Management
10 27 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
11 26 (6.47%) Migration
12 25 (6.22%) Information Security
12 25 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (4.98%) Network Architecture
14 19 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (4.23%) Project Delivery
16 17 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.69%) Python
2 12 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.00%) Perl
5 2 (0.50%) C#
5 2 (0.50%) Ruby
6 1 (0.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 402 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (60.45%) CCNP
3 73 (18.16%) CCDP
3 73 (18.16%) CCNA
4 71 (17.66%) Degree
5 51 (12.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 49 (12.19%) Security Cleared
7 48 (11.94%) SC Cleared
8 30 (7.46%) CISSP
9 24 (5.97%) MCSE
9 24 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (5.72%) JNCIA
11 22 (5.47%) JNCIE
12 21 (5.22%) CCIE Security
13 19 (4.73%) CCIE Service Provider
14 16 (3.98%) CCSA
15 15 (3.73%) DV Cleared
15 15 (3.73%) OSCP
16 14 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.48%) SLA
2 17 (4.23%) GDPR
2 17 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.49%) RMADS
4 4 (1.00%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.50%) FISMA
6 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.47%) VMware NSX
3 25 (6.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.49%) Firmware
4 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (8.21%) Ansible
2 18 (4.48%) vCenter Server
3 17 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (2.99%) Puppet
5 10 (2.49%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.24%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.24%) SCCM
9 5 (1.24%) vRealize
10 4 (1.00%) Stealthwatch
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.50%) Grafana
11 2 (0.50%) NetMRI
11 2 (0.50%) Nmap
11 2 (0.50%) Salt
11 2 (0.50%) Terraform
11 2 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 296 (73.63%) Cisco
2 82 (20.40%) Palo Alto
3 81 (20.15%) Juniper
3 81 (20.15%) VMware
4 73 (18.16%) F5
5 59 (14.68%) Meraki
6 56 (13.93%) Microsoft
7 47 (11.69%) CheckPoint
8 41 (10.20%) Fortinet
9 38 (9.45%) SolarWinds
10 28 (6.97%) Citrix
11 17 (4.23%) Speakerbus
12 12 (2.99%) Riverbed
13 11 (2.74%) HP
14 10 (2.49%) Forcepoint
14 10 (2.49%) Infoblox
15 9 (2.24%) FireEye
16 8 (1.99%) Brocade
16 8 (1.99%) NetScout
16 8 (1.99%) Virgin Media