Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 521 611 494
Rank change year-on-year +90 -117 +20
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 710 676 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% 1.72% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 602 526 793
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 34,428 39,374 42,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.50% 23.89% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25,278 30,760 33,683
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +97 424 £70,000 - 47
South East -6 108 £60,000 +4.35% 22
North of England +47 80 £55,000 +15.79% 11
North West +58 50 £62,500 +13.64% 7
East of England +89 48 £50,000 -18.70% 5
Midlands +25 38 £57,500 - 15
West Midlands +36 35 £57,500 - 13
Yorkshire +15 30 £52,500 +40.00% 4
South West +16 10 £70,000 +16.67% 8
East Midlands +12 3 £55,000 -0.45% 2
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 710 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 656 (92.39%) Cisco
3 522 (73.52%) CCNP
4 372 (52.39%) Firewall
5 299 (42.11%) BGP
5 299 (42.11%) WAN
6 274 (38.59%) CheckPoint
7 257 (36.20%) Juniper
8 233 (32.82%) OSPF
9 232 (32.68%) CCNA
10 228 (32.11%) MPLS
11 226 (31.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 216 (30.42%) Palo Alto
13 206 (29.01%) F5
14 205 (28.87%) Finance
15 192 (27.04%) Data Centre
16 187 (26.34%) Network Security
17 183 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
18 181 (25.49%) LAN
19 179 (25.21%) Wireless
20 137 (19.30%) Banking
21 134 (18.87%) VPN
22 121 (17.04%) VoIP
22 121 (17.04%) EIGRP
23 113 (15.92%) Cisco IOS
24 104 (14.65%) Presales
25 100 (14.08%) VMware
26 99 (13.94%) IPsec
27 97 (13.66%) Microsoft
28 92 (12.96%) ITIL

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 30 (4.23%) CMS
2 16 (2.25%) Skype for Business
3 11 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.27%) Apache
4 9 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.13%) IIS
5 8 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.13%) Office 365
5 6 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.70%) SaaS
7 4 (0.56%) IaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.28%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.28%) Route 53
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 372 (52.39%) Firewall
2 299 (42.11%) BGP
2 299 (42.11%) WAN
3 233 (32.82%) OSPF
4 228 (32.11%) MPLS
5 226 (31.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 187 (26.34%) Network Security
7 183 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
8 181 (25.49%) LAN
9 179 (25.21%) Wireless
10 134 (18.87%) VPN
11 121 (17.04%) EIGRP
11 121 (17.04%) VoIP
12 113 (15.92%) Cisco IOS
13 99 (13.94%) IPsec
14 72 (10.14%) TCP/IP
15 70 (9.86%) NX-OS
16 65 (9.15%) VPLS
17 63 (8.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 62 (8.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.10%) Big Data
2 5 (0.70%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.42%) Informix
3 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 205 (28.87%) Finance
2 137 (19.30%) Banking
3 52 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 43 (6.06%) Retail
5 33 (4.65%) Law
6 30 (4.23%) Legal
7 26 (3.66%) Front Office
8 20 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (2.82%) Publishing
9 14 (1.97%) Advertising
10 13 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.41%) German Language
12 10 (1.41%) Italian Language
13 8 (1.13%) French Language
13 8 (1.13%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.99%) Marketing
15 5 (0.70%) Games
15 5 (0.70%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (47.18%) Network Engineer
2 119 (16.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 118 (16.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 117 (16.48%) Architect
5 78 (10.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 70 (9.86%) Security Engineer
7 67 (9.44%) Consultant
8 55 (7.75%) Network Architect
9 54 (7.61%) Network Security Engineer
10 47 (6.62%) Network Consultant
11 44 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (5.63%) Support Engineer
13 39 (5.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 39 (5.49%) Voice Engineer
14 35 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (4.51%) Security Architect
16 31 (4.37%) Senior Security Engineer
17 30 (4.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 30 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 29 (4.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 31 (4.37%) XMPP
3 25 (3.52%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.56%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.42%) JSON
5 3 (0.42%) YAML
6 2 (0.28%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 192 (27.04%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.25%) Clustering
5 14 (1.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 14 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.41%) PKI
8 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.85%) Wiki
12 4 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.56%) NHS
13 3 (0.42%) PlayStation
13 3 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.00%) Windows
2 42 (5.92%) Unix
3 35 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.37%) Linux
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.65%) Presales
2 92 (12.96%) ITIL
3 91 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (11.83%) Network Design
5 80 (11.27%) Load Balancing
6 73 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
7 60 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 54 (7.61%) SIEM
9 51 (7.18%) Information Security
9 51 (7.18%) Line Management
10 49 (6.90%) Analytics
10 49 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 45 (6.34%) Network Monitoring
12 42 (5.92%) Project Management
13 38 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (5.21%) Technical Leadership
14 37 (5.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 33 (4.65%) Change Management
16 33 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.38%) Python
2 19 (2.68%) Perl
3 6 (0.85%) R
3 6 (0.85%) SQL
4 4 (0.56%) C
5 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.28%) Lisp
7 1 (0.14%) Java
7 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 710 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 522 (73.52%) CCNP
3 232 (32.68%) CCNA
4 80 (11.27%) Degree
5 72 (10.14%) CISSP
6 71 (10.00%) JNCIE
7 54 (7.61%) CCIE Security
8 53 (7.46%) CEH
9 52 (7.32%) CCVP
10 49 (6.90%) GIAC
11 46 (6.48%) CCDP
12 45 (6.34%) Security Cleared
13 40 (5.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 38 (5.35%) SC Cleared
15 34 (4.79%) JNCIP
16 33 (4.65%) CISM
17 30 (4.23%) MCSE
17 30 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (4.08%) CISA
19 28 (3.94%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 19 (2.68%) SLA
4 14 (1.97%) QA
5 11 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.70%) GDPR
9 2 (0.28%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 62 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.66%) VMware NSX
4 5 (0.70%) Docker
5 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.56%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (11.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 59 (8.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 43 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
4 25 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
4 25 (3.52%) Nessus
4 25 (3.52%) SCCM
5 15 (2.11%) RSA Security Analytics
6 12 (1.69%) Ansible
7 10 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (1.41%) Nagios
8 5 (0.70%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.42%) Cacti
9 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.42%) Observium
9 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.28%) CASB
10 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.28%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.14%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 656 (92.39%) Cisco
2 274 (38.59%) CheckPoint
3 257 (36.20%) Juniper
4 216 (30.42%) Palo Alto
5 206 (29.01%) F5
6 100 (14.08%) VMware
7 97 (13.66%) Microsoft
8 66 (9.30%) Splunk
9 60 (8.45%) Meraki
10 58 (8.17%) BT
11 56 (7.89%) SolarWinds
12 53 (7.46%) Fortinet
13 42 (5.92%) Symantec
14 39 (5.49%) Speakerbus
15 38 (5.35%) Blue Coat
16 37 (5.21%) Riverbed
17 34 (4.79%) NetApp
18 29 (4.08%) Red Box
19 27 (3.80%) Dell
20 26 (3.66%) EMC