The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 225 213
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 21 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.21% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 0.82% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 18
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £57,500 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.69% -4.16%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1389 1460 1835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.68% 25.41% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1182 1441
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCIE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the North West

CCIE
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCIE in the North West.

Salary trend for CCIE in the North West

CCIE
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCIE in the North West

CCIE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 19 £52,500 -6.66% 3
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 -
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 38 (92.68%) CCNP
3 29 (70.73%) Firewall
4 28 (68.29%) Data Centre
5 27 (65.85%) Network Security
5 27 (65.85%) Finance
5 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
6 25 (60.98%) Fortinet
7 22 (53.66%) WAN
8 18 (43.90%) LAN
8 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
8 18 (43.90%) F5
9 15 (36.59%) MPLS
9 15 (36.59%) Wireless
10 14 (34.15%) OSPF
10 14 (34.15%) BGP
11 13 (31.71%) EIGRP
11 13 (31.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (31.71%) CCSP
11 13 (31.71%) CCSA
11 13 (31.71%) Retail
11 13 (31.71%) CCSE
11 13 (31.71%) Network Design
11 13 (31.71%) Splunk
11 13 (31.71%) FortiGate
12 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (29.27%) High Availability
12 12 (29.27%) DMVPN

CCIE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Firewall
2 27 (65.85%) Network Security
3 22 (53.66%) WAN
4 18 (43.90%) LAN
4 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
5 15 (36.59%) MPLS
5 15 (36.59%) Wireless
6 14 (34.15%) BGP
6 14 (34.15%) OSPF
7 13 (31.71%) EIGRP
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (29.27%) DHCP
8 12 (29.27%) DMVPN
8 12 (29.27%) DNS
8 12 (29.27%) SNA
9 6 (14.63%) NetScaler
9 6 (14.63%) Unified Communications
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.32%) WLAN
General
1 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (31.71%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Network Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) Network Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) Security Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Communications Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (68.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Network Design
2 12 (29.27%) High Availability
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.20%) Presales
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) Statistics
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (92.68%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCSA
3 13 (31.71%) CCSE
3 13 (31.71%) CCSP
4 5 (12.20%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) MCP
5 4 (9.76%) MCSA
6 2 (4.88%) CCDP
6 2 (4.88%) CISSP
7 1 (2.44%) CCSM
7 1 (2.44%) CEH
7 1 (2.44%) CISA
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) ISACA
7 1 (2.44%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GPG13
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
3 25 (60.98%) Fortinet
4 18 (43.90%) F5
5 13 (31.71%) Splunk
6 8 (19.51%) Juniper
7 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.88%) IronPort
8 2 (4.88%) Polycom
8 2 (4.88%) Siemens
8 2 (4.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Meraki
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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