Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCIE Routing and Switching qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Routing and Switching
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 960 1088 1159
Rank change year-on-year +128 +71 -41
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching 46 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 17
UK median annual salary £63,750 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +17.39%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £78,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -17.20% +16.30% +22.17%

CCIE Routing and Switching 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26,725 36,865 42,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.36% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19,769 26,902 32,666
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

CCIE Routing and Switching
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCIE Routing and Switching as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching.

Salary trend for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 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
England +137 44 £65,000 -10.34% 20
UK excluding London +104 33 £65,000 -17.20% 20
South West +48 18 £65,000 -18.75% 5
London +68 11 £63,750 -10.53%
North of England +57 8 £50,000 -2.44% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 - 4
South East +54 6 £75,000 +14.07% 1
North West +54 1 - - 1
Midlands +35 1 - - 9
West Midlands +33 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching 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 with a requirement for CCIE Routing and Switching.

1 46 (100.00%) CCIE
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (84.78%) CCNP
3 36 (78.26%) Wireless
4 35 (76.09%) Cisco
5 34 (73.91%) LAN
6 33 (71.74%) WAN
7 26 (56.52%) Network Security
8 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (54.35%) Cisco ISE
8 25 (54.35%) Meraki
8 25 (54.35%) Presales
8 25 (54.35%) Cisco Firepower
8 25 (54.35%) CCDP
9 22 (47.83%) VMware
9 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (43.48%) Firewall
11 19 (41.30%) Network Virtualisation
11 19 (41.30%) Mentoring
12 18 (39.13%) Network Design
13 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
14 16 (34.78%) vCenter Server
15 15 (32.61%) VLAN
15 15 (32.61%) SolarWinds
16 14 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
17 12 (26.09%) BGP
17 12 (26.09%) Juniper
17 12 (26.09%) MPLS
17 12 (26.09%) Palo Alto
18 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving

CCIE Routing and Switching
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Azure
2 3 (6.52%) AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) Wireless
2 34 (73.91%) LAN
3 33 (71.74%) WAN
4 26 (56.52%) Network Security
5 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (54.35%) Cisco Firepower
5 25 (54.35%) Cisco ISE
6 20 (43.48%) Firewall
7 15 (32.61%) VLAN
8 12 (26.09%) BGP
8 12 (26.09%) MPLS
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (23.91%) VoIP
10 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) Wireless Security
12 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
13 6 (13.04%) IP Telephony
13 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
13 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
14 5 (10.87%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (6.52%) Banking
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Network Consultant
3 13 (28.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Presales Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Presales Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Presales
2 19 (41.30%) Mentoring
2 19 (41.30%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (39.13%) Network Design
4 14 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
9 2 (4.35%) DNA
9 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.35%) Project Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (2.17%) Commercial Awareness
10 1 (2.17%) Contract Negotiation
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1 (2.17%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) CCIE
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (84.78%) CCNP
3 25 (54.35%) CCDP
4 7 (15.22%) CCNA
5 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (6.52%) CCIE Data Center
7 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) vCenter Server
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Cisco
2 25 (54.35%) Meraki
3 22 (47.83%) VMware
4 15 (32.61%) SolarWinds
5 12 (26.09%) Juniper
5 12 (26.09%) Palo Alto
6 7 (15.22%) F5
7 6 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.70%) Citrix
10 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.17%) Veeam