Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Routing and Switching
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1017 674 1014
Rank change year-on-year -343 +340 +100
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching 11 15 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 23
10th Percentile £62,500 " £56,250
25th Percentile £63,125 £42,000 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £59,500 £83,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.45% -28.31% +18.57%
75th Percentile £75,000 £86,250 £95,000
90th Percentile " £105,000 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £44,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year +53.41% -49.71% +25.00%

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 26,281 10,770 33,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.53% 22.04% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14,747 8,215 24,384
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

CCIE Routing and Switching
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching.

Salary trend for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCIE Routing and Switching over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CCIE Routing and Switching in the UK

CCIE Routing and Switching
Top 7 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 25 September 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
England -303 8 £67,500 +53.41% 1
UK excluding London -239 7 £67,500 +53.41% 1
South West - 6 £67,500 -
Work from Home - 2 £75,000 - 2
West Midlands -102 1 £65,000 +47.73%
Midlands -123 1 £65,000 +47.73%
London -230 1 £107,500 +2.38%

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 11 (100.00%) CCIE
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Fortinet
3 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
4 7 (63.64%) Presales
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) CCNP
7 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 4 (36.36%) Network Security
8 3 (27.27%) Firmware
8 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 3 (27.27%) Juniper
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) WLAN
8 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 3 (27.27%) Azure
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) Migration
8 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (18.18%) Nokia
10 1 (9.09%) Python
10 1 (9.09%) Network Design
10 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

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 3 (27.27%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) SD-WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Presales
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCIE
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Service Provider
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Fortinet
2 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) Arista