Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCIE Security qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1060 1164 1253
Rank change year-on-year +104 +89 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Security 98 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.083% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 31
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -6.90% +13.73%
10th Percentile £40,000 £59,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £84,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% -7.14% +19.15%

CCIE Security 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 39,972 43,225 53,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.65% 24.52% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29,732 33,183 42,889
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

CCIE Security
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCIE Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE Security in the UK

CCIE Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCIE Security in the UK

CCIE Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE Security over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CCIE Security in the UK

CCIE Security
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE Security within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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 +89 92 £65,000 -3.70% 5
UK excluding London +48 61 £52,500 -19.23% 5
East of England +61 38 £40,000 -38.46% 4
London +45 34 £81,250 +14.04%
South East -1 14 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Scotland - 6 £40,000 -
North of England +34 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing CCIE Security 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 Security.

1 98 (100.00%) CCIE
1 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (93.88%) Cisco
3 80 (81.63%) CCNP
4 72 (73.47%) Firewall
5 53 (54.08%) VMware
6 48 (48.98%) SIEM
7 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 41 (41.84%) Data Loss Prevention
9 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
9 40 (40.82%) Risk Management
9 40 (40.82%) Retail
10 39 (39.80%) SANS
10 39 (39.80%) Analytics
11 38 (38.78%) CISSP
12 36 (36.73%) GCWN
12 36 (36.73%) RHCA
12 36 (36.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (36.73%) ISSAP
12 36 (36.73%) ISSEP
12 36 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (36.73%) RHCE
12 36 (36.73%) CCSP
12 36 (36.73%) MCSE
12 36 (36.73%) SSCP
12 36 (36.73%) VCAP
12 36 (36.73%) VCDX
12 36 (36.73%) CSSLP
12 36 (36.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 36 (36.73%) Security Operations

CCIE Security
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:

Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (73.47%) Firewall
2 34 (34.69%) Network Security
3 27 (27.55%) Wireshark
4 24 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (23.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (18.37%) Cisco Firepower
7 16 (16.33%) Cisco ISE
7 16 (16.33%) Unified Communications
8 15 (15.31%) Wireless
9 14 (14.29%) Wireless Security
10 8 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.16%) LAN
11 7 (7.14%) BGP
11 7 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.14%) OSPF
12 6 (6.12%) WAN
13 4 (4.08%) IPsec
13 4 (4.08%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.08%) VPN
13 4 (4.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Big Data
2 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (40.82%) Retail
2 27 (27.55%) Finance
3 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Architect
2 37 (37.76%) Security Architect
3 23 (23.47%) Analyst
4 21 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
5 19 (19.39%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (18.37%) Security Solutions Architect
6 18 (18.37%) SIEM Analyst
7 15 (15.31%) Cisco Architect
7 15 (15.31%) Consultant
8 14 (14.29%) Cisco Security Architect
8 14 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
8 14 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
9 13 (13.27%) IT Architect
9 13 (13.27%) IT Security Architect
9 13 (13.27%) Service Architect
10 12 (12.24%) Cisco Solutions Architect
11 10 (10.20%) Network Engineer
12 9 (9.18%) Security Consultant
12 9 (9.18%) Technical Architect
12 9 (9.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Data Centre
2 23 (23.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (19.39%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (13.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.12%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (5.10%) PKI
9 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
10 4 (4.08%) SCADA
11 2 (2.04%) NHS
12 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) CentOS
2 4 (4.08%) DC/OS
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) SIEM
2 41 (41.84%) Data Loss Prevention
3 40 (40.82%) Risk Management
4 39 (39.80%) Analytics
5 36 (36.73%) Event Correlation
5 36 (36.73%) Security Operations
6 29 (29.59%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (25.51%) Information Security
8 25 (25.51%) Presales
9 23 (23.47%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (23.47%) Trend Analysis
9 23 (23.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (23.47%) Web Filtering
10 22 (22.45%) Computer Security
11 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
12 19 (19.39%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (19.39%) Security Management
13 18 (18.37%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 18 (18.37%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.06%) Python
2 2 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) CCIE
1 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (81.63%) CCNP
3 39 (39.80%) SANS
4 38 (38.78%) CISSP
5 36 (36.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 36 (36.73%) CCSP
5 36 (36.73%) CSSLP
5 36 (36.73%) GCWN
5 36 (36.73%) ISSAP
5 36 (36.73%) ISSEP
5 36 (36.73%) MCSE
5 36 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (36.73%) RHCA
5 36 (36.73%) RHCE
5 36 (36.73%) SSCP
5 36 (36.73%) VCAP
5 36 (36.73%) VCDX
5 36 (36.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (18.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.12%) COBIT
3 6 (6.12%) GDPR
4 4 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (4.08%) QA
4 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) vSphere
3 3 (3.06%) XenApp
3 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (27.55%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (7.14%) Puppet
3 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.08%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (93.88%) Cisco
2 53 (54.08%) VMware
3 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
5 33 (33.67%) Splunk
6 28 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 27 (27.55%) Symantec
8 24 (24.49%) Juniper
9 22 (22.45%) F5
10 12 (12.24%) Blue Coat
11 10 (10.20%) Dell
11 10 (10.20%) EMC
11 10 (10.20%) NetApp
12 9 (9.18%) Palo Alto
13 8 (8.16%) Zscaler
14 7 (7.14%) ForeScout
14 7 (7.14%) Infoblox
14 7 (7.14%) McAfee
15 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
15 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds