Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1065 1101 1226
Rank change year-on-year +36 +125 +34
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Security 104 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 56
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -10.34% +20.83%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £52,125
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £66,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -24.53% +1.92% +18.18%

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 40,648 42,221 55,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 24.94% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30,801 33,126 44,634
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,900 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CCIE Security in the UK

CCIE Security
Top 6 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 24 May 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 +63 97 £65,000 +4.00% 8
London +46 54 £80,000 +60.00% 4
UK excluding London +10 48 £50,000 -24.53% 4
South East -2 23 £68,750 +3.77%
East of England +12 18 £40,000 -50.00% 2
Scotland - 7 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 104 (100.00%) CCIE
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (77.88%) Cisco
3 71 (68.27%) Firewall
4 66 (63.46%) CCNP
5 48 (46.15%) SIEM
6 43 (41.35%) Network Security
6 43 (41.35%) VMware
7 41 (39.42%) CCNA
8 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 35 (33.65%) Analytics
10 33 (31.73%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (31.73%) Presales
11 32 (30.77%) Finance
12 30 (28.85%) CISSP
12 30 (28.85%) Data Centre
12 30 (28.85%) Splunk
12 30 (28.85%) Security Architecture
12 30 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (27.88%) Data Loss Prevention
14 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (25.96%) Unified Communications
15 27 (25.96%) F5
15 27 (25.96%) Wireless
16 25 (24.04%) Risk Management
16 25 (24.04%) Degree
17 24 (23.08%) Network Design
18 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
19 22 (21.15%) Information Security
19 22 (21.15%) Wireless Security

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 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (68.27%) Firewall
2 43 (41.35%) Network Security
3 27 (25.96%) Unified Communications
3 27 (25.96%) Wireless
4 22 (21.15%) Wireless Security
5 17 (16.35%) Wireshark
6 15 (14.42%) LAN
7 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (11.54%) Cisco Firepower
9 12 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.62%) IPsec
11 9 (8.65%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (7.69%) Sourcefire
13 7 (6.73%) BGP
13 7 (6.73%) OSPF
14 6 (5.77%) DMVPN
15 5 (4.81%) WLAN
16 4 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) Big Data
2 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (30.77%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Retail
3 16 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 16 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Local Government
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Architect
2 41 (39.42%) Security Architect
3 22 (21.15%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (20.19%) Security Solutions Architect
5 20 (19.23%) Network Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) Security Engineer
7 14 (13.46%) Cisco Architect
8 13 (12.50%) Analyst
8 13 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) Cisco Security Architect
8 13 (12.50%) Consultant
8 13 (12.50%) Security Analyst
8 13 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 11 (10.58%) Security Technical Architect
9 11 (10.58%) Technical Architect
9 11 (10.58%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 10 (9.62%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (9.62%) Security Operations Analyst
11 9 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 19 (18.27%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.58%) Cyber Defence
3 11 (10.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 10 (9.62%) PKI
4 10 (9.62%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.73%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.81%) SCADA
7 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Kali Linux
3 8 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) CentOS
4 5 (4.81%) DC/OS
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) SIEM
2 35 (33.65%) Analytics
3 33 (31.73%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (31.73%) Presales
4 30 (28.85%) Security Architecture
5 29 (27.88%) Data Loss Prevention
6 25 (24.04%) Risk Management
7 24 (23.08%) Network Design
8 22 (21.15%) Information Security
9 21 (20.19%) GAP Analysis
9 21 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (18.27%) ITIL
10 19 (18.27%) Security Operations
11 18 (17.31%) Event Correlation
12 17 (16.35%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (15.38%) Change Management
13 16 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (14.42%) TOGAF
15 14 (13.46%) Computer Security
16 11 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) PHP
1 2 (1.92%) Python
1 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.96%) Go
2 1 (0.96%) Perl
2 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (100.00%) CCIE
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (63.46%) CCNP
3 41 (39.42%) CCNA
4 30 (28.85%) CISSP
5 25 (24.04%) Degree
6 21 (20.19%) SANS
7 18 (17.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 18 (17.31%) CCSP
7 18 (17.31%) CSSLP
7 18 (17.31%) GCWN
7 18 (17.31%) ISSAP
7 18 (17.31%) ISSEP
7 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (17.31%) RHCA
7 18 (17.31%) RHCE
7 18 (17.31%) SSCP
7 18 (17.31%) VCAP
7 18 (17.31%) VCDX
7 18 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (20.19%) GDPR
3 16 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 12 (11.54%) COBIT
5 9 (8.65%) QA
6 3 (2.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.77%) vSphere
4 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (9.62%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (8.65%) Core Impact
4 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
4 6 (5.77%) Puppet
5 5 (4.81%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (4.81%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.92%) Nessus
8 1 (0.96%) Cacti
8 1 (0.96%) CASB
8 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (77.88%) Cisco
2 43 (41.35%) VMware
3 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 30 (28.85%) Splunk
5 27 (25.96%) F5
6 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
7 19 (18.27%) CheckPoint
7 19 (18.27%) Dell
7 19 (18.27%) EMC
7 19 (18.27%) NetApp
8 17 (16.35%) Juniper
9 14 (13.46%) Symantec
10 10 (9.62%) Palo Alto
11 9 (8.65%) Interwoven
12 6 (5.77%) Infoblox
12 6 (5.77%) McAfee
12 6 (5.77%) NetQoS
12 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.81%) Oracle
13 5 (4.81%) Trend Micro