Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1155 1215
Rank change year-on-year +102 +60 +60
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Security 95 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.075% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 22
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £40,000 £53,000 £51,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +16.67%

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 38,782 42,567 50,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.41% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28,746 32,680 40,569
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +76 87 £65,000 -3.70% 4
UK excluding London +66 65 £65,000 -3.70% 3
East of England - 47 £65,000 - 1
London +42 27 £75,000 -1.64% 1
Scotland - 8 £70,000 -
South East -1 7 £75,000 +11.11% 1
North of England +48 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 95 (100.00%) CCIE
1 95 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (96.84%) Cisco
3 84 (88.42%) CCNP
4 72 (75.79%) Firewall
5 57 (60.00%) VMware
6 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
7 52 (54.74%) CISSP
8 50 (52.63%) SIEM
9 48 (50.53%) Risk Management
10 47 (49.47%) Retail
11 46 (48.42%) SANS
11 46 (48.42%) Data Loss Prevention
12 44 (46.32%) Event Correlation
12 44 (46.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 44 (46.32%) Security Operations
12 44 (46.32%) VCAP
12 44 (46.32%) VCDX
12 44 (46.32%) CSSLP
12 44 (46.32%) RHCA
12 44 (46.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (46.32%) ISSAP
12 44 (46.32%) ISSEP
12 44 (46.32%) GCWN
12 44 (46.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (46.32%) RHCE
12 44 (46.32%) CCSP
12 44 (46.32%) MCSE
12 44 (46.32%) Red Hat
12 44 (46.32%) SSCP

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 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (75.79%) Firewall
2 31 (32.63%) Wireshark
3 29 (30.53%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (28.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (24.21%) Network Security
6 16 (16.84%) Cisco Firepower
7 14 (14.74%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (10.53%) Wireless
9 9 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (9.47%) Unified Communications
9 9 (9.47%) Wireless Security
10 8 (8.42%) LAN
10 8 (8.42%) WAN
11 7 (7.37%) BGP
11 7 (7.37%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.37%) OSPF
12 6 (6.32%) VPN
13 4 (4.21%) DMVPN
13 4 (4.21%) IPsec
13 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (49.47%) Retail
2 21 (22.11%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Architect
2 31 (32.63%) Security Architect
3 22 (23.16%) Analyst
4 21 (22.11%) SIEM Analyst
4 21 (22.11%) SOC Analyst
5 18 (18.95%) SIEM Engineer
5 18 (18.95%) SOC Engineer
6 17 (17.89%) IT Architect
6 17 (17.89%) IT Security Architect
6 17 (17.89%) Service Architect
7 16 (16.84%) Consultant
8 12 (12.63%) Security Engineer
9 11 (11.58%) Cisco Consultant
9 11 (11.58%) Security Consultant
10 10 (10.53%) Cisco Security Consultant
10 10 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (9.47%) Security Solutions Architect
11 9 (9.47%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (8.42%) Cisco Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Data Centre
2 29 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (28.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 27 (28.42%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (24.21%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (17.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.16%) NHS
7 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) SIEM
2 48 (50.53%) Risk Management
3 46 (48.42%) Data Loss Prevention
4 44 (46.32%) Event Correlation
4 44 (46.32%) Security Operations
5 35 (36.84%) Analytics
6 33 (34.74%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (34.74%) Information Security
7 31 (32.63%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (28.42%) Kalman Filter
8 27 (28.42%) Trend Analysis
8 27 (28.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (28.42%) Web Filtering
9 26 (27.37%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 26 (27.37%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 26 (27.37%) Reverse Engineering
9 26 (27.37%) Threat Detection
9 26 (27.37%) Threat Intelligence
10 25 (26.32%) Mentoring
11 23 (24.21%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.16%) Python
2 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) CCIE
1 95 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (88.42%) CCNP
3 52 (54.74%) CISSP
4 46 (48.42%) SANS
5 44 (46.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 44 (46.32%) CCSP
5 44 (46.32%) CSSLP
5 44 (46.32%) GCWN
5 44 (46.32%) ISSAP
5 44 (46.32%) ISSEP
5 44 (46.32%) MCSE
5 44 (46.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (46.32%) RHCA
5 44 (46.32%) RHCE
5 44 (46.32%) SSCP
5 44 (46.32%) VCAP
5 44 (46.32%) VCDX
5 44 (46.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (14.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.32%) GDPR
4 3 (3.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (3.16%) QA
4 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) vSphere
3 3 (3.16%) XenApp
3 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (7.37%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) Terraform
4 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.05%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 92 (96.84%) Cisco
2 57 (60.00%) VMware
3 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
4 44 (46.32%) Red Hat
5 32 (33.68%) Splunk
6 31 (32.63%) Symantec
7 26 (27.37%) CheckPoint
8 25 (26.32%) Juniper
9 18 (18.95%) F5
10 16 (16.84%) Blue Coat
11 11 (11.58%) Zscaler
12 7 (7.37%) ForeScout
12 7 (7.37%) Fortinet
12 7 (7.37%) Infoblox
13 6 (6.32%) FireEye
13 6 (6.32%) Tufin
14 5 (5.26%) Dell
14 5 (5.26%) EMC
14 5 (5.26%) NetApp
14 5 (5.26%) Palo Alto