Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1026 1141 1168
Rank change year-on-year +115 +27 +63
Permanent jobs citing CCIE Security 83 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.13% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 56 30 32
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +36.84% -40.63% +33.33%

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 36,446 41,306 45,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.12% 23.82% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26,636 32,046 36,260
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +100 77 £60,000 - 3
UK excluding London +84 53 £65,000 +36.84% 3
East of England +70 46 £65,000 +0.78% 1
London +40 26 £60,000 -
Scotland +5 5 £70,000 +75.00%
South East +23 1 £80,000 +33.33% 1
North of England - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 83 (100.00%) CCIE
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (95.18%) Cisco
3 75 (90.36%) CCNP
4 73 (87.95%) Firewall
5 53 (63.86%) CISSP
6 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
7 48 (57.83%) SIEM
8 46 (55.42%) Risk Management
9 45 (54.22%) VMware
10 44 (53.01%) SANS
10 44 (53.01%) Data Loss Prevention
11 43 (51.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 43 (51.81%) Security Operations
11 43 (51.81%) Event Correlation
11 43 (51.81%) VCAP
11 43 (51.81%) VCDX
11 43 (51.81%) CSSLP
11 43 (51.81%) GCWN
11 43 (51.81%) Retail
11 43 (51.81%) RHCA
11 43 (51.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (51.81%) ISSAP
11 43 (51.81%) ISSEP
11 43 (51.81%) Red Hat
11 43 (51.81%) SSCP
11 43 (51.81%) MCSE
11 43 (51.81%) CCSP
11 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (51.81%) RHCE

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 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Office 365
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (87.95%) Firewall
2 28 (33.73%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (33.73%) Network Security
3 26 (31.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (31.33%) Wireshark
4 19 (22.89%) VPN
4 19 (22.89%) WAN
5 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (19.28%) NetScaler
7 15 (18.07%) BGP
7 15 (18.07%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (18.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (18.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (18.07%) MPLS
7 15 (18.07%) NX-OS
7 15 (18.07%) OSPF
7 15 (18.07%) VPLS
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (6.02%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (4.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (51.81%) Retail
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Architect
1 24 (28.92%) Security Engineer
2 23 (27.71%) Security Architect
3 22 (26.51%) Senior Security Engineer
4 18 (21.69%) Analyst
4 18 (21.69%) SIEM Analyst
4 18 (21.69%) SIEM Engineer
4 18 (21.69%) SOC Analyst
4 18 (21.69%) SOC Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) IT Architect
5 17 (20.48%) IT Security Architect
5 17 (20.48%) Service Architect
6 16 (19.28%) Network Engineer
6 16 (19.28%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (16.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 41 (49.40%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (32.53%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (31.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 26 (31.33%) Cyberthreat
4 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
5 17 (20.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.82%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.61%) NHS
9 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
1 4 (4.82%) Unix
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) SIEM
2 46 (55.42%) Risk Management
3 44 (53.01%) Data Loss Prevention
4 43 (51.81%) Event Correlation
4 43 (51.81%) Security Operations
5 42 (50.60%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (39.76%) Information Security
7 32 (38.55%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (33.73%) Analytics
9 27 (32.53%) Mentoring
10 26 (31.33%) Cyber Intelligence
10 26 (31.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 26 (31.33%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (31.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 26 (31.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 26 (31.33%) Threat Analysis
10 26 (31.33%) Threat Detection
10 26 (31.33%) Threat Intelligence
10 26 (31.33%) Trend Analysis
10 26 (31.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) CCIE
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (90.36%) CCNP
3 53 (63.86%) CISSP
4 44 (53.01%) SANS
5 43 (51.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 43 (51.81%) CCSP
5 43 (51.81%) CSSLP
5 43 (51.81%) GCWN
5 43 (51.81%) ISSAP
5 43 (51.81%) ISSEP
5 43 (51.81%) MCSE
5 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (51.81%) RHCA
5 43 (51.81%) RHCE
5 43 (51.81%) SSCP
5 43 (51.81%) VCAP
5 43 (51.81%) VCDX
5 43 (51.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (9.64%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.23%) GDPR
4 2 (2.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.41%) QA
4 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.20%) XenApp
2 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (33.73%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.20%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (95.18%) Cisco
2 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
3 45 (54.22%) VMware
4 43 (51.81%) Red Hat
5 29 (34.94%) Juniper
5 29 (34.94%) Symantec
6 27 (32.53%) CheckPoint
7 26 (31.33%) Splunk
8 22 (26.51%) F5
9 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.43%) Palo Alto
10 6 (7.23%) Zscaler
11 4 (4.82%) Interwoven
12 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.61%) Meraki
12 3 (3.61%) Sophos
13 2 (2.41%) FireEye
13 2 (2.41%) ForeScout
13 2 (2.41%) Google
13 2 (2.41%) Tufin