The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 482 474
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8  
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 380 520 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.94% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 305 436 405
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

CCIE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21265 26803 29435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.71% 27.17% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16604 21557 23107
Median salary £45,415 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCIE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE over the 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 376 £60,000 - 24
London +40 184 £65,000 +4.00% 10
South East -18 93 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Berkshire -20 35 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North West -7 32 £48,750 +8.33% 3
City of London +24 30 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Reading -11 27 £61,250 +2.08%
West Midlands +11 21 £52,500 - 2
East of England +3 21 £60,750 +15.71% 2
Manchester -15 21 £47,500 +10.46% 2
Surrey +17 14 £63,000 -3.07%
South West +14 14 £62,500 +21.95%
Oxfordshire +18 13 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire -6 12 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands - 10 £50,000 -
Kent +20 9 £47,500 -35.37%
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Hampshire +9 9 £61,250 +22.50%
Birmingham -2 9 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Cheshire -22 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Devon - 8 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire -7 7 £60,000 +22.44% 1
Redhill - 7 £63,000 -
West Malling +14 6 £47,500 -35.37%
North Yorkshire +12 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Newbury +10 6 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +23 5 £62,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £55,000 - 1
Sheffield -10 5 £52,500 +16.66%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2017, IT jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCIE.

1 891 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 761 (85.41%) Cisco
3 697 (78.23%) CCNP
4 475 (53.31%) Firewall
5 328 (36.81%) WAN
6 316 (35.47%) Juniper
7 292 (32.77%) Data Centre
8 285 (31.99%) CheckPoint
9 278 (31.20%) BGP
10 271 (30.42%) MPLS
11 249 (27.95%) OSPF
12 244 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 235 (26.37%) LAN
14 234 (26.26%) VPN
14 234 (26.26%) F5
15 224 (25.14%) Palo Alto
16 211 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
17 210 (23.57%) CCNA
18 205 (23.01%) Finance
19 196 (22.00%) Wireless
20 179 (20.09%) Network Design
21 166 (18.63%) Network Security
22 146 (16.39%) Presales
23 132 (14.81%) DNS
24 123 (13.80%) VoIP
25 122 (13.69%) Microsoft
26 116 (13.02%) TCP/IP
27 105 (11.78%) Windows
28 104 (11.67%) EIGRP
29 102 (11.45%) DHCP

CCIE
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (1.80%) Skype for Business
2 6 (0.67%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
6 1 (0.11%) JBoss
6 1 (0.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 50 (5.61%) MS Visio
2 44 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.91%) SaaS
4 13 (1.46%) Office 365
5 12 (1.35%) IaaS
5 12 (1.35%) PaaS
6 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.34%) Akamai
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 475 (53.31%) Firewall
2 328 (36.81%) WAN
3 278 (31.20%) BGP
4 271 (30.42%) MPLS
5 249 (27.95%) OSPF
6 244 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 235 (26.37%) LAN
8 234 (26.26%) VPN
9 211 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
10 196 (22.00%) Wireless
11 166 (18.63%) Network Security
12 132 (14.81%) DNS
13 123 (13.80%) VoIP
14 116 (13.02%) TCP/IP
15 104 (11.67%) EIGRP
16 102 (11.45%) DHCP
17 85 (9.54%) Cisco IOS
18 77 (8.64%) VLAN
19 72 (8.08%) Internet
20 63 (7.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.23%) Big Data
2 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 205 (23.01%) Finance
2 95 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 74 (8.31%) Banking
4 44 (4.94%) Retail
5 36 (4.04%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.35%) Law
6 12 (1.35%) Marketing
7 11 (1.23%) Legal
8 10 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) French Language
10 3 (0.34%) Games
10 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 476 (53.42%) Network Engineer
2 236 (26.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 170 (19.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 148 (16.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 145 (16.27%) Architect
6 117 (13.13%) Consultant
7 104 (11.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 99 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 84 (9.43%) Network Architect
10 66 (7.41%) Support Engineer
11 62 (6.96%) Network Support
12 61 (6.85%) Network Support Engineer
13 56 (6.29%) Network Consultant
14 53 (5.95%) Security Consultant
15 52 (5.84%) Security Engineer
16 51 (5.72%) Senior Consultant
17 45 (5.05%) IP Engineer
17 45 (5.05%) Juniper Engineer
18 36 (4.04%) Design Engineer
18 36 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.15%) 802.1X
2 22 (2.47%) XMPP
3 14 (1.57%) Web Services
4 9 (1.01%) CSS
5 5 (0.56%) REST
6 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.22%) HTML
6 2 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) .NET
7 1 (0.11%) JAXB
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) JSP
7 1 (0.11%) JSTL
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
7 1 (0.11%) OpenID
7 1 (0.11%) POJO
7 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 292 (32.77%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 22 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 7 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.56%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.45%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.34%) Clustering
13 3 (0.34%) Eurex
14 2 (0.22%) CMDB
14 2 (0.22%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.78%) Windows
2 74 (8.31%) Linux
3 53 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 39 (4.38%) Unix
5 13 (1.46%) Solaris
6 8 (0.90%) VMS
7 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (20.09%) Network Design
2 146 (16.39%) Presales
3 96 (10.77%) ITIL
4 94 (10.55%) Network Management
5 85 (9.54%) Load Balancing
6 80 (8.98%) High Availability
7 54 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 52 (5.84%) Migration
9 51 (5.72%) Project Management
10 48 (5.39%) Network Architecture
11 38 (4.26%) Mentoring
12 37 (4.15%) Customer Requirements
13 36 (4.04%) Information Security
14 32 (3.59%) Capacity Management
15 30 (3.37%) Change Management
15 30 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
15 30 (3.37%) Risk Management
16 29 (3.25%) Change Control
16 29 (3.25%) Validation
17 28 (3.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (4.94%) Python
2 25 (2.81%) Perl
3 14 (1.57%) Bash Shell
4 8 (0.90%) Shell Script
5 7 (0.79%) C
6 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.45%) C++
7 4 (0.45%) SQL
7 4 (0.45%) VB
8 2 (0.22%) Java
9 1 (0.11%) C#
9 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 891 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 697 (78.23%) CCNP
3 210 (23.57%) CCNA
4 86 (9.65%) Degree
5 82 (9.20%) CCSE
6 64 (7.18%) CCDP
7 63 (7.07%) CCSP
8 62 (6.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 62 (6.96%) CCIE Service Provider
9 57 (6.40%) JNCIE
10 49 (5.50%) CISSP
11 45 (5.05%) CCSA
11 45 (5.05%) JNCIS
12 44 (4.94%) CCIE Security
13 42 (4.71%) CCNP Voice
14 39 (4.38%) CCIP
15 36 (4.04%) Security Cleared
16 30 (3.37%) SC Cleared
17 29 (3.25%) CCDA
18 28 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.59%) SLA
2 13 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) GPG13
4 6 (0.67%) ISO27002
5 5 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.56%) GDPR
6 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 70 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.04%) ProxySG
4 20 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) vCloud
6 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Snort
7 1 (0.11%) UAG
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (5.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (4.38%) FortiGate
3 32 (3.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 30 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 25 (2.81%) Cisco Prime
6 24 (2.69%) Nagios
7 17 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 14 (1.57%) Cacti
9 13 (1.46%) OpenView
10 12 (1.35%) SCOM
11 6 (0.67%) Puppet
12 4 (0.45%) vRealize
13 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.11%) Ansible
14 1 (0.11%) Cisco LMS
14 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.11%) SmoothWall
14 1 (0.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 761 (85.41%) Cisco
2 316 (35.47%) Juniper
3 285 (31.99%) CheckPoint
4 234 (26.26%) F5
5 224 (25.14%) Palo Alto
6 122 (13.69%) Microsoft
7 90 (10.10%) Riverbed
7 90 (10.10%) VMware
8 89 (9.99%) Fortinet
9 66 (7.41%) Blue Coat
10 65 (7.30%) HP
11 52 (5.84%) SolarWinds
12 46 (5.16%) Sourcefire
13 43 (4.83%) Avaya
14 42 (4.71%) Citrix
15 32 (3.59%) McAfee
16 31 (3.48%) NetApp
17 30 (3.37%) Meraki
18 26 (2.92%) TippingPoint
19 24 (2.69%) Imperva
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus,
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Integral-Talent
Salary: On-call + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Ellis Mason Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, West Midlands
RCDTS
Salary: £67,925 - £71,500
Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago