Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 529 512
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +128
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 856 1011 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.85% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 705 863 849
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual 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 43482 54645 60902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.52% 27.00% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33643 44098 48052
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Top 16 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 0 826 £60,000 - 31
UK excluding London -23 461 £55,000 - 17
London +33 382 £65,000 +4.00% 17
South East +23 237 £55,000 -8.33% 6
North of England +15 108 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North West +22 73 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Midlands +24 63 £55,000 +12.24% 2
West Midlands +9 47 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England 0 45 £60,000 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -26 33 £55,000 +5.77%
South West +27 21 £51,000 +13.33%
Scotland +9 20 £60,000 +14.29% 3
East Midlands +36 16 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Wales +17 5 £45,000 -10.00%
North East +17 2 £36,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 856 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 709 (82.83%) Cisco
3 662 (77.34%) CCNP
4 457 (53.39%) Firewall
5 346 (40.42%) WAN
6 311 (36.33%) MPLS
6 311 (36.33%) BGP
7 309 (36.10%) Juniper
8 283 (33.06%) OSPF
9 272 (31.78%) VPN
10 251 (29.32%) Data Centre
11 250 (29.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 237 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
12 237 (27.69%) F5
13 231 (26.99%) CheckPoint
14 208 (24.30%) Palo Alto
15 204 (23.83%) Wireless
16 199 (23.25%) LAN
17 190 (22.20%) Network Design
18 178 (20.79%) CCNA
19 175 (20.44%) Finance
20 140 (16.36%) Network Security
21 129 (15.07%) VoIP
22 128 (14.95%) Load Balancing
23 121 (14.14%) ITIL
24 120 (14.02%) Microsoft
25 118 (13.79%) Presales
26 115 (13.43%) EIGRP
27 109 (12.73%) IPsec
28 108 (12.62%) TCP/IP

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 15 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 10 (1.17%) IIS
3 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.82%) CMS
6 3 (0.35%) JBoss
6 3 (0.35%) WildFly
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 33 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 87 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.99%) SaaS
4 16 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (1.75%) IaaS
5 15 (1.75%) PaaS
6 10 (1.17%) Office 365
7 5 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.35%) Akamai
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 457 (53.39%) Firewall
2 346 (40.42%) WAN
3 311 (36.33%) BGP
3 311 (36.33%) MPLS
4 283 (33.06%) OSPF
5 272 (31.78%) VPN
6 250 (29.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 237 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
8 204 (23.83%) Wireless
9 199 (23.25%) LAN
10 140 (16.36%) Network Security
11 129 (15.07%) VoIP
12 115 (13.43%) EIGRP
13 109 (12.73%) IPsec
14 108 (12.62%) TCP/IP
15 106 (12.38%) DNS
16 100 (11.68%) VLAN
17 74 (8.64%) Multicast
18 73 (8.53%) Cisco IOS
19 72 (8.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.12%) MySQL
4 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 175 (20.44%) Finance
2 105 (12.27%) Telecoms
3 86 (10.05%) Banking
4 33 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 32 (3.74%) Retail
6 21 (2.45%) Legal
7 19 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.99%) Law
9 15 (1.75%) Digital Economy
10 12 (1.40%) Marketing
11 7 (0.82%) Advertising
12 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 472 (55.14%) Network Engineer
2 249 (29.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 193 (22.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 168 (19.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 150 (17.52%) Architect
6 119 (13.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 115 (13.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 100 (11.68%) Network Architect
9 92 (10.75%) Consultant
10 63 (7.36%) IP Engineer
10 63 (7.36%) Network Support
11 58 (6.78%) Support Engineer
12 55 (6.43%) Juniper Engineer
13 52 (6.07%) Network Support Engineer
14 51 (5.96%) IP Network Engineer
15 46 (5.37%) Design Engineer
16 45 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
17 39 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
18 37 (4.32%) Network Design Engineer
18 37 (4.32%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.21%) 802.1X
2 31 (3.62%) XMPP
3 21 (2.45%) CSS
4 12 (1.40%) Web Services
5 7 (0.82%) HTML
5 7 (0.82%) HTML5
6 5 (0.58%) .NET
6 5 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.58%) JSON
6 5 (0.58%) WAP
7 3 (0.35%) JAXB
7 3 (0.35%) jQuery
7 3 (0.35%) JSP
7 3 (0.35%) JSTL
7 3 (0.35%) POJO
7 3 (0.35%) REST
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 251 (29.32%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (2.34%) Virtual Team
6 19 (2.22%) Clustering
7 17 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.05%) Replication
12 6 (0.70%) Eurex
12 6 (0.70%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.70%) PKI
13 5 (0.58%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.75%) Windows
2 85 (9.93%) Linux
3 51 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.09%) Unix
5 12 (1.40%) Solaris
6 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.93%) VMS
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (22.20%) Network Design
2 128 (14.95%) Load Balancing
3 121 (14.14%) ITIL
4 118 (13.79%) Presales
5 101 (11.80%) High Availability
6 80 (9.35%) Network Management
7 52 (6.07%) Project Management
8 49 (5.72%) Customer Requirements
9 47 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
10 45 (5.26%) Network Architecture
11 42 (4.91%) Change Management
12 36 (4.21%) Low Latency
12 36 (4.21%) Statistics
13 35 (4.09%) Migration
14 33 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
15 32 (3.74%) Mentoring
16 31 (3.62%) Information Security
17 29 (3.39%) Problem Management
17 29 (3.39%) Validation
18 28 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.59%) Python
2 42 (4.91%) Perl
3 31 (3.62%) Bash Shell
4 17 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.40%) C
6 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.82%) Erlang
8 6 (0.70%) SQL
9 4 (0.47%) C#
9 4 (0.47%) Java
10 2 (0.23%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) VB
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 856 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 662 (77.34%) CCNP
3 178 (20.79%) CCNA
4 79 (9.23%) Degree
5 70 (8.18%) CCSE
6 55 (6.43%) CISSP
7 53 (6.19%) CCDP
7 53 (6.19%) JNCIE
8 45 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 42 (4.91%) CCNP Voice
9 42 (4.91%) SC Cleared
10 39 (4.56%) CCIE Security
10 39 (4.56%) CCVP
11 38 (4.44%) CCIE Service Provider
12 36 (4.21%) CCSP
12 36 (4.21%) JNCIS
13 35 (4.09%) MCSE
13 35 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (3.86%) CCSA
15 31 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.32%) SLA
2 12 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.82%) COBIT
4 7 (0.82%) GDPR
4 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.58%) GPG13
6 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 70 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.34%) ProxySG
4 9 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.35%) vCloud
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) Snort
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (6.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (5.49%) FortiGate
3 39 (4.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 32 (3.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 21 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 17 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
7 16 (1.87%) Cacti
7 16 (1.87%) Nagios
8 13 (1.52%) OpenView
9 10 (1.17%) SCOM
10 9 (1.05%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.05%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
12 5 (0.58%) Puppet
13 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.35%) TrustSec
14 2 (0.23%) Ansible
14 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.23%) Terraform
14 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 709 (82.83%) Cisco
2 309 (36.10%) Juniper
3 237 (27.69%) F5
4 231 (26.99%) CheckPoint
5 208 (24.30%) Palo Alto
6 120 (14.02%) Microsoft
7 100 (11.68%) VMware
8 67 (7.83%) Fortinet
9 65 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 61 (7.13%) HP
11 56 (6.54%) Riverbed
12 46 (5.37%) Blue Coat
13 43 (5.02%) Avaya
14 42 (4.91%) Sourcefire
15 41 (4.79%) Citrix
16 40 (4.67%) Meraki
17 28 (3.27%) Aruba
17 28 (3.27%) NetApp
17 28 (3.27%) NICE Systems
18 22 (2.57%) IronPort
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