Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 560 602
Rank change year-on-year -12 +42 -53
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 280 710 770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.98% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 248 675 598
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.31% +8.33% +9.09%

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 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 17,119 35,899 42,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.72% 24.37% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,480 25,954 31,666
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +4.77%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCIE.

Salary trend for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCIE over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Top 14 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 5 July 2020. 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 +17 273 £70,000 - 14
UK excluding London +73 171 £63,500 -2.31% 12
London -10 103 £80,000 +6.67% 6
South East +47 68 £75,000 +7.14% 4
North of England +90 31 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Work from Home -39 30 £77,500 +5.08% 4
East of England +105 29 £50,000 -21.57% 2
Midlands +90 22 £50,000 -33.33%
South West +113 20 £70,000 -10.83% 1
North West +93 20 £52,000 -5.45% 1
West Midlands +61 20 £50,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +83 11 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +73 2 - -
Scotland +68 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT jobs citing CCIE 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (69.29%) Cisco
3 162 (57.86%) CCNP
4 122 (43.57%) Firewall
5 121 (43.21%) WAN
6 107 (38.21%) Data Centre
7 83 (29.64%) LAN
8 76 (27.14%) BGP
9 71 (25.36%) Wireless
10 67 (23.93%) VMware
11 65 (23.21%) MPLS
12 60 (21.43%) Juniper
13 59 (21.07%) CCNA
14 56 (20.00%) Network Design
14 56 (20.00%) Palo Alto
15 55 (19.64%) Finance
16 54 (19.29%) OSPF
17 53 (18.93%) Network Security
17 53 (18.93%) Presales
18 52 (18.57%) Degree
19 50 (17.86%) F5
20 49 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 46 (16.43%) Telecoms
22 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
23 40 (14.29%) Python
23 40 (14.29%) Azure
24 36 (12.86%) Network Architecture
24 36 (12.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
25 34 (12.14%) Meraki
25 34 (12.14%) CheckPoint

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 12 (4.29%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.29%) Azure
2 29 (10.36%) AWS
3 10 (3.57%) Office 365
4 4 (1.43%) GCP
5 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (43.57%) Firewall
2 121 (43.21%) WAN
3 83 (29.64%) LAN
4 76 (27.14%) BGP
5 71 (25.36%) Wireless
6 65 (23.21%) MPLS
7 54 (19.29%) OSPF
8 53 (18.93%) Network Security
9 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 30 (10.71%) VLAN
11 29 (10.36%) VPN
12 28 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
13 26 (9.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (8.21%) EIGRP
15 23 (8.21%) IP Telephony
16 19 (6.79%) VoIP
17 18 (6.43%) DNS
17 18 (6.43%) Ethernet
17 18 (6.43%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.36%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.36%) KDB
1 1 (0.36%) Kdb+
1 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Redmine
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (19.64%) Finance
2 46 (16.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.14%) Banking
4 9 (3.21%) Law
5 8 (2.86%) German Language
5 8 (2.86%) Italian Language
6 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.43%) French Language
7 4 (1.43%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.71%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 151 (53.93%) Network Engineer
2 76 (27.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 57 (20.36%) Architect
4 32 (11.43%) Network Architect
5 24 (8.57%) Consultant
6 22 (7.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (7.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (7.86%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.07%) Security Architect
8 12 (4.29%) Network Consultant
8 12 (4.29%) Network Design Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.21%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (3.21%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (3.21%) Security Consultant
11 8 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (2.86%) Principal Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.07%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.07%) XMPP
2 2 (0.71%) CSS
2 2 (0.71%) YAML
3 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.36%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.36%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (38.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 13 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.21%) Wiki
5 8 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.07%) BYOD
8 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) CESG
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Eurex
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.71%) Linux
2 15 (5.36%) Windows
3 9 (3.21%) Unix
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
6 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.36%) SUSE
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.00%) Network Design
2 53 (18.93%) Presales
3 36 (12.86%) Network Architecture
4 25 (8.93%) ITIL
5 24 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 22 (7.86%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.50%) Project Management
8 20 (7.14%) Migration
8 20 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (6.79%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.43%) Network Virtualisation
11 16 (5.71%) Load Balancing
11 16 (5.71%) Low Latency
12 15 (5.36%) Information Security
12 15 (5.36%) Project Delivery
12 15 (5.36%) TOGAF
13 14 (5.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (1.79%) Perl
3 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.36%) C
4 1 (0.36%) C++
4 1 (0.36%) C-shell
4 1 (0.36%) Korn
4 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 280 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (57.86%) CCNP
3 59 (21.07%) CCNA
4 52 (18.57%) Degree
5 36 (12.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 32 (11.43%) CCDP
7 31 (11.07%) Security Cleared
8 29 (10.36%) SC Cleared
9 24 (8.57%) JNCIA
10 21 (7.50%) CISSP
11 14 (5.00%) CISM
12 13 (4.64%) CCDE
13 12 (4.29%) CCSA
14 9 (3.21%) MCSE
14 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (2.86%) CCIE Security
15 8 (2.86%) CCIE Service Provider
15 8 (2.86%) DV Cleared
16 7 (2.50%) NCSIE
16 7 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.43%) SLA
2 15 (5.36%) GDPR
3 12 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 49 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.21%) VMware NSX
3 11 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.07%) Docker
6 3 (1.07%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.36%) LXC
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (10.00%) Ansible
2 18 (6.43%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.50%) Grafana
4 7 (2.50%) Nagios
5 6 (2.14%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.79%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.79%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.71%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.36%) Icinga
9 1 (0.36%) Puppet
9 1 (0.36%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 194 (69.29%) Cisco
2 67 (23.93%) VMware
3 60 (21.43%) Juniper
4 56 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 50 (17.86%) F5
6 34 (12.14%) CheckPoint
6 34 (12.14%) Meraki
7 32 (11.43%) Fortinet
8 28 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 23 (8.21%) Citrix
10 14 (5.00%) Splunk
11 12 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 10 (3.57%) NetScout
13 9 (3.21%) FireEye
13 9 (3.21%) Infoblox
13 9 (3.21%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.50%) NetApp
15 5 (1.79%) Arista
15 5 (1.79%) HP
15 5 (1.79%) Sun