Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 551 509
Rank change year-on-year -1 -42 +137
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 817 938 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.77% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 688 785 865
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £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 42913 52851 59740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.43% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 42707 47419
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CCIE in the UK

CCIE
Top 15 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 20 August 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 -8 774 £60,000 - 41
UK excluding London -27 430 £55,000 - 20
London +54 371 £65,000 +4.00% 22
South East +6 206 £55,000 -8.33% 7
North of England +28 124 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West +40 82 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Midlands -8 51 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Yorkshire +2 40 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Midlands -10 39 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Scotland +14 30 £65,000 +23.81% 1
East of England -20 28 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West +2 16 £56,250 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +33 12 £55,000 +25.71% 2
North East +25 2 £36,500 -
Wales +17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 817 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 690 (84.46%) Cisco
3 623 (76.25%) CCNP
4 462 (56.55%) Firewall
5 363 (44.43%) WAN
6 333 (40.76%) MPLS
7 312 (38.19%) BGP
8 305 (37.33%) Juniper
9 286 (35.01%) OSPF
10 275 (33.66%) VPN
11 261 (31.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 245 (29.99%) Data Centre
13 232 (28.40%) Cisco ASA
14 220 (26.93%) CheckPoint
14 220 (26.93%) F5
15 217 (26.56%) Wireless
16 201 (24.60%) LAN
17 197 (24.11%) Palo Alto
18 179 (21.91%) CCNA
19 176 (21.54%) Finance
20 175 (21.42%) Network Design
21 148 (18.12%) Network Security
22 146 (17.87%) Load Balancing
23 134 (16.40%) IPsec
24 132 (16.16%) ITIL
25 131 (16.03%) EIGRP
26 129 (15.79%) VoIP
27 121 (14.81%) Microsoft
28 111 (13.59%) VMware
29 103 (12.61%) VLAN

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 19 (2.33%) CMS
2 18 (2.20%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (1.59%) IIS
3 13 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.24%) WildFly
6 2 (0.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 25 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (1.71%) SaaS
5 11 (1.35%) IaaS
5 11 (1.35%) PaaS
6 10 (1.22%) Office 365
7 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.37%) Akamai
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 462 (56.55%) Firewall
2 363 (44.43%) WAN
3 333 (40.76%) MPLS
4 312 (38.19%) BGP
5 286 (35.01%) OSPF
6 275 (33.66%) VPN
7 261 (31.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 232 (28.40%) Cisco ASA
9 217 (26.56%) Wireless
10 201 (24.60%) LAN
11 148 (18.12%) Network Security
12 134 (16.40%) IPsec
13 131 (16.03%) EIGRP
14 129 (15.79%) VoIP
15 103 (12.61%) VLAN
16 101 (12.36%) TCP/IP
17 89 (10.89%) DNS
18 84 (10.28%) Cisco IOS
19 80 (9.79%) Multicast
20 73 (8.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.24%) 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 9 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 176 (21.54%) Finance
2 101 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 95 (11.63%) Banking
4 33 (4.04%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.82%) Retail
7 22 (2.69%) Legal
8 17 (2.08%) Law
9 11 (1.35%) Digital Economy
10 8 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.86%) Advertising
12 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.49%) Billing
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Games
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 456 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 243 (29.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 197 (24.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 172 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 151 (18.48%) Architect
6 109 (13.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 106 (12.97%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 103 (12.61%) Network Architect
9 67 (8.20%) Consultant
10 65 (7.96%) IP Engineer
11 59 (7.22%) Juniper Engineer
12 57 (6.98%) Network Support
13 55 (6.73%) IP Network Engineer
14 52 (6.36%) Support Engineer
15 44 (5.39%) Design Engineer
15 44 (5.39%) Network Support Engineer
16 42 (5.14%) IP Design Engineer
17 35 (4.28%) Network Design Engineer
17 35 (4.28%) Security Engineer
18 30 (3.67%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.26%) XMPP
2 37 (4.53%) 802.1X
3 20 (2.45%) CSS
4 10 (1.22%) Web Services
5 6 (0.73%) HTML
5 6 (0.73%) HTML5
6 5 (0.61%) .NET
6 5 (0.61%) JSON
6 5 (0.61%) WAP
7 4 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.24%) JAXB
8 2 (0.24%) jQuery
8 2 (0.24%) JSP
8 2 (0.24%) JSTL
8 2 (0.24%) LAMP
8 2 (0.24%) POJO
8 2 (0.24%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 245 (29.99%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.02%) Video Conferencing
4 35 (4.28%) Clustering
5 33 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.82%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.59%) Replication
8 13 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.10%) PKI
12 8 (0.98%) FlexPod
12 8 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.86%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) Equities
14 5 (0.61%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.36%) Linux
2 98 (12.00%) Windows
3 57 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 40 (4.90%) Unix
5 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.10%) Solaris
7 8 (0.98%) VMS
8 6 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (21.42%) Network Design
2 146 (17.87%) Load Balancing
3 132 (16.16%) ITIL
4 102 (12.48%) Presales
5 92 (11.26%) High Availability
6 78 (9.55%) Network Management
7 51 (6.24%) Change Management
7 51 (6.24%) Customer Requirements
7 51 (6.24%) Network Monitoring
8 47 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 43 (5.26%) Project Management
10 42 (5.14%) Network Architecture
11 39 (4.77%) Mentoring
12 37 (4.53%) Low Latency
12 37 (4.53%) Migration
13 36 (4.41%) Problem Management
14 35 (4.28%) Statistics
15 33 (4.04%) Service Delivery
16 30 (3.67%) Validation
17 29 (3.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.96%) Python
2 43 (5.26%) Perl
3 34 (4.16%) Bash Shell
4 25 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.35%) C
5 11 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.22%) Erlang
7 5 (0.61%) SQL
8 4 (0.49%) C#
8 4 (0.49%) Tcl
9 3 (0.37%) Java
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 817 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 623 (76.25%) CCNP
3 179 (21.91%) CCNA
4 78 (9.55%) Degree
5 66 (8.08%) CISSP
6 63 (7.71%) CCSE
7 51 (6.24%) CCVP
7 51 (6.24%) JNCIE
8 49 (6.00%) CCDP
8 49 (6.00%) Security Cleared
9 47 (5.75%) SC Cleared
10 41 (5.02%) CCNP Voice
11 36 (4.41%) CCIE Security
12 35 (4.28%) MCSE
12 35 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (4.16%) CCDA
13 34 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (3.79%) CCIE Service Provider
14 31 (3.79%) CCSA
14 31 (3.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.77%) SLA
2 13 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (0.86%) COBIT
5 7 (0.86%) GDPR
5 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) GPG13
7 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 76 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (7.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.08%) VMware NSX
4 15 (1.84%) ProxySG
5 13 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.49%) KVM
8 3 (0.37%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.12%) UAG
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (7.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (6.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 39 (4.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 39 (4.77%) FortiGate
4 20 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 17 (2.08%) Nagios
6 15 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (1.71%) Cacti
8 13 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.59%) vCenter Server
9 10 (1.22%) Cisco IPCC
9 10 (1.22%) OpenView
10 9 (1.10%) Puppet
10 9 (1.10%) SCOM
11 7 (0.86%) Ansible
11 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.73%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.24%) cPanel
14 2 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 690 (84.46%) Cisco
2 305 (37.33%) Juniper
3 220 (26.93%) CheckPoint
3 220 (26.93%) F5
4 197 (24.11%) Palo Alto
5 121 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 111 (13.59%) VMware
7 68 (8.32%) SolarWinds
8 58 (7.10%) Fortinet
9 57 (6.98%) HP
9 57 (6.98%) Riverbed
10 49 (6.00%) Avaya
11 42 (5.14%) Blue Coat
12 38 (4.65%) Citrix
13 34 (4.16%) Meraki
13 34 (4.16%) Sourcefire
14 32 (3.92%) Aruba
15 28 (3.43%) NICE Systems
16 24 (2.94%) NetApp
17 22 (2.69%) Dell