Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 519 528
Rank change year-on-year -68 +9 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 763 943 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.96% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 622 805 888
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +0.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 42793 48164 59160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.82% 26.06% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32929 38498 47469
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,101
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -68 692 £60,000 +4.35% 29
UK excluding London -102 381 £55,000 +4.76% 15
London -5 353 £70,000 +7.69% 14
South East -73 158 £55,000 -4.35% 8
North of England +42 124 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +17 65 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West +24 58 £58,500 +17.00% 2
Midlands -39 47 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Scotland -2 42 £65,000 +30.00%
West Midlands -34 28 £55,000 +15.79% 1
East Midlands +20 16 £58,750 +6.82% 1
East of England -41 13 £54,000 -10.00% 2
South West -22 4 £40,000 -11.11%
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 763 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 658 (86.24%) Cisco
3 580 (76.02%) CCNP
4 473 (61.99%) Firewall
5 370 (48.49%) MPLS
6 348 (45.61%) WAN
7 291 (38.14%) BGP
8 284 (37.22%) Wireless
9 275 (36.04%) OSPF
10 258 (33.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 243 (31.85%) VPN
12 239 (31.32%) Juniper
13 238 (31.19%) CCNA
14 237 (31.06%) Finance
15 236 (30.93%) Data Centre
16 215 (28.18%) Cisco ASA
17 206 (27.00%) LAN
18 199 (26.08%) Palo Alto
19 194 (25.43%) CheckPoint
20 192 (25.16%) IPsec
21 183 (23.98%) F5
22 182 (23.85%) Network Security
23 172 (22.54%) Load Balancing
24 169 (22.15%) ITIL
25 167 (21.89%) EIGRP
26 161 (21.10%) Network Design
27 154 (20.18%) VoIP
28 127 (16.64%) Cisco IOS
29 124 (16.25%) Windows
30 122 (15.99%) VMware

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 63 (8.26%) CMS
2 52 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 17 (2.23%) IIS
4 16 (2.10%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.79%) SAS
8 5 (0.66%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.66%) WordPress
9 3 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.66%) Magento
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (1.70%) Office 365
4 13 (1.70%) SaaS
5 11 (1.44%) IaaS
6 8 (1.05%) PaaS
7 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 473 (61.99%) Firewall
2 370 (48.49%) MPLS
3 348 (45.61%) WAN
4 291 (38.14%) BGP
5 284 (37.22%) Wireless
6 275 (36.04%) OSPF
7 258 (33.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 243 (31.85%) VPN
9 215 (28.18%) Cisco ASA
10 206 (27.00%) LAN
11 192 (25.16%) IPsec
12 182 (23.85%) Network Security
13 167 (21.89%) EIGRP
14 154 (20.18%) VoIP
15 127 (16.64%) Cisco IOS
16 117 (15.33%) Unified Communications
17 76 (9.96%) DNS
18 75 (9.83%) Ethernet
19 74 (9.70%) TCP/IP
20 72 (9.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.97%) Big Data
2 5 (0.66%) MySQL
3 4 (0.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (0.92%) Metasploit
3 6 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 237 (31.06%) Finance
2 122 (15.99%) Banking
3 71 (9.31%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.15%) Retail
6 18 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.57%) Advertising
7 12 (1.57%) Legal
8 11 (1.44%) Law
9 8 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.92%) Marketing
11 6 (0.79%) Billing
12 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.52%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 382 (50.07%) Network Engineer
2 194 (25.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 168 (22.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 145 (19.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 133 (17.43%) Architect
6 83 (10.88%) Network Architect
7 69 (9.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 67 (8.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 55 (7.21%) Consultant
10 46 (6.03%) Cisco Architect
10 46 (6.03%) Juniper Engineer
11 43 (5.64%) Operations Engineer
12 42 (5.50%) Team Leader
13 40 (5.24%) Network Team Leader
14 38 (4.98%) Network Support
15 36 (4.72%) IP Engineer
16 35 (4.59%) Network Operations Engineer
17 32 (4.19%) IP Network Engineer
18 29 (3.80%) Support Engineer
19 28 (3.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (10.62%) XMPP
2 38 (4.98%) 802.1X
3 15 (1.97%) CSS
4 10 (1.31%) Web Services
5 7 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (0.92%) OAuth
5 7 (0.92%) OpenID
5 7 (0.92%) REST
5 7 (0.92%) SAML
5 7 (0.92%) SOAP
6 5 (0.66%) LAMP
7 3 (0.39%) .NET
7 3 (0.39%) HTML
7 3 (0.39%) HTML5
8 2 (0.26%) JSON
8 2 (0.26%) Middleware
8 2 (0.26%) WAP
9 1 (0.13%) JAXB
9 1 (0.13%) jQuery
9 1 (0.13%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 236 (30.93%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.22%) Clustering
3 41 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.11%) Video Conferencing
5 36 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.01%) PKI
7 20 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.62%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.70%) Replication
10 11 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.44%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 9 (1.18%) CESG
11 9 (1.18%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.92%) DataPower
12 7 (0.92%) Equities
12 7 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 124 (16.25%) Windows
2 90 (11.80%) Linux
3 49 (6.42%) Unix
4 37 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.83%) Solaris
8 13 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.39%) SUSE
10 3 (0.39%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (22.54%) Load Balancing
2 169 (22.15%) ITIL
3 161 (21.10%) Network Design
4 75 (9.83%) Presales
5 70 (9.17%) Change Management
6 65 (8.52%) Mentoring
7 60 (7.86%) Network Management
7 60 (7.86%) Network Monitoring
8 59 (7.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 56 (7.34%) Problem Management
10 50 (6.55%) Migration
11 48 (6.29%) Network Architecture
12 44 (5.77%) High Availability
13 40 (5.24%) Line Management
14 33 (4.33%) Service Delivery
15 30 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (3.93%) Statistics
16 29 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (3.80%) TOGAF
17 28 (3.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.29%) Python
2 27 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.28%) Perl
4 19 (2.49%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.49%) Erlang
5 11 (1.44%) C
6 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.79%) Tcl
8 5 (0.66%) Java
8 5 (0.66%) PHP
9 2 (0.26%) C#
9 2 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 763 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 580 (76.02%) CCNP
3 238 (31.19%) CCNA
4 94 (12.32%) CCVP
5 87 (11.40%) Degree
6 78 (10.22%) CISSP
7 67 (8.78%) CCDP
8 61 (7.99%) CCDA
9 58 (7.60%) CCNP Voice
9 58 (7.60%) JNCIP
10 57 (7.47%) Security Cleared
11 52 (6.82%) SC Cleared
12 51 (6.68%) JNCIE
13 43 (5.64%) CCDE
14 41 (5.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 41 (5.37%) CCSA
15 40 (5.24%) CCIE Security
16 39 (5.11%) CCSE
17 29 (3.80%) CISM
18 28 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.82%) SLA
2 19 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
6 3 (0.39%) QA
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 83 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.83%) VMware NSX
4 13 (1.70%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.52%) KVM
6 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.52%) vSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Firmware
7 2 (0.26%) iptables
7 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.26%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 96 (12.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 93 (12.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 73 (9.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (3.54%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (3.41%) Ansible
6 24 (3.15%) FortiGate
7 23 (3.01%) SolarWinds Orion
8 19 (2.49%) Cacti
8 19 (2.49%) Cisco IPCC
9 17 (2.23%) Nagios
10 15 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (1.97%) Puppet
11 14 (1.83%) vCenter Server
12 13 (1.70%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.57%) OpenView
14 11 (1.44%) QRadar
15 7 (0.92%) SmoothWall
16 5 (0.66%) cPanel
16 5 (0.66%) TrustSec
17 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 658 (86.24%) Cisco
2 239 (31.32%) Juniper
3 199 (26.08%) Palo Alto
4 194 (25.43%) CheckPoint
5 183 (23.98%) F5
6 122 (15.99%) VMware
7 114 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 77 (10.09%) SolarWinds
9 65 (8.52%) Riverbed
10 61 (7.99%) Avaya
11 52 (6.82%) HP
12 36 (4.72%) Dell
12 36 (4.72%) Fortinet
12 36 (4.72%) Genesys
12 36 (4.72%) Verint
13 35 (4.59%) Citrix
14 31 (4.06%) NICE Systems
15 30 (3.93%) SonicWALL
16 28 (3.67%) Aruba
17 23 (3.01%) Blue Coat