Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 560 526
Rank change year-on-year +12 -34 +87
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 835 903 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 1.76% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 696 733 867
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 42909 51427 60173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.32% 26.44% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32940 41482 48176
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -2 781 £60,000 - 21
UK excluding London -2 428 £55,000 +4.76% 12
London +51 391 £67,500 +3.85% 9
South East -6 193 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North of England +29 134 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West +43 82 £52,500 +13.51%
Yorkshire +5 50 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands -9 45 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Scotland +3 40 £65,000 +23.81%
West Midlands -29 30 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East of England -22 19 £60,000 +30.43% 2
East Midlands - 15 £57,500 -
South West -3 14 £56,250 +29.31%
North East - 2 £36,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 835 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 712 (85.27%) Cisco
3 636 (76.17%) CCNP
4 484 (57.96%) Firewall
5 384 (45.99%) WAN
6 363 (43.47%) MPLS
7 334 (40.00%) BGP
8 309 (37.01%) OSPF
9 299 (35.81%) Juniper
10 288 (34.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 278 (33.29%) VPN
12 264 (31.62%) Data Centre
13 243 (29.10%) Wireless
14 241 (28.86%) Cisco ASA
15 226 (27.07%) CheckPoint
16 219 (26.23%) LAN
16 219 (26.23%) F5
17 206 (24.67%) Palo Alto
17 206 (24.67%) Finance
18 187 (22.40%) CCNA
19 169 (20.24%) Network Design
20 167 (20.00%) Load Balancing
21 166 (19.88%) Network Security
22 164 (19.64%) IPsec
23 161 (19.28%) EIGRP
24 156 (18.68%) ITIL
25 147 (17.60%) VoIP
26 131 (15.69%) Microsoft
27 125 (14.97%) VMware
28 113 (13.53%) Banking

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 40 (4.79%) CMS
2 31 (3.71%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (1.68%) IIS
3 14 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.60%) Joomla!
5 5 (0.60%) WordPress
6 4 (0.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.24%) JBoss
7 2 (0.24%) WildFly
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 97 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (1.44%) SaaS
5 11 (1.32%) Office 365
6 8 (0.96%) IaaS
6 8 (0.96%) PaaS
7 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) Akamai
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 484 (57.96%) Firewall
2 384 (45.99%) WAN
3 363 (43.47%) MPLS
4 334 (40.00%) BGP
5 309 (37.01%) OSPF
6 288 (34.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 278 (33.29%) VPN
8 243 (29.10%) Wireless
9 241 (28.86%) Cisco ASA
10 219 (26.23%) LAN
11 166 (19.88%) Network Security
12 164 (19.64%) IPsec
13 161 (19.28%) EIGRP
14 147 (17.60%) VoIP
15 110 (13.17%) Cisco IOS
16 98 (11.74%) TCP/IP
17 95 (11.38%) VLAN
18 92 (11.02%) DNS
19 91 (10.90%) Unified Communications
20 83 (9.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.48%) Big Data
2 4 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.24%) MySQL
3 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.84%) Metasploit
General
1 206 (24.67%) Finance
2 113 (13.53%) Banking
3 93 (11.14%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.47%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.75%) Retail
7 20 (2.40%) Legal
8 17 (2.04%) Law
9 10 (1.20%) Advertising
10 7 (0.84%) Digital Economy
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 462 (55.33%) Network Engineer
2 255 (30.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 199 (23.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 171 (20.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 144 (17.25%) Architect
6 110 (13.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 105 (12.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 101 (12.10%) Network Architect
9 66 (7.90%) Consultant
10 65 (7.78%) IP Engineer
11 59 (7.07%) Juniper Engineer
12 57 (6.83%) Network Support
13 55 (6.59%) IP Network Engineer
14 51 (6.11%) Support Engineer
15 44 (5.27%) Network Support Engineer
16 41 (4.91%) Design Engineer
17 37 (4.43%) IP Design Engineer
18 35 (4.19%) Cisco Architect
19 33 (3.95%) Network Design Engineer
20 31 (3.71%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (8.02%) XMPP
2 40 (4.79%) 802.1X
3 17 (2.04%) CSS
4 9 (1.08%) Web Services
5 5 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.60%) HTML
5 5 (0.60%) HTML5
5 5 (0.60%) JSON
5 5 (0.60%) LAMP
5 5 (0.60%) WAP
6 4 (0.48%) .NET
7 2 (0.24%) JAXB
7 2 (0.24%) jQuery
7 2 (0.24%) JSP
7 2 (0.24%) JSTL
7 2 (0.24%) Middleware
7 2 (0.24%) POJO
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 264 (31.62%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 57 (6.83%) Clustering
4 51 (6.11%) Video Conferencing
5 35 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 19 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (1.68%) PKI
8 14 (1.68%) Replication
9 12 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.44%) FlexPod
10 11 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.84%) Equities
13 7 (0.84%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.17%) Linux
2 108 (12.93%) Windows
3 57 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 47 (5.63%) Unix
5 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.32%) Solaris
7 11 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.84%) VMS
9 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.24%) Network Design
2 167 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 156 (18.68%) ITIL
4 88 (10.54%) Presales
5 78 (9.34%) High Availability
6 77 (9.22%) Network Management
7 65 (7.78%) Change Management
8 61 (7.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 52 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 51 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
11 49 (5.87%) Migration
12 43 (5.15%) Customer Requirements
12 43 (5.15%) Problem Management
13 39 (4.67%) Network Architecture
14 38 (4.55%) Statistics
15 35 (4.19%) Low Latency
16 34 (4.07%) TOGAF
17 32 (3.83%) Service Delivery
18 31 (3.71%) Project Management
19 29 (3.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.14%) Python
2 46 (5.51%) Perl
3 37 (4.43%) Bash Shell
4 31 (3.71%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.32%) C
7 10 (1.20%) Erlang
8 5 (0.60%) Java
9 4 (0.48%) Tcl
10 3 (0.36%) C#
10 3 (0.36%) SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 835 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 636 (76.17%) CCNP
3 187 (22.40%) CCNA
4 87 (10.42%) Degree
5 73 (8.74%) CISSP
6 72 (8.62%) CCVP
7 59 (7.07%) CCSE
8 56 (6.71%) Security Cleared
9 54 (6.47%) SC Cleared
10 49 (5.87%) CCNP Voice
11 44 (5.27%) JNCIE
12 43 (5.15%) CCDP
13 40 (4.79%) CCDA
14 37 (4.43%) JNCIP
15 36 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 35 (4.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 34 (4.07%) CCSA
18 33 (3.95%) CCDE
18 33 (3.95%) MCSE
18 33 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.79%) SLA
2 14 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.84%) COBIT
4 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) GDPR
5 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.24%) GPG13
7 2 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 81 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 80 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.92%) VMware NSX
4 14 (1.68%) Terminal Services
5 10 (1.20%) ProxySG
6 6 (0.72%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.48%) KVM
7 4 (0.48%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.24%) 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
Systems Management
1 89 (10.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 69 (8.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 59 (7.07%) Cisco UCCX
4 36 (4.31%) FortiGate
5 23 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 20 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (2.40%) Nagios
7 18 (2.16%) Ansible
8 17 (2.04%) Cacti
9 14 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.68%) vCenter Server
10 12 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.44%) Puppet
11 11 (1.32%) OpenView
12 10 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
13 8 (0.96%) SCOM
14 6 (0.72%) TrustSec
15 5 (0.60%) cPanel
15 5 (0.60%) QRadar
16 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 712 (85.27%) Cisco
2 299 (35.81%) Juniper
3 226 (27.07%) CheckPoint
4 219 (26.23%) F5
5 206 (24.67%) Palo Alto
6 131 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 125 (14.97%) VMware
8 75 (8.98%) SolarWinds
9 68 (8.14%) Riverbed
10 61 (7.31%) HP
11 55 (6.59%) Fortinet
12 51 (6.11%) Avaya
13 41 (4.91%) Citrix
14 39 (4.67%) Aruba
15 34 (4.07%) Blue Coat
15 34 (4.07%) NICE Systems
16 29 (3.47%) Meraki
17 27 (3.23%) Dell
18 24 (2.87%) Sourcefire
19 22 (2.63%) SonicWALL