Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 534 593 503
Rank change year-on-year +59 -90 +12
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 734 730 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 1.79% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 590 503 723
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £47,375 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -4.35%

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 35,860 40,757 42,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.69% 23.64% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25,633 30,871 33,180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -1.10%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.15% -1.18%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +48 690 £65,000 +6.56% 39
UK excluding London +84 351 £60,000 +3.45% 26
London +30 347 £72,500 +7.41% 13
South East -4 154 £70,000 +16.67% 13
North of England +85 91 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Yorkshire +15 45 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North West +57 43 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +34 37 £68,750 +14.11% 7
West Midlands +22 36 £67,500 -10.00% 7
East of England +68 32 £58,750 +2.17%
South West +38 20 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Scotland +12 16 £61,250 +53.13%
North East - 3 £54,026 - 1
East Midlands +33 1 £70,000 +133.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 734 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 659 (89.78%) Cisco
3 572 (77.93%) CCNP
4 393 (53.54%) Firewall
5 323 (44.01%) WAN
6 259 (35.29%) BGP
7 245 (33.38%) CCNA
8 243 (33.11%) CheckPoint
9 242 (32.97%) Juniper
10 225 (30.65%) Palo Alto
11 217 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
12 215 (29.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 215 (29.29%) LAN
13 207 (28.20%) OSPF
14 198 (26.98%) MPLS
15 194 (26.43%) Data Centre
16 184 (25.07%) Network Security
17 175 (23.84%) F5
18 174 (23.71%) Wireless
19 167 (22.75%) Finance
20 157 (21.39%) Presales
21 149 (20.30%) VPN
22 127 (17.30%) Network Design
23 117 (15.94%) ITIL
24 116 (15.80%) Load Balancing
25 108 (14.71%) VoIP
26 100 (13.62%) TCP/IP
27 99 (13.49%) VMware
28 98 (13.35%) EIGRP
29 95 (12.94%) CCDP

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 (2.04%) Skype for Business
2 10 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.09%) CMS
4 6 (0.82%) Apache
4 6 (0.82%) IIS
4 6 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 12 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.50%) SaaS
5 9 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.09%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Office 365
7 4 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 393 (53.54%) Firewall
2 323 (44.01%) WAN
3 259 (35.29%) BGP
4 217 (29.56%) Cisco ASA
5 215 (29.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 215 (29.29%) LAN
6 207 (28.20%) OSPF
7 198 (26.98%) MPLS
8 184 (25.07%) Network Security
9 174 (23.71%) Wireless
10 149 (20.30%) VPN
11 108 (14.71%) VoIP
12 100 (13.62%) TCP/IP
13 98 (13.35%) EIGRP
14 93 (12.67%) Cisco Firepower
15 90 (12.26%) IPsec
16 81 (11.04%) Cisco IOS
17 70 (9.54%) DNS
18 56 (7.63%) NX-OS
19 55 (7.49%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.68%) Blockchain
2 4 (0.54%) Big Data
3 3 (0.41%) Informix
3 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 167 (22.75%) Finance
2 78 (10.63%) Banking
3 54 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.63%) Retail
5 22 (3.00%) Law
5 22 (3.00%) Legal
6 21 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.63%) Front Office
7 12 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.09%) Publishing
9 7 (0.95%) German Language
9 7 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.68%) Advertising
10 5 (0.68%) Marketing
11 4 (0.54%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 358 (48.77%) Network Engineer
2 134 (18.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 122 (16.62%) Consultant
4 115 (15.67%) Architect
5 102 (13.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 93 (12.67%) Network Consultant
7 78 (10.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 77 (10.49%) Network Architect
9 59 (8.04%) Security Engineer
10 52 (7.08%) Network Security Engineer
11 42 (5.72%) Security Architect
12 41 (5.59%) Cisco Consultant
13 39 (5.31%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 38 (5.18%) Senior Consultant
15 37 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
16 36 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (4.90%) Senior Network Consultant
16 36 (4.90%) Support Engineer
17 35 (4.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (4.77%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.27%) 802.1X
2 23 (3.13%) SailPoint
3 9 (1.23%) XMPP
4 4 (0.54%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.41%) JSON
5 3 (0.41%) YAML
6 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (26.43%) Data Centre
2 79 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.36%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.09%) BBC
8 7 (0.95%) Clustering
9 6 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.41%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.77%) Windows
2 40 (5.45%) Linux
3 31 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.41%) Unix
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (21.39%) Presales
2 127 (17.30%) Network Design
3 117 (15.94%) ITIL
4 116 (15.80%) Load Balancing
5 79 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (7.49%) Change Management
6 55 (7.49%) Mentoring
7 54 (7.36%) Network Monitoring
8 47 (6.40%) Information Security
8 47 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 47 (6.40%) Technical Leadership
9 42 (5.72%) Analytics
9 42 (5.72%) DNA
9 42 (5.72%) Project Management
10 39 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
10 39 (5.31%) Network Architecture
11 38 (5.18%) Network Management
12 34 (4.63%) Line Management
13 33 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (4.50%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.13%) Python
2 21 (2.86%) R
3 11 (1.50%) C
4 7 (0.95%) Perl
5 3 (0.41%) SQL
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) Go
6 1 (0.14%) Java
6 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 734 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 572 (77.93%) CCNP
3 245 (33.38%) CCNA
4 95 (12.94%) CCDP
5 77 (10.49%) JNCIP
6 76 (10.35%) JNCIE
7 69 (9.40%) Degree
8 63 (8.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 62 (8.45%) CISSP
9 62 (8.45%) Security Cleared
10 54 (7.36%) SC Cleared
11 52 (7.08%) CCSE
12 45 (6.13%) CEH
13 40 (5.45%) GIAC
14 34 (4.63%) CCIE Security
15 31 (4.22%) CCIE Service Provider
16 30 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
17 29 (3.95%) CCSA
17 29 (3.95%) CCSP
17 29 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (2.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (2.18%) SLA
5 14 (1.91%) QA
6 10 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.54%) GDPR
8 4 (0.54%) PMO
9 2 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 57 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.36%) VMware NSX
4 7 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.68%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.41%) Docker
7 2 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) vCloud
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (7.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
3 29 (3.95%) Cisco UCCX
4 23 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 23 (3.13%) Nessus
4 23 (3.13%) SCCM
5 19 (2.59%) Cisco UCCE
5 19 (2.59%) Stealthwatch
6 17 (2.32%) FortiGate
7 15 (2.04%) Ansible
8 8 (1.09%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.95%) Cacti
10 6 (0.82%) Observium
11 5 (0.68%) RSA Security Analytics
11 5 (0.68%) TrustSec
12 3 (0.41%) Nagios
13 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
14 1 (0.14%) HP NNM
14 1 (0.14%) QRadar
14 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 659 (89.78%) Cisco
2 243 (33.11%) CheckPoint
3 242 (32.97%) Juniper
4 225 (30.65%) Palo Alto
5 175 (23.84%) F5
6 99 (13.49%) VMware
7 77 (10.49%) Meraki
8 72 (9.81%) Microsoft
9 50 (6.81%) SolarWinds
10 49 (6.68%) HP
11 43 (5.86%) Fortinet
12 40 (5.45%) Riverbed
13 39 (5.31%) NetApp
14 38 (5.18%) Dell
15 37 (5.04%) Splunk
16 36 (4.90%) Blue Coat
16 36 (4.90%) BT
17 32 (4.36%) Symantec
18 31 (4.22%) Huawei
19 30 (4.09%) EMC