Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 575 598 573
Rank change year-on-year +23 -25 -5
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 637 703 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.75% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 439 504 690
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £47,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% -

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 33,781 40,102 43,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.82% 23.73% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24,455 29,764 33,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,662 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +23 586 £70,000 +7.69% 76
UK excluding London +127 383 £60,000 -1.64% 60
London -54 211 £75,000 +7.14% 19
South East +72 203 £70,000 +12.00% 28
North of England +51 65 £53,000 -15.20% 11
Midlands +51 52 £67,500 +8.00% 9
West Midlands +43 51 £67,500 +8.00% 7
Yorkshire -1 33 £55,000 -10.20% 1
North West +37 29 £53,000 -21.48% 10
East of England +49 24 £60,000 -2.04% 5
Scotland +27 20 £70,975 +29.05% 2
South West +10 18 £52,500 -25.00% 4
North East - 3 £54,026 -
East Midlands +28 1 £70,000 -22.22% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 637 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 539 (84.62%) Cisco
3 453 (71.11%) CCNP
4 337 (52.90%) Firewall
5 262 (41.13%) WAN
6 221 (34.69%) Data Centre
7 201 (31.55%) LAN
8 179 (28.10%) Presales
9 173 (27.16%) Palo Alto
10 170 (26.69%) Cisco ASA
11 165 (25.90%) Juniper
12 162 (25.43%) CCNA
13 153 (24.02%) Wireless
14 150 (23.55%) Cisco Nexus
15 148 (23.23%) CheckPoint
16 139 (21.82%) BGP
17 137 (21.51%) MPLS
18 134 (21.04%) OSPF
18 134 (21.04%) Network Security
19 131 (20.57%) F5
20 127 (19.94%) VMware
21 123 (19.31%) CCDP
22 116 (18.21%) Network Design
23 114 (17.90%) Load Balancing
24 112 (17.58%) Finance
25 111 (17.43%) ITIL
26 106 (16.64%) VPN
27 95 (14.91%) Degree
28 85 (13.34%) JNCIP
28 85 (13.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching

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 11 (1.73%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.31%) Apache
3 2 (0.31%) IIS
3 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.10%) SaaS
4 6 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (0.78%) IaaS
6 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.63%) Office 365
6 4 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 337 (52.90%) Firewall
2 262 (41.13%) WAN
3 201 (31.55%) LAN
4 170 (26.69%) Cisco ASA
5 153 (24.02%) Wireless
6 150 (23.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 139 (21.82%) BGP
8 137 (21.51%) MPLS
9 134 (21.04%) Network Security
9 134 (21.04%) OSPF
10 106 (16.64%) VPN
11 80 (12.56%) TCP/IP
12 77 (12.09%) Cisco Firepower
13 74 (11.62%) VoIP
14 65 (10.20%) DNS
15 58 (9.11%) VLAN
16 56 (8.79%) DHCP
16 56 (8.79%) Wireless Security
17 53 (8.32%) Unified Communications
18 48 (7.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.16%) Informix
1 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 112 (17.58%) Finance
2 76 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 53 (8.32%) Banking
4 39 (6.12%) Retail
5 35 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 27 (4.24%) German Language
6 27 (4.24%) Italian Language
7 17 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.73%) Law
10 11 (1.73%) Legal
11 8 (1.26%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 249 (39.09%) Network Engineer
2 135 (21.19%) Architect
3 128 (20.09%) Consultant
4 97 (15.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 90 (14.13%) Network Consultant
6 83 (13.03%) Network Architect
7 64 (10.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 57 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
9 47 (7.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 41 (6.44%) Security Consultant
11 39 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
12 37 (5.81%) Cisco Consultant
13 36 (5.65%) Senior Network Consultant
14 33 (5.18%) Network Security Architect
14 33 (5.18%) Security Architect
15 32 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
16 31 (4.87%) Cisco Network Consultant
17 30 (4.71%) Network Support
18 29 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
19 28 (4.40%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.88%) LDAP
2 8 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.31%) COM
4 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 221 (34.69%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.35%) BBC
5 14 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (2.04%) Wiki
7 12 (1.88%) PKI
8 10 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.47%) CESG
13 3 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.47%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.31%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.31%) PMI
14 2 (0.31%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.31%) Replication
14 2 (0.31%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.22%) Windows
2 41 (6.44%) Linux
3 27 (4.24%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (0.16%) CentOS
5 1 (0.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (28.10%) Presales
2 116 (18.21%) Network Design
3 114 (17.90%) Load Balancing
4 111 (17.43%) ITIL
5 68 (10.68%) DNA
6 50 (7.85%) Network Management
7 44 (6.91%) Project Delivery
8 43 (6.75%) Mentoring
9 41 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (5.65%) Change Management
11 35 (5.49%) Network Architecture
12 34 (5.34%) Computer Science
13 32 (5.02%) Migration
13 32 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
13 32 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 30 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (4.55%) Technical Leadership
16 28 (4.40%) Service Design
17 27 (4.24%) Demand Generation
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.40%) Python
2 17 (2.67%) R
3 14 (2.20%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.73%) C
5 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.16%) C++
5 1 (0.16%) Go
5 1 (0.16%) Java
5 1 (0.16%) Perl
5 1 (0.16%) PHP
5 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 637 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 453 (71.11%) CCNP
3 162 (25.43%) CCNA
4 123 (19.31%) CCDP
5 95 (14.91%) Degree
6 85 (13.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 85 (13.34%) JNCIP
7 74 (11.62%) JNCIE
8 65 (10.20%) CCIE Service Provider
9 55 (8.63%) Security Cleared
10 50 (7.85%) CCSE
11 48 (7.54%) SC Cleared
12 37 (5.81%) JNCIA
13 30 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
14 29 (4.55%) CCSA
15 25 (3.92%) JNCIS
16 24 (3.77%) CCSP
16 24 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (3.61%) MCSE
18 22 (3.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.35%) SLA
2 14 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.94%) PMO
5 6 (0.94%) QA
6 5 (0.78%) GDPR
7 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 82 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.88%) VMware NSX
3 10 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.31%) Firmware
6 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
2 33 (5.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 32 (5.02%) FortiGate
4 26 (4.08%) Ansible
5 22 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
6 14 (2.20%) vCenter Server
7 11 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.26%) vRealize
9 5 (0.78%) TrustSec
10 4 (0.63%) Cacti
10 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.63%) Puppet
10 4 (0.63%) SCOM
10 4 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.47%) Observium
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.16%) Cisco CME
13 1 (0.16%) HP NNM
13 1 (0.16%) Nagios
13 1 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 539 (84.62%) Cisco
2 173 (27.16%) Palo Alto
3 165 (25.90%) Juniper
4 148 (23.23%) CheckPoint
5 131 (20.57%) F5
6 127 (19.94%) VMware
7 71 (11.15%) Dell
8 63 (9.89%) NetApp
9 60 (9.42%) Meraki
10 59 (9.26%) HP
11 58 (9.11%) Microsoft
12 57 (8.95%) EMC
13 43 (6.75%) Fortinet
14 31 (4.87%) Virgin Media
15 26 (4.08%) SolarWinds
16 24 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
17 23 (3.61%) Blue Coat
17 23 (3.61%) Huawei
18 22 (3.45%) IronPort
19 21 (3.30%) Aruba