Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 549 516
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33 +70
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 822 875 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 1.73% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 685 708 888
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -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 42351 50528 59666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 26.36% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32535 40628 47615
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +18 760 £60,000 - 33
UK excluding London -17 422 £57,500 +9.52% 20
London +50 383 £67,500 +3.85% 13
South East -5 186 £55,000 -4.35% 10
North of England +69 134 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West +49 78 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +22 55 £55,000 +32.93% 2
Scotland +11 45 £65,000 +26.83%
Midlands -3 44 £55,000 +15.79% 2
West Midlands -27 26 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East of England -17 16 £60,000 +10.09% 3
East Midlands +63 15 £60,000 +17.07%
South West -9 14 £62,500 +38.89%
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 705 (85.77%) Cisco
3 627 (76.28%) CCNP
4 494 (60.10%) Firewall
5 373 (45.38%) WAN
6 372 (45.26%) MPLS
7 335 (40.75%) BGP
8 311 (37.83%) OSPF
9 292 (35.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 280 (34.06%) Juniper
11 268 (32.60%) VPN
12 262 (31.87%) Data Centre
13 254 (30.90%) Wireless
14 253 (30.78%) Cisco ASA
15 220 (26.76%) CheckPoint
16 218 (26.52%) Finance
17 213 (25.91%) LAN
18 203 (24.70%) Palo Alto
19 198 (24.09%) CCNA
20 197 (23.97%) F5
21 178 (21.65%) Network Design
22 175 (21.29%) IPsec
23 170 (20.68%) Network Security
24 166 (20.19%) Load Balancing
25 164 (19.95%) EIGRP
26 161 (19.59%) ITIL
27 148 (18.00%) VoIP
28 137 (16.67%) Microsoft
29 124 (15.09%) VMware
30 120 (14.60%) Cisco IOS

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 48 (5.84%) CMS
2 38 (4.62%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (1.70%) IIS
3 14 (1.70%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.61%) Joomla!
6 5 (0.61%) SAS
6 5 (0.61%) WordPress
7 3 (0.36%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) JBoss
8 2 (0.24%) WildFly
9 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 107 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (1.82%) SaaS
5 13 (1.58%) IaaS
6 12 (1.46%) Office 365
7 10 (1.22%) PaaS
8 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Akamai
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 494 (60.10%) Firewall
2 373 (45.38%) WAN
3 372 (45.26%) MPLS
4 335 (40.75%) BGP
5 311 (37.83%) OSPF
6 292 (35.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 268 (32.60%) VPN
8 254 (30.90%) Wireless
9 253 (30.78%) Cisco ASA
10 213 (25.91%) LAN
11 175 (21.29%) IPsec
12 170 (20.68%) Network Security
13 164 (19.95%) EIGRP
14 148 (18.00%) VoIP
15 120 (14.60%) Cisco IOS
16 100 (12.17%) Unified Communications
17 90 (10.95%) VLAN
18 88 (10.71%) TCP/IP
19 87 (10.58%) DNS
20 83 (10.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.61%) Big Data
1 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.49%) 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 14 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 218 (26.52%) Finance
2 112 (13.63%) Banking
3 96 (11.68%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.04%) Financial Institution
5 23 (2.80%) Retail
6 22 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.55%) Legal
8 17 (2.07%) Law
9 10 (1.22%) Advertising
10 7 (0.85%) Marketing
11 6 (0.73%) Billing
11 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.36%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 445 (54.14%) Network Engineer
2 236 (28.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 197 (23.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 170 (20.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 139 (16.91%) Architect
6 102 (12.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 97 (11.80%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 95 (11.56%) Network Architect
9 65 (7.91%) Consultant
10 63 (7.66%) IP Engineer
11 57 (6.93%) Juniper Engineer
12 54 (6.57%) IP Network Engineer
13 51 (6.20%) Network Support
14 42 (5.11%) Support Engineer
15 39 (4.74%) Design Engineer
16 36 (4.38%) IP Design Engineer
16 36 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
17 35 (4.26%) Cisco Architect
18 32 (3.89%) Network Design Engineer
19 31 (3.77%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.76%) XMPP
2 39 (4.74%) 802.1X
3 16 (1.95%) CSS
4 13 (1.58%) Web Services
5 7 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.61%) HTML
6 5 (0.61%) HTML5
6 5 (0.61%) JSON
6 5 (0.61%) LAMP
6 5 (0.61%) WAP
7 4 (0.49%) .NET
7 4 (0.49%) OAuth
7 4 (0.49%) OpenID
7 4 (0.49%) REST
7 4 (0.49%) SAML
7 4 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.24%) jQuery
8 2 (0.24%) JSTL
8 2 (0.24%) Middleware
8 2 (0.24%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 262 (31.87%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.03%) Clustering
3 59 (7.18%) Computer Science
4 50 (6.08%) Video Conferencing
5 36 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.04%) Virtual Team
7 19 (2.31%) PKI
8 17 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (1.70%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.70%) Replication
10 12 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.34%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.22%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 8 (0.97%) Eurex
14 7 (0.85%) Equities
14 7 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.73%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.50%) Linux
1 111 (13.50%) Windows
2 48 (5.84%) Unix
3 47 (5.72%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.82%) Solaris
6 14 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.97%) VMS
9 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.36%) SUSE
10 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (21.65%) Network Design
2 166 (20.19%) Load Balancing
3 161 (19.59%) ITIL
4 80 (9.73%) Presales
5 71 (8.64%) Network Management
6 68 (8.27%) High Availability
7 65 (7.91%) Change Management
8 61 (7.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 57 (6.93%) Mentoring
10 55 (6.69%) Network Monitoring
11 51 (6.20%) Migration
12 47 (5.72%) Problem Management
13 45 (5.47%) Customer Requirements
14 42 (5.11%) Network Architecture
15 37 (4.50%) TOGAF
16 36 (4.38%) Statistics
17 30 (3.65%) Low Latency
17 30 (3.65%) Service Delivery
17 30 (3.65%) Validation
18 29 (3.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (7.42%) Python
2 38 (4.62%) Perl
3 33 (4.01%) Bash Shell
3 33 (4.01%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.70%) Erlang
5 11 (1.34%) C
6 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.49%) Java
7 4 (0.49%) Tcl
8 3 (0.36%) C#
9 2 (0.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 627 (76.28%) CCNP
3 198 (24.09%) CCNA
4 88 (10.71%) Degree
5 82 (9.98%) CCVP
6 73 (8.88%) CISSP
7 55 (6.69%) CCNP Voice
7 55 (6.69%) CCSE
7 55 (6.69%) Security Cleared
8 51 (6.20%) JNCIE
9 50 (6.08%) JNCIP
10 48 (5.84%) SC Cleared
11 46 (5.60%) CCDA
12 42 (5.11%) CCDP
13 37 (4.50%) CCSA
14 35 (4.26%) CCDE
14 35 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (3.89%) CCIE Security
16 31 (3.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 30 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.60%) SLA
2 14 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.85%) COBIT
4 7 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
7 2 (0.24%) QA
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 76 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.70%) Terminal Services
3 14 (1.70%) VMware NSX
4 6 (0.73%) ProxySG
4 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.49%) KVM
6 4 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) UAG
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (11.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 79 (9.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 65 (7.91%) Cisco UCCX
4 34 (4.14%) FortiGate
5 26 (3.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 24 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
7 23 (2.80%) Ansible
8 21 (2.55%) Nagios
9 18 (2.19%) Cacti
10 14 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.70%) Cisco IPCC
10 14 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.70%) Puppet
10 14 (1.70%) vCenter Server
11 13 (1.58%) OpenView
12 9 (1.09%) QRadar
13 7 (0.85%) SCOM
13 7 (0.85%) SmoothWall
14 5 (0.61%) cPanel
14 5 (0.61%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 705 (85.77%) Cisco
2 280 (34.06%) Juniper
3 220 (26.76%) CheckPoint
4 203 (24.70%) Palo Alto
5 197 (23.97%) F5
6 137 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 124 (15.09%) VMware
8 80 (9.73%) SolarWinds
9 68 (8.27%) Riverbed
10 61 (7.42%) HP
11 52 (6.33%) Fortinet
12 50 (6.08%) Avaya
13 37 (4.50%) Aruba
13 37 (4.50%) Citrix
14 34 (4.14%) Blue Coat
15 33 (4.01%) NICE Systems
16 29 (3.53%) Dell
17 28 (3.41%) Meraki
18 25 (3.04%) SonicWALL
19 24 (2.92%) Genesys