Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 583 527 538
Rank change year-on-year -56 +11 -34
Permanent jobs citing CCIE 776 886 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 2.06% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 534 718 884
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £89,625 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +3.60%

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 41,258 43,048 54,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.86% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30,981 33,698 44,172
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -40 740 £63,500 +5.83% 66
London +29 435 £70,000 +13.82% 37
UK excluding London -125 317 £60,000 +9.09% 34
South East -67 187 £60,000 +9.09% 12
East of England -8 42 £57,500 -4.17% 5
North of England -33 36 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Midlands -39 30 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Yorkshire +30 28 £47,500 -13.64% 3
West Midlands -13 25 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Scotland -31 17 £51,250 -10.87% 1
South West -13 16 £62,500 +22.55% 6
Wales +21 9 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West -63 8 £67,500 +35.00% 2
East Midlands -10 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 776 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 698 (89.95%) Cisco
3 549 (70.75%) CCNP
4 373 (48.07%) Firewall
5 304 (39.18%) F5
6 242 (31.19%) WAN
7 240 (30.93%) Finance
8 237 (30.54%) Data Centre
9 231 (29.77%) MPLS
10 229 (29.51%) CCNA
11 224 (28.87%) Wireless
11 224 (28.87%) VMware
12 216 (27.84%) CheckPoint
13 215 (27.71%) Presales
14 214 (27.58%) VPN
15 206 (26.55%) Juniper
16 194 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
17 189 (24.36%) BGP
18 185 (23.84%) Cisco Nexus
19 178 (22.94%) Degree
20 177 (22.81%) Network Security
21 155 (19.97%) Network Design
21 155 (19.97%) Palo Alto
22 153 (19.72%) OSPF
23 134 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
24 133 (17.14%) Microsoft
25 129 (16.62%) LAN
26 121 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
27 120 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
28 117 (15.08%) NetScaler

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 13 (1.68%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.32%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.80%) SaaS
5 6 (0.77%) Office 365
6 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.26%) IaaS
7 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 373 (48.07%) Firewall
2 242 (31.19%) WAN
3 231 (29.77%) MPLS
4 224 (28.87%) Wireless
5 214 (27.58%) VPN
6 194 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 189 (24.36%) BGP
8 185 (23.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 177 (22.81%) Network Security
10 153 (19.72%) OSPF
11 129 (16.62%) LAN
12 117 (15.08%) NetScaler
13 108 (13.92%) Cisco ISE
14 96 (12.37%) VPLS
15 88 (11.34%) Unified Communications
16 85 (10.95%) WLAN
17 81 (10.44%) Wi-Fi
18 77 (9.92%) Cisco IOS
19 74 (9.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 72 (9.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.83%) Big Data
2 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (0.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (0.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.26%) Power BI
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (4.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.39%) GitLab
4 1 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 240 (30.93%) Finance
2 86 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 85 (10.95%) Banking
4 75 (9.66%) Retail
5 67 (8.63%) Manufacturing
6 65 (8.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 48 (6.19%) German Language
7 48 (6.19%) Italian Language
8 29 (3.74%) Marketing
9 15 (1.93%) Advertising
10 12 (1.55%) Law
11 11 (1.42%) Legal
12 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.29%) French Language
12 10 (1.29%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.90%) Local Government
14 5 (0.64%) Electronics
14 5 (0.64%) Games
15 3 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
16 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (41.75%) Network Engineer
2 247 (31.83%) Architect
3 149 (19.20%) Solutions Architect
4 120 (15.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 96 (12.37%) Network Architect
6 94 (12.11%) Technical Architect
7 86 (11.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 80 (10.31%) Cisco Architect
9 76 (9.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 70 (9.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 67 (8.63%) Security Architect
12 62 (7.99%) Consultant
13 52 (6.70%) Cisco Solutions Architect
14 46 (5.93%) Security Solutions Architect
15 42 (5.41%) Network Specialist
16 41 (5.28%) Security Engineer
17 40 (5.15%) Cisco Consultant
17 40 (5.15%) Network Security Specialist
17 40 (5.15%) Security Specialist
18 37 (4.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.28%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.42%) XMPP
3 10 (1.29%) LDAP
4 7 (0.90%) JSON
5 4 (0.52%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.26%) Web Services
7 1 (0.13%) .NET
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 237 (30.54%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.35%) EMC VMAX
6 24 (3.09%) Private Cloud
7 21 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.19%) FlexPod
9 14 (1.80%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.68%) User Experience
11 11 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
11 11 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (1.42%) PKI
11 11 (1.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 10 (1.29%) DataPower
13 9 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.90%) Equities
14 7 (0.90%) Fintech
14 7 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.60%) Windows
2 43 (5.54%) Linux
3 24 (3.09%) Unix
4 14 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.03%) FreeBSD
6 6 (0.77%) Kali Linux
6 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.64%) CentOS
7 5 (0.64%) DC/OS
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (27.71%) Presales
2 155 (19.97%) Network Design
3 105 (13.53%) Load Balancing
4 103 (13.27%) ITIL
5 96 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (11.73%) Analytics
7 80 (10.31%) SIEM
8 78 (10.05%) Change Management
9 63 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
10 59 (7.60%) Network Architecture
11 57 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
12 55 (7.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 51 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (6.57%) Problem Management
14 50 (6.44%) Customer Requirements
15 48 (6.19%) Risk Management
16 47 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
16 47 (6.06%) Mentoring
17 46 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
18 45 (5.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 64 (8.25%) Python
2 36 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.55%) C
4 9 (1.16%) Perl
5 8 (1.03%) Ruby
6 7 (0.90%) Groovy
7 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.39%) PHP
9 2 (0.26%) SQL
10 1 (0.13%) Go
10 1 (0.13%) Java
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 776 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 549 (70.75%) CCNP
3 229 (29.51%) CCNA
4 178 (22.94%) Degree
5 96 (12.37%) CCIE Security
6 81 (10.44%) CCDP
6 81 (10.44%) JNCIE
7 67 (8.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 60 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (7.60%) MCSE
10 51 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 50 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 49 (6.31%) CCIE Data Center
13 48 (6.19%) CCIE Service Provider
14 47 (6.06%) CISSP
15 46 (5.93%) SC Cleared
15 46 (5.93%) Security Cleared
16 35 (4.51%) VCAP
16 35 (4.51%) VCDX
17 30 (3.87%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials
2 20 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.45%) GDPR
4 12 (1.55%) QA
4 12 (1.55%) SLA
5 11 (1.42%) COBIT
6 8 (1.03%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) GPG13
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.77%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.51%) VMware NSX
4 28 (3.61%) XenApp
4 28 (3.61%) XenDesktop
5 25 (3.22%) Firmware
6 8 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.90%) Docker
7 7 (0.90%) vSphere
8 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (4.77%) Puppet
2 33 (4.25%) Cisco Prime
3 28 (3.61%) Terraform
4 21 (2.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 19 (2.45%) CASB
6 17 (2.19%) FortiGate
7 13 (1.68%) Cacti
7 13 (1.68%) RSA Security Analytics
8 10 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.03%) Ansible
10 7 (0.90%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.77%) Core Impact
12 5 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.52%) Nagios
13 4 (0.52%) SCOM
14 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
15 2 (0.26%) Nessus
16 1 (0.13%) Nmap
16 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 698 (89.95%) Cisco
2 304 (39.18%) F5
3 224 (28.87%) VMware
4 216 (27.84%) CheckPoint
5 206 (26.55%) Juniper
6 155 (19.97%) Palo Alto
7 133 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 100 (12.89%) NetApp
9 97 (12.50%) EMC
10 93 (11.98%) Citrix
10 93 (11.98%) Splunk
11 91 (11.73%) SolarWinds
12 89 (11.47%) Dell
13 66 (8.51%) Blue Coat
14 58 (7.47%) Google
15 55 (7.09%) Zscaler
16 52 (6.70%) Infoblox
17 46 (5.93%) Fortinet
18 45 (5.80%) Meraki
19 40 (5.15%) HP