The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE)
UK
Rank 856 931 922
Rank change year-on-year +75 -9  
Permanent jobs citing NCIE 11 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 27
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -21.95% +7.89%  

NCIE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NCIE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for NCIE in the UK

NCIE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NCIE.

Salary trend for NCIE in the UK

NCIE
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
North West -9 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Manchester -15 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Salford - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Huntingdon - 2 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -

NCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing NCIE 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 NCIE.

1 28 (100.00%) NetApp
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
3 22 (78.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (75.00%) NCDA
5 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (53.57%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (39.29%) MCSE
9 10 (35.71%) Windows
9 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
10 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 8 (28.57%) LAN
10 8 (28.57%) WAN
10 8 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (25.00%) vSphere
11 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (21.43%) MCSA
13 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (17.86%) VCAP
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012

NCIE
Top Related 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 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) G Suite
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Storage Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) NetApp Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Document Management
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Service Design
4 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (75.00%) NCDA
3 11 (39.29%) MCSE
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (21.43%) MCSA
5 5 (17.86%) VCAP
6 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) MCITP
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.14%) NCSA
8 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) vRealize
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) NetApp
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow