What is a CCIE and CCIE Scope in India?

CCIE is one of the highly reputable and renowned IT Networking certificate. It is one of the toughest IT Certifications and needs lots of Hard work, dedication , and Excellent Networking Knowledge.

CCIE Stands of Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and is Expert Level certification of Cisco. CCIE has been divided into 7 tracks CCDE, CCIE Routing and Switching, CCIE Security, CCIE Service Provider,CCIE Collaboration, CCIE Data Center and CCIE Wireless these certificates Validates Expert Level Networking Knowledge and skills. CCIE Certifications Program started in 1993. You need to invest around 6-12 Months to achieve your CCIE Certification and also depends on how much time you devote to study and practicals.

“Networking is the backbone of IT Industry, core networking jobs are on the rise with the evolution of the Internet of things. Till today 99% of the word devices are not connected to Internet Giant Companies Like Cisco, Microsoft etc are working on the internet of things or internet of everything where their motto is to connect all the devices through the internet. The more devices connect to the internet the more will be demand for Networking devices and increase in the demand for Network Engineers/Professionals/Experts.”

Importance and CCIE scope in India?

From the very starting point, this has been a very hot topic that what is the Importance and Scope o CCIE? According to Cisco, less than 3% of Cisco Certified Engineers hold CCIE Certificate and 1% of total Networking professionals. Candidates will have to hold a deep and very strong technical knowledge of networking concepts and technologies.

Do you know the Companies like to have more CCIEs because they get more discounts on Cisco devices?

Although Cisco strongly recommends having at least 3-5 years of Industry experience before attempting for CCIE certification

We have summarized some important information about job profiles. Designations, median salary ranges, popular cities for Job.

Top CCIE Job Designation:

  • Network Engineer
  • Sr. Network Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Technology (IT) Consultant
  • Network Specialist
  • Network Architect
  • Technical Subject Matter Expert

Median Salary Range for CCIE Certified Employees as per cities in India


Salary Range


INR 2,14,551 – INR 13,89,256
New Delhi INR 2,53,419 – INR 27,61,712


INR 1,96,672 – INR 15,70,368


INR 7,00,000 (approx)


INR 8,00,000 (approx)


INR 2,15,222 – INR 19,18,101

Median Salary Range as per Designations:


Median Salary Range

Network engineer

INR 1,12,200 – INR 8,10,524

Sr. Network engineer

INR 2,72,226 – INR 18,21,782

Network Administrator (IT)

INR 1,99,665 – INR 11,12,854

Network Security engineer

INR 2,32,699 – INR 21,63,882

Security Consultant (Information Technology/Networking/ Computing)

INR 2,93,614 – INR 15,35,989

Network Architecture

INR 16,00,000 (approx)

Network Specialist INR 7,00,000 (approx)

Technical Matter Subject Expert

INR 13,48,148 (approx)

Popular Cities for CCIE Job in India

  • Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • New Delhi, Delhi
  • Pune, Maharashtra
  • Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Popular Companies in India Hiring CCIE:
  • Cisco Systems Inc
  • HCL Technologies Ltd.
  • Orange Business Services
  • British Telecom
  • Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • Vodafone

Popular Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE)
  • Bachelor of Technology (BT / BTech)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)
  • Master of Science (MS)

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