Scope of CCIE Data Center Certification for Network Engineers

Scope of CCIE Data Center Certification for Network Engineers
By Network Bulls
Jul 26, 2017

If you are a Network Engineer or a working professional in Networking Industry or a candidate having CCNA + CCNP R&S Level knowledge and looking forward to giving a fast track growth to your career, then stop doing whatever you are doing and spend next half an hour reading this blog post.

All networking professionals need to upgrade their tech skills to get exponential career growth and look out to master new technologies as well. Nowadays, Data Center is such trending technology and has huge career growth scope worldwide.

So, all we are saying is Cisco’s CCNP and CCIE Data Center Certifications are the best choice for mastering data center technologies if you belong to any of the categories mentioned in the beginning of this post.

With the advancement in the technology, Data Centers have become an eminent requirement of the IT companies which have increased the demand of CCIE DC certified professionals manifolds. In fact,

"CCIE Data Center Certification is amongst the most prestigious Certification in IT industry"

The best part is, it is globally recognized and thus it can be your visa to the foreign countries.

Here, we will tell you the growth pattern after pursuing Cisco CCNA, CCNP and CCIE Data Center certification training and numerous other relevant things related to the certification. Let’s explore and have a look –

Are you the best Candidate for CCIE Data Center Certification Training?

Cisco Data Center Certification is for networking engineers having at least working experience of 1 to 3 years in the networking industry. In addition to the working IT professionals, candidates having knowledge of different technologies are also the best candidate for pursuing Cisco DC certification training.

Although there is no formal prerequisite for pursuing the certification, but according to the experts, it is best for Network Engineers or Network Administrators already working in the industry from last 1 year or more.

Candidate having knowledge of CCNA R&S course and other networking technologies can also pursue CCNA Data Center and CCNP Data Center Certification training or even CCIE Data Center as well.

Growth after CCNA, CCNP & CCIE Data Center Certification Training

We know that you are interested in getting a sneak peek into your growth after pursuing Cisco Data Center Certification. As stated above, Cisco Data Center certification is for experienced professionals. Thus, the growth benefits are dependent up on your knowledge and skills.   

Let’s have a look at the growth rate for having CCNA or CCNP R&S Level Network Engineers and CCIE R&S Level Network Engineers, one by one-

Benefit of Data Center Training for CCNA or CCNP R&S Level Network Engineers

If you have CCNA and CCNP R&S knowledge and working for around 2 years at the package of 3 lacs per annum in India. Then, pursuing Cisco CCIE Data Center certification can fast track your growth in the networking industry.


Just put in 1 year of hard work and pursue CCNA, CCNP, CCIE Data Center certification and pave a path for your bright career.

Post completion of your training, you can expect a great hike in your salary package ranging amid 7 to 8 lacs per annum. After the experience of five years, you can expect to work as Data Center Implementation Admin/Engineer or Principal Network Architect at the package of 18 to 22 lacs per annum. Mr. Ken had the same experience, see -

Growth of CCIE R&S Level Network Engineers after Data Center Training

If you are CCIE R&S certified/non-certified professionals and working in Delhi/Gurgaon for around 2 to 3 years at the package of 6-7 lacs per annum. Then, Cisco Data Center certification can do wonders in your career.


Post completion of the certification, your salary will range amid 11 to 12 lacs per annum and just in the span of 5 years you will become eligible to work as Network Architect or Principal Network Architect at the package of around 22 to 28 lac per annum. Same was experienced by Mr. Kunal -

Growth pattern for Candidates having knowledge of other technologies

Knowledge of other technologies with Cisco DC certification is just like an icing on the cake. So, you see a similar kind of growth pattern for the candidates/professionals having knowledge of below-mentioned technologies/Certifications –

  • CCNP Security/ CCIE Security
  • BGP/MPLs
  • Already working in DC technologies
  • Other Vendor Certification such as Juniper, Checkpoint etc.

Data Centers includes a wide aspect of technology, so for pursuing this certification, you must have the knowledge of CCNA R&S. Knowledge of other technology like Security, Service Provider etc will make you a complete package.

Know the best Combination for Cisco DC certification training

If you are having the knowledge of CCIE R&S or CCNP R&S certification then you are amongst the best candidates for Cisco Data Center certification.

The reason behind it is that you already have the knowledge of creating the network then Data Center course will enhance your knowledge and will make you eligible for handling the high-end DC networks and fast track your growth.

In addition, candidates having knowledge of CCNP/CCIE Service Provider or Security are also the best candidates for pursuing Cisco’s Data Center Certification.  

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What you will learn in Cisco CCIE Data Center Certification?

Cisco CCIE Data Center Certification is an expert level certification which will introduce you to the advance DC technologies and will validate your skills of planning, designing, implementing and managing the complex DC infrastructure.

Download PDF Scope of CCIE Data Center Certification for Network Engineers

Post Completion of your CCIE Data Center training you will have an in-depth knowledge of DC technologies which include Cisco’s L2 and L3 technologies, Network Services, Orchestration, Automation, DC fabric infrastructure and numerous other evolving technologies.

Recommended read: All you should know about Network Bulls' Data Center Training


With the advancement in the technology, Data Centers are becoming an eminent requirement of the IT companies. If you are looking forward to a fast track growth in the IT industry then Cisco’s Data Center Certification is the best IT certification to pursue.

Cisco’s Data Center Certification is amongst the most prestigious certification in the IT industry. Thus, it can help you to give wings to your career in a short span of time. After putting the bright colors of your effort in the DC training, you will be able to see the rainbow of success easily in a short span.

Analyzing the increasing requirement of the Data Center certification in the IT industry, we have recently launched Cisco CCNA, CCNP and CCIE Data Center training.

The training will be provided by Dual CCIE Certified trainers on the real Cisco devices. Even before launching the training program, we have received the Data Center racks for providing 100% technical training to our students.

If you are interested in Cisco Courses offered by Network Bulls, Gurugram then Contact Us on 1800-313-2545 or email us at If you are from outside India then Contact Us on +91- 9540774889, 8745885377.

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