Period
to 5 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 295 234 194
Rank change year-on-year -61 -40 +41
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 316 173 494
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.07% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 5.47% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 136 366
10th Percentile £266 £363 £263
25th Percentile £375 £417 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £604 £575 £536
90th Percentile £700 £663 £644
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 13
10th Percentile £22.50 " £21.77
25th Percentile £27.13 " £22.48
Median hourly rate £37.80 - £44.02
75th Percentile £46.16 " £48.75
90th Percentile £46.75 " £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.13 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -47.18% +21.21% +8.20%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,686 3,161 6,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 19.55% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,780 2,254 4,210
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £444 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £730 £675 £694
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 42 99
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.31 £13.03
25th Percentile £21.47 £25.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.89% +15.32% +44.19%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.94 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.55 £58.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +52.22%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 5 December 2021. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -51 26 £425 -17.07% 23
South London - 16 £450 - 2
West London -12 15 £553 +10.50% 6
East London -13 2 £245 -57.39% 12
North London +2 1 £405 +27.36%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 198 (62.66%) Cisco
2 154 (48.73%) CCNP
3 134 (42.41%) CCNA
4 126 (39.87%) Firewall
5 109 (34.49%) Social Skills
6 89 (28.16%) Azure
7 70 (22.15%) CCIE
8 68 (21.52%) AWS
9 67 (21.20%) Network Security
9 67 (21.20%) WAN
10 65 (20.57%) BGP
10 65 (20.57%) Data Centre
11 64 (20.25%) CISSP
12 58 (18.35%) VMware
13 56 (17.72%) LAN
14 51 (16.14%) F5
14 51 (16.14%) Palo Alto
15 50 (15.82%) DNS
16 49 (15.51%) Microsoft
16 49 (15.51%) VPN
16 49 (15.51%) MPLS
17 48 (15.19%) ITIL
18 46 (14.56%) TCP/IP
18 46 (14.56%) Wireless
19 44 (13.92%) Windows
19 44 (13.92%) OSPF
19 44 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (13.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
20 43 (13.61%) Finance
21 42 (13.29%) Telecoms

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (1.90%) ArcGIS
2 5 (1.58%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.27%) Confluence
3 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.95%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.16%) Azure
2 68 (21.52%) AWS
3 30 (9.49%) GCP
4 23 (7.28%) IaaS
5 17 (5.38%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (5.06%) PaaS
7 9 (2.85%) SaaS
8 7 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 7 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.90%) SoftLayer
10 5 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.58%) GitHub
11 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.27%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.95%) Azure Storage
12 3 (0.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (0.95%) GitHub Actions
12 3 (0.95%) Serverless
13 2 (0.63%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 126 (39.87%) Firewall
2 67 (21.20%) Network Security
2 67 (21.20%) WAN
3 65 (20.57%) BGP
4 56 (17.72%) LAN
5 50 (15.82%) DNS
6 49 (15.51%) MPLS
6 49 (15.51%) VPN
7 46 (14.56%) TCP/IP
7 46 (14.56%) Wireless
8 44 (13.92%) OSPF
9 36 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (9.81%) DHCP
10 31 (9.81%) Ethernet
11 27 (8.54%) SD-WAN
12 25 (7.91%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (7.91%) VLAN
13 24 (7.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 21 (6.65%) EIGRP
15 20 (6.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.90%) GIS
3 5 (1.58%) Big Data
3 5 (1.58%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) JIRA
1 5 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.95%) Arsenale Dataplane
2 3 (0.95%) TestRail
3 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (34.49%) Social Skills
2 43 (13.61%) Finance
3 42 (13.29%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.65%) Presentation Skills
5 20 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.06%) Banking
7 13 (4.11%) Legal
8 7 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (2.22%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.27%) Billing
10 4 (1.27%) Law
10 4 (1.27%) Retail
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 2 (0.63%) Military
11 2 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (41.14%) Network Engineer
2 42 (13.29%) Architect
3 41 (12.97%) Security Engineer
4 33 (10.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 29 (9.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (7.59%) Analyst
7 22 (6.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 21 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (6.65%) Security Architect
9 18 (5.70%) Design Engineer
9 18 (5.70%) IP Engineer
9 18 (5.70%) Network Architect
10 15 (4.75%) IP Network Engineer
10 15 (4.75%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (3.48%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 11 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.48%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.16%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.48%) Jinja
1 11 (3.48%) JSON
1 11 (3.48%) XML
2 7 (2.22%) XMPP
3 5 (1.58%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.27%) OAuth
4 4 (1.27%) OAuth2
5 3 (0.95%) RESTful
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
7 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
7 1 (0.32%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) Velocity
7 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.57%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.59%) Public Cloud
3 16 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.80%) Fibre Optics
4 12 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.85%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.90%) Replication
9 5 (1.58%) CCTV
9 5 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.58%) PKI
10 4 (1.27%) Blog
10 4 (1.27%) Handset
10 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.92%) Windows
2 31 (9.81%) Linux
3 28 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.85%) Unix
7 8 (2.53%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.27%) Android
10 4 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.95%) CentOS
11 3 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.19%) ITIL
2 39 (12.34%) DevOps
3 34 (10.76%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (10.44%) Migration
5 31 (9.81%) Network Management
6 30 (9.49%) Network Design
7 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (8.23%) Information Security
9 25 (7.91%) Load Balancing
9 25 (7.91%) Project Delivery
10 23 (7.28%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.28%) SIEM
11 21 (6.65%) Security Architecture
12 19 (6.01%) Change Management
12 19 (6.01%) Risk Management
13 17 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (4.43%) Project Management
14 14 (4.43%) Security Operations
15 13 (4.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.97%) Python
2 21 (6.65%) C
3 19 (6.01%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.90%) VB
5 5 (1.58%) Java
5 5 (1.58%) Perl
6 3 (0.95%) C#
6 3 (0.95%) C++
6 3 (0.95%) Go
6 3 (0.95%) Rust
6 3 (0.95%) SQL
7 2 (0.63%) Scala
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (48.73%) CCNP
2 134 (42.41%) CCNA
3 70 (22.15%) CCIE
4 64 (20.25%) CISSP
5 44 (13.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 31 (9.81%) Security Cleared
7 30 (9.49%) Degree
8 29 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (7.91%) SC Cleared
10 22 (6.96%) CCSP
11 19 (6.01%) CISM
11 19 (6.01%) MCSE
12 17 (5.38%) GIAC
12 17 (5.38%) JNCIA
13 11 (3.48%) CISA
13 11 (3.48%) JNCIP
14 10 (3.16%) CEH
14 10 (3.16%) JNCIS
14 10 (3.16%) MCSA
14 10 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) SLA
2 18 (5.70%) NIST
3 15 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.43%) GDPR
5 9 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.90%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.95%) COBIT
7 3 (0.95%) NCSC
7 3 (0.95%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.63%) GRC
8 2 (0.63%) QA
9 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.32%) GMP
9 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.32%) ITGC
9 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
System Software
1 44 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.70%) VMware NSX
3 10 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.85%) Docker
5 8 (2.53%) XenApp
6 7 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.27%) vCloud
7 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.27%) vSphere
8 3 (0.95%) iptables
8 3 (0.95%) KVM
8 3 (0.95%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (6.01%) Ansible
2 16 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (4.75%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.48%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.16%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (2.22%) Consul
7 7 (2.22%) Istio
7 7 (2.22%) SCCM
8 6 (1.90%) Terraform
9 5 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.58%) Nagios
10 4 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.95%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.95%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.95%) QRadar
11 3 (0.95%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.63%) CASB
12 2 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 198 (62.66%) Cisco
2 58 (18.35%) VMware
3 51 (16.14%) F5
3 51 (16.14%) Palo Alto
4 49 (15.51%) Microsoft
5 37 (11.71%) CheckPoint
6 35 (11.08%) Juniper
7 29 (9.18%) Nokia
8 28 (8.86%) Citrix
9 24 (7.59%) Fortinet
10 21 (6.65%) Splunk
11 18 (5.70%) Google
12 17 (5.38%) Meraki
12 17 (5.38%) SolarWinds
13 13 (4.11%) Infoblox
14 10 (3.16%) Aruba
14 10 (3.16%) McAfee
14 10 (3.16%) Oracle
15 9 (2.85%) Dell
16 8 (2.53%) HP