Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 181 236
Rank change year-on-year -48 +55 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 169 447 536
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.46% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 8.13% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 358 398
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £319 £266 £311
90th Percentile £641 £604 £625
England median daily rate £438 £410 £415
% change year-on-year +6.71% -1.20% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 5
Median hourly rate - £43.26 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.79% +21.28%
England median hourly rate £27.25 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year -16.79% +7.38% +18.72%

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 3,343 5,496 7,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.24% 18.01% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,337 3,888 4,721
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 91 135
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +68.89% +18.42%
10th Percentile £17.09 £18.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £47.40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.67% +31.50% +16.89%

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 15 January 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
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 15 January 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 +36 18 £535 +28.92% 23
West London +12 8 £500 +53.85% 5
East London +33 4 £575 +55.93% 5
South London +27 3 £394 -28.41%
North London +10 1 £318 -29.33% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 108 (63.91%) Cisco
2 99 (58.58%) CCNP
3 60 (35.50%) Finance
4 56 (33.14%) CCNA
5 55 (32.54%) Firewall
6 53 (31.36%) CCIE
7 45 (26.63%) CISSP
8 42 (24.85%) Data Centre
9 33 (19.53%) WAN
10 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
11 31 (18.34%) LAN
12 30 (17.75%) BGP
12 30 (17.75%) Network Security
13 26 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (15.38%) OSPF
13 26 (15.38%) ITIL
14 25 (14.79%) Migration
14 25 (14.79%) Azure
15 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (14.20%) Palo Alto
15 24 (14.20%) VMware
16 23 (13.61%) AWS
16 23 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (13.02%) F5
17 22 (13.02%) Juniper
18 21 (12.43%) VPN
18 21 (12.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 20 (11.83%) Information Security
19 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (11.83%) Microsoft

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 5 (2.96%) CMS
1 5 (2.96%) IIS
2 4 (2.37%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.78%) nginx
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.37%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.59%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.79%) Azure
2 23 (13.61%) AWS
3 5 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.96%) Office 365
4 3 (1.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (1.78%) GCP
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.54%) Firewall
2 33 (19.53%) WAN
3 31 (18.34%) LAN
4 30 (17.75%) BGP
4 30 (17.75%) Network Security
5 26 (15.38%) OSPF
6 23 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (12.43%) VPN
8 20 (11.83%) MPLS
9 19 (11.24%) Wireless
10 16 (9.47%) VoIP
11 14 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (8.28%) DNS
11 14 (8.28%) Multicast
12 13 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
13 12 (7.10%) DHCP
14 10 (5.92%) EIGRP
15 9 (5.33%) IPsec
15 9 (5.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) GIS
3 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.59%) GitLab
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 60 (35.50%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.14%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.37%) Advertising
5 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Police
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (40.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.43%) Architect
2 21 (12.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (10.06%) Security Engineer
4 10 (5.92%) Consultant
4 10 (5.92%) Network Architect
4 10 (5.92%) Security Architect
5 9 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (2.96%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (2.96%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.96%) Security Manager
8 5 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (2.96%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.37%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.37%) REST
1 4 (2.37%) Web Services
1 4 (2.37%) WebRTC
2 3 (1.78%) YAML
3 2 (1.18%) JSON
3 2 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.59%) LDAP
4 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.59%) SOAP
4 1 (0.59%) Spring
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) XMPP
4 1 (0.59%) XSL
4 1 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.14%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.37%) Tandem
8 3 (1.78%) CESG
8 3 (1.78%) Life Science
8 3 (1.78%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.18%) e-Health
9 2 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Robotics
9 2 (1.18%) SCADA
9 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Linux
3 10 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.73%) Unix
5 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.78%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
1 26 (15.38%) ITIL
2 25 (14.79%) Migration
3 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.83%) Information Security
4 19 (11.24%) DevOps
5 18 (10.65%) Change Management
6 17 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (10.06%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (9.47%) SIEM
8 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
8 14 (8.28%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.28%) Security Operations
9 13 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (6.51%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (6.51%) Security Architecture
10 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.92%) Network Design
11 10 (5.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) Python
2 12 (7.10%) C
3 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.55%) Perl
5 4 (2.37%) VB
6 3 (1.78%) Java
6 3 (1.78%) R
7 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) SQL
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) C#
8 1 (0.59%) C++
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.59%) Ruby
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (58.58%) CCNP
2 56 (33.14%) CCNA
3 53 (31.36%) CCIE
4 45 (26.63%) CISSP
5 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
6 21 (12.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 20 (11.83%) CISM
8 17 (10.06%) Degree
9 16 (9.47%) DV Cleared
9 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
10 14 (8.28%) GCIA
11 13 (7.69%) GCIH
12 11 (6.51%) GIAC
12 11 (6.51%) GSEC
13 10 (5.92%) CEH
13 10 (5.92%) CISA
13 10 (5.92%) SANS
14 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (4.14%) CCDP
15 7 (4.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.65%) NIST
2 11 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (4.14%) SLA
4 6 (3.55%) NCSC
5 4 (2.37%) GDPR
6 3 (1.78%) COBIT
6 3 (1.78%) GxP
7 2 (1.18%) QA
8 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.69%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.55%) Docker
5 5 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.78%) vSphere
7 2 (1.18%) vCloud
7 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) Ansible
2 12 (7.10%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.73%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.55%) Nessus
5 6 (3.55%) Terraform
5 6 (3.55%) WSUS
6 3 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.78%) Puppet
7 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.18%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.18%) Packer
7 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.18%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.18%) vRealize
7 2 (1.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 108 (63.91%) Cisco
2 24 (14.20%) Palo Alto
2 24 (14.20%) VMware
3 22 (13.02%) F5
3 22 (13.02%) Juniper
4 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
5 16 (9.47%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.28%) Fortinet
7 11 (6.51%) Arista
8 10 (5.92%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.73%) Citrix
9 8 (4.73%) Meraki
10 7 (4.14%) HP
11 6 (3.55%) Splunk
12 5 (2.96%) ArcSight
12 5 (2.96%) Huawei
12 5 (2.96%) Nokia
12 5 (2.96%) Polycom
12 5 (2.96%) Sophos
13 4 (2.37%) Aruba