The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 298 319 304
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 10 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 25
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Network Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Architect across the City of London region.

Network Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) WAN
3 27 (60.00%) Firewall
4 24 (53.33%) F5
5 23 (51.11%) LAN
6 22 (48.89%) Juniper
7 21 (46.67%) Wireless
8 19 (42.22%) ITIL
8 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
9 18 (40.00%) Network Design
9 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (40.00%) Finance
9 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
12 14 (31.11%) MPLS
12 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
13 13 (28.89%) BGP
13 13 (28.89%) OSPF
13 13 (28.89%) ATM
14 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
15 11 (24.44%) DNS
15 11 (24.44%) CCIE
16 10 (22.22%) IPsec
16 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
16 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (20.00%) COBIT
17 9 (20.00%) DoDAF
17 9 (20.00%) VLAN

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) WAN
2 27 (60.00%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) LAN
4 21 (46.67%) Wireless
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (31.11%) EIGRP
7 14 (31.11%) MPLS
8 13 (28.89%) OSPF
8 13 (28.89%) BGP
8 13 (28.89%) ATM
9 11 (24.44%) DNS
10 10 (22.22%) IPsec
11 9 (20.00%) IGRP
11 9 (20.00%) VLAN
11 9 (20.00%) HTTPS
11 9 (20.00%) SMTP
11 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (20.00%) FTP
11 9 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Legal
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Law
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Network Design
3 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 9 (20.00%) DoDAF
4 9 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (20.00%) Validation
4 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (20.00%) SABSA
5 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.22%) Network Management
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) C++
1 2 (4.44%) Java
1 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
1 2 (4.44%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCIE
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) CCNP
5 5 (11.11%) CCDP
6 4 (8.89%) CCNA
7 3 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (2.22%) CCSE
8 1 (2.22%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) F5
3 22 (48.89%) Juniper
4 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
6 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Aruba
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Avaya