The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 242 247 288
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 14 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.095% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 4
Average salary £58,500 £52,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in the East of England

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in the East of England

Network Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Essex - 5 £57,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) Firewall
3 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (51.85%) MPLS
5 13 (48.15%) CCNP
6 11 (40.74%) Juniper
6 11 (40.74%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) VPN
7 10 (37.04%) OSPF
7 10 (37.04%) BGP
7 10 (37.04%) Network Design
7 10 (37.04%) F5
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (33.33%) CCIE
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) LAN
10 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
11 6 (22.22%) Multicast
11 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 5 (18.52%) CCDP
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 5 (18.52%) Wireless
12 5 (18.52%) Network Management
12 5 (18.52%) VLAN
13 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) MPLS
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 10 (37.04%) VPN
4 10 (37.04%) OSPF
4 10 (37.04%) BGP
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 6 (22.22%) Multicast
9 5 (18.52%) Wireless
9 5 (18.52%) VLAN
10 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (14.81%) SAN
10 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
11 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
11 3 (11.11%) VPLS
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceStack
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.70%) VMS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Network Design
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.41%) BCP
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (18.52%) CCDP
5 3 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCIP
6 2 (7.41%) CCDA
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCSP
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) CCDE
7 1 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) UAG
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Juniper
3 10 (37.04%) F5
4 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Redback
5 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix