The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 641 653 712
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 215 211 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 174 136 104
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £59,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Network Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in England

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in England

Network Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
London +37 86 £70,000 +7.69% 10
South East +12 47 £66,750 +16.59% 5
Yorkshire -7 36 £60,000 +23.07% 4
South West -19 13 £68,750 +14.58% 2
East of England +6 12 £62,500 +8.69% 2
East Midlands +23 7 £63,750 +41.66%
West Midlands -39 5 £50,000 -12.28%
North West +5 4 £51,250 +0.49% 1
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 316 (79.40%) Cisco
2 213 (53.52%) Firewall
3 172 (43.22%) Cisco Certification
4 171 (42.96%) F5
5 163 (40.95%) Juniper
6 138 (34.67%) Network Design
7 129 (32.41%) Wireless
8 128 (32.16%) ITIL
9 126 (31.66%) WAN
10 114 (28.64%) Finance
11 113 (28.39%) CCNP
12 103 (25.88%) Security Cleared
13 101 (25.38%) LAN
14 98 (24.62%) CheckPoint
15 97 (24.37%) SC Cleared
16 87 (21.86%) CCIE
17 86 (21.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 77 (19.35%) MPLS
19 72 (18.09%) Network Security
20 65 (16.33%) Load Balancing
21 64 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
22 62 (15.58%) Network Architecture
23 58 (14.57%) Telecoms
24 54 (13.57%) BGP
25 51 (12.81%) CCDP
26 47 (11.81%) CCNA
27 42 (10.55%) OSPF
28 39 (9.80%) VPN
29 34 (8.54%) EIGRP
30 33 (8.29%) Riverbed

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 11 (2.76%) Lync
2 3 (0.75%) Apache
2 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.50%) CMS
3 2 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 213 (53.52%) Firewall
2 129 (32.41%) Wireless
3 126 (31.66%) WAN
4 101 (25.38%) LAN
5 86 (21.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 77 (19.35%) MPLS
7 72 (18.09%) Network Security
8 64 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (13.57%) BGP
10 42 (10.55%) OSPF
11 39 (9.80%) VPN
12 34 (8.54%) EIGRP
13 29 (7.29%) VoIP
14 28 (7.04%) ATM
14 28 (7.04%) DNS
15 25 (6.28%) Internet
16 23 (5.78%) TCP/IP
17 22 (5.53%) IPsec
18 20 (5.03%) FWSM
19 19 (4.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 114 (28.64%) Finance
2 58 (14.57%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.28%) Retail
4 18 (4.52%) Legal
5 13 (3.27%) Law
6 9 (2.26%) Banking
7 8 (2.01%) Marketing
8 6 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.26%) Electronics
9 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.26%) Games
10 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.76%) RESTful
2 3 (0.75%) CSS
2 3 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.25%) XMPP
3 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (1.26%) Economics
3 5 (1.26%) DTV
3 5 (1.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.26%) Online Banking
4 3 (0.75%) Online Games
4 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.50%) FlexPod
5 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.25%) Equities
6 1 (0.25%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.25%) CMDB
6 1 (0.25%) PKI
6 1 (0.25%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.78%) Windows
2 16 (4.02%) Linux
3 8 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.01%) UNIX
4 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.67%) Network Design
2 128 (32.16%) ITIL
3 65 (16.33%) Load Balancing
4 62 (15.58%) Network Architecture
5 31 (7.79%) TOGAF
6 24 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (5.03%) Project Management
8 19 (4.77%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (4.27%) Business Development
10 15 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
11 12 (3.02%) Line Management
12 11 (2.76%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (2.76%) Security Architecture
12 11 (2.76%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.51%) Migration
13 10 (2.51%) SIEM
13 10 (2.51%) Change Control
14 9 (2.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.51%) R
2 3 (0.75%) SQL
2 3 (0.75%) Python
3 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.50%) Perl
3 2 (0.50%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) C
4 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 172 (43.22%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (28.39%) CCNP
3 103 (25.88%) Security Cleared
4 97 (24.37%) SC Cleared
5 87 (21.86%) CCIE
6 51 (12.81%) CCDP
7 47 (11.81%) CCNA
8 25 (6.28%) Degree
9 24 (6.03%) CCDA
10 19 (4.77%) CISSP
11 17 (4.27%) JNCIP
12 15 (3.77%) JNCIE
12 15 (3.77%) CCSE
12 15 (3.77%) CCSP
13 14 (3.52%) HP ASE
14 11 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.76%) CCSA
15 10 (2.51%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.27%) COBIT
2 9 (2.26%) QA
3 6 (1.51%) SLA
3 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.01%) vSphere
4 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.50%) Squid
5 2 (0.50%) NFS
5 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.50%) UAG
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.52%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (1.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Cacti
4 1 (0.25%) Netcool
4 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 316 (79.40%) Cisco
2 171 (42.96%) F5
3 163 (40.95%) Juniper
4 98 (24.62%) CheckPoint
5 33 (8.29%) Riverbed
6 30 (7.54%) VMware
7 29 (7.29%) HP
8 18 (4.52%) Blue Coat
8 18 (4.52%) McAfee
9 16 (4.02%) Huawei
9 16 (4.02%) SolarWinds
10 14 (3.52%) Microsoft
11 12 (3.02%) Avaya
12 9 (2.26%) Citrix
12 9 (2.26%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.76%) Brocade
13 7 (1.76%) IBM
14 6 (1.51%) Aruba
15 5 (1.26%) Sourcefire
15 5 (1.26%) SAP
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