The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 165 143 151
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 20 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.87% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 5
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Network Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in Leeds

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (76.00%) MPLS
1 19 (76.00%) LAN
1 19 (76.00%) WAN
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) OSPF
2 18 (72.00%) BGP
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Network Security
4 12 (48.00%) Network Design
5 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
6 10 (40.00%) CCNA
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) HSRP
8 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
8 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (16.00%) VPLS
10 4 (16.00%) RIP
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) LAN
1 19 (76.00%) WAN
1 19 (76.00%) MPLS
2 18 (72.00%) OSPF
2 18 (72.00%) BGP
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) HSRP
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) VLAN
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (16.00%) RIP
6 4 (16.00%) VPLS
7 2 (8.00%) RTSP
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
7 2 (8.00%) Multicast
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Network Design
2 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) WFM
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Contact Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) EAI
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CCNP
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) CCDP
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCDA
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks