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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 135 174 139
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 36 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.27% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 9
Average salary £75,000 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.28% +9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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
3180 3689 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.57% 97.18% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 3007 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,715 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
1 50 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 48 (96.00%) CheckPoint
3 37 (74.00%) F5
4 31 (62.00%) Firewall
5 22 (44.00%) Network Design
6 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (42.00%) WAN
7 19 (38.00%) LAN
7 19 (38.00%) HP
7 19 (38.00%) Huawei
7 19 (38.00%) HP ASE
8 18 (36.00%) Riverbed
8 18 (36.00%) RESTful
8 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (36.00%) VoIP
9 17 (34.00%) ITIL
9 17 (34.00%) Wireless Security
9 17 (34.00%) Wireless
10 15 (30.00%) Network Architecture
10 15 (30.00%) TOGAF
10 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (30.00%) VMware
10 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 15 (30.00%) Windows
10 15 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
11 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (26.00%) FWSM
11 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) Firewall
2 21 (42.00%) WAN
3 19 (38.00%) LAN
4 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (36.00%) VoIP
5 17 (34.00%) Wireless Security
5 17 (34.00%) Wireless
6 13 (26.00%) FWSM
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.00%) DNS
8 4 (8.00%) MPLS
8 4 (8.00%) OSPF
8 4 (8.00%) BGP
8 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.00%) VPLS
9 2 (4.00%) VRRP
9 2 (4.00%) IPsec
9 2 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 22 (44.00%) Network Design
3 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Network Architecture
4 15 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) BCP
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) HP ASE
3 15 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) CCSA
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) CCDA
5 2 (4.00%) CCDP
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) CCSE
5 2 (4.00%) VCP5
6 1 (2.00%) HP AIS
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cacti
1 2 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) CheckPoint
3 37 (74.00%) F5
4 19 (38.00%) HP
4 19 (38.00%) Huawei
5 18 (36.00%) Riverbed
6 15 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) CA
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat