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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 394 387 418
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 42 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 8
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £54,550
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Network Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Surrey +5 19 £70,000 +47.36%
Berkshire -6 15 £69,250 +15.41%
Hampshire -7 4 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £70,000 +64.70%
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 92 (68.66%) Cisco
2 66 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (39.55%) MPLS
3 53 (39.55%) Firewall
4 51 (38.06%) Juniper
4 51 (38.06%) CCIE
5 50 (37.31%) Network Design
6 48 (35.82%) CCNP
6 48 (35.82%) Network Security
7 40 (29.85%) BGP
8 37 (27.61%) F5
9 35 (26.12%) Telecoms
10 32 (23.88%) WAN
11 31 (23.13%) ITIL
12 27 (20.15%) LAN
13 25 (18.66%) Wireless
14 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
15 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
15 23 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (17.16%) CCDP
16 22 (16.42%) OSPF
17 21 (15.67%) Network Architecture
18 18 (13.43%) Performance Analysis
18 18 (13.43%) Retail
18 18 (13.43%) Finance
18 18 (13.43%) CheckPoint
19 17 (12.69%) Business Development
20 16 (11.94%) IPv6
20 16 (11.94%) IPsec
21 15 (11.19%) Cisco ASA

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (2.24%) Lync
2 2 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (39.55%) MPLS
1 53 (39.55%) Firewall
2 48 (35.82%) Network Security
3 40 (29.85%) BGP
4 32 (23.88%) WAN
5 27 (20.15%) LAN
6 25 (18.66%) Wireless
7 23 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (16.42%) OSPF
9 16 (11.94%) IPsec
9 16 (11.94%) IPv6
10 15 (11.19%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (10.45%) HSRP
12 12 (8.96%) EIGRP
13 11 (8.21%) VPN
13 11 (8.21%) WLAN
13 11 (8.21%) SDH
13 11 (8.21%) DWDM
14 10 (7.46%) VoIP
14 10 (7.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 35 (26.12%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Legal
4 5 (3.73%) French Language
5 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Economics
2 8 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Network Design
2 31 (23.13%) ITIL
3 21 (15.67%) Network Architecture
4 18 (13.43%) Performance Analysis
5 17 (12.69%) Business Development
6 10 (7.46%) Project Management
6 10 (7.46%) Migration
7 9 (6.72%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.72%) SWOT Analysis
8 7 (5.22%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.48%) SysML
9 6 (4.48%) SIEM
9 6 (4.48%) UML
10 5 (3.73%) Change Management
10 5 (3.73%) Security Architecture
10 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (3.73%) Cyber Security
10 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.99%) Software Deployment
11 4 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) Perl
1 2 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (38.06%) CCIE
3 48 (35.82%) CCNP
4 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
5 23 (17.16%) CCDP
6 13 (9.70%) CISSP
7 11 (8.21%) JNCIE
8 8 (5.97%) CCNA
8 8 (5.97%) CCDA
9 7 (5.22%) CCIP
10 6 (4.48%) CCSP
11 5 (3.73%) Degree
12 4 (2.99%) SSCP
12 4 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (2.99%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (2.99%) CCSE
13 3 (2.24%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.49%) CCSA
14 2 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) COBIT
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.49%) Squid
2 2 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 92 (68.66%) Cisco
2 51 (38.06%) Juniper
3 37 (27.61%) F5
4 18 (13.43%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.21%) Brocade
6 10 (7.46%) HP
7 6 (4.48%) IBM
7 6 (4.48%) Huawei
8 5 (3.73%) SevOne
8 5 (3.73%) BMC
8 5 (3.73%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
9 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.99%) Intel
10 3 (2.24%) Avaya
10 3 (2.24%) BT
10 3 (2.24%) Ciena
10 3 (2.24%) Aruba
11 2 (1.49%) Polycom
11 2 (1.49%) Redback