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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 679 694 733
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 224 233 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 194 186 128
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Architect
Salary Trend

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Network Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England +33 221 £67,500 +12.50% 19
South East -12 65 £63,750 +6.25% 4
London 0 58 £67,500 +8.00% 12
West Midlands +6 29 £70,000 +7.69%
West Yorkshire +18 27 £70,000 +27.27%
Leeds +16 27 £70,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire +10 27 £70,000 +27.27%
Birmingham +13 25 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England +9 25 £55,000 -3.50% 2
Surrey +24 20 £62,500 +20.77% 2
Berkshire -6 19 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Hertfordshire -1 18 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hampshire +28 15 £57,500 +4.54%
Manchester +12 15 £70,000 +16.66%
North West +2 15 £70,000 +19.65% 1
Guildford - 12 £62,500 - 1
City of London +15 10 £70,000 +10.23% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £65,000 +11.11%
Rickmansworth -15 10 £55,000 +2.32%
Reading -10 9 £70,000 +9.37%
South West -15 9 £52,500 -12.50%
Bedfordshire +14 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Somerset - 5 £52,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £65,000 -
Bath - 5 £52,500 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Southampton +10 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Hemel Hempstead +6 4 £55,000 -
Slough -5 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £60,000 -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 409 (85.03%) Cisco
2 308 (64.03%) Cisco Certification
3 219 (45.53%) F5
4 209 (43.45%) WAN
5 206 (42.83%) LAN
6 205 (42.62%) Firewall
7 180 (37.42%) Juniper
8 175 (36.38%) CCNP
9 161 (33.47%) Network Design
10 158 (32.85%) Wireless
11 151 (31.39%) CheckPoint
12 109 (22.66%) ITIL
13 105 (21.83%) Network Architecture
14 104 (21.62%) Data Centre
15 103 (21.41%) Load Balancing
16 101 (21.00%) CCIE
17 98 (20.37%) MPLS
17 98 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 95 (19.75%) Finance
19 90 (18.71%) Network Security
20 84 (17.46%) CCDP
21 82 (17.05%) VPN
22 80 (16.63%) HP
23 79 (16.42%) BGP
24 74 (15.38%) Wireless Security
25 73 (15.18%) OSPF
26 71 (14.76%) Security Cleared
26 71 (14.76%) Telecoms
27 62 (12.89%) Degree
28 61 (12.68%) SC Cleared

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (0.42%) WebSphere
1 2 (0.42%) Confluence
1 2 (0.42%) Lync
1 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.04%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 209 (43.45%) WAN
2 206 (42.83%) LAN
3 205 (42.62%) Firewall
4 158 (32.85%) Wireless
5 98 (20.37%) MPLS
5 98 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 90 (18.71%) Network Security
7 82 (17.05%) VPN
8 79 (16.42%) BGP
9 74 (15.38%) Wireless Security
10 73 (15.18%) OSPF
11 48 (9.98%) Internet
12 42 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (7.07%) VoIP
14 33 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (6.24%) DNS
16 29 (6.03%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (4.78%) EIGRP
18 21 (4.37%) FWSM
19 20 (4.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.21%) MySQL
1 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 95 (19.75%) Finance
2 71 (14.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.78%) Retail
4 18 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (2.49%) Legal
6 10 (2.08%) Banking
6 10 (2.08%) Marketing
7 9 (1.87%) Law
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.95%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.29%) RESTful
3 7 (1.46%) CSS
4 2 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (2.49%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.62%) DTV
7 3 (0.62%) e-Health
8 2 (0.42%) Online Games
8 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.21%) FMCG
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.21%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.21%) PMI
9 1 (0.21%) Equities
9 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.21%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.70%) Windows
2 9 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.04%) UNIX
5 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (33.47%) Network Design
2 109 (22.66%) ITIL
3 105 (21.83%) Network Architecture
4 103 (21.41%) Load Balancing
5 26 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 23 (4.78%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (3.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (3.53%) Security Hardening
9 16 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (3.33%) Business Development
9 16 (3.33%) Cyber Security
10 15 (3.12%) Performance Management
10 15 (3.12%) SDLC
11 14 (2.91%) Application Performance Management
11 14 (2.91%) Migration
12 13 (2.70%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.70%) Change Management
12 13 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.70%) Business Analysis
12 13 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.46%) Perl
2 5 (1.04%) C
3 4 (0.83%) Python
4 3 (0.62%) C++
4 3 (0.62%) Java
5 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.21%) Ruby
6 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 308 (64.03%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (36.38%) CCNP
3 101 (21.00%) CCIE
4 84 (17.46%) CCDP
5 71 (14.76%) Security Cleared
6 62 (12.89%) Degree
7 61 (12.68%) SC Cleared
8 60 (12.47%) HP ASE
9 43 (8.94%) CCNA
10 20 (4.16%) JNCIP
11 19 (3.95%) JNCIS
12 17 (3.53%) HND
13 14 (2.91%) CCSP
14 13 (2.70%) CCDA
15 10 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.87%) JNCIE
17 8 (1.66%) CISSP
18 7 (1.46%) CEH
19 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
20 5 (1.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.87%) COBIT
2 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) NFS
4 2 (0.42%) Firmware
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) StorNext
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.66%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 409 (85.03%) Cisco
2 219 (45.53%) F5
3 180 (37.42%) Juniper
4 151 (31.39%) CheckPoint
5 80 (16.63%) HP
6 59 (12.27%) Huawei
7 35 (7.28%) VMware
8 34 (7.07%) Riverbed
9 19 (3.95%) Fortinet
9 19 (3.95%) Microsoft
10 14 (2.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 12 (2.49%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.08%) Citrix
12 10 (2.08%) Avaya
12 10 (2.08%) McAfee
13 8 (1.66%) SAP
14 6 (1.25%) CA
15 4 (0.83%) Splunk
16 3 (0.62%) Blue Coat
16 3 (0.62%) EMC
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesex
GCS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + bonus / benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bouses
Posted: 26 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago