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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 683 652 791
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +139
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 198 223 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 167 131 61
Average salary £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -30 181 £68,500 +14.16% 25
London -22 62 £70,000 -12.50% 9
South East -17 52 £69,250 +25.90% 4
City of London +12 29 £70,000 -3.44% 5
South West +6 23 £69,250 +73.12% 9
Berkshire -5 22 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Surrey +14 20 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Reading +6 16 £70,000 +16.66%
Wales -7 12 £69,500 +15.83% 1
Guildford 0 11 £55,000 +13.40%
South Wales -5 11 £71,500 +19.16% 1
North West -5 10 £67,500 -
West Midlands -11 10 £69,250 +15.41%
Bristol 0 8 £70,000 - 7
Birmingham -14 8 £70,000 +16.66%
Wiltshire +4 7 £72,500 +81.25% 1
East of England -22 7 £61,250 -7.19% 1
Yorkshire -36 7 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £51,500 - 1
Swindon +4 6 £95,000 +137.50%
Hampshire -18 6 £67,500 - 2
Manchester - 6 £68,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +10 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Cheshire +1 4 £67,500 -
Harrogate - 4 £65,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 4 £67,500 -
Kent - 4 £75,000 -
Bridgend +5 3 £64,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -9 3 £64,000 +19.06%

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 354 (74.84%) Cisco
2 241 (50.95%) Firewall
3 231 (48.84%) Juniper
4 212 (44.82%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (43.55%) Network Design
6 194 (41.01%) F5
7 151 (31.92%) Finance
8 150 (31.71%) Wireless
9 148 (31.29%) CCNP
10 135 (28.54%) ITIL
10 135 (28.54%) Security Cleared
11 131 (27.70%) SC Cleared
12 126 (26.64%) CCIE
13 122 (25.79%) MPLS
14 106 (22.41%) WAN
15 97 (20.51%) BGP
16 96 (20.30%) Network Security
17 95 (20.08%) LAN
18 78 (16.49%) OSPF
19 75 (15.86%) CCDP
20 72 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
21 69 (14.59%) Telecoms
22 66 (13.95%) Network Architecture
23 62 (13.11%) CheckPoint
24 53 (11.21%) VPN
25 42 (8.88%) Load Balancing
25 42 (8.88%) Cisco ASA
26 38 (8.03%) TCP/IP
27 37 (7.82%) CCNA
28 35 (7.40%) EIGRP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (1.90%) Lync
2 2 (0.42%) Apache
2 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.21%) CMS
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 241 (50.95%) Firewall
2 150 (31.71%) Wireless
3 122 (25.79%) MPLS
4 106 (22.41%) WAN
5 97 (20.51%) BGP
6 96 (20.30%) Network Security
7 95 (20.08%) LAN
8 78 (16.49%) OSPF
9 72 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 53 (11.21%) VPN
11 42 (8.88%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (8.03%) TCP/IP
13 35 (7.40%) EIGRP
14 30 (6.34%) IPv6
15 29 (6.13%) HSRP
16 27 (5.71%) VLAN
17 25 (5.29%) IPsec
18 24 (5.07%) WLAN
19 23 (4.86%) DNS
20 21 (4.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 151 (31.92%) Finance
2 69 (14.59%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.13%) Retail
4 11 (2.33%) Marketing
5 9 (1.90%) Banking
6 7 (1.48%) French Language
7 5 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (0.85%) Legal
8 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.69%) Middleware
2 4 (0.85%) Web Services
3 3 (0.63%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.63%) JPA
3 3 (0.63%) Apache OpenJPA
3 3 (0.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.54%) Economics
3 8 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (1.06%) Online Banking
5 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.85%) FMCG
6 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.42%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.21%) CCTV
7 1 (0.21%) CMDB
7 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.77%) Windows
2 14 (2.96%) Linux
3 12 (2.54%) UNIX
4 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.42%) Solaris
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (43.55%) Network Design
2 135 (28.54%) ITIL
3 66 (13.95%) Network Architecture
4 42 (8.88%) Load Balancing
5 24 (5.07%) Project Management
6 17 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (3.59%) Business Development
6 17 (3.59%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (2.96%) TOGAF
7 14 (2.96%) E-Commerce
7 14 (2.96%) Mentoring
8 13 (2.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (2.75%) Migration
9 12 (2.54%) SWOT Analysis
9 12 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (2.11%) Change Control
11 9 (1.90%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (1.69%) SIEM
12 8 (1.69%) Security Architecture
12 8 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.69%) R
2 3 (0.63%) SQL
3 2 (0.42%) Python
3 2 (0.42%) C
3 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.42%) Perl
3 2 (0.42%) PHP
4 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 212 (44.82%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (31.29%) CCNP
3 135 (28.54%) Security Cleared
4 131 (27.70%) SC Cleared
5 126 (26.64%) CCIE
6 75 (15.86%) CCDP
7 37 (7.82%) CCNA
8 22 (4.65%) CCDA
9 17 (3.59%) Degree
9 17 (3.59%) JNCIE
10 16 (3.38%) CISSP
11 13 (2.75%) CCIP
12 9 (1.90%) CCSE
13 8 (1.69%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.48%) JNCIS
14 7 (1.48%) CCSA
15 6 (1.27%) CCSP
16 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.06%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) HL7
4 2 (0.42%) COBIT
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (1.90%) ProxySG
2 8 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) vSphere
4 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.42%) Squid
5 2 (0.42%) NFS
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Netcool
Vendors
1 354 (74.84%) Cisco
2 231 (48.84%) Juniper
3 194 (41.01%) F5
4 62 (13.11%) CheckPoint
5 25 (5.29%) Brocade
6 22 (4.65%) VMware
7 20 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 20 (4.23%) HP
8 18 (3.81%) Blue Coat
9 14 (2.96%) McAfee
10 12 (2.54%) Riverbed
11 11 (2.33%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.33%) Avaya
12 10 (2.11%) Sourcefire
13 8 (1.69%) Huawei
14 7 (1.48%) Redback
15 6 (1.27%) SevOne
15 6 (1.27%) Aruba
15 6 (1.27%) Citrix
15 6 (1.27%) BMC
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiation on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c50-70,000 + Massive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: £70k plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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