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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 632 739 716
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 277 203 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 212 151 114
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 +76 244 £67,500 +20.53% 28
London +18 91 £70,000 +12.00% 9
South East +31 59 £66,500 +16.66% 9
Yorkshire +14 47 £60,000 +15.94% 8
City of London +52 39 £68,500 +7.45% 1
West Yorkshire +25 39 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Leeds +24 39 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Berkshire +13 28 £66,500 +15.65% 2
Surrey +33 25 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Reading -4 20 £66,500 +13.19% 2
South Wales +8 18 £71,500 +16.73% 2
Wales +6 18 £71,500 +16.73% 2
East of England +29 13 £60,000 +4.34%
South West -8 11 £67,500 +12.50%
Caerphilly - 11 £75,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +17 9 £75,000 -3.22%
Birmingham -9 9 £50,000 -5.39%
West Midlands -25 9 £50,000 -5.39%
Hampshire +9 8 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hertfordshire 0 8 £60,000 +4.34%
East Midlands +19 7 £63,750 -20.31%
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £63,750 -20.31%
Newport - 7 £71,500 - 1
Nottingham +5 6 £65,000 -18.75%
South Yorkshire -3 6 - - 2
Doncaster - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £60,000 -
Essex +7 5 £62,500 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £68,500 +21.77%
Milton Keynes -3 5 £68,500 +21.77%

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 371 (80.13%) Cisco
2 249 (53.78%) Firewall
3 203 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
4 192 (41.47%) F5
5 177 (38.23%) Juniper
6 156 (33.69%) WAN
7 142 (30.67%) ITIL
8 140 (30.24%) Network Design
9 135 (29.16%) Wireless
10 128 (27.65%) LAN
11 123 (26.57%) CCNP
12 122 (26.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 118 (25.49%) Finance
14 113 (24.41%) CheckPoint
15 104 (22.46%) Security Cleared
16 98 (21.17%) SC Cleared
16 98 (21.17%) CCIE
17 89 (19.22%) MPLS
18 87 (18.79%) Load Balancing
19 78 (16.85%) Network Security
20 75 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
21 71 (15.33%) Network Architecture
22 68 (14.69%) Telecoms
23 64 (13.82%) BGP
24 60 (12.96%) CCDP
25 52 (11.23%) OSPF
26 51 (11.02%) CCNA
26 51 (11.02%) VPN
27 44 (9.50%) Riverbed
28 41 (8.86%) EIGRP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (2.38%) Lync
2 3 (0.65%) Apache
2 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.43%) Confluence
3 2 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (2.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.43%) IaaS
3 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 249 (53.78%) Firewall
2 156 (33.69%) WAN
3 135 (29.16%) Wireless
4 128 (27.65%) LAN
5 122 (26.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 89 (19.22%) MPLS
7 78 (16.85%) Network Security
8 75 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (13.82%) BGP
10 52 (11.23%) OSPF
11 51 (11.02%) VPN
12 41 (8.86%) EIGRP
13 35 (7.56%) Internet
13 35 (7.56%) VoIP
14 33 (7.13%) ATM
15 30 (6.48%) DNS
16 26 (5.62%) TCP/IP
17 24 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (5.18%) IPsec
17 24 (5.18%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.65%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 118 (25.49%) Finance
2 68 (14.69%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.18%) Legal
4 22 (4.75%) Retail
5 17 (3.67%) Law
6 14 (3.02%) Marketing
7 11 (2.38%) Banking
8 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.51%) Electronics
9 7 (1.51%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.46%) RESTful
2 3 (0.65%) CSS
3 2 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) XMPP
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.46%) Public Cloud
3 8 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (1.51%) DTV
5 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 4 (0.86%) Online Games
6 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.43%) Economics
8 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.22%) Equities
9 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.22%) PKI
9 1 (0.22%) CCTV
9 1 (0.22%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.48%) Windows
2 17 (3.67%) Linux
3 12 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.30%) UNIX
5 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.67%) ITIL
2 140 (30.24%) Network Design
3 87 (18.79%) Load Balancing
4 71 (15.33%) Network Architecture
5 39 (8.42%) TOGAF
6 25 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (4.54%) E-Commerce
7 21 (4.54%) Project Management
8 18 (3.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (3.67%) Business Development
10 15 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.24%) Line Management
11 14 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (3.02%) Performance Analysis
12 12 (2.59%) Change Control
12 12 (2.59%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.38%) Security Architecture
13 11 (2.38%) Cyber Security
13 11 (2.38%) Time Management
14 10 (2.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.16%) R
2 4 (0.86%) Python
3 3 (0.65%) Perl
3 3 (0.65%) PHP
3 3 (0.65%) SQL
4 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 203 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (26.57%) CCNP
3 104 (22.46%) Security Cleared
4 98 (21.17%) SC Cleared
4 98 (21.17%) CCIE
5 60 (12.96%) CCDP
6 51 (11.02%) CCNA
7 34 (7.34%) Degree
8 25 (5.40%) CCDA
9 21 (4.54%) JNCIP
10 18 (3.89%) JNCIE
10 18 (3.89%) CCSP
10 18 (3.89%) CISSP
11 15 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (3.24%) HP ASE
12 14 (3.02%) CCSE
13 11 (2.38%) CCSA
13 11 (2.38%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.02%) COBIT
1 14 (3.02%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.86%) vSphere
4 3 (0.65%) Firmware
5 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) Squid
5 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.43%) UAG
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.67%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.43%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (0.43%) Cacti
3 2 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 371 (80.13%) Cisco
2 192 (41.47%) F5
3 177 (38.23%) Juniper
4 113 (24.41%) CheckPoint
5 44 (9.50%) Riverbed
6 40 (8.64%) VMware
7 35 (7.56%) HP
8 28 (6.05%) SolarWinds
9 23 (4.97%) McAfee
10 20 (4.32%) Citrix
11 19 (4.10%) Blue Coat
12 17 (3.67%) Microsoft
13 15 (3.24%) Huawei
14 12 (2.59%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.38%) SAP
15 11 (2.38%) Avaya
16 8 (1.73%) IBM
17 6 (1.30%) Aruba
18 5 (1.08%) Sourcefire
18 5 (1.08%) BT
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on skills and experience p
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