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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 669 720 751
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 234 153 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 188 127 109
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 +31 213 £60,000 -7.69% 13
London +9 69 £60,000 -15.78% 2
South East +7 61 £60,000 - 5
Berkshire +19 33 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -37 28 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Reading +12 21 £64,000 -5.18% 3
East of England 0 20 £57,000 +8.57% 2
City of London -9 20 £63,500 -12.41% 1
Birmingham +16 18 £65,000 -3.70%
West Midlands -1 18 £65,000 -23.52%
Leeds -29 18 £55,000 +12.82% 1
West Yorkshire -40 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £58,500 +1.73%
Milton Keynes -4 15 £58,500 -
Harrow - 11 £65,000 -
South Wales +3 9 £69,250 +20.43% 2
Wales +3 9 £69,250 +20.43% 2
Hertfordshire -10 9 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North West -11 9 £58,500 +41.81% 2
South West - 9 £60,000 -
Manchester -6 7 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Bristol - 7 £57,000 -
Slough - 6 £67,500 -
Essex - 6 £57,000 -
Cardiff -11 5 £75,000 +30.43%
Hampshire -18 5 £55,000 -18.51% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £52,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £50,000 -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 309 (80.05%) Cisco
2 191 (49.48%) Firewall
3 190 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
4 175 (45.34%) Juniper
5 165 (42.75%) Network Design
6 140 (36.27%) CCNP
7 123 (31.87%) F5
8 106 (27.46%) Finance
9 100 (25.91%) ITIL
9 100 (25.91%) MPLS
10 99 (25.65%) Wireless
11 96 (24.87%) Security Cleared
12 91 (23.58%) SC Cleared
13 88 (22.80%) CCIE
14 87 (22.54%) OSPF
15 85 (22.02%) BGP
16 77 (19.95%) WAN
17 76 (19.69%) Network Security
18 74 (19.17%) LAN
18 74 (19.17%) CCDP
19 72 (18.65%) Network Architecture
20 62 (16.06%) VPN
21 53 (13.73%) CheckPoint
22 52 (13.47%) Telecoms
23 48 (12.44%) TCP/IP
24 46 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
25 34 (8.81%) Project Management
26 33 (8.55%) Load Balancing
27 32 (8.29%) Retail
28 30 (7.77%) Brocade

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (1.04%) Lync
2 3 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 191 (49.48%) Firewall
2 100 (25.91%) MPLS
3 99 (25.65%) Wireless
4 87 (22.54%) OSPF
5 85 (22.02%) BGP
6 77 (19.95%) WAN
7 76 (19.69%) Network Security
8 74 (19.17%) LAN
9 62 (16.06%) VPN
10 48 (12.44%) TCP/IP
11 46 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (7.51%) EIGRP
13 27 (6.99%) DNS
13 27 (6.99%) IPv6
13 27 (6.99%) VPLS
13 27 (6.99%) Multicast
14 23 (5.96%) VoIP
15 20 (5.18%) Internet
16 17 (4.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 106 (27.46%) Finance
2 52 (13.47%) Telecoms
3 32 (8.29%) Retail
4 12 (3.11%) Marketing
5 3 (0.78%) Legal
5 3 (0.78%) Games
5 3 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.52%) French Language
6 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.52%) Middleware
1 2 (0.52%) CSS
1 2 (0.52%) ServiceStack
2 1 (0.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.26%) JPA
2 1 (0.26%) Apache OpenJPA
2 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (1.81%) Economics
2 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.26%) FMCG
5 1 (0.26%) Open Source
5 1 (0.26%) IPTV
5 1 (0.26%) CCTV
5 1 (0.26%) Statistics
5 1 (0.26%) Physics
5 1 (0.26%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.44%) Windows
2 18 (4.66%) Linux
3 4 (1.04%) UNIX
4 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (42.75%) Network Design
2 100 (25.91%) ITIL
3 72 (18.65%) Network Architecture
4 34 (8.81%) Project Management
5 33 (8.55%) Load Balancing
6 19 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (4.15%) Network Management
8 15 (3.89%) Business Continuity
9 14 (3.63%) Change Management
10 9 (2.33%) BCP
10 9 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (2.07%) TOGAF
11 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (1.81%) PRINCE2
12 7 (1.81%) SWOT Analysis
12 7 (1.81%) Low Latency
13 6 (1.55%) Migration
14 5 (1.30%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 5 (1.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.55%) C
2 2 (0.52%) Java
3 1 (0.26%) Perl
3 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 190 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (36.27%) CCNP
3 96 (24.87%) Security Cleared
4 91 (23.58%) SC Cleared
5 88 (22.80%) CCIE
6 74 (19.17%) CCDP
7 19 (4.92%) Degree
8 17 (4.40%) JNCIE
8 17 (4.40%) CCNA
9 11 (2.85%) CCDA
9 11 (2.85%) CCIP
10 7 (1.81%) CISSP
10 7 (1.81%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.55%) CCSP
12 4 (1.04%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.04%) CCSA
12 4 (1.04%) CCSE
13 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.78%) CISM
14 2 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) SLA
1 5 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) UAG
2 3 (0.78%) ProxySG
2 3 (0.78%) Snort
3 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) Netcool
4 1 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 309 (80.05%) Cisco
2 175 (45.34%) Juniper
3 123 (31.87%) F5
4 53 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 30 (7.77%) Brocade
6 24 (6.22%) HP
7 19 (4.92%) Avaya
8 15 (3.89%) VMware
9 14 (3.63%) Microsoft
10 13 (3.37%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.37%) Sourcefire
11 11 (2.85%) McAfee
12 9 (2.33%) Redback
12 9 (2.33%) Splunk
13 7 (1.81%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.55%) Aruba
15 4 (1.04%) Aerohive Networks
15 4 (1.04%) Meru Networks
15 4 (1.04%) Huawei
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Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, car, other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
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Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
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Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, car
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