The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 711 715 667
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 206 168 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 155 116 190
Average salary £57,000 £57,000 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £72,500 £77,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 200 £57,000 -0.86% 15
London -18 86 £63,750 -8.92% 8
Yorkshire -21 44 £52,500 - 3
South East -16 27 £57,000 -12.30%
Harrow - 23 £53,750 - 2
Birmingham +22 20 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +21 20 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Leeds -12 20 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -19 20 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire -23 19 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +2 18 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading +5 17 £58,750 -2.08%
City of London -19 16 £65,000 -7.14% 2
East of England -26 13 £57,500 +5.50% 1
Harrogate -26 10 £52,500 -
North West -5 9 £51,000 -7.27%
South West -1 8 £60,000 -13.04% 1
Hertfordshire -5 7 £57,500 +0.87% 1
South Wales +9 6 £61,250 +11.36%
Wales +4 6 £61,250 +11.36%
Bridgend - 6 £61,250 -
Watford - 6 £56,250 - 1
Manchester +3 4 £42,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £51,000 -
Bristol - 4 £59,750 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £51,000 -
Surrey -5 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Essex -25 3 £57,500 -
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
Rotherham - 3 - -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 330 (75.69%) Cisco
2 265 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
3 197 (45.18%) Firewall
4 167 (38.30%) WAN
5 145 (33.26%) LAN
6 139 (31.88%) Network Architecture
7 138 (31.65%) CCIE
8 132 (30.28%) CCNP
9 130 (29.82%) Juniper
10 125 (28.67%) F5
11 122 (27.98%) Network Design
12 117 (26.83%) Network Security
13 92 (21.10%) OSPF
14 91 (20.87%) TCP/IP
15 84 (19.27%) CheckPoint
16 82 (18.81%) CCDP
17 80 (18.35%) MPLS
18 79 (18.12%) BGP
19 77 (17.66%) Wireless
20 72 (16.51%) Security Cleared
21 70 (16.06%) Finance
22 66 (15.14%) Telecoms
22 66 (15.14%) ITIL
23 64 (14.68%) VPN
24 63 (14.45%) Load Balancing
25 59 (13.53%) SC Cleared
26 54 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
27 52 (11.93%) Internet
28 48 (11.01%) Retail
29 46 (10.55%) EIGRP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
3 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) IaaS
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
1 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (45.18%) Firewall
2 167 (38.30%) WAN
3 145 (33.26%) LAN
4 117 (26.83%) Network Security
5 92 (21.10%) OSPF
6 91 (20.87%) TCP/IP
7 80 (18.35%) MPLS
8 79 (18.12%) BGP
9 77 (17.66%) Wireless
10 64 (14.68%) VPN
11 54 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 52 (11.93%) Internet
13 46 (10.55%) EIGRP
14 45 (10.32%) Ethernet
15 42 (9.63%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (8.94%) VoIP
17 35 (8.03%) VLAN
18 33 (7.57%) IPv6
19 32 (7.34%) DNS
20 29 (6.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.46%) MySQL
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
General
1 70 (16.06%) Finance
2 66 (15.14%) Telecoms
3 48 (11.01%) Retail
4 26 (5.96%) Advertising
5 24 (5.50%) Billing
6 20 (4.59%) Banking
7 13 (2.98%) Law
8 11 (2.52%) Marketing
9 8 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.23%) ServiceStack
1 1 (0.23%) CSS
1 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.67%) PKI
2 11 (2.52%) IPTV
2 11 (2.52%) Streaming Video
3 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.38%) Economics
4 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.46%) Open Source
6 2 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.23%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.23%) Physics
7 1 (0.23%) Statistics
7 1 (0.23%) Replication
7 1 (0.23%) Equities
7 1 (0.23%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.59%) Windows
2 9 (2.06%) AIX
3 8 (1.83%) UNIX
4 6 (1.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.23%) VMS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (31.88%) Network Architecture
2 122 (27.98%) Network Design
3 66 (15.14%) ITIL
4 63 (14.45%) Load Balancing
5 39 (8.94%) Project Management
6 32 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (7.34%) Network Management
7 28 (6.42%) Project Planning
8 26 (5.96%) Migration
9 20 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (4.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (4.36%) CRM
11 18 (4.13%) Information Security
12 17 (3.90%) Business Continuity
12 17 (3.90%) BCP
12 17 (3.90%) E-Commerce
12 17 (3.90%) Business Continuity Planning
13 16 (3.67%) Security Architecture
13 16 (3.67%) Identity Management
13 16 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.69%) C
2 1 (0.23%) Python
2 1 (0.23%) Perl
2 1 (0.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 265 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (31.65%) CCIE
3 132 (30.28%) CCNP
4 82 (18.81%) CCDP
5 72 (16.51%) Security Cleared
6 59 (13.53%) SC Cleared
7 35 (8.03%) CCNA
8 22 (5.05%) JNCIE
9 19 (4.36%) Degree
10 7 (1.61%) CCDA
11 6 (1.38%) CCDE
11 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.38%) MCSE
12 5 (1.15%) OSCP
12 5 (1.15%) CCIP
12 5 (1.15%) MCITP
12 5 (1.15%) CCSE
13 4 (0.92%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (0.46%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.69%) UAG
4 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 330 (75.69%) Cisco
2 130 (29.82%) Juniper
3 125 (28.67%) F5
4 84 (19.27%) CheckPoint
5 34 (7.80%) Avaya
6 30 (6.88%) Microsoft
7 29 (6.65%) HP
8 23 (5.28%) Riverbed
9 16 (3.67%) MobileIron
10 15 (3.44%) VMware
11 14 (3.21%) McAfee
12 13 (2.98%) Blue Coat
12 13 (2.98%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.52%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.29%) Sourcefire
15 9 (2.06%) Websense
15 9 (2.06%) ProCurve
16 8 (1.83%) IronPort
17 7 (1.61%) Aruba
17 7 (1.61%) Symantec
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 per annum + Total Package value £68K
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56400 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £5.9k car + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago