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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 619 688 753
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 279 214 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 227 146 115
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £65,000
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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +72 263 £60,000 -4.00% 14
South East +28 97 £63,250 -0.78% 2
London +1 60 £60,000 -9.77% 5
Berkshire +16 45 £68,750 +7.84% 2
Yorkshire -18 35 £52,500 +7.69%
Reading +24 32 £67,500 +17.39% 1
East of England +8 30 £52,500 -
City of London +20 22 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Leeds -27 21 £55,000 +12.82%
West Yorkshire -33 21 £55,000 +12.82%
North West -13 17 £66,000 +38.94% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £63,000 +10.52%
Birmingham +5 16 £72,500 +16.00% 1
West Midlands -17 16 £72,500 -14.70% 1
Milton Keynes +9 15 £63,500 -
Hampshire -10 15 £65,000 -13.33%
Manchester -4 14 £71,000 +49.47%
Hertfordshire - 13 £55,000 -
Southampton - 11 £60,000 -
South Wales +12 10 £68,500 +19.13% 2
Wales +6 10 £68,500 +19.13% 2
Surrey +2 10 £48,750 -
Harrow - 9 £67,500 -
South Yorkshire -14 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 -
South West - 7 £72,500 - 3
Harrogate - 7 £52,500 -
Essex - 7 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £50,000 +5.26%

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 353 (77.75%) Cisco
2 228 (50.22%) Cisco Certification
3 226 (49.78%) Juniper
3 226 (49.78%) Firewall
4 194 (42.73%) Network Design
5 166 (36.56%) CCNP
5 166 (36.56%) F5
6 142 (31.28%) MPLS
7 130 (28.63%) Finance
8 125 (27.53%) CCIE
9 120 (26.43%) Wireless
10 119 (26.21%) ITIL
10 119 (26.21%) BGP
11 115 (25.33%) Security Cleared
12 113 (24.89%) SC Cleared
13 103 (22.69%) OSPF
14 97 (21.37%) WAN
15 94 (20.70%) Network Security
16 91 (20.04%) LAN
17 77 (16.96%) Network Architecture
18 76 (16.74%) CCDP
19 73 (16.08%) VPN
20 66 (14.54%) Telecoms
21 62 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
22 61 (13.44%) CheckPoint
23 49 (10.79%) TCP/IP
24 46 (10.13%) Brocade
25 39 (8.59%) Load Balancing
26 35 (7.71%) IPv6
27 34 (7.49%) EIGRP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (1.32%) Lync
2 3 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 226 (49.78%) Firewall
2 142 (31.28%) MPLS
3 120 (26.43%) Wireless
4 119 (26.21%) BGP
5 103 (22.69%) OSPF
6 97 (21.37%) WAN
7 94 (20.70%) Network Security
8 91 (20.04%) LAN
9 73 (16.08%) VPN
10 62 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (10.79%) TCP/IP
12 35 (7.71%) IPv6
13 34 (7.49%) EIGRP
13 34 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (6.39%) VLAN
15 28 (6.17%) VPLS
16 27 (5.95%) Multicast
17 24 (5.29%) DNS
18 23 (5.07%) VoIP
19 22 (4.85%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 130 (28.63%) Finance
2 66 (14.54%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.27%) Retail
4 13 (2.86%) Marketing
5 6 (1.32%) French Language
6 3 (0.66%) Games
6 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.32%) Middleware
2 3 (0.66%) Web Services
2 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.66%) JPA
2 3 (0.66%) Apache OpenJPA
2 3 (0.66%) RESTful
3 1 (0.22%) CSS
3 1 (0.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.30%) Economics
2 9 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (0.88%) FMCG
4 2 (0.44%) User Experience
4 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.22%) CMDB
5 1 (0.22%) CCTV
5 1 (0.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.07%) Windows
2 19 (4.19%) Linux
3 7 (1.54%) UNIX
4 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (42.73%) Network Design
2 119 (26.21%) ITIL
3 77 (16.96%) Network Architecture
4 39 (8.59%) Load Balancing
5 34 (7.49%) Project Management
6 15 (3.30%) SWOT Analysis
6 15 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (3.30%) TOGAF
7 12 (2.64%) Mentoring
8 11 (2.42%) Migration
9 9 (1.98%) Change Management
10 8 (1.76%) Line Management
10 8 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (1.76%) Network Management
10 8 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (1.54%) PRINCE2
11 7 (1.54%) Business Continuity
11 7 (1.54%) Business Development
11 7 (1.54%) Change Control
11 7 (1.54%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.88%) C
2 2 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 228 (50.22%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (36.56%) CCNP
3 125 (27.53%) CCIE
4 115 (25.33%) Security Cleared
5 113 (24.89%) SC Cleared
6 76 (16.74%) CCDP
7 26 (5.73%) CCNA
8 20 (4.41%) JNCIE
9 17 (3.74%) CCDA
10 16 (3.52%) Degree
11 13 (2.86%) CCIP
11 13 (2.86%) CISSP
12 8 (1.76%) CCSP
13 5 (1.10%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.10%) CCSE
14 4 (0.88%) CCSA
15 3 (0.66%) CISM
15 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.66%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.42%) SLA
2 8 (1.76%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.98%) ProxySG
2 6 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Snort
4 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.44%) Netcool
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 353 (77.75%) Cisco
2 226 (49.78%) Juniper
3 166 (36.56%) F5
4 61 (13.44%) CheckPoint
5 46 (10.13%) Brocade
6 34 (7.49%) HP
7 20 (4.41%) Blue Coat
7 20 (4.41%) Microsoft
8 17 (3.74%) VMware
9 11 (2.42%) Sourcefire
10 9 (1.98%) Avaya
10 9 (1.98%) Huawei
11 8 (1.76%) McAfee
12 7 (1.54%) Nokia
12 7 (1.54%) Redback
12 7 (1.54%) Aruba
13 5 (1.10%) BMC
13 5 (1.10%) Citrix
13 5 (1.10%) Splunk
13 5 (1.10%) SevOne
London
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £850000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £550000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus, Car, Other
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago