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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 640 693 747
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 263 189 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 214 148 125
Average salary £60,000 £63,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 September 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 17 September 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
(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 +29 245 £60,000 -7.69% 32
South East +25 71 £61,000 +1.66% 11
London -10 67 £62,500 -10.71% 15
Berkshire +30 36 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -21 34 £52,500 +7.69%
East of England +9 29 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Reading +24 27 £65,000 +13.04% 3
City of London +8 24 £63,500 -12.41% 5
Leeds -30 19 £55,000 +12.82%
West Yorkshire -35 19 £55,000 +12.82%
Birmingham +12 18 £70,000 +3.70%
West Midlands +5 18 £70,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £62,500 +9.17% 2
Milton Keynes +1 16 £61,000 - 1
North West -14 16 £60,000 +25.65% 1
Manchester +4 13 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £70,000 -
South West - 10 £63,750 - 1
Wales +7 9 £69,250 +20.43% 1
South Wales +4 9 £69,250 +20.43% 1
Harrow - 9 £67,500 - 4
Harrogate - 8 £53,750 -
Essex - 8 £57,750 - 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £53,750 -
Hampshire -14 7 £60,000 -20.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £50,000 -
Bristol - 7 £70,000 - 1
Cambridge +5 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 344 (78.90%) Cisco
2 216 (49.54%) Cisco Certification
3 211 (48.39%) Firewall
4 205 (47.02%) Juniper
5 189 (43.35%) Network Design
6 157 (36.01%) CCNP
7 147 (33.72%) F5
8 123 (28.21%) Finance
9 120 (27.52%) MPLS
10 115 (26.38%) Wireless
11 112 (25.69%) ITIL
12 111 (25.46%) Security Cleared
13 107 (24.54%) SC Cleared
14 101 (23.17%) CCIE
14 101 (23.17%) BGP
15 96 (22.02%) OSPF
16 92 (21.10%) Network Security
17 86 (19.72%) WAN
18 84 (19.27%) CCDP
19 81 (18.58%) LAN
20 80 (18.35%) Network Architecture
21 67 (15.37%) VPN
22 61 (13.99%) Telecoms
23 53 (12.16%) CheckPoint
24 52 (11.93%) TCP/IP
25 48 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
26 38 (8.72%) Brocade
27 37 (8.49%) Load Balancing
28 36 (8.26%) Project Management
29 34 (7.80%) Retail

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (0.92%) Lync
2 3 (0.69%) IIS
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 211 (48.39%) Firewall
2 120 (27.52%) MPLS
3 115 (26.38%) Wireless
4 101 (23.17%) BGP
5 96 (22.02%) OSPF
6 92 (21.10%) Network Security
7 86 (19.72%) WAN
8 81 (18.58%) LAN
9 67 (15.37%) VPN
10 52 (11.93%) TCP/IP
11 48 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (7.57%) EIGRP
14 29 (6.65%) VPLS
15 28 (6.42%) IPv6
15 28 (6.42%) Multicast
16 26 (5.96%) DNS
17 22 (5.05%) Internet
17 22 (5.05%) VoIP
17 22 (5.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 123 (28.21%) Finance
2 61 (13.99%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.80%) Retail
4 15 (3.44%) Marketing
5 3 (0.69%) French Language
5 3 (0.69%) Games
5 3 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.46%) Banking
6 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.69%) Web Services
1 3 (0.69%) Middleware
1 3 (0.69%) Hibernate
1 3 (0.69%) JPA
1 3 (0.69%) Apache OpenJPA
1 3 (0.69%) RESTful
2 2 (0.46%) ServiceStack
2 2 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.29%) Economics
2 7 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (0.92%) FMCG
4 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.23%) Open Source
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) CCTV
6 1 (0.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.73%) Windows
2 18 (4.13%) Linux
3 5 (1.15%) UNIX
4 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (43.35%) Network Design
2 112 (25.69%) ITIL
3 80 (18.35%) Network Architecture
4 37 (8.49%) Load Balancing
5 36 (8.26%) Project Management
6 22 (5.05%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (3.44%) Change Management
7 15 (3.44%) Network Management
8 14 (3.21%) Business Continuity
9 12 (2.75%) Mentoring
9 12 (2.75%) TOGAF
10 10 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (2.29%) SWOT Analysis
11 8 (1.83%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (1.83%) Migration
11 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (1.83%) BCP
12 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2
12 7 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (1.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.38%) C
2 2 (0.46%) Java
3 1 (0.23%) Perl
3 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 216 (49.54%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (36.01%) CCNP
3 111 (25.46%) Security Cleared
4 107 (24.54%) SC Cleared
5 101 (23.17%) CCIE
6 84 (19.27%) CCDP
7 21 (4.82%) CCNA
8 20 (4.59%) Degree
9 18 (4.13%) JNCIE
10 14 (3.21%) CCDA
11 13 (2.98%) CCIP
12 8 (1.83%) CCSP
13 7 (1.61%) CISSP
14 6 (1.38%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.92%) JNCIS
15 4 (0.92%) CCSA
15 4 (0.92%) CCSE
16 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.69%) CISM
17 2 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.83%) QA
2 7 (1.61%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.38%) ProxySG
1 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.69%) UAG
2 3 (0.69%) Snort
3 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 344 (78.90%) Cisco
2 205 (47.02%) Juniper
3 147 (33.72%) F5
4 53 (12.16%) CheckPoint
5 38 (8.72%) Brocade
6 29 (6.65%) HP
7 18 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 18 (4.13%) VMware
8 17 (3.90%) Avaya
9 16 (3.67%) Blue Coat
10 15 (3.44%) Sourcefire
11 13 (2.98%) McAfee
12 10 (2.29%) Redback
13 9 (2.06%) Splunk
14 7 (1.61%) Nokia
15 6 (1.38%) Huawei
15 6 (1.38%) Riverbed
15 6 (1.38%) Aruba
16 5 (1.15%) SolarWinds
17 4 (0.92%) Business Objects
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