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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 657 657 771
Rank change year-on-year
0 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 215 240 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 171 146 84
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -19 191 £68,500 +14.16% 27
London -26 77 £70,000 -6.66% 10
City of London +27 42 £68,750 +5.76% 5
South East -11 42 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Surrey +15 19 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Yorkshire -30 19 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South West -12 17 £68,500 +14.16% 4
Berkshire -7 15 £69,250 +15.41%
Leeds -14 15 £60,000 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire -19 15 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Wales -12 14 £71,500 +19.16% 1
South Wales -18 13 £71,500 +19.16% 1
Reading -15 10 £70,000 +16.66%
East of England -4 9 £62,500 +8.69% 4
North West -13 8 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £51,250 - 1
Guildford +18 7 £70,000 +44.32%
West Midlands -32 7 £50,500 -15.83%
Birmingham -25 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Caerphilly - 6 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands +30 5 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 5 £62,500 - 1
Manchester +1 5 £68,000 +61.90% 2
Essex - 5 £62,500 - 2
Newport - 5 £71,500 -
Nottingham +7 4 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 4 £60,000 - 1
Bristol -13 4 £69,250 +10.80% 3
Hertfordshire -14 4 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 343 (75.38%) Cisco
2 229 (50.33%) Firewall
3 208 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
4 200 (43.96%) Juniper
5 189 (41.54%) F5
6 170 (37.36%) Network Design
7 142 (31.21%) CCNP
8 133 (29.23%) ITIL
9 131 (28.79%) Wireless
10 128 (28.13%) Finance
11 123 (27.03%) WAN
12 116 (25.49%) CCIE
13 113 (24.84%) Security Cleared
14 108 (23.74%) SC Cleared
15 103 (22.64%) LAN
15 103 (22.64%) MPLS
16 98 (21.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 87 (19.12%) Network Security
18 81 (17.80%) BGP
19 76 (16.70%) CheckPoint
20 73 (16.04%) CCDP
21 66 (14.51%) Network Architecture
22 65 (14.29%) Telecoms
23 64 (14.07%) OSPF
24 58 (12.75%) Load Balancing
24 58 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
25 45 (9.89%) VPN
26 44 (9.67%) CCNA
27 36 (7.91%) EIGRP
28 30 (6.59%) IPv6

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (2.42%) Lync
2 3 (0.66%) Apache
2 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.44%) CMS
3 2 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 229 (50.33%) Firewall
2 131 (28.79%) Wireless
3 123 (27.03%) WAN
4 103 (22.64%) LAN
4 103 (22.64%) MPLS
5 98 (21.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 87 (19.12%) Network Security
7 81 (17.80%) BGP
8 64 (14.07%) OSPF
9 58 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (9.89%) VPN
11 36 (7.91%) EIGRP
12 30 (6.59%) IPv6
12 30 (6.59%) TCP/IP
13 29 (6.37%) IPsec
14 27 (5.93%) VoIP
15 26 (5.71%) ATM
16 25 (5.49%) DNS
17 24 (5.27%) HSRP
18 23 (5.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.66%) Data Mining
2 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 128 (28.13%) Finance
2 65 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.37%) Retail
4 12 (2.64%) Legal
5 9 (1.98%) Marketing
5 9 (1.98%) Banking
6 8 (1.76%) Law
7 5 (1.10%) French Language
8 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.88%) Electronics
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Games
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.98%) RESTful
2 6 (1.32%) Middleware
3 3 (0.66%) CSS
3 3 (0.66%) Web Services
4 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.44%) JPA
4 2 (0.44%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.98%) Economics
3 8 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.10%) Online Banking
5 4 (0.88%) DTV
6 3 (0.66%) FMCG
7 2 (0.44%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.22%) PKI
8 1 (0.22%) CCTV
8 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) CMDB
8 1 (0.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.93%) Windows
2 14 (3.08%) Linux
3 11 (2.42%) UNIX
4 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.44%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (37.36%) Network Design
2 133 (29.23%) ITIL
3 66 (14.51%) Network Architecture
4 58 (12.75%) Load Balancing
5 28 (6.15%) TOGAF
6 24 (5.27%) Project Management
7 23 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (4.40%) E-Commerce
9 18 (3.96%) Business Development
9 18 (3.96%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (3.08%) Line Management
10 14 (3.08%) Mentoring
11 13 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (2.86%) Migration
12 12 (2.64%) Security Architecture
13 11 (2.42%) SIEM
14 10 (2.20%) Change Control
14 10 (2.20%) Service Delivery
15 9 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (1.98%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.20%) R
2 3 (0.66%) SQL
3 2 (0.44%) Python
3 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.44%) Perl
3 2 (0.44%) PHP
4 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 208 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (31.21%) CCNP
3 116 (25.49%) CCIE
4 113 (24.84%) Security Cleared
5 108 (23.74%) SC Cleared
6 73 (16.04%) CCDP
7 44 (9.67%) CCNA
8 23 (5.05%) CCDA
9 21 (4.62%) Degree
10 16 (3.52%) CISSP
11 15 (3.30%) JNCIE
12 12 (2.64%) CCSE
13 11 (2.42%) CCSP
13 11 (2.42%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.20%) CCSA
15 7 (1.54%) CCIP
15 7 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.32%) JNCIS
17 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
17 5 (1.10%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.08%) QA
2 9 (1.98%) SLA
2 9 (1.98%) COBIT
3 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.54%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.44%) UAG
5 2 (0.44%) Squid
5 2 (0.44%) NFS
5 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (1.10%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.22%) Netcool
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 343 (75.38%) Cisco
2 200 (43.96%) Juniper
3 189 (41.54%) F5
4 76 (16.70%) CheckPoint
5 26 (5.71%) VMware
6 24 (5.27%) Blue Coat
7 23 (5.05%) Riverbed
7 23 (5.05%) HP
8 20 (4.40%) Microsoft
9 17 (3.74%) SolarWinds
9 17 (3.74%) Brocade
10 15 (3.30%) McAfee
11 13 (2.86%) Citrix
12 12 (2.64%) Avaya
13 9 (1.98%) Huawei
14 7 (1.54%) SAP
14 7 (1.54%) Sourcefire
15 6 (1.32%) Aruba
15 6 (1.32%) Fortinet
15 6 (1.32%) IBM
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £75000.00 - £850000.00 per annum
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