The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 722 737 657
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 185 230 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 142 196 244
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 170 £67,500 - 12
South East +73 70 £65,000 - 5
London +46 70 £70,000 +3.70% 4
Hampshire +27 25 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Basingstoke - 14 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +30 12 £66,250 -1.85% 2
East of England +2 10 £80,000 +45.45%
West Midlands -33 10 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +35 8 £75,000 +1.69%
Reading +22 7 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Hertfordshire +10 7 £80,000 +45.45%
High Wycombe +6 6 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Southampton -5 6 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Birmingham -37 6 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Chessington - 6 £75,000 -
Crawley - 6 £57,750 -
West Sussex - 6 £57,750 -
South Wales +10 5 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Wales +6 5 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £67,500 - 1
Kent +19 4 £75,000 +30.43%
Oxford - 4 £70,000 -
Staines - 4 £75,000 -
City of London +47 3 £70,000 -15.15%
Dartford - 3 - -
Scotland +18 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Cambridgeshire +16 2 - -
Leeds +7 2 £75,000 +7.14%

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Network Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 246 (75.46%) Cisco
2 139 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
3 116 (35.58%) Firewall
4 107 (32.82%) CCNP
5 106 (32.52%) Juniper
6 100 (30.67%) WAN
7 98 (30.06%) CheckPoint
8 94 (28.83%) Network Security
9 86 (26.38%) CCIE
10 81 (24.85%) Data Centre
11 80 (24.54%) MPLS
12 78 (23.93%) Finance
13 77 (23.62%) LAN
14 72 (22.09%) F5
15 70 (21.47%) Presales
15 70 (21.47%) Telecoms
16 62 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 60 (18.40%) Network Design
18 55 (16.87%) VPN
19 54 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
20 53 (16.26%) VMware
21 51 (15.64%) BGP
22 46 (14.11%) OSPF
22 46 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (12.88%) Microsoft
24 41 (12.58%) Avaya
25 40 (12.27%) Network Architecture
26 39 (11.96%) CCDP
26 39 (11.96%) Linux
27 36 (11.04%) Load Balancing

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.31%) nginx
2 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.31%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.53%) PaaS
4 3 (0.92%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (35.58%) Firewall
2 100 (30.67%) WAN
3 94 (28.83%) Network Security
4 80 (24.54%) MPLS
5 77 (23.62%) LAN
6 62 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 55 (16.87%) VPN
8 54 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (15.64%) BGP
10 46 (14.11%) OSPF
11 36 (11.04%) VoIP
12 34 (10.43%) Internet
13 30 (9.20%) Unified Communications
14 28 (8.59%) DNS
15 27 (8.28%) Wireless
16 26 (7.98%) IPsec
17 22 (6.75%) VLAN
18 21 (6.44%) BIG-IP
18 21 (6.44%) DHCP
19 20 (6.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.53%) Big Data
2 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.92%) MySQL
3 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.31%) Aerospike
4 1 (0.31%) GIS
General
1 78 (23.93%) Finance
2 70 (21.47%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.28%) Banking
4 15 (4.60%) Retail
5 10 (3.07%) Local Government
6 8 (2.45%) Legal
7 7 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.53%) Marketing
9 4 (1.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.99%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.76%) Middleware
3 6 (1.84%) Web Services
4 3 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.92%) CCXML
4 3 (0.92%) GWT
4 3 (0.92%) JTAPI
4 3 (0.92%) RFC 2833
4 3 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (0.92%) TAPI
4 3 (0.92%) Vaadin
4 3 (0.92%) VXML
5 1 (0.31%) CGI
5 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.15%) FMCG
5 7 (2.15%) PKI
6 5 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.92%) IVR
8 3 (0.92%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.61%) Fintech
9 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.31%) iPad
10 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.96%) Linux
2 17 (5.21%) Windows
3 11 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (3.37%) Unix
4 10 (3.07%) CentOS
5 9 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.61%) AIX
6 2 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.47%) Presales
2 60 (18.40%) Network Design
3 40 (12.27%) Network Architecture
4 36 (11.04%) Load Balancing
5 32 (9.82%) SIEM
6 30 (9.20%) ITIL
7 27 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 26 (7.98%) Project Management
9 23 (7.06%) TOGAF
10 19 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.91%) Mentoring
11 16 (4.91%) Service Management
12 15 (4.60%) Network Management
12 15 (4.60%) Open Source
12 15 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (4.29%) WAN Optimisation
14 12 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
14 12 (3.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.99%) Python
2 7 (2.15%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.15%) C
2 7 (2.15%) Perl
3 6 (1.84%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.23%) PHP
5 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.92%) Ruby
5 3 (0.92%) SQL
6 2 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 139 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (32.82%) CCNP
3 86 (26.38%) CCIE
4 39 (11.96%) CCDP
5 35 (10.74%) Security Cleared
6 25 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.06%) Degree
8 22 (6.75%) CISSP
9 19 (5.83%) CCDA
9 19 (5.83%) CCNA
10 13 (3.99%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.68%) ISACA
12 10 (3.07%) CCVP
12 10 (3.07%) JNCIE
12 10 (3.07%) JNCIP
13 9 (2.76%) CCSE
14 8 (2.45%) CCSA
14 8 (2.45%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (2.45%) GIAC
14 8 (2.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.36%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.07%) SLA
4 7 (2.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.53%) GPG13
6 4 (1.23%) COBIT
6 4 (1.23%) QA
7 3 (0.92%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 46 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.45%) XenApp
4 8 (2.45%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.92%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.92%) vSphere
6 3 (0.92%) Xen
7 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (2.15%) QRadar
1 7 (2.15%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.92%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.92%) SCCM
4 3 (0.92%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 246 (75.46%) Cisco
2 106 (32.52%) Juniper
3 98 (30.06%) CheckPoint
4 72 (22.09%) F5
5 53 (16.26%) VMware
6 42 (12.88%) Microsoft
7 41 (12.58%) Avaya
8 24 (7.36%) Fortinet
9 22 (6.75%) Palo Alto
10 18 (5.52%) Intel Security
11 11 (3.37%) Citrix
12 10 (3.07%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.76%) Intel
14 8 (2.45%) FireEye
14 8 (2.45%) Mitel
14 8 (2.45%) Sourcefire
15 7 (2.15%) AlgoSec
15 7 (2.15%) Cyber-Ark
15 7 (2.15%) Lancope
15 7 (2.15%) Meraki
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Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: to £80,000 base plus bonus and benefits package.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: Car Allowence & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
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