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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 642 689 742
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 254 218 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 199 145 111
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £81,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £27,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +3 225 £67,500 +18.42% 26
London +12 89 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East +28 49 £66,500 +16.15% 6
City of London +31 42 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 40 £60,000 +17.64% 7
West Yorkshire +13 34 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Leeds +7 34 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Berkshire +6 22 £66,500 +10.83% 2
Surrey +10 17 £66,250 +39.47% 1
South Wales +2 16 £71,500 +19.16% 2
Wales -2 16 £71,500 +19.16% 2
Reading -15 14 £66,500 +10.83% 1
East of England +6 13 £61,250 +6.52% 1
South West -5 13 £68,750 +14.58% 2
Caerphilly - 10 £67,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 8 £60,000 +6.66%
Canary Wharf +17 7 £75,000 -3.22%
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £63,750 +2.00%
East Midlands +9 7 £63,750 +41.66%
Nottingham -4 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Newport - 6 £71,500 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Essex +8 5 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Birmingham -17 5 £50,000 -12.28%
West Midlands -28 5 £50,000 -12.28%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £60,000 -
North West +6 4 £51,250 +0.49% 1
Milton Keynes 0 4 £68,500 +21.77% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £68,500 +21.77% 1
Manchester -4 4 £51,250 +22.02%

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 351 (79.23%) Cisco
2 236 (53.27%) Firewall
3 194 (43.79%) Cisco Certification
4 192 (43.34%) F5
5 181 (40.86%) Juniper
6 150 (33.86%) Network Design
7 144 (32.51%) ITIL
8 139 (31.38%) WAN
9 138 (31.15%) Wireless
10 121 (27.31%) Finance
11 120 (27.09%) CCNP
12 111 (25.06%) LAN
12 111 (25.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 110 (24.83%) Security Cleared
14 104 (23.48%) SC Cleared
15 103 (23.25%) CCIE
16 101 (22.80%) CheckPoint
17 85 (19.19%) MPLS
18 76 (17.16%) Load Balancing
19 73 (16.48%) Network Security
20 67 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
21 65 (14.67%) Telecoms
22 63 (14.22%) BGP
22 63 (14.22%) Network Architecture
23 53 (11.96%) CCDP
24 50 (11.29%) CCNA
25 49 (11.06%) OSPF
26 44 (9.93%) VPN
27 37 (8.35%) EIGRP
27 37 (8.35%) Riverbed

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.48%) Lync
2 3 (0.68%) Apache
2 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.45%) CMS
3 2 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) IaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 236 (53.27%) Firewall
2 139 (31.38%) WAN
3 138 (31.15%) Wireless
4 111 (25.06%) LAN
4 111 (25.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 85 (19.19%) MPLS
6 73 (16.48%) Network Security
7 67 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (14.22%) BGP
9 49 (11.06%) OSPF
10 44 (9.93%) VPN
11 37 (8.35%) EIGRP
12 32 (7.22%) VoIP
13 30 (6.77%) ATM
13 30 (6.77%) Internet
13 30 (6.77%) DNS
14 24 (5.42%) TCP/IP
14 24 (5.42%) IPsec
15 22 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (4.97%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 121 (27.31%) Finance
2 65 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.19%) Retail
4 22 (4.97%) Legal
5 13 (2.93%) Law
5 13 (2.93%) Marketing
6 9 (2.03%) Banking
7 7 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.35%) Electronics
8 6 (1.35%) Games
9 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.93%) RESTful
2 3 (0.68%) CSS
2 3 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.23%) XMPP
3 1 (0.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.16%) Public Cloud
3 8 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (1.35%) DTV
5 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.13%) Online Banking
6 4 (0.90%) Economics
7 3 (0.68%) Online Games
7 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.45%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.23%) Equities
9 1 (0.23%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.23%) CMDB
9 1 (0.23%) PKI
9 1 (0.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.09%) Windows
2 15 (3.39%) Linux
3 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.81%) UNIX
4 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.86%) Network Design
2 144 (32.51%) ITIL
3 76 (17.16%) Load Balancing
4 63 (14.22%) Network Architecture
5 32 (7.22%) TOGAF
6 25 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (4.51%) Project Management
7 20 (4.51%) E-Commerce
8 18 (4.06%) Business Development
8 18 (4.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (3.61%) Line Management
10 15 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (2.93%) Mentoring
11 13 (2.93%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.48%) Migration
12 11 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (2.48%) Security Architecture
12 11 (2.48%) Time Management
13 10 (2.26%) SIEM
13 10 (2.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.26%) R
2 3 (0.68%) SQL
2 3 (0.68%) Python
3 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.45%) Perl
3 2 (0.45%) PHP
4 1 (0.23%) C
4 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 194 (43.79%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (27.09%) CCNP
3 110 (24.83%) Security Cleared
4 104 (23.48%) SC Cleared
5 103 (23.25%) CCIE
6 53 (11.96%) CCDP
7 50 (11.29%) CCNA
8 26 (5.87%) Degree
9 24 (5.42%) CCDA
10 18 (4.06%) CISSP
10 18 (4.06%) JNCIP
10 18 (4.06%) JNCIE
11 16 (3.61%) CCSP
12 15 (3.39%) CCSE
13 14 (3.16%) HP ASE
14 12 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.48%) CCSA
15 11 (2.48%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.16%) QA
2 13 (2.93%) COBIT
3 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.35%) SLA
4 6 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) HL7
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.90%) vSphere
4 3 (0.68%) Firmware
4 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.45%) Squid
5 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.45%) UAG
5 2 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (1.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.23%) Cacti
4 1 (0.23%) Netcool
4 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 351 (79.23%) Cisco
2 192 (43.34%) F5
3 181 (40.86%) Juniper
4 101 (22.80%) CheckPoint
5 37 (8.35%) Riverbed
6 34 (7.67%) VMware
7 31 (7.00%) HP
8 24 (5.42%) SolarWinds
9 22 (4.97%) Blue Coat
10 19 (4.29%) McAfee
11 18 (4.06%) Citrix
12 16 (3.61%) Huawei
13 15 (3.39%) Microsoft
14 12 (2.71%) Avaya
15 11 (2.48%) Fortinet
16 8 (1.81%) SAP
17 7 (1.58%) IBM
18 6 (1.35%) Brocade
18 6 (1.35%) Aruba
19 5 (1.13%) BT
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £70k-£75k
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
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Chelmsford
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