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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
UK
Rank 698 806 717
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 143 133 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 120 107 207
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,050
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +114 137 £65,000 - 19
London +110 64 £72,500 +3.57% 7
South East +59 42 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands +40 14 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +52 13 £55,000 -15.38%
Hampshire +28 12 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +39 9 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Leeds +31 9 £77,500 +55.00% 1
West Yorkshire +26 9 £77,500 +55.00% 1
East of England -1 9 £80,000 +36.17% 1
Surrey +39 8 £65,000 -16.12% 1
Birmingham +15 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Newbury +13 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire -9 7 £80,000 +39.13%
Reading +43 5 £67,500 +3.84%
Kent - 5 £65,000 -
Scotland +18 4 £55,000 -12.00%
Edinburgh +4 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +7 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 -
Hereford - 3 £50,000 -
Brighton - 3 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +42 2 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 2 - - 1

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 267 (74.37%) Cisco
2 147 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (33.15%) Data Centre
4 118 (32.87%) Juniper
5 103 (28.69%) WAN
6 102 (28.41%) Firewall
7 99 (27.58%) MPLS
8 97 (27.02%) CCIE
9 95 (26.46%) CCNP
10 86 (23.96%) Network Security
11 79 (22.01%) CheckPoint
12 78 (21.73%) LAN
13 75 (20.89%) F5
14 74 (20.61%) Telecoms
15 73 (20.33%) VPN
16 69 (19.22%) Presales
17 67 (18.66%) Cisco Nexus
18 65 (18.11%) BGP
18 65 (18.11%) Network Design
19 59 (16.43%) Finance
19 59 (16.43%) Network Architecture
20 57 (15.88%) Project Management
21 52 (14.48%) Wireless
22 50 (13.93%) DNS
23 49 (13.65%) OSPF
24 48 (13.37%) Cisco ASA
25 46 (12.81%) VMware
26 45 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
26 45 (12.53%) Palo Alto
27 36 (10.03%) DHCP

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 7 (1.95%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS Office
2 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.51%) IaaS
2 8 (2.23%) PaaS
3 7 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.39%) SaaS
5 4 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (28.69%) WAN
2 102 (28.41%) Firewall
3 99 (27.58%) MPLS
4 86 (23.96%) Network Security
5 78 (21.73%) LAN
6 73 (20.33%) VPN
7 67 (18.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 65 (18.11%) BGP
9 52 (14.48%) Wireless
10 50 (13.93%) DNS
11 49 (13.65%) OSPF
12 48 (13.37%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (10.03%) DHCP
14 31 (8.64%) Internet
15 30 (8.36%) Unified Communications
16 26 (7.24%) VLAN
17 21 (5.85%) BIG-IP
18 20 (5.57%) EIGRP
19 19 (5.29%) IPsec
20 18 (5.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.51%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.56%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL
3 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (20.61%) Telecoms
2 59 (16.43%) Finance
3 28 (7.80%) Banking
4 14 (3.90%) Legal
5 11 (3.06%) Marketing
6 10 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.79%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.84%) 802.1X
1 3 (0.84%) CSS
1 3 (0.84%) Middleware
2 2 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 119 (33.15%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.67%) Derivative
4 6 (1.67%) PKI
5 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.11%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.56%) FMCG
7 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.56%) iPad
7 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.28%) Fintech
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.24%) Linux
2 12 (3.34%) Windows
3 9 (2.51%) Unix
4 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.22%) Presales
2 65 (18.11%) Network Design
3 59 (16.43%) Network Architecture
4 57 (15.88%) Project Management
5 27 (7.52%) Security Architecture
6 24 (6.69%) SIEM
7 23 (6.41%) ITIL
7 23 (6.41%) Migration
8 21 (5.85%) Risk Management
9 20 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.01%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (5.01%) Network Management
12 16 (4.46%) Low Latency
13 15 (4.18%) Line Management
13 15 (4.18%) Load Balancing
13 15 (4.18%) Open Source
14 13 (3.62%) TOGAF
15 12 (3.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.67%) Python
2 4 (1.11%) C
2 4 (1.11%) Perl
3 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.56%) SQL
4 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (27.02%) CCIE
3 95 (26.46%) CCNP
4 32 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.64%) CCDP
6 30 (8.36%) Degree
7 29 (8.08%) SC Cleared
8 19 (5.29%) DV Cleared
9 16 (4.46%) CCDA
9 16 (4.46%) CCIP
10 11 (3.06%) CCNA
11 9 (2.51%) CISSP
11 9 (2.51%) JNCIS
12 8 (2.23%) JNCIE
12 8 (2.23%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.95%) CISA
13 7 (1.95%) CISM
13 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.67%) MCSE
14 6 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (2.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.67%) GPG13
3 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.29%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.84%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.28%) NFS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.28%) vCloud
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.34%) Puppet
2 11 (3.06%) Ansible
3 9 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.67%) CSIRT
5 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 267 (74.37%) Cisco
2 118 (32.87%) Juniper
3 79 (22.01%) CheckPoint
4 75 (20.89%) F5
5 46 (12.81%) VMware
6 45 (12.53%) Palo Alto
7 26 (7.24%) Microsoft
8 19 (5.29%) HP
9 18 (5.01%) Avaya
9 18 (5.01%) SolarWinds
10 16 (4.46%) Fortinet
11 13 (3.62%) Meraki
11 13 (3.62%) Splunk
12 11 (3.06%) AlgoSec
13 10 (2.79%) Arista
14 8 (2.23%) Nokia
15 7 (1.95%) Brocade
15 7 (1.95%) NetApp
16 6 (1.67%) Blue Coat
16 6 (1.67%) Fujitsu
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
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