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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 634 746 723
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 252 161 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 195 133 124
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +103 228 £67,500 +18.42% 19
London +49 73 £75,000 +20.00% 10
South East +44 65 £66,750 +19.19% 3
Yorkshire +29 43 £67,500 +30.43% 1
West Yorkshire +47 37 £67,500 +37.05%
Leeds +39 36 £60,000 +21.82%
Berkshire +21 29 £66,500 +16.15%
Surrey +46 28 £62,500 -1.96% 1
City of London +50 21 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Reading +1 21 £66,500 +15.65%
East of England +19 18 £60,000 +4.34%
Hertfordshire +2 13 £60,000 -14.28%
South Wales +17 12 £71,500 +19.66% 1
Wales +14 12 £71,500 +19.66% 1
West Midlands -11 12 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Birmingham -16 12 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Guildford - 11 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 9 £77,000 -0.64%
South West -11 9 £66,250 +10.41% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Milton Keynes -14 8 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Bristol -2 7 £65,000 +14.03% 1
Caerphilly - 7 £75,000 -
Hampshire +3 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Doncaster - 6 - - 1
Leatherhead - 6 £67,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Scotland - 5 £51,250 - 2
Glasgow - 5 £51,250 - 1

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 380 (81.20%) Cisco
2 249 (53.21%) Firewall
3 224 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
4 182 (38.89%) WAN
4 182 (38.89%) F5
5 165 (35.26%) Juniper
6 157 (33.55%) LAN
7 137 (29.27%) ITIL
8 136 (29.06%) Wireless
9 130 (27.78%) CCNP
10 126 (26.92%) Network Design
11 125 (26.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 123 (26.28%) CheckPoint
13 98 (20.94%) CCIE
13 98 (20.94%) Load Balancing
14 96 (20.51%) Finance
15 90 (19.23%) MPLS
16 87 (18.59%) Network Architecture
17 83 (17.74%) Security Cleared
18 79 (16.88%) SC Cleared
19 74 (15.81%) Network Security
20 73 (15.60%) Cisco ASA
21 69 (14.74%) CCDP
22 68 (14.53%) Telecoms
23 66 (14.10%) BGP
24 64 (13.68%) VPN
25 59 (12.61%) CCNA
26 57 (12.18%) OSPF
27 49 (10.47%) Riverbed
28 44 (9.40%) VMware

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (2.14%) Lync
2 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.43%) IIS
3 2 (0.43%) Apache
3 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 249 (53.21%) Firewall
2 182 (38.89%) WAN
3 157 (33.55%) LAN
4 136 (29.06%) Wireless
5 125 (26.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 90 (19.23%) MPLS
7 74 (15.81%) Network Security
8 73 (15.60%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (14.10%) BGP
10 64 (13.68%) VPN
11 57 (12.18%) OSPF
12 42 (8.97%) Internet
13 41 (8.76%) EIGRP
14 39 (8.33%) VoIP
15 35 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (7.05%) ATM
16 33 (7.05%) DNS
17 31 (6.62%) FWSM
18 27 (5.77%) Wireless Security
18 27 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.43%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 96 (20.51%) Finance
2 68 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.91%) Legal
4 22 (4.70%) Retail
5 16 (3.42%) Law
6 15 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.99%) Marketing
8 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.50%) Electronics
9 7 (1.50%) Games
9 7 (1.50%) Banking
10 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.85%) RESTful
2 8 (1.71%) CSS
3 2 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) XMPP
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 22 (4.70%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.50%) DTV
5 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (0.85%) Online Games
6 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.64%) e-Health
8 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.21%) BYOD
9 1 (0.21%) Equities
9 1 (0.21%) CCTV
9 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.21%) PKI
9 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.20%) Windows
2 15 (3.21%) Linux
3 13 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.07%) UNIX
5 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.27%) ITIL
2 126 (26.92%) Network Design
3 98 (20.94%) Load Balancing
4 87 (18.59%) Network Architecture
5 43 (9.19%) TOGAF
6 26 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.91%) E-Commerce
8 22 (4.70%) Project Management
9 21 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.85%) Business Development
12 17 (3.63%) Cyber Security
13 16 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (3.42%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.21%) Line Management
14 15 (3.21%) DDoS Mitigation
14 15 (3.21%) Change Control
14 15 (3.21%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.14%) R
2 5 (1.07%) Perl
3 4 (0.85%) Python
4 3 (0.64%) SQL
5 2 (0.43%) PHP
5 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (27.78%) CCNP
3 98 (20.94%) CCIE
4 83 (17.74%) Security Cleared
5 79 (16.88%) SC Cleared
6 69 (14.74%) CCDP
7 59 (12.61%) CCNA
8 43 (9.19%) Degree
9 25 (5.34%) CCDA
10 24 (5.13%) JNCIP
11 20 (4.27%) CCSP
12 18 (3.85%) HP ASE
13 17 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (3.21%) JNCIE
14 15 (3.21%) JNCIS
14 15 (3.21%) CISSP
15 13 (2.78%) CCSE
16 10 (2.14%) CCSA
17 5 (1.07%) CCVP
18 4 (0.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.63%) COBIT
2 14 (2.99%) QA
3 9 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.28%) SLA
4 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.85%) vSphere
4 3 (0.64%) Firmware
5 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.43%) UAG
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.43%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (0.43%) Cacti
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 380 (81.20%) Cisco
2 182 (38.89%) F5
3 165 (35.26%) Juniper
4 123 (26.28%) CheckPoint
5 49 (10.47%) Riverbed
6 44 (9.40%) VMware
7 36 (7.69%) HP
8 28 (5.98%) SolarWinds
9 23 (4.91%) McAfee
10 19 (4.06%) Huawei
11 18 (3.85%) Citrix
11 18 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 15 (3.21%) Blue Coat
13 14 (2.99%) Microsoft
14 11 (2.35%) SAP
15 9 (1.92%) Avaya
16 8 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 8 (1.71%) IBM
17 7 (1.50%) CA
18 5 (1.07%) Sourcefire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Thales
Posted: 22 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago