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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 653 747 741
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 242 184 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 202 154 117
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,050 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 July 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 July 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 +83 238 £67,500 +12.50% 20
South East +29 77 £65,000 +13.04% 5
London +23 55 £67,500 +12.50% 7
West Midlands +7 32 £70,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire +25 31 £75,000 +39.53% 3
Birmingham +8 30 £70,000 +14.28% 1
Surrey +41 29 £62,500 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +33 29 £75,000 +46.34% 2
East of England +21 29 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Leeds +38 28 £75,000 +46.34% 2
Berkshire +3 24 £70,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -2 20 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Guildford - 17 £55,000 - 2
Reading +4 14 £70,000 +22.80%
Manchester +14 12 £70,000 +22.80% 1
Hampshire +9 12 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £61,000 +7.01% 1
North West +3 12 £70,000 +22.80% 1
City of London +21 10 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Rickmansworth - 10 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes -7 8 £60,500 +6.14%
South West -16 8 £60,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £55,000 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Slough -9 4 - -
Bristol -15 4 £68,750 +20.61% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 3 - -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 437 (84.36%) Cisco
2 318 (61.39%) Cisco Certification
3 237 (45.75%) Firewall
4 226 (43.63%) F5
5 222 (42.86%) WAN
6 213 (41.12%) LAN
7 184 (35.52%) Juniper
8 178 (34.36%) CCNP
9 164 (31.66%) Network Design
10 162 (31.27%) CheckPoint
11 157 (30.31%) Wireless
12 138 (26.64%) ITIL
13 117 (22.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 115 (22.20%) Load Balancing
15 112 (21.62%) Network Architecture
16 111 (21.43%) Data Centre
17 106 (20.46%) CCIE
18 97 (18.73%) Network Security
19 94 (18.15%) Finance
20 91 (17.57%) MPLS
21 84 (16.22%) CCDP
22 80 (15.44%) Security Cleared
22 80 (15.44%) HP
23 76 (14.67%) BGP
24 73 (14.09%) VPN
25 70 (13.51%) Wireless Security
25 70 (13.51%) Telecoms
26 69 (13.32%) SC Cleared
27 68 (13.13%) OSPF
28 62 (11.97%) Degree

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (0.77%) Lync
2 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.19%) IIS
3 1 (0.19%) Apache
3 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (3.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.35%) MS Office
2 7 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 237 (45.75%) Firewall
2 222 (42.86%) WAN
3 213 (41.12%) LAN
4 157 (30.31%) Wireless
5 117 (22.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 97 (18.73%) Network Security
7 91 (17.57%) MPLS
8 76 (14.67%) BGP
9 73 (14.09%) VPN
10 70 (13.51%) Wireless Security
11 68 (13.13%) OSPF
12 60 (11.58%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (9.07%) Internet
14 40 (7.72%) VoIP
15 36 (6.95%) DNS
16 35 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (6.56%) FWSM
18 30 (5.79%) EIGRP
19 25 (4.83%) VLAN
20 24 (4.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.19%) MySQL
1 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 94 (18.15%) Finance
2 70 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.63%) Retail
4 20 (3.86%) Legal
5 18 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.32%) Marketing
7 11 (2.12%) Law
8 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.35%) Games
9 7 (1.35%) Electronics
10 6 (1.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.67%) 802.1X
2 18 (3.47%) RESTful
3 10 (1.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 111 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 27 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.67%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.35%) DTV
6 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (0.77%) Online Games
9 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) e-Health
10 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.19%) PKI
11 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.19%) Physics
11 1 (0.19%) Equities
11 1 (0.19%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.28%) Windows
2 13 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (1.74%) Linux
4 3 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (31.66%) Network Design
2 138 (26.64%) ITIL
3 115 (22.20%) Load Balancing
4 112 (21.62%) Network Architecture
5 41 (7.92%) TOGAF
6 25 (4.83%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (4.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 20 (3.86%) Cyber Security
9 19 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (3.67%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.28%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.28%) Security Hardening
12 16 (3.09%) Project Management
12 16 (3.09%) Change Management
13 15 (2.90%) Business Development
14 13 (2.51%) Performance Management
14 13 (2.51%) Business Analysis
14 13 (2.51%) SDLC
14 13 (2.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.16%) Perl
2 5 (0.97%) C
3 3 (0.58%) C++
3 3 (0.58%) Python
4 2 (0.39%) Embedded C
4 2 (0.39%) Java
4 2 (0.39%) R
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 318 (61.39%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (34.36%) CCNP
3 106 (20.46%) CCIE
4 84 (16.22%) CCDP
5 80 (15.44%) Security Cleared
6 69 (13.32%) SC Cleared
7 62 (11.97%) Degree
8 55 (10.62%) HP ASE
9 51 (9.85%) CCNA
10 21 (4.05%) CCSP
10 21 (4.05%) JNCIP
11 18 (3.47%) CCDA
12 17 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.09%) JNCIS
14 13 (2.51%) HND
15 12 (2.32%) JNCIE
16 11 (2.12%) CISSP
17 9 (1.74%) CEH
18 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
19 5 (0.97%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.09%) COBIT
2 13 (2.51%) QA
3 6 (1.16%) SLA
4 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) NFS
4 3 (0.58%) Firmware
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.39%) UAG
6 1 (0.19%) StorNext
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.28%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.12%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.39%) Cacti
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 437 (84.36%) Cisco
2 226 (43.63%) F5
3 184 (35.52%) Juniper
4 162 (31.27%) CheckPoint
5 80 (15.44%) HP
6 57 (11.00%) Huawei
7 44 (8.49%) VMware
8 43 (8.30%) Riverbed
9 21 (4.05%) Fortinet
10 18 (3.47%) Microsoft
11 16 (3.09%) SolarWinds
12 15 (2.90%) McAfee
12 15 (2.90%) Citrix
13 13 (2.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 13 (2.51%) Blue Coat
14 11 (2.12%) SAP
15 8 (1.54%) Avaya
16 6 (1.16%) CA
17 5 (0.97%) EMC
18 4 (0.77%) IBM
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