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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 674 648 800
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +152
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 240 247 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 198 165 81
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 2014 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 28 November 2014. 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 -42 230 £65,000 +4.00% 20
South East +20 92 £65,000 +13.04% 5
London -30 51 £67,500 +1.50% 8
Berkshire +20 45 £70,000 +21.73%
Reading +23 32 £70,000 +27.27%
City of London +18 21 £70,000 +6.06% 2
East of England -4 21 £52,500 -32.25%
South West +6 17 £70,000 +75.00% 6
Hampshire -18 17 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire -39 17 £52,500 +10.52%
Surrey +4 16 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands +4 14 £71,250 +18.75%
Birmingham -9 13 £72,500 +7.40%
North West -20 12 £70,000 +26.69% 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Manchester -16 10 £71,250 +50.00%
Southampton - 10 £62,500 -
Wales +13 9 £68,500 +16.59%
South Wales +13 9 £68,500 +16.59%
Bristol +6 8 £71,250 - 5
Guildford - 8 £50,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £62,500 +9.64%
North Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 7 £55,000 -
Harrow -7 6 £67,500 -
West Yorkshire -27 6 £40,000 -15.79%
Leeds -28 6 £40,000 -15.79%
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £45,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 6 £66,250 -

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 363 (77.73%) Cisco
2 246 (52.68%) Juniper
3 235 (50.32%) Firewall
4 223 (47.75%) Cisco Certification
5 210 (44.97%) Network Design
6 186 (39.83%) F5
7 153 (32.76%) CCNP
8 149 (31.91%) Finance
9 136 (29.12%) CCIE
10 135 (28.91%) MPLS
11 134 (28.69%) ITIL
12 131 (28.05%) Security Cleared
13 129 (27.62%) Wireless
14 128 (27.41%) SC Cleared
15 113 (24.20%) BGP
16 98 (20.99%) Network Security
17 93 (19.91%) OSPF
17 93 (19.91%) WAN
18 88 (18.84%) LAN
19 74 (15.85%) CCDP
19 74 (15.85%) Telecoms
20 71 (15.20%) Network Architecture
21 61 (13.06%) CheckPoint
21 61 (13.06%) VPN
22 59 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
23 45 (9.64%) TCP/IP
24 43 (9.21%) Brocade
25 35 (7.49%) IPv6
26 32 (6.85%) Retail
26 32 (6.85%) Load Balancing

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (1.07%) Lync
2 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.21%) Apache
2 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 235 (50.32%) Firewall
2 135 (28.91%) MPLS
3 129 (27.62%) Wireless
4 113 (24.20%) BGP
5 98 (20.99%) Network Security
6 93 (19.91%) OSPF
6 93 (19.91%) WAN
7 88 (18.84%) LAN
8 61 (13.06%) VPN
9 59 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 45 (9.64%) TCP/IP
11 35 (7.49%) IPv6
12 30 (6.42%) VLAN
13 29 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (6.00%) EIGRP
15 25 (5.35%) VPLS
15 25 (5.35%) Multicast
16 23 (4.93%) HSRP
17 21 (4.50%) IPsec
17 21 (4.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.64%) Maven
General
1 149 (31.91%) Finance
2 74 (15.85%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.85%) Retail
4 13 (2.78%) Marketing
5 7 (1.50%) French Language
6 6 (1.28%) Banking
7 4 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.50%) Middleware
2 3 (0.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.64%) JPA
2 3 (0.64%) Apache OpenJPA
2 3 (0.64%) RESTful
2 3 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.43%) Economics
2 9 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.07%) Online Banking
4 4 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (0.86%) FMCG
5 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.43%) CCTV
6 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.21%) CMDB
7 1 (0.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.35%) Windows
2 17 (3.64%) Linux
3 9 (1.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (44.97%) Network Design
2 134 (28.69%) ITIL
3 71 (15.20%) Network Architecture
4 32 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 28 (6.00%) Project Management
6 16 (3.43%) SWOT Analysis
6 16 (3.43%) TOGAF
7 13 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (2.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (2.36%) Business Development
10 10 (2.14%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (2.14%) Mentoring
10 10 (2.14%) Change Management
11 9 (1.93%) Migration
11 9 (1.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (1.93%) E-Commerce
12 8 (1.71%) Line Management
12 8 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (1.50%) Network Management
13 7 (1.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.43%) C
2 1 (0.21%) Perl
2 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 223 (47.75%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (32.76%) CCNP
3 136 (29.12%) CCIE
4 131 (28.05%) Security Cleared
5 128 (27.41%) SC Cleared
6 74 (15.85%) CCDP
7 29 (6.21%) CCNA
8 21 (4.50%) JNCIE
9 19 (4.07%) CCDA
10 14 (3.00%) CCIP
11 12 (2.57%) CISSP
11 12 (2.57%) Degree
12 6 (1.28%) CCSP
13 5 (1.07%) CCSE
14 4 (0.86%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.86%) CCSA
15 3 (0.64%) JNCIS
15 3 (0.64%) JNCIP
16 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.93%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.21%) Snort
4 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.43%) Netcool
6 1 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 363 (77.73%) Cisco
2 246 (52.68%) Juniper
3 186 (39.83%) F5
4 61 (13.06%) CheckPoint
5 43 (9.21%) Brocade
6 27 (5.78%) HP
7 20 (4.28%) Microsoft
8 18 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 17 (3.64%) VMware
10 9 (1.93%) Avaya
10 9 (1.93%) Sourcefire
10 9 (1.93%) Huawei
11 8 (1.71%) McAfee
12 7 (1.50%) Redback
13 6 (1.28%) SevOne
13 6 (1.28%) Citrix
13 6 (1.28%) BMC
14 5 (1.07%) Nokia
14 5 (1.07%) Splunk
15 4 (0.86%) Aruba
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum £80k - 90k + car and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago