The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 596 618 610
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 308 295 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 202 213
Average salary £55,000 £57,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,150 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,000 £48,340
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +17.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92338 88528 90356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.52% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74520 72722 76092
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK.

Network Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architecture over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Network Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 294 £55,000 -3.50% 35
London +8 98 £58,750 -6.00% 10
South East -40 80 £52,500 -6.25% 10
City of London +28 37 £60,000 -11.11% 5
Berkshire -18 37 £63,000 +17.20% 5
Leeds -9 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -15 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -17 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Reading +12 31 £63,000 -3.07% 3
West Midlands -4 28 £22,500 -60.86% 3
South West +6 22 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Staffordshire - 17 £19,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 17 £19,000 -
Bristol +8 12 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England -20 11 £53,500 +12.63% 3
Surrey -5 9 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £51,250 - 3
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £52,500 -7.89%
East Midlands -7 8 £48,750 -20.40% 1
East Sussex -3 7 £24,000 - 1
Luton +3 6 £61,250 +6.52%
Bedfordshire -5 6 £61,250 +6.52%
North West -17 6 £48,750 +18.90% 1
Hampshire -23 6 £21,000 -60.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire +6 5 £22,500 -59.09%
Leicestershire - 5 £43,750 -
Leicester - 5 £43,750 -
Hertfordshire -16 4 £32,500 -36.58% 2
Kent - 4 £31,200 -

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 202 (35.38%) Cisco
2 175 (30.65%) Cisco Certification
3 159 (27.85%) Firewall
4 150 (26.27%) Telecoms
5 140 (24.52%) CCNP
6 130 (22.77%) MPLS
7 129 (22.59%) Windows
8 128 (22.42%) WAN
9 108 (18.91%) LAN
10 105 (18.39%) Finance
10 105 (18.39%) Network Security
11 104 (18.21%) Degree
12 101 (17.69%) Linux
13 88 (15.41%) BGP
13 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
14 87 (15.24%) Project Management
15 79 (13.84%) OSPF
15 79 (13.84%) Juniper
16 75 (13.13%) Network Design
16 75 (13.13%) CCIE
17 74 (12.96%) VPN
17 74 (12.96%) LTE
18 73 (12.78%) SQL
19 69 (12.08%) Microsoft
20 67 (11.73%) 4G
21 63 (11.03%) UNIX
21 63 (11.03%) Information Security
22 62 (10.86%) CheckPoint
22 62 (10.86%) 3G
22 62 (10.86%) VMware

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.58%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 9 (1.58%) Apache
5 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.70%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) IIS
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) WordPress
8 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.03%) MS Office
3 8 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) MS Project
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.40%) PaaS
2 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.88%) Office 365
3 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.70%) IaaS
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (27.85%) Firewall
2 130 (22.77%) MPLS
3 128 (22.42%) WAN
4 108 (18.91%) LAN
5 105 (18.39%) Network Security
6 88 (15.41%) BGP
6 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
7 79 (13.84%) OSPF
8 74 (12.96%) VPN
8 74 (12.96%) LTE
9 67 (11.73%) 4G
10 62 (10.86%) 3G
11 59 (10.33%) Internet
12 55 (9.63%) VoIP
13 48 (8.41%) Multicast
14 47 (8.23%) DNS
15 46 (8.06%) SAN
16 43 (7.53%) IPv6
17 39 (6.83%) DHCP
17 39 (6.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.50%) MySQL
2 18 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.40%) Big Data
6 7 (1.23%) Informix
6 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.18%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.75%) Calabash
2 10 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 10 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.40%) Subversion
4 7 (1.23%) JIRA
4 7 (1.23%) Hudson
5 6 (1.05%) Gradle
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) AppScan
General
1 150 (26.27%) Telecoms
2 105 (18.39%) Finance
3 30 (5.25%) Games
4 23 (4.03%) Banking
5 20 (3.50%) Marketing
6 13 (2.28%) Billing
7 12 (2.10%) Retail
8 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.58%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.23%) Electronics
9 7 (1.23%) Front Office
10 5 (0.88%) Legal
10 5 (0.88%) Advertising
10 5 (0.88%) French Language
10 5 (0.88%) German Language
11 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (19.09%) Architect
2 100 (17.51%) Network Engineer
3 77 (13.49%) Network Architect
4 75 (13.13%) Analyst
5 64 (11.21%) Consultant
6 53 (9.28%) Security Analyst
7 43 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
8 41 (7.18%) Network Manager
9 33 (5.78%) Information Analyst
9 33 (5.78%) Information Security Analyst
10 27 (4.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 26 (4.55%) Network Operator
12 25 (4.38%) Senior Architect
13 22 (3.85%) Architecture Manager
14 21 (3.68%) Technical Architect
14 21 (3.68%) Test Engineer
14 21 (3.68%) Designer
15 20 (3.50%) Service Manager
15 20 (3.50%) Senior Network Architect
16 19 (3.33%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.50%) Middleware
2 18 (3.15%) RESTful
3 13 (2.28%) Web Services
4 10 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (1.23%) SOAP
5 7 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.05%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.05%) JSON
6 6 (1.05%) Django
7 5 (0.88%) XML
7 5 (0.88%) J2EE
8 4 (0.70%) .NET
8 4 (0.70%) CSS
8 4 (0.70%) LAMP
8 4 (0.70%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.18%) JMX
9 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.78%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.63%) Economics
6 14 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.10%) Clustering
8 10 (1.75%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.58%) Equities
9 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.40%) CESG
10 8 (1.40%) Replication
11 7 (1.23%) PKI
11 7 (1.23%) IBM XIV
12 6 (1.05%) Derivative
12 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.53%) PMI
14 3 (0.53%) Cryptography
14 3 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 129 (22.59%) Windows
2 101 (17.69%) Linux
3 63 (11.03%) UNIX
4 25 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.10%) CentOS
7 10 (1.75%) Fedora
8 9 (1.58%) Solaris
8 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.40%) AIX
10 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.70%) SUSE
12 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.24%) Project Management
2 75 (13.13%) Network Design
3 63 (11.03%) Information Security
4 56 (9.81%) Load Balancing
5 51 (8.93%) ITIL
6 35 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (5.78%) Line Management
8 32 (5.60%) Change Management
9 30 (5.25%) E-Commerce
9 30 (5.25%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (5.08%) Business Continuity
11 25 (4.38%) Risk Analysis
12 23 (4.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 23 (4.03%) Data Protection
13 22 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (3.68%) PRINCE2
14 21 (3.68%) Migration
15 18 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.15%) Cyber Security
15 18 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (12.78%) SQL
2 31 (5.43%) Shell Script
3 30 (5.25%) Perl
4 29 (5.08%) Python
5 20 (3.50%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.80%) C++
7 14 (2.45%) Java
8 11 (1.93%) C
9 10 (1.75%) sed
9 10 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.75%) Bourne shell
9 10 (1.75%) Korn
9 10 (1.75%) Erlang
9 10 (1.75%) AWK
10 8 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.40%) PHP
11 7 (1.23%) Ruby
12 2 (0.35%) C#
13 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (30.65%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (24.52%) CCNP
3 104 (18.21%) Degree
4 75 (13.13%) CCIE
5 58 (10.16%) CCDP
6 52 (9.11%) CCNA
7 45 (7.88%) CISSP
8 32 (5.60%) Security Cleared
9 28 (4.90%) CCDA
10 26 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 26 (4.55%) CCSP
11 24 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (2.63%) JNCIE
14 14 (2.45%) CCSE
15 13 (2.28%) CCSA
15 13 (2.28%) MCITP
16 11 (1.93%) MCSE
16 11 (1.93%) JNCIP
17 10 (1.75%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.73%) PCI DSS
2 23 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.05%) COBIT
4 5 (0.88%) QA
4 5 (0.88%) COSO
5 3 (0.53%) BS25999
6 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.35%) GCP
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 48 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.28%) vSphere
4 7 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.53%) Snort
7 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.35%) XenApp
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (1.75%) YUM
2 9 (1.58%) Puppet
3 8 (1.40%) Cacti
3 8 (1.40%) Nagios
4 7 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.23%) Opsview
4 7 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.35%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 202 (35.38%) Cisco
2 79 (13.84%) Juniper
3 69 (12.08%) Microsoft
4 62 (10.86%) CheckPoint
4 62 (10.86%) VMware
5 45 (7.88%) F5
6 27 (4.73%) HP
7 25 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.33%) Brocade
9 18 (3.15%) Qualys
10 16 (2.80%) Citrix
10 16 (2.80%) Veritas
11 15 (2.63%) IBM
11 15 (2.63%) Oracle
12 14 (2.45%) SolarWinds
13 11 (1.93%) NetApp
13 11 (1.93%) Huawei
14 9 (1.58%) CA
14 9 (1.58%) SunGard
14 9 (1.58%) Infoblox
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Software
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £54k per year + OTE + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago