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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 583 587 666
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +79
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 290 292 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 249 188 137
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%

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
85706 85883 83957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.85% 82.34% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69758 68377 69647
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 £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015 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 6 March 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
(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 +17 282 £58,000 +0.86% 32
London -8 101 £60,000 -14.28% 8
South East -7 59 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Yorkshire +3 49 £52,500 +16.66% 3
City of London +18 43 £63,750 -1.92%
Leeds +6 40 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -9 40 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Berkshire -6 25 £68,500 +14.16% 3
East of England +12 24 £70,000 +38.61% 2
North West +10 21 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 16 £70,000 -
West Midlands -23 13 £52,500 +20.00% 2
East Sussex - 13 £26,500 - 2
Peterborough - 13 £70,000 -
Cheshire +6 12 £65,000 +44.44%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - - 1
Manchester +7 7 £32,500 -50.00% 2
South West -23 7 £50,000 -18.36% 2
East Midlands +22 6 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell -6 6 £65,000 -
Hampshire -12 6 £77,500 +93.75% 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £35,500 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £35,500 - 1
Essex -4 5 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Leicestershire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Leicester - 5 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 4 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Surrey -4 4 £46,250 -11.90% 2

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 267 (45.10%) Cisco
2 239 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (31.08%) WAN
4 166 (28.04%) CCNP
5 163 (27.53%) Firewall
6 162 (27.36%) LAN
7 145 (24.49%) Windows
8 140 (23.65%) MPLS
9 134 (22.64%) Network Security
10 119 (20.10%) CheckPoint
11 109 (18.41%) Telecoms
12 108 (18.24%) BGP
13 104 (17.57%) TCP/IP
14 102 (17.23%) CCIE
15 101 (17.06%) SQL
16 99 (16.72%) VPN
17 94 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
18 91 (15.37%) VMware
19 90 (15.20%) ITIL
20 87 (14.70%) Juniper
21 83 (14.02%) OSPF
22 80 (13.51%) Linux
23 79 (13.34%) Degree
24 77 (13.01%) DNS
25 74 (12.50%) Load Balancing
26 72 (12.16%) CCNA
27 70 (11.82%) CCDP
27 70 (11.82%) Information Security
28 69 (11.66%) Wireless
29 68 (11.49%) EIGRP

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 33 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 8 (1.35%) IIS
6 4 (0.68%) Apache
6 4 (0.68%) Lync
7 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Node.js
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.72%) IaaS
2 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.69%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 184 (31.08%) WAN
2 163 (27.53%) Firewall
3 162 (27.36%) LAN
4 140 (23.65%) MPLS
5 134 (22.64%) Network Security
6 108 (18.24%) BGP
7 104 (17.57%) TCP/IP
8 99 (16.72%) VPN
9 94 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
10 83 (14.02%) OSPF
11 77 (13.01%) DNS
12 69 (11.66%) Wireless
13 68 (11.49%) EIGRP
14 65 (10.98%) DHCP
15 63 (10.64%) 3G
16 59 (9.97%) Internet
17 56 (9.46%) VoIP
18 52 (8.78%) 4G
19 50 (8.45%) SSL
20 45 (7.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.04%) NoSQL
3 14 (2.36%) RavenDB
3 14 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.69%) Sybase ASA
5 10 (1.69%) SQL Anywhere
5 10 (1.69%) MS Access
6 9 (1.52%) MySQL
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.01%) Big Data
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.51%) Informix
9 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.20%) Cucumber
2 13 (2.20%) Calabash
3 9 (1.52%) Gradle
4 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.68%) JIRA
4 4 (0.68%) Subversion
5 3 (0.51%) Hudson
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) AppScan
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (18.41%) Telecoms
2 60 (10.14%) Finance
3 22 (3.72%) Marketing
4 16 (2.70%) Games
4 16 (2.70%) Banking
5 13 (2.20%) Retail
6 11 (1.86%) French Language
7 8 (1.35%) Advertising
7 8 (1.35%) Billing
8 7 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.01%) Electronics
10 5 (0.84%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Front Office
11 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (19.09%) Architect
2 112 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 83 (14.02%) Consultant
4 63 (10.64%) Network Architect
5 56 (9.46%) Analyst
6 50 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 45 (7.60%) Network Consultant
8 32 (5.41%) Security Analyst
9 26 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.72%) Network Manager
11 21 (3.55%) Network Analyst
12 18 (3.04%) Cisco Engineer
12 18 (3.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 18 (3.04%) Network Specialist
13 17 (2.87%) Support Engineer
13 17 (2.87%) Network Security Analyst
14 16 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (2.53%) Cisco Architect
15 15 (2.53%) Technical Leader
15 15 (2.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.89%) RESTful
2 18 (3.04%) .NET
2 18 (3.04%) CSS
3 16 (2.70%) jQuery
3 16 (2.70%) Ajax
4 14 (2.36%) WCF
5 13 (2.20%) HTML
6 12 (2.03%) XML
7 5 (0.84%) Middleware
7 5 (0.84%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.68%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.34%) Web Services
10 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.34%) REST
11 1 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.39%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.87%) Clustering
4 14 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (1.69%) PMI
7 8 (1.35%) Economics
7 8 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.18%) IPTV
9 5 (0.84%) NHS
9 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.84%) Replication
9 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.68%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.51%) IBM XIV
11 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.51%) GIS
11 3 (0.51%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 145 (24.49%) Windows
2 80 (13.51%) Linux
3 46 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (6.25%) UNIX
6 9 (1.52%) SUSE
6 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.84%) zOS
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.51%) Debian
11 2 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (15.20%) ITIL
2 74 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 70 (11.82%) Information Security
4 59 (9.97%) Network Design
4 59 (9.97%) Project Management
5 41 (6.93%) Migration
6 38 (6.42%) Business Continuity
7 35 (5.91%) E-Commerce
8 33 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
10 29 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
11 28 (4.73%) Service Management
11 28 (4.73%) Security Architecture
12 27 (4.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (4.22%) WAN Optimisation
13 25 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (4.05%) Incident Management
14 24 (4.05%) High Availability
15 23 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (3.89%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.06%) SQL
2 30 (5.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (2.87%) Perl
3 17 (2.87%) C#
4 14 (2.36%) C
4 14 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.86%) Java
7 10 (1.69%) Ruby
7 10 (1.69%) R
8 7 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.68%) PHP
11 2 (0.34%) C++
11 2 (0.34%) Python
12 1 (0.17%) Korn
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 239 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (28.04%) CCNP
3 102 (17.23%) CCIE
4 79 (13.34%) Degree
5 72 (12.16%) CCNA
6 70 (11.82%) CCDP
7 43 (7.26%) CISSP
8 37 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 34 (5.74%) CCDA
10 32 (5.41%) CCSE
11 27 (4.56%) SC Cleared
12 26 (4.39%) CCSP
12 26 (4.39%) MCP
13 23 (3.89%) CCSA
14 22 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (3.21%) VCP4
16 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (2.53%) JNCIP
18 14 (2.36%) MCSE
19 13 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.70%) SLA
4 7 (1.18%) BS25999
5 4 (0.68%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 57 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.53%) vSphere
4 13 (2.20%) VMware Server
5 11 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.35%) Snort
7 7 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.68%) XenApp
9 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.51%) Firmware
10 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.51%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
2 5 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.84%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.68%) Nagios
3 4 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.68%) Cacti
4 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.51%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.51%) Opsview
4 3 (0.51%) Graphite
4 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.51%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 267 (45.10%) Cisco
2 119 (20.10%) CheckPoint
3 91 (15.37%) VMware
4 87 (14.70%) Juniper
5 65 (10.98%) Microsoft
6 50 (8.45%) HP
7 47 (7.94%) F5
8 34 (5.74%) Oracle
9 20 (3.38%) Fortinet
9 20 (3.38%) SolarWinds
10 14 (2.36%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.20%) Dell
12 12 (2.03%) Veritas
13 11 (1.86%) Ericsson
13 11 (1.86%) Huawei
13 11 (1.86%) Riverbed
14 10 (1.69%) Sybase
14 10 (1.69%) IBM
14 10 (1.69%) Novell
15 9 (1.52%) Symantec
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Via Resource
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on exp + good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Cover, Pension & Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Cover, Pension & Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Benefits and training
Posted: 10 days ago