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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 642 578 607
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 265 353 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 198 228 207
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,170
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.77%

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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 December 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 December 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 -67 256 £51,500 -1.90% 25
South East -15 93 £42,500 -26.08% 7
London -43 69 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire +14 42 £60,750 +1.25% 4
Yorkshire -35 34 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Reading +7 32 £42,500 -32.00%
West Yorkshire -21 32 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leeds -11 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London +19 25 £60,000 - 2
South West +11 24 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East Sussex +6 21 £24,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 19 £50,000 +5.26%
Cheltenham +5 14 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -19 14 £37,500 -24.24% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 12 - -
Surrey -5 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Hampshire -32 11 £21,000 +10.52% 2
Brighton -3 9 £24,000 -
East Midlands +11 7 £77,500 +29.16%
Winchester -2 7 £21,000 +10.52%
Staffordshire - 6 £25,000 -
Guildford -10 5 £55,000 -15.38%
North West -12 5 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Nottinghamshire +15 4 £77,500 +34.78%
Nottingham +7 4 £77,500 +34.78%
South Wales 0 4 £59,000 -1.66%
Wales -2 4 £59,000 -1.66%
East of England -48 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Kent - 4 £31,200 -
West Bromwich +9 3 £42,500 -

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 222 (37.63%) Cisco
2 201 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
3 162 (27.46%) Firewall
4 159 (26.95%) CCNP
5 148 (25.08%) Telecoms
5 148 (25.08%) MPLS
6 141 (23.90%) WAN
7 134 (22.71%) Windows
8 127 (21.53%) LAN
9 123 (20.85%) Network Security
10 106 (17.97%) Linux
11 104 (17.63%) Finance
12 96 (16.27%) Degree
13 95 (16.10%) TCP/IP
14 91 (15.42%) CCIE
14 91 (15.42%) BGP
14 91 (15.42%) CheckPoint
15 90 (15.25%) VPN
16 89 (15.08%) SQL
17 86 (14.58%) Juniper
18 83 (14.07%) Project Management
19 82 (13.90%) VMware
20 81 (13.73%) OSPF
21 74 (12.54%) 3G
22 70 (11.86%) Information Security
22 70 (11.86%) Load Balancing
22 70 (11.86%) CCNA
22 70 (11.86%) CCDP
23 68 (11.53%) LTE
24 67 (11.36%) 4G

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.03%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 12 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.02%) IIS
6 5 (0.85%) Apache
7 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.51%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.34%) Drupal
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
5 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.20%) IaaS
2 9 (1.53%) PaaS
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.85%) SaaS
4 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 162 (27.46%) Firewall
2 148 (25.08%) MPLS
3 141 (23.90%) WAN
4 127 (21.53%) LAN
5 123 (20.85%) Network Security
6 95 (16.10%) TCP/IP
7 91 (15.42%) BGP
8 90 (15.25%) VPN
9 81 (13.73%) OSPF
10 74 (12.54%) 3G
11 68 (11.53%) LTE
12 67 (11.36%) 4G
13 64 (10.85%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (10.00%) Internet
15 57 (9.66%) DNS
16 53 (8.98%) VoIP
17 48 (8.14%) SSL
18 46 (7.80%) Wireless
18 46 (7.80%) VPLS
19 45 (7.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.69%) MySQL
4 7 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.68%) Informix
7 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) RavenDB
8 3 (0.51%) Big Data
8 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.86%) Cucumber
2 11 (1.86%) Calabash
3 8 (1.36%) Gradle
4 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.85%) Subversion
5 5 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.85%) JIRA
6 4 (0.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) AppScan
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 148 (25.08%) Telecoms
2 104 (17.63%) Finance
3 29 (4.92%) Marketing
4 24 (4.07%) Games
5 16 (2.71%) Banking
6 12 (2.03%) Billing
7 9 (1.53%) French Language
8 8 (1.36%) Electronics
9 7 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.02%) Front Office
10 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.02%) Retail
11 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.85%) Advertising
11 5 (0.85%) Legal
11 5 (0.85%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 114 (19.32%) Network Engineer
2 112 (18.98%) Architect
3 76 (12.88%) Analyst
4 72 (12.20%) Consultant
4 72 (12.20%) Network Architect
5 53 (8.98%) Security Analyst
6 52 (8.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 39 (6.61%) Network Manager
8 30 (5.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 25 (4.24%) Information Security Analyst
9 25 (4.24%) Information Analyst
10 24 (4.07%) Network Consultant
10 24 (4.07%) Network Operator
11 22 (3.73%) Architecture Manager
11 22 (3.73%) Senior Architect
12 21 (3.56%) Technical Architect
13 20 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.22%) Test Engineer
15 18 (3.05%) Service Manager
16 17 (2.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.90%) RESTful
2 16 (2.71%) Middleware
3 8 (1.36%) Web Services
3 8 (1.36%) CSS
4 7 (1.19%) .NET
4 7 (1.19%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (1.02%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.85%) J2EE
7 4 (0.68%) SOAP
7 4 (0.68%) Ajax
7 4 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.68%) jQuery
8 3 (0.51%) JSON
8 3 (0.51%) WCF
8 3 (0.51%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.51%) Django
8 3 (0.51%) HTML
9 2 (0.34%) LAMP
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.05%) Clustering
6 16 (2.71%) Economics
7 13 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.19%) Equities
9 7 (1.19%) CESG
10 6 (1.02%) PKI
10 6 (1.02%) Replication
10 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.85%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.68%) IBM XIV
12 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.68%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.51%) PMI
14 2 (0.34%) NHS
14 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.71%) Windows
2 106 (17.97%) Linux
3 51 (8.64%) UNIX
4 35 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.53%) SUSE
6 9 (1.53%) Solaris
7 8 (1.36%) AIX
8 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.51%) Debian
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.07%) Project Management
2 70 (11.86%) Information Security
2 70 (11.86%) Load Balancing
3 65 (11.02%) Network Design
4 60 (10.17%) ITIL
5 43 (7.29%) Business Continuity
6 41 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (5.25%) E-Commerce
8 30 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (5.08%) Line Management
9 29 (4.92%) Migration
10 24 (4.07%) Cyber Security
11 23 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (3.90%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.56%) Change Management
12 21 (3.56%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.56%) Data Protection
13 20 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
14 19 (3.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.08%) SQL
2 23 (3.90%) Perl
3 19 (3.22%) Shell Script
4 17 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.54%) Java
6 14 (2.37%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.20%) Python
8 12 (2.03%) C
9 9 (1.53%) Ruby
10 8 (1.36%) C++
11 7 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 5 (0.85%) C#
14 4 (0.68%) R
15 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (26.95%) CCNP
3 96 (16.27%) Degree
4 91 (15.42%) CCIE
5 70 (11.86%) CCDP
5 70 (11.86%) CCNA
6 46 (7.80%) CISSP
7 38 (6.44%) CCDA
8 35 (5.93%) Security Cleared
9 27 (4.58%) CCSE
10 25 (4.24%) SC Cleared
11 23 (3.90%) CCSP
12 22 (3.73%) CCSA
13 15 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (2.54%) JNCIE
14 13 (2.20%) JNCIP
15 12 (2.03%) MCP
16 10 (1.69%) CISM
16 10 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) COSO
3 5 (0.85%) COBIT
4 4 (0.68%) QA
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 4 (0.68%) BS25999
5 2 (0.34%) GCP
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.03%) vSphere
4 11 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.53%) VMware Server
6 8 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.68%) Snort
8 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.51%) Kamailio
9 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.34%) XenApp
10 2 (0.34%) NFS
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.02%) Puppet
2 5 (0.85%) Cisco LMS
2 5 (0.85%) Nagios
2 5 (0.85%) Cacti
3 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.68%) Opsview
3 4 (0.68%) Graphite
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.34%) Nessus
5 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 222 (37.63%) Cisco
2 91 (15.42%) CheckPoint
3 86 (14.58%) Juniper
4 82 (13.90%) VMware
5 64 (10.85%) Microsoft
6 37 (6.27%) F5
7 34 (5.76%) HP
8 24 (4.07%) Oracle
9 16 (2.71%) Veritas
10 15 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.54%) Huawei
11 14 (2.37%) Brocade
12 13 (2.20%) IBM
12 13 (2.20%) Citrix
12 13 (2.20%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.20%) Qualys
13 10 (1.69%) Dell
13 10 (1.69%) EMC
14 9 (1.53%) Ericsson
14 9 (1.53%) NetApp
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £47,328 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45,000 + Company Car + Bonus Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago