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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 609 576 630
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +54
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 288 311 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 237 198 181
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 277 £55,000 +5.26% 41
South East -5 88 £55,000 -4.34% 13
London -41 80 £57,500 -11.53% 13
Yorkshire -15 45 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +20 42 £65,000 +10.63% 2
West Yorkshire -16 39 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds -14 38 £55,000 +22.22% 3
City of London +11 31 £62,500 - 6
Reading +16 22 £42,500 -29.16%
South West +5 20 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Sussex +3 17 £24,000 -
Gloucestershire +5 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -20 14 £42,000 +24.44% 1
North West +7 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Surrey -10 12 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Cheltenham -5 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire -18 11 £34,750 +82.89% 6
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - -
East of England -32 10 £70,000 +42.13% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £70,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -4 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Peterborough - 7 £70,000 -
Guildford -3 6 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Brighton -4 6 £24,000 -
South Wales -11 6 £59,000 -1.66%
Wales -13 6 £59,000 -1.66%
Torfaen - 6 £59,000 -
Cwmbran - 6 £59,000 -
East Midlands +22 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Winchester -10 5 £21,000 +10.52%

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 236 (39.46%) Cisco
2 218 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
3 160 (26.76%) CCNP
4 151 (25.25%) WAN
5 149 (24.92%) MPLS
6 146 (24.41%) Firewall
6 146 (24.41%) LAN
7 140 (23.41%) Windows
8 136 (22.74%) Network Security
9 131 (21.91%) Telecoms
10 107 (17.89%) CCIE
11 106 (17.73%) CheckPoint
12 103 (17.22%) TCP/IP
13 102 (17.06%) BGP
14 95 (15.89%) SQL
15 92 (15.38%) VPN
16 89 (14.88%) Linux
16 89 (14.88%) Degree
17 87 (14.55%) VMware
18 86 (14.38%) OSPF
19 82 (13.71%) Finance
20 80 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
21 78 (13.04%) Juniper
22 77 (12.88%) Load Balancing
23 76 (12.71%) Information Security
23 76 (12.71%) Project Management
24 73 (12.21%) ITIL
25 71 (11.87%) CCDP
26 67 (11.20%) DNS
27 66 (11.04%) 3G

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.34%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 6 (1.00%) IIS
7 5 (0.84%) Apache
8 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.50%) CMS
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.33%) WordPress
10 2 (0.33%) Drupal
10 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.01%) IaaS
2 11 (1.84%) PaaS
3 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.67%) SaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (25.25%) WAN
2 149 (24.92%) MPLS
3 146 (24.41%) Firewall
3 146 (24.41%) LAN
4 136 (22.74%) Network Security
5 103 (17.22%) TCP/IP
6 102 (17.06%) BGP
7 92 (15.38%) VPN
8 86 (14.38%) OSPF
9 80 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (11.20%) DNS
11 66 (11.04%) 3G
11 66 (11.04%) 4G
12 62 (10.37%) Internet
13 61 (10.20%) EIGRP
14 60 (10.03%) Wireless
15 55 (9.20%) DHCP
16 51 (8.53%) LTE
17 46 (7.69%) SSL
17 46 (7.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.01%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.67%) MySQL
4 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.34%) RavenDB
4 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.17%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.00%) Big Data
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.00%) MS Access
6 6 (1.00%) Sybase ASA
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Anywhere
7 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.67%) Informix
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.01%) Calabash
2 12 (2.01%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.34%) Gradle
4 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.84%) Subversion
5 5 (0.84%) JIRA
5 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) AppScan
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 131 (21.91%) Telecoms
2 82 (13.71%) Finance
3 28 (4.68%) Marketing
4 21 (3.51%) Games
5 17 (2.84%) Banking
6 8 (1.34%) Electronics
6 8 (1.34%) Advertising
6 8 (1.34%) Retail
6 8 (1.34%) Billing
7 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.17%) French Language
7 7 (1.17%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.17%) Front Office
8 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 3 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 116 (19.40%) Architect
2 109 (18.23%) Network Engineer
3 82 (13.71%) Consultant
4 68 (11.37%) Network Architect
5 64 (10.70%) Analyst
6 50 (8.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (7.36%) Security Analyst
8 41 (6.86%) Network Consultant
9 30 (5.02%) Network Manager
10 26 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.68%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 18 (3.01%) Architecture Manager
12 18 (3.01%) Test Engineer
12 18 (3.01%) Information Analyst
12 18 (3.01%) Network Operator
12 18 (3.01%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (2.84%) Network Analyst
13 17 (2.84%) Technical Architect
13 17 (2.84%) Lead Network Engineer
14 16 (2.68%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.68%) RESTful
2 14 (2.34%) CSS
3 13 (2.17%) .NET
4 10 (1.67%) jQuery
4 10 (1.67%) Ajax
5 9 (1.51%) Middleware
5 9 (1.51%) HTML
6 8 (1.34%) XML
6 8 (1.34%) WCF
7 7 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (1.17%) Web Services
8 6 (1.00%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.84%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.67%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.33%) REST
12 2 (0.33%) SOAP
12 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.34%) Clustering
6 12 (2.01%) Economics
7 11 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.00%) PMI
9 5 (0.84%) Replication
10 4 (0.67%) IBM XIV
10 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.67%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.67%) CESG
11 3 (0.50%) Equities
11 3 (0.50%) NHS
11 3 (0.50%) GIS
12 2 (0.33%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 140 (23.41%) Windows
2 89 (14.88%) Linux
3 42 (7.02%) UNIX
4 37 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.51%) SUSE
7 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.00%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.67%) Solaris
9 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.50%) Debian
10 3 (0.50%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) zOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (12.88%) Load Balancing
2 76 (12.71%) Information Security
2 76 (12.71%) Project Management
3 73 (12.21%) ITIL
4 65 (10.87%) Network Design
5 39 (6.52%) Business Continuity
6 36 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (5.52%) Migration
7 33 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
8 29 (4.85%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (4.85%) E-Commerce
9 27 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (4.35%) Cyber Security
10 26 (4.35%) Line Management
11 23 (3.85%) Service Management
11 23 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (3.85%) High Availability
12 21 (3.51%) Data Protection
12 21 (3.51%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.51%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.89%) SQL
2 23 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (3.01%) Perl
3 18 (3.01%) C
4 15 (2.51%) Shell Script
4 15 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.17%) Java
6 11 (1.84%) C#
7 9 (1.51%) Ruby
8 8 (1.34%) R
9 7 (1.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.00%) Python
10 6 (1.00%) C++
10 6 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.17%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 218 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (26.76%) CCNP
3 107 (17.89%) CCIE
4 89 (14.88%) Degree
5 71 (11.87%) CCDP
6 62 (10.37%) CCNA
7 50 (8.36%) CISSP
8 36 (6.02%) CCDA
8 36 (6.02%) Security Cleared
9 29 (4.85%) CCSE
10 26 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 22 (3.68%) CCSP
12 20 (3.34%) CCSA
13 18 (3.01%) MCP
14 16 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (2.17%) JNCIP
16 13 (2.17%) MCSE
16 13 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (2.01%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.00%) BS25999
4 4 (0.67%) QA
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.34%) vSphere
4 11 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.51%) VMware Server
6 8 (1.34%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.34%) Snort
7 4 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.50%) Firmware
8 3 (0.50%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.33%) XenApp
9 2 (0.33%) NFS
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) Cisco LMS
2 6 (1.00%) Puppet
3 5 (0.84%) Nagios
3 5 (0.84%) Cacti
4 4 (0.67%) Opsview
4 4 (0.67%) Graphite
4 4 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 236 (39.46%) Cisco
2 106 (17.73%) CheckPoint
3 87 (14.55%) VMware
4 78 (13.04%) Juniper
5 59 (9.87%) Microsoft
6 39 (6.52%) HP
7 37 (6.19%) F5
8 28 (4.68%) Oracle
9 16 (2.68%) SolarWinds
9 16 (2.68%) IBM
10 15 (2.51%) Fortinet
10 15 (2.51%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.17%) Citrix
12 12 (2.01%) Veritas
13 11 (1.84%) Brocade
13 11 (1.84%) NetApp
14 10 (1.67%) Dell
14 10 (1.67%) EMC
14 10 (1.67%) Huawei
15 8 (1.34%) Symantec
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + pension,25 days a/l
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
BrightHouse
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago