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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 618 604 703
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +99
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 283 324 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 231 191 140
Average salary £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%

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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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
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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 -24 276 £55,000 -4.34% 23
London -26 96 £60,000 -11.11% 5
South East +17 63 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Yorkshire +4 46 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +7 40 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Leeds +4 40 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +9 35 £63,750 -1.92% 1
East of England -1 27 £61,250 +21.28% 1
Berkshire 0 22 £68,500 +9.60% 3
North West +20 17 £42,500 -16.66% 1
East Sussex - 15 £26,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 13 £70,000 -
West Midlands -19 12 £44,625 -18.11% 1
Peterborough - 11 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire -32 9 £39,500 -21.78% 1
Cheshire +10 8 £53,750 +19.44%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - -
Canary Wharf +17 7 £75,000 -3.22%
East Midlands +11 7 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +11 7 £55,000 -4.34%
Manchester 0 7 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Brighton - 6 £26,500 -
Essex +10 5 £50,000 -
Bracknell +6 5 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Staffordshire -2 5 £52,500 -7.07%
Hampshire -15 5 £77,000 +92.50% 3
South West -21 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey -6 4 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Hemel Hempstead -20 4 £60,000 +84.61%

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 254 (46.86%) Cisco
2 217 (40.04%) Cisco Certification
3 181 (33.39%) WAN
4 160 (29.52%) Firewall
5 158 (29.15%) LAN
6 145 (26.75%) CCNP
7 135 (24.91%) Windows
8 122 (22.51%) Network Security
9 120 (22.14%) MPLS
10 112 (20.66%) CheckPoint
11 103 (19.00%) TCP/IP
12 102 (18.82%) BGP
13 97 (17.90%) Telecoms
14 96 (17.71%) VPN
15 93 (17.16%) SQL
16 92 (16.97%) Cisco ASA
17 90 (16.61%) ITIL
17 90 (16.61%) CCIE
18 88 (16.24%) VMware
19 84 (15.50%) Degree
20 83 (15.31%) OSPF
21 82 (15.13%) Juniper
22 77 (14.21%) DNS
23 73 (13.47%) Linux
24 71 (13.10%) Wireless
24 71 (13.10%) Microsoft
25 69 (12.73%) EIGRP
26 68 (12.55%) CCNA
27 63 (11.62%) Load Balancing
28 62 (11.44%) Information Security

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (7.01%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.03%) IIS
6 7 (1.29%) Lync
7 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) InDesign
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.61%) IaaS
2 15 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.85%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (33.39%) WAN
2 160 (29.52%) Firewall
3 158 (29.15%) LAN
4 122 (22.51%) Network Security
5 120 (22.14%) MPLS
6 103 (19.00%) TCP/IP
7 102 (18.82%) BGP
8 96 (17.71%) VPN
9 92 (16.97%) Cisco ASA
10 83 (15.31%) OSPF
11 77 (14.21%) DNS
12 71 (13.10%) Wireless
13 69 (12.73%) EIGRP
14 62 (11.44%) DHCP
15 59 (10.89%) VoIP
16 58 (10.70%) SSL
17 57 (10.52%) 3G
18 47 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
19 46 (8.49%) 4G
20 45 (8.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 15 (2.77%) RavenDB
3 15 (2.77%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.85%) Sybase ASA
4 10 (1.85%) MS Access
4 10 (1.85%) SQL Anywhere
5 7 (1.29%) MySQL
6 6 (1.11%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.11%) Big Data
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.58%) Cucumber
2 14 (2.58%) Calabash
3 10 (1.85%) Gradle
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) AppScan
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 97 (17.90%) Telecoms
2 50 (9.23%) Finance
3 19 (3.51%) Retail
4 15 (2.77%) Marketing
5 14 (2.58%) Banking
6 11 (2.03%) Games
7 10 (1.85%) French Language
8 6 (1.11%) Billing
8 6 (1.11%) Legal
8 6 (1.11%) Advertising
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 110 (20.30%) Network Engineer
2 105 (19.37%) Architect
3 72 (13.28%) Consultant
4 63 (11.62%) Network Architect
5 50 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 48 (8.86%) Analyst
7 39 (7.20%) Network Consultant
8 25 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (4.43%) Support Engineer
10 23 (4.24%) Network Analyst
11 22 (4.06%) Security Analyst
12 21 (3.87%) Senior Architect
13 20 (3.69%) Network Manager
14 18 (3.32%) Network Security Analyst
15 17 (3.14%) Cisco Engineer
15 17 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 16 (2.95%) Technical Leader
16 16 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.95%) IT Support
17 15 (2.77%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.24%) RESTful
2 18 (3.32%) .NET
2 18 (3.32%) CSS
3 17 (3.14%) jQuery
3 17 (3.14%) Ajax
4 15 (2.77%) WCF
5 13 (2.40%) HTML
6 12 (2.21%) XML
7 4 (0.74%) Rendezvous
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.37%) REST
9 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.18%) EJB
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
10 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.18%) JSP
10 1 (0.18%) Servlets
10 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.80%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.51%) Clustering
2 19 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (1.85%) PMI
4 9 (1.66%) Public Cloud
5 8 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.11%) IPTV
7 5 (0.92%) NHS
7 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.74%) Economics
8 4 (0.74%) Replication
9 3 (0.55%) GIS
9 3 (0.55%) BBC
9 3 (0.55%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.55%) CCTV
9 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (24.91%) Windows
2 73 (13.47%) Linux
3 47 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (6.46%) UNIX
6 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.48%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.48%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.29%) SUSE
9 6 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.92%) zOS
10 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.55%) Debian
11 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) Android
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.61%) ITIL
2 63 (11.62%) Load Balancing
3 62 (11.44%) Information Security
4 58 (10.70%) Network Design
5 47 (8.67%) Project Management
6 38 (7.01%) Migration
7 36 (6.64%) Business Continuity
7 36 (6.64%) E-Commerce
8 32 (5.90%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (5.72%) Vulnerability Management
10 30 (5.54%) Service Management
11 29 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
12 28 (5.17%) Security Architecture
13 26 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
15 24 (4.43%) High Availability
15 24 (4.43%) WAN Optimisation
15 24 (4.43%) Incident Management
16 22 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.16%) SQL
2 32 (5.90%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.14%) C#
4 15 (2.77%) C
5 14 (2.58%) Perl
6 11 (2.03%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.85%) R
7 10 (1.85%) Ruby
8 9 (1.66%) Java
9 8 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.37%) Python
11 2 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Korn
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
12 1 (0.18%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 217 (40.04%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (26.75%) CCNP
3 90 (16.61%) CCIE
4 84 (15.50%) Degree
5 68 (12.55%) CCNA
6 58 (10.70%) CCDP
7 35 (6.46%) CISSP
8 32 (5.90%) Security Cleared
9 29 (5.35%) CCDA
10 28 (5.17%) MCP
11 27 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (4.98%) CCSE
12 23 (4.24%) CCSA
12 23 (4.24%) CCSP
12 23 (4.24%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (2.40%) MCSE
14 13 (2.40%) JNCIP
15 12 (2.21%) PMI Certification
16 10 (1.85%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.51%) SLA
3 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.11%) BS25999
5 4 (0.74%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.77%) VMware Server
4 11 (2.03%) vSphere
5 9 (1.66%) Snort
6 8 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.11%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.74%) XenApp
9 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.55%) Firmware
10 3 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.55%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) Cisco LMS
2 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.37%) Nagios
5 2 (0.37%) Iperf
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.18%) Cacti
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 254 (46.86%) Cisco
2 112 (20.66%) CheckPoint
3 88 (16.24%) VMware
4 82 (15.13%) Juniper
5 71 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 50 (9.23%) HP
7 46 (8.49%) F5
8 33 (6.09%) Oracle
9 20 (3.69%) Fortinet
10 15 (2.77%) SolarWinds
11 13 (2.40%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.03%) Dell
12 11 (2.03%) Ericsson
13 10 (1.85%) Sybase
13 10 (1.85%) Novell
14 9 (1.66%) Citrix
15 8 (1.48%) Blue Coat
15 8 (1.48%) Huawei
16 7 (1.29%) Veeam
16 7 (1.29%) Veritas
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum + Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on exp + good bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago