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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 646 585 704
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +119
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 255 369 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 140
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,050 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%

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
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -57 244 £50,000 -13.41% 35
London -29 84 £60,000 -7.69% 12
South East +20 65 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Yorkshire +22 30 £45,000 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +27 26 £45,000 -6.25%
Leeds +19 26 £45,000 -6.25%
East of England -26 24 £60,000 +18.81% 6
City of London +8 21 £65,000 - 1
East Sussex - 18 £26,500 -
Berkshire -12 16 £70,000 +12.00% 2
West Midlands -13 16 £42,125 -21.62% 4
North West +3 14 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Hertfordshire -56 12 £60,000 +18.81% 1
Canary Wharf +12 10 £75,000 -3.22%
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Brighton - 9 £26,500 -
Manchester 0 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £70,000 - 5
Staffordshire +5 7 £25,000 -55.75%
Peterborough - 7 £70,000 - 5
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £60,000 -
Surrey +22 6 £65,000 +13.04% 2
East Midlands +14 6 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -10 6 £58,250 +33.14% 3
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
Cheshire +8 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Stoke-on-Trent +8 4 £25,000 -55.75%
Reading -20 4 £47,500 -25.49% 1
Birmingham -21 4 £47,500 -6.86% 2

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 280 (51.47%) Cisco
2 223 (40.99%) Cisco Certification
3 201 (36.95%) WAN
4 183 (33.64%) LAN
5 173 (31.80%) Firewall
6 142 (26.10%) Windows
7 133 (24.45%) CCNP
8 114 (20.96%) MPLS
8 114 (20.96%) VPN
9 109 (20.04%) Network Security
10 108 (19.85%) BGP
11 106 (19.49%) TCP/IP
12 103 (18.93%) Telecoms
13 100 (18.38%) CheckPoint
14 94 (17.28%) VMware
14 94 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
15 89 (16.36%) ITIL
16 88 (16.18%) OSPF
17 85 (15.63%) SQL
17 85 (15.63%) Juniper
17 85 (15.63%) Degree
18 83 (15.26%) CCIE
19 80 (14.71%) Microsoft
20 79 (14.52%) Wireless
21 76 (13.97%) CCNA
22 73 (13.42%) DNS
23 71 (13.05%) VoIP
23 71 (13.05%) EIGRP
24 67 (12.32%) Active Directory
25 64 (11.76%) Linux

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (3.49%) IIS
4 18 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.47%) Lync
7 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.10%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.18%) Node.js
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
Applications
1 44 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.55%) InDesign
3 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.41%) IaaS
2 16 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (36.95%) WAN
2 183 (33.64%) LAN
3 173 (31.80%) Firewall
4 114 (20.96%) MPLS
4 114 (20.96%) VPN
5 109 (20.04%) Network Security
6 108 (19.85%) BGP
7 106 (19.49%) TCP/IP
8 94 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
9 88 (16.18%) OSPF
10 79 (14.52%) Wireless
11 73 (13.42%) DNS
12 71 (13.05%) VoIP
12 71 (13.05%) EIGRP
13 57 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (9.93%) 3G
14 54 (9.93%) SSL
15 53 (9.74%) Internet
16 52 (9.56%) DHCP
17 49 (9.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.94%) RavenDB
4 10 (1.84%) MS Access
4 10 (1.84%) Sybase ASA
4 10 (1.84%) SQL Anywhere
4 10 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.10%) Big Data
6 4 (0.74%) MySQL
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.55%) FileMaker
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.65%) Cucumber
2 9 (1.65%) Calabash
3 5 (0.92%) Gradle
4 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (18.93%) Telecoms
2 53 (9.74%) Finance
3 24 (4.41%) Retail
4 15 (2.76%) Games
5 14 (2.57%) Marketing
5 14 (2.57%) Banking
6 8 (1.47%) French Language
7 6 (1.10%) Legal
7 6 (1.10%) Advertising
7 6 (1.10%) Billing
8 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.74%) Electronics
9 4 (0.74%) Military
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
10 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 119 (21.88%) Architect
2 115 (21.14%) Network Engineer
3 78 (14.34%) Network Architect
4 63 (11.58%) Consultant
5 46 (8.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 40 (7.35%) Analyst
7 35 (6.43%) Network Consultant
8 28 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.23%) Senior Architect
10 21 (3.86%) Network Analyst
11 18 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.13%) Security Analyst
12 17 (3.13%) Technical Leader
12 17 (3.13%) Senior Network Architect
13 16 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
13 16 (2.94%) Network Manager
13 16 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 16 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
14 15 (2.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.04%) RESTful
2 18 (3.31%) CSS
2 18 (3.31%) .NET
3 17 (3.13%) Ajax
3 17 (3.13%) jQuery
4 16 (2.94%) WCF
5 12 (2.21%) HTML
5 12 (2.21%) XML
6 3 (0.55%) TAPI
6 3 (0.55%) Web Services
6 3 (0.55%) JTAPI
7 2 (0.37%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.18%) OOXML
8 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.96%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.13%) Clustering
3 15 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.39%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (1.84%) PMI
7 9 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.10%) IPTV
9 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.92%) NHS
10 4 (0.74%) GIS
10 4 (0.74%) Online Games
11 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.55%) CCTV
11 3 (0.55%) BBC
11 3 (0.55%) Replication
12 2 (0.37%) DTV
12 2 (0.37%) Statistics
12 2 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.10%) Windows
2 64 (11.76%) Linux
3 53 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (5.88%) UNIX
6 23 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.49%) Mac OS X
8 15 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.21%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.84%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.92%) zOS
12 5 (0.92%) SUSE
13 2 (0.37%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.36%) ITIL
2 62 (11.40%) Load Balancing
2 62 (11.40%) Network Design
3 47 (8.64%) Information Security
4 44 (8.09%) E-Commerce
4 44 (8.09%) Project Management
5 37 (6.80%) Migration
6 32 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (5.51%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
9 29 (5.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 29 (5.33%) Business Continuity
10 27 (4.96%) Service Management
10 27 (4.96%) Security Architecture
11 24 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
12 22 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.86%) Incident Management
14 20 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 85 (15.63%) SQL
2 26 (4.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.13%) C#
4 15 (2.76%) C
5 10 (1.84%) R
6 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.65%) Perl
7 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.29%) Java
9 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.18%) Korn
11 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) Python
11 1 (0.18%) Ada
Qualifications
1 223 (40.99%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (24.45%) CCNP
3 85 (15.63%) Degree
4 83 (15.26%) CCIE
5 76 (13.97%) CCNA
6 51 (9.38%) CCDP
7 32 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (5.70%) Security Cleared
9 27 (4.96%) MCP
10 26 (4.78%) CCDA
11 24 (4.41%) SC Cleared
11 24 (4.41%) CCSP
12 22 (4.04%) CISSP
13 21 (3.86%) CCSE
14 20 (3.68%) CCSA
15 14 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (2.21%) PMI Certification
16 12 (2.21%) MCSE
17 11 (2.02%) JNCIP
18 10 (1.84%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.86%) SLA
2 20 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.74%) QA
4 4 (0.74%) BS25999
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.57%) VMware Server
4 13 (2.39%) ISA Server
5 10 (1.84%) vSphere
6 6 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.92%) Snort
7 5 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.74%) XenApp
8 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.55%) Firmware
10 2 (0.37%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Cisco LMS
2 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Iperf
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 280 (51.47%) Cisco
2 100 (18.38%) CheckPoint
3 94 (17.28%) VMware
4 85 (15.63%) Juniper
5 80 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 50 (9.19%) HP
7 47 (8.64%) F5
8 33 (6.07%) Oracle
9 21 (3.86%) Fortinet
10 18 (3.31%) Riverbed
11 16 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.39%) Veeam
13 11 (2.02%) Citrix
13 11 (2.02%) Ericsson
14 10 (1.84%) Novell
14 10 (1.84%) Sybase
15 8 (1.47%) Dell
15 8 (1.47%) Huawei
16 7 (1.29%) Veritas
16 7 (1.29%) Symantec
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago