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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 644 651 637
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 262 256 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 225 189 196
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,875
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.20%

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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +28 251 £55,000 - 26
London +4 95 £54,000 -6.08% 7
South East +7 55 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England +18 33 £55,000 -6.38% 6
West Midlands -2 22 £30,000 -46.90%
Surrey +6 20 £51,250 +17.81%
Berkshire +4 19 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Hertfordshire +9 17 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Yorkshire -2 16 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West +10 15 £62,500 +110.08% 4
South West -7 13 £52,500 -8.69%
Manchester +15 12 £67,500 +126.89% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 11 £72,500 +16.00% 5
Rickmansworth - 11 £55,000 -
West Sussex +4 10 £45,000 +3.44%
West Yorkshire 0 10 £57,500 +9.52% 2
City of London +8 9 £60,000 -7.69%
Leeds +6 9 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Croydon - 9 £39,000 - 1
Shropshire - 8 £30,000 -
Reading -14 7 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Peterborough - 7 £81,500 - 2
Staffordshire +2 6 £19,000 -66.37%
Birmingham -6 6 £63,750 +2.00%
Telford - 6 £31,500 -
Bedfordshire 0 5 £55,000 -4.34%
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Crawley - 5 £47,500 -
Sheffield +5 4 £95,000 +90.00% 1

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 276 (52.87%) Cisco
2 207 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
3 197 (37.74%) Firewall
4 173 (33.14%) WAN
5 161 (30.84%) LAN
6 152 (29.12%) Windows
7 121 (23.18%) CCNP
8 107 (20.50%) Juniper
9 105 (20.11%) Microsoft
10 104 (19.92%) Degree
11 98 (18.77%) Network Security
11 98 (18.77%) ITIL
12 97 (18.58%) VMware
13 92 (17.62%) Data Centre
14 90 (17.24%) VPN
15 89 (17.05%) TCP/IP
15 89 (17.05%) Telecoms
16 78 (14.94%) CCNA
17 77 (14.75%) SQL
17 77 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 74 (14.18%) VoIP
19 73 (13.98%) Active Directory
19 73 (13.98%) F5
20 72 (13.79%) BGP
21 67 (12.84%) Network Design
22 64 (12.26%) MPLS
23 63 (12.07%) Finance
24 62 (11.88%) Wireless
24 62 (11.88%) OSPF
25 61 (11.69%) Information Security

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 61 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.09%) IIS
3 26 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.87%) Lync
5 9 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.72%) Apache
5 9 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.96%) Drupal
7 5 (0.96%) WordPress
7 5 (0.96%) Node.js
7 5 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.96%) CloudStack
7 5 (0.96%) JBoss
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (0.96%) Commerce Server
7 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.96%) Joomla!
Applications
1 53 (10.15%) MS Office
2 47 (9.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.77%) InDesign
3 4 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Exstream
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (37.74%) Firewall
2 173 (33.14%) WAN
3 161 (30.84%) LAN
4 98 (18.77%) Network Security
5 90 (17.24%) VPN
6 89 (17.05%) TCP/IP
7 74 (14.18%) VoIP
8 72 (13.79%) BGP
9 64 (12.26%) MPLS
10 62 (11.88%) OSPF
10 62 (11.88%) Wireless
11 59 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (11.11%) Internet
13 54 (10.34%) DNS
14 51 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 45 (8.62%) EIGRP
16 44 (8.43%) SAN
17 40 (7.66%) VLAN
18 39 (7.47%) Cisco IOS
19 38 (7.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.34%) RavenDB
5 7 (1.34%) Big Data
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.96%) OLAP
7 5 (0.96%) MySQL
7 5 (0.96%) OLTP
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.77%) FileMaker
8 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.57%) MS Access
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Anywhere
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.57%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 16 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.15%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.15%) Gradle
2 6 (1.15%) Calabash
3 5 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (17.05%) Telecoms
2 63 (12.07%) Finance
3 22 (4.21%) Retail
4 12 (2.30%) Games
5 10 (1.92%) Banking
6 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.77%) Billing
7 4 (0.77%) French Language
8 3 (0.57%) Marketing
8 3 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Electronics
9 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 163 (31.23%) Architect
2 110 (21.07%) Network Architect
3 91 (17.43%) Network Engineer
4 53 (10.15%) Analyst
5 41 (7.85%) Consultant
6 36 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (5.36%) Technical Architect
8 25 (4.79%) Senior Architect
9 24 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (4.60%) Senior Network Architect
10 22 (4.21%) Security Architect
10 22 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (3.26%) Security Analyst
12 16 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (2.87%) Network Analyst
13 15 (2.87%) Security Consultant
13 15 (2.87%) Network Support
13 15 (2.87%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.45%) RESTful
2 12 (2.30%) .NET
2 12 (2.30%) CSS
2 12 (2.30%) jQuery
3 11 (2.11%) XML
4 10 (1.92%) Web Services
4 10 (1.92%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.53%) HTML
5 8 (1.53%) Middleware
6 7 (1.34%) Ajax
6 7 (1.34%) WCF
7 5 (0.96%) JTAPI
7 5 (0.96%) TAPI
7 5 (0.96%) JSON
7 5 (0.96%) XSLT
7 5 (0.96%) Express
7 5 (0.96%) HTML5
7 5 (0.96%) REST
8 3 (0.57%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.19%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.62%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.07%) Clustering
4 12 (2.30%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.15%) CESG
9 5 (0.96%) Online Games
9 5 (0.96%) DataPower
10 4 (0.77%) CCTV
10 4 (0.77%) Statistics
10 4 (0.77%) BBC
11 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.57%) PMI
11 3 (0.57%) IPTV
11 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 152 (29.12%) Windows
2 61 (11.69%) Linux
3 53 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (9.00%) UNIX
6 46 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (6.51%) Mac OS X
8 31 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.72%) Solaris
11 8 (1.53%) SUSE
12 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.34%) AIX
13 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.96%) CentOS
14 5 (0.96%) Debian
14 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.77%) ITIL
2 67 (12.84%) Network Design
3 61 (11.69%) Information Security
4 40 (7.66%) Load Balancing
5 38 (7.28%) Migration
6 30 (5.75%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (5.17%) Security Architecture
9 25 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
9 25 (4.79%) Network Management
9 25 (4.79%) E-Commerce
9 25 (4.79%) Project Management
10 24 (4.60%) Change Management
11 23 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (3.83%) Network Monitoring
13 19 (3.64%) SIEM
13 19 (3.64%) WAN Optimisation
14 18 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.75%) SQL
2 18 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.07%) Java
4 12 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.53%) C#
6 7 (1.34%) C
6 7 (1.34%) PHP
6 7 (1.34%) Python
7 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.15%) Perl
7 6 (1.15%) Ruby
7 6 (1.15%) Korn
7 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.96%) Jython
9 4 (0.77%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) VBScript
10 2 (0.38%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 207 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (23.18%) CCNP
3 104 (19.92%) Degree
4 78 (14.94%) CCNA
5 56 (10.73%) Security Cleared
6 43 (8.24%) CCDP
7 38 (7.28%) CCIE
7 38 (7.28%) SC Cleared
8 29 (5.56%) CISSP
9 26 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (4.79%) CCSP
11 20 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (3.07%) MCSE
13 15 (2.87%) MCP
14 14 (2.68%) HND
15 11 (2.11%) CISM
16 10 (1.92%) CCSA
16 10 (1.92%) CCDA
16 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.36%) SLA
3 21 (4.02%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.38%) BS25999
6 2 (0.38%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.41%) ISA Server
4 14 (2.68%) VMware Server
5 13 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.30%) vSphere
7 8 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.96%) XenApp
8 5 (0.96%) XenServer
8 5 (0.96%) Xen
8 5 (0.96%) StorNext
8 5 (0.96%) pfSense
8 5 (0.96%) KVM
9 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.57%) HP SIM
2 3 (0.57%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) SCOM
3 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.38%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (0.38%) Iperf
3 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 276 (52.87%) Cisco
2 107 (20.50%) Juniper
3 105 (20.11%) Microsoft
4 97 (18.58%) VMware
5 73 (13.98%) F5
6 51 (9.77%) CheckPoint
7 41 (7.85%) HP
8 30 (5.75%) Oracle
9 21 (4.02%) Citrix
9 21 (4.02%) Riverbed
10 15 (2.87%) Veeam
11 13 (2.49%) Mitel
11 13 (2.49%) Fortinet
12 12 (2.30%) MobileIron
12 12 (2.30%) Motorola
13 10 (1.92%) Splunk
14 9 (1.72%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.72%) Avaya
15 8 (1.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 8 (1.53%) 3Com
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlands
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Private Medical + Pension + Othe
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £93000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago