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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 639 603 688
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +85
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 246 325 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 191 160 154
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 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £71,500 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 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 22 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 -23 230 £52,500 -8.69% 38
London +2 87 £50,000 -23.07% 14
South East +27 64 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Yorkshire +21 23 £40,250 -21.07%
East of England -22 21 £60,000 +18.81% 5
West Yorkshire +29 19 £45,000 -11.76%
Leeds +22 19 £45,000 -11.76%
East Sussex - 16 £27,250 -
West Midlands -6 15 £47,500 -6.86% 3
Berkshire +1 14 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Hertfordshire -46 14 £60,000 +18.81% 1
City of London +7 13 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West -7 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 9 £77,000 -0.64%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £50,000 -16.66%
Surrey +21 7 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Manchester +12 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -2 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Brighton - 7 £26,500 -
Birmingham -14 6 £48,750 -4.41% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Scotland +24 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Croydon +12 4 £23,500 -
Staffordshire +8 4 £38,750 -31.41%
Reading -19 4 £66,000 +5.60% 1
Peterborough - 4 £70,000 - 3
Sheffield - 4 £35,250 -
East Midlands - 4 £58,750 - 2

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 290 (53.60%) Cisco
2 217 (40.11%) Cisco Certification
3 205 (37.89%) WAN
4 190 (35.12%) LAN
5 181 (33.46%) Firewall
6 134 (24.77%) Windows
7 117 (21.63%) CCNP
8 116 (21.44%) VPN
9 113 (20.89%) MPLS
9 113 (20.89%) Network Security
10 107 (19.78%) TCP/IP
11 105 (19.41%) BGP
12 101 (18.67%) Telecoms
13 95 (17.56%) ITIL
14 94 (17.38%) Degree
15 91 (16.82%) CheckPoint
16 88 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
17 87 (16.08%) VMware
18 86 (15.90%) OSPF
19 84 (15.53%) Wireless
19 84 (15.53%) Juniper
19 84 (15.53%) Microsoft
20 80 (14.79%) CCIE
21 77 (14.23%) VoIP
22 75 (13.86%) SQL
23 74 (13.68%) Network Design
24 73 (13.49%) DNS
24 73 (13.49%) CCNA
25 68 (12.57%) Active Directory
26 67 (12.38%) EIGRP

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.81%) IIS
3 22 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.85%) Lync
7 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 45 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.55%) InDesign
3 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) RMDS
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.44%) IaaS
2 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.85%) PaaS
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (37.89%) WAN
2 190 (35.12%) LAN
3 181 (33.46%) Firewall
4 116 (21.44%) VPN
5 113 (20.89%) MPLS
5 113 (20.89%) Network Security
6 107 (19.78%) TCP/IP
7 105 (19.41%) BGP
8 88 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
9 86 (15.90%) OSPF
10 84 (15.53%) Wireless
11 77 (14.23%) VoIP
12 73 (13.49%) DNS
13 67 (12.38%) EIGRP
14 59 (10.91%) Internet
15 58 (10.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (9.61%) VLAN
17 51 (9.43%) 3G
18 48 (8.87%) SSL
18 48 (8.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.96%) RavenDB
4 10 (1.85%) Sybase ASA
4 10 (1.85%) SQL Anywhere
4 10 (1.85%) MS Access
5 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.92%) Big Data
8 4 (0.74%) MySQL
9 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.55%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 10 (1.85%) Calabash
3 6 (1.11%) Gradle
4 5 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 48 (8.87%) Finance
3 22 (4.07%) Retail
4 12 (2.22%) Banking
5 10 (1.85%) Marketing
6 9 (1.66%) Games
7 7 (1.29%) Legal
8 6 (1.11%) French Language
8 6 (1.11%) Advertising
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (24.21%) Architect
2 105 (19.41%) Network Engineer
3 87 (16.08%) Network Architect
4 63 (11.65%) Consultant
5 42 (7.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 37 (6.84%) Network Consultant
7 35 (6.47%) Analyst
8 28 (5.18%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.25%) Senior Architect
10 22 (4.07%) Technical Architect
11 21 (3.88%) Senior Network Architect
12 20 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.33%) Network Analyst
15 17 (3.14%) Technical Leader
16 14 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
16 14 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
17 13 (2.40%) Cisco Engineer
17 13 (2.40%) Cisco Architect
17 13 (2.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.25%) RESTful
2 19 (3.51%) .NET
3 18 (3.33%) CSS
4 17 (3.14%) Ajax
4 17 (3.14%) jQuery
5 16 (2.96%) WCF
6 12 (2.22%) HTML
6 12 (2.22%) XML
7 5 (0.92%) Web Services
7 5 (0.92%) TAPI
7 5 (0.92%) JTAPI
8 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.37%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
9 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.18%) DOM
9 1 (0.18%) XSLT
9 1 (0.18%) EDI
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.59%) Clustering
4 13 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (2.40%) Public Cloud
5 10 (1.85%) PMI
6 9 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.11%) IPTV
7 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.92%) NHS
9 4 (0.74%) BBC
9 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.74%) Online Games
9 4 (0.74%) GIS
10 3 (0.55%) Statistics
10 3 (0.55%) CCTV
10 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.77%) Windows
2 57 (10.54%) Linux
3 49 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (5.36%) UNIX
7 24 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.51%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.92%) zOS
13 4 (0.74%) Android
13 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.37%) Solaris
15 1 (0.18%) AIX
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.56%) ITIL
2 74 (13.68%) Network Design
3 59 (10.91%) Load Balancing
4 47 (8.69%) Information Security
5 41 (7.58%) Migration
5 41 (7.58%) Project Management
5 41 (7.58%) E-Commerce
6 32 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (5.55%) Penetration Testing
7 30 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
8 27 (4.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (4.62%) Business Continuity
9 25 (4.62%) Security Architecture
10 24 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
11 23 (4.25%) Service Management
12 22 (4.07%) Business Analysis
13 21 (3.88%) PRINCE2
14 20 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.86%) SQL
2 27 (4.99%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.14%) C#
4 14 (2.59%) C
5 10 (1.85%) R
6 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.11%) Ruby
9 5 (0.92%) Java
9 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.74%) Perl
11 3 (0.55%) VBScript
11 3 (0.55%) VB
12 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Python
13 1 (0.18%) Ada
13 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 217 (40.11%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (21.63%) CCNP
3 94 (17.38%) Degree
4 80 (14.79%) CCIE
5 73 (13.49%) CCNA
6 45 (8.32%) CCDP
7 34 (6.28%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (5.73%) Security Cleared
9 25 (4.62%) SC Cleared
10 23 (4.25%) CISSP
10 23 (4.25%) CCSP
10 23 (4.25%) MCP
11 19 (3.51%) CCDA
12 17 (3.14%) CCSA
13 16 (2.96%) CCSE
14 14 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (2.22%) PMI Certification
16 11 (2.03%) MCSE
17 10 (1.85%) CNE
17 10 (1.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (4.44%) SLA
3 15 (2.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.74%) BS25999
4 4 (0.74%) QA
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 68 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 66 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.96%) ISA Server
4 11 (2.03%) VMware Server
5 9 (1.66%) vSphere
6 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.92%) Snort
7 5 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.74%) XenApp
8 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.18%) NFS
10 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (1.66%) Cisco LMS
2 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.55%) SCCM
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.37%) Iperf
4 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 290 (53.60%) Cisco
2 91 (16.82%) CheckPoint
3 87 (16.08%) VMware
4 84 (15.53%) Juniper
4 84 (15.53%) Microsoft
5 50 (9.24%) F5
6 44 (8.13%) HP
7 30 (5.55%) Oracle
8 22 (4.07%) Fortinet
9 19 (3.51%) Riverbed
10 16 (2.96%) SolarWinds
11 15 (2.77%) Veeam
12 11 (2.03%) Citrix
13 10 (1.85%) Novell
13 10 (1.85%) Sybase
13 10 (1.85%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.48%) MobileIron
14 8 (1.48%) Mitel
14 8 (1.48%) Motorola
14 8 (1.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Season Ticket Loan, 26 days holida
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 24 days ago