The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Architect
Rank 921 891 904
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 14 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.045% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 30
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £53,050 £52,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £87,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +13.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Network Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Network Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 -12 14 £70,000 -3.44% 2
London -14 13 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £42,500 -
South East +10 1 £67,500 +27.23%
High Wycombe - 1 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £67,500 -

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title 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 with Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Finance
3 24 (57.14%) LAN
3 24 (57.14%) WAN
4 23 (54.76%) Data Centre
5 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (47.62%) Network Security
7 18 (42.86%) Firewall
8 17 (40.48%) IPsec
8 17 (40.48%) Network Design
9 15 (35.71%) JNCIS
9 15 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
9 15 (35.71%) VLAN
9 15 (35.71%) VPLS
9 15 (35.71%) Time Management
9 15 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (35.71%) Multicast
9 15 (35.71%) Palo Alto
9 15 (35.71%) F5
9 15 (35.71%) Junos
9 15 (35.71%) Juniper
9 15 (35.71%) VPN
9 15 (35.71%) DMZ
9 15 (35.71%) Internet
9 15 (35.71%) MPLS
9 15 (35.71%) OSPF
9 15 (35.71%) BGP
10 10 (23.81%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) TOGAF

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title 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 with Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Project
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) LAN
1 24 (57.14%) WAN
2 20 (47.62%) Network Security
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
4 17 (40.48%) IPsec
5 15 (35.71%) BGP
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (35.71%) DMZ
5 15 (35.71%) Internet
5 15 (35.71%) Junos
5 15 (35.71%) MPLS
5 15 (35.71%) Multicast
5 15 (35.71%) OSPF
5 15 (35.71%) VLAN
5 15 (35.71%) VPLS
5 15 (35.71%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Data Centre
2 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Network Design
2 15 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
2 15 (35.71%) Time Management
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Presales
4 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) JNCIS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CITP
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) F5
2 15 (35.71%) Juniper
2 15 (35.71%) Palo Alto
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Mercator
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
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