The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security 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 Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Architect
Rank 865 918 848
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 27 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.010% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 30
Average salary £65,000 £54,100 £72,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.14% -25.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,460 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £54,100 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+20.14% -19.85%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Network Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Architect over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +34 26 £65,000 +20.14% 1
Birmingham +3 12 £67,500 -
West Midlands 0 12 £67,500 -
South East +4 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey - 9 £55,000 -
Guildford - 9 £55,000 -
Leeds - 6 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
South West -9 3 £52,500 -1.31%
Bath - 3 £52,500 -
Somerset - 3 £52,500 -
London - 1 £80,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £75,000 -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security 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 Security Architect in their job title.

1 58 (95.08%) Cisco
2 51 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (81.97%) CheckPoint
4 45 (73.77%) Firewall
5 42 (68.85%) LAN
5 42 (68.85%) WAN
6 41 (67.21%) Network Security
7 37 (60.66%) CCNP
8 33 (54.10%) VPN
9 30 (49.18%) Wireless
10 26 (42.62%) Juniper
11 25 (40.98%) CCIE
12 23 (37.70%) Wireless Security
13 21 (34.43%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (34.43%) F5
14 20 (32.79%) Fortinet
15 19 (31.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (27.87%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (27.87%) FortiGate
17 17 (27.87%) Security Hardening
17 17 (27.87%) 802.1X
18 15 (24.59%) McAfee
19 12 (19.67%) CCNA
19 12 (19.67%) HP
19 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
20 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
20 11 (18.03%) Law
21 10 (16.39%) CiscoWorks

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security 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 Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (73.77%) Firewall
2 42 (68.85%) LAN
2 42 (68.85%) WAN
3 41 (67.21%) Network Security
4 33 (54.10%) VPN
5 30 (49.18%) Wireless
6 23 (37.70%) Wireless Security
7 17 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
9 10 (16.39%) ATM
9 10 (16.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (14.75%) SSL
11 8 (13.11%) DHCP
11 8 (13.11%) TACACS
12 7 (11.48%) HSRP
13 6 (9.84%) VoIP
13 6 (9.84%) BGP
13 6 (9.84%) DMZ
14 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Law
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (27.87%) Security Hardening
4 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (13.11%) Security Architecture
7 7 (11.48%) SIEM
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.20%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Information Security
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) Migration
11 2 (3.28%) Change Management
11 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
11 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
12 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (1.64%) High Availability
12 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.64%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 51 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (60.66%) CCNP
3 25 (40.98%) CCIE
4 12 (19.67%) CCNA
5 6 (9.84%) HP ASE
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP
6 4 (6.56%) CEH
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) CCDP
8 2 (3.28%) CCSP
8 2 (3.28%) SSCP
8 2 (3.28%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCSA
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.64%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) CISA
9 1 (1.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) FortiGate
2 10 (16.39%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 58 (95.08%) Cisco
2 50 (81.97%) CheckPoint
3 26 (42.62%) Juniper
4 21 (34.43%) F5
5 20 (32.79%) Fortinet
6 15 (24.59%) McAfee
7 12 (19.67%) HP
8 10 (16.39%) Riverbed
8 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.84%) Huawei
10 2 (3.28%) Intel
10 2 (3.28%) IBM
10 2 (3.28%) VMware
10 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.64%) Brocade
11 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
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