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 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 Security Architect
Rank 864 918 885
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 32 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 11
Average salary £68,500 £72,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Architect
Top 11 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 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
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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 +40 30 £69,500 -3.47%
London +41 19 £73,750 -1.66%
South East +14 11 £55,000 -
Surrey - 8 £55,000 -
Guildford - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +32 4 £66,250 -14.51%
Reading -3 3 £70,000 -
Berkshire -4 3 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 £60,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (92.45%) Cisco
2 48 (90.57%) Firewall
3 39 (73.58%) Network Security
4 36 (67.92%) CheckPoint
5 35 (66.04%) WAN
6 34 (64.15%) LAN
7 33 (62.26%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (56.60%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (52.83%) VPN
10 23 (43.40%) McAfee
11 21 (39.62%) F5
12 20 (37.74%) CCNP
13 19 (35.85%) CCNA
14 18 (33.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (32.08%) Riverbed
15 17 (32.08%) SolarWinds
15 17 (32.08%) CiscoWorks
15 17 (32.08%) ATM
15 17 (32.08%) EIGRP
15 17 (32.08%) Wireless
16 16 (30.19%) Law
17 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (26.42%) TACACS
17 14 (26.42%) DHCP
17 14 (26.42%) Juniper
17 14 (26.42%) SSL
17 14 (26.42%) Fortinet
18 13 (24.53%) HSRP
19 12 (22.64%) Security Architecture
19 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (90.57%) Firewall
2 39 (73.58%) Network Security
3 35 (66.04%) WAN
4 34 (64.15%) LAN
5 30 (56.60%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (52.83%) VPN
7 18 (33.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (32.08%) ATM
8 17 (32.08%) EIGRP
8 17 (32.08%) Wireless
9 14 (26.42%) TACACS
9 14 (26.42%) DHCP
9 14 (26.42%) SSL
10 13 (24.53%) HSRP
11 8 (15.09%) Wireless Security
11 8 (15.09%) MPLS
12 7 (13.21%) WLAN
13 5 (9.43%) DMZ
13 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
13 5 (9.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (30.19%) Law
2 7 (13.21%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) CCTV
3 1 (1.89%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (22.64%) Security Architecture
2 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
2 12 (22.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (15.09%) SIEM
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.43%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security
8 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
9 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (37.74%) CCNP
3 19 (35.85%) CCNA
4 10 (18.87%) CCIE
5 7 (13.21%) CISSP
6 4 (7.55%) CEH
6 4 (7.55%) CCSP
6 4 (7.55%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (7.55%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (7.55%) SSCP
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) CISA
7 2 (3.77%) CISM
8 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (15.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 49 (92.45%) Cisco
2 36 (67.92%) CheckPoint
3 23 (43.40%) McAfee
4 21 (39.62%) F5
5 17 (32.08%) Riverbed
5 17 (32.08%) SolarWinds
6 14 (26.42%) Juniper
6 14 (26.42%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.32%) IBM
8 5 (9.43%) Sourcefire
9 4 (7.55%) Intel
10 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.77%) NetApp
12 1 (1.89%) VMware
12 1 (1.89%) Websense
12 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.89%) CA
12 1 (1.89%) HP
12 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.89%) ArcSight