The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 824 946 956
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 59 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 12
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,400 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Architect in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Architect
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 55 £75,000 +15.38% 3
London +112 33 £77,500 +10.71% 1
South East +78 15 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
East of England - 6 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Kent - 4 £80,000 -
Berkshire +53 3 £70,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Oxford - 3 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Milton Keynes - 2 £75,000 -
Slough +23 1 £75,000 -
Hampshire +1 1 £42,500 -34.61%
City of London - 1 £75,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Network Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 94 (82.46%) Cisco
2 84 (73.68%) Network Security
3 65 (57.02%) Firewall
4 44 (38.60%) Presales
5 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
6 39 (34.21%) SIEM
6 39 (34.21%) Juniper
7 38 (33.33%) VMware
8 36 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (30.70%) WAN
10 34 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (28.95%) CheckPoint
11 33 (28.95%) Finance
11 33 (28.95%) Palo Alto
12 29 (25.44%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (23.68%) Load Balancing
14 26 (22.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 23 (20.18%) SAN
16 22 (19.30%) CCIE
16 22 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (18.42%) PCI DSS
18 20 (17.54%) Security Architecture
18 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
19 19 (16.67%) CISSP
19 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
19 19 (16.67%) F5
20 17 (14.91%) MPLS
21 16 (14.04%) Project Management
21 16 (14.04%) Linux
21 16 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) G Suite
3 2 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (73.68%) Network Security
2 65 (57.02%) Firewall
3 35 (30.70%) WAN
4 29 (25.44%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (20.18%) SAN
6 17 (14.91%) MPLS
7 15 (13.16%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (13.16%) iSCSI
8 14 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (11.40%) Wireless
10 12 (10.53%) LAN
10 12 (10.53%) VPN
11 11 (9.65%) VoIP
12 8 (7.02%) BGP
13 7 (6.14%) DNS
13 7 (6.14%) OSPF
13 7 (6.14%) VLAN
14 6 (5.26%) BIG-IP
14 6 (5.26%) IPsec
15 5 (4.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.16%) Legal
4 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Local Government
5 6 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Web Services
2 3 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.75%) GWT
3 2 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.75%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
2 26 (22.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) PKI
5 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.65%) CentOS
4 8 (7.02%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Presales
2 39 (34.21%) SIEM
3 27 (23.68%) Load Balancing
4 20 (17.54%) Security Architecture
5 16 (14.04%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Line Management
7 11 (9.65%) Critical Success Factor
7 11 (9.65%) Information Security
8 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.77%) Network Architecture
8 10 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.89%) Analytics
9 9 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.02%) Change Control
10 8 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (6.14%) Compliance Audit
11 7 (6.14%) Data Privacy
11 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.14%) People Management
11 7 (6.14%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) Python
2 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
2 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.30%) CCIE
3 19 (16.67%) CISSP
4 13 (11.40%) ISACA
5 12 (10.53%) CCNP
6 9 (7.89%) CCDP
6 9 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (7.89%) Degree
6 9 (7.89%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (7.02%) GIAC
7 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (6.14%) CEH
8 7 (6.14%) CISM
8 7 (6.14%) SANS
9 6 (5.26%) CISA
9 6 (5.26%) MCSE
9 6 (5.26%) RHCA
10 3 (2.63%) CCNA
11 2 (1.75%) CCSE
11 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 16 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (5.26%) GPG13
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) XenApp
2 8 (7.02%) XenDesktop
3 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) QRadar
1 7 (6.14%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (4.39%) Ansible
2 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) Nessus
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 94 (82.46%) Cisco
2 39 (34.21%) Juniper
3 38 (33.33%) VMware
4 33 (28.95%) CheckPoint
4 33 (28.95%) Palo Alto
5 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.67%) F5
7 12 (10.53%) AlgoSec
7 12 (10.53%) Meraki
7 12 (10.53%) Splunk
8 9 (7.89%) Citrix
8 9 (7.89%) Intel Security
9 8 (7.02%) FireEye
9 8 (7.02%) Intel
9 8 (7.02%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.14%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (6.14%) Fortinet
10 7 (6.14%) Lancope
10 7 (6.14%) Sourcefire
10 7 (6.14%) Trend Micro
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