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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Architect
Rank 859 868 864
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 19 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.026% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 13
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £79,700
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £77,500 £73,750
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +5.08%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 19 £65,000 -16.12% 3
London 0 9 £65,000 -13.33% 3
South East -24 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Berkshire -14 5 £62,500 +13.63%
City of London +2 3 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Reading -3 2 - -
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
West Malling - 2 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £47,500 -
South West - 1 £95,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £95,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Swindon - 1 £95,000 -
Warrington - 1 £47,500 -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (89.47%) Network Security
2 30 (78.95%) Firewall
3 25 (65.79%) Cisco
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
6 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (36.84%) McAfee
7 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (31.58%) MPLS
9 11 (28.95%) IPv6
9 11 (28.95%) 3GPP
9 11 (28.95%) LTE
9 11 (28.95%) Economics
9 11 (28.95%) SWOT Analysis
9 11 (28.95%) Network Architecture
9 11 (28.95%) F5
9 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (28.95%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (23.68%) Network Design
10 9 (23.68%) Sourcefire
10 9 (23.68%) WAN
10 9 (23.68%) Juniper
10 9 (23.68%) CISSP
11 8 (21.05%) CCNP
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
11 8 (21.05%) LAN
12 7 (18.42%) ATM
12 7 (18.42%) CCNA
12 7 (18.42%) CCIE
12 7 (18.42%) CiscoWorks

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) Network Security
2 30 (78.95%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (31.58%) MPLS
5 11 (28.95%) IPv6
5 11 (28.95%) 3GPP
5 11 (28.95%) LTE
5 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (28.95%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) VPN
7 8 (21.05%) LAN
8 7 (18.42%) ATM
9 6 (15.79%) HSRP
9 6 (15.79%) SSL
9 6 (15.79%) DHCP
9 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
9 6 (15.79%) TACACS
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Law
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Economics
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) SWOT Analysis
1 11 (28.95%) Network Architecture
2 9 (23.68%) Network Design
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Change Control
3 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) SIEM
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CISSP
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 6 (15.79%) JNCIE
5 6 (15.79%) CCDP
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) SSCP
7 2 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
8 1 (2.63%) CISA
8 1 (2.63%) CISM
8 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 14 (36.84%) McAfee
4 11 (28.95%) F5
5 9 (23.68%) Sourcefire
5 9 (23.68%) Juniper
6 7 (18.42%) Riverbed
6 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.53%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) Splunk
8 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.26%) Intel
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
10 1 (2.63%) CA
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) HP
10 1 (2.63%) VMware
10 1 (2.63%) Websense
London
Church International
Salary: £70,000 pa + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago