The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Network Architect
Rank 834 857 874
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Architect 63 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.022% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 57 19 5
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +22.72%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Salary Trend

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

Senior Network Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Network Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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 +29 60 £72,500 +7.40%
London +19 18 £71,000 +13.60%
South East -6 15 £72,500 +16.46%
City of London +28 12 £72,500 -10.49%
West Midlands -5 10 £72,500 -17.14%
North West - 10 £72,500 -
Birmingham - 10 £72,500 -
Berkshire +14 9 £72,500 -6.45%
Reading - 9 £72,500 -
Manchester - 9 £72,500 -
Bristol - 6 £72,500 -
South West - 6 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £70,000 +22.80%
Milton Keynes - 5 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £68,750 -
Wales - 3 £68,750 -
South Wales - 3 £68,750 -
West Yorkshire -21 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Leeds -25 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Yorkshire -26 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £72,500 -
Harrow - 1 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £72,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Senior Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in their job title.

1 118 (95.93%) Cisco
2 102 (82.93%) Juniper
3 96 (78.05%) Firewall
4 90 (73.17%) Network Design
5 82 (66.67%) F5
5 82 (66.67%) Finance
6 81 (65.85%) SC Cleared
6 81 (65.85%) Security Cleared
7 80 (65.04%) ITIL
8 79 (64.23%) Wireless
9 32 (26.02%) MPLS
10 31 (25.20%) OSPF
10 31 (25.20%) BGP
11 28 (22.76%) VPN
12 26 (21.14%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (20.33%) CCIE
14 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
15 22 (17.89%) CCNP
16 19 (15.45%) Network Architecture
17 16 (13.01%) Brocade
17 16 (13.01%) WAN
18 15 (12.20%) SSL
19 14 (11.38%) VPLS
20 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
21 11 (8.94%) LAN
22 10 (8.13%) VoIP
22 10 (8.13%) RSVP
23 9 (7.32%) Linux
23 9 (7.32%) IPv6
24 7 (5.69%) MS Excel

Senior Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 96 (78.05%) Firewall
2 79 (64.23%) Wireless
3 32 (26.02%) MPLS
4 31 (25.20%) OSPF
4 31 (25.20%) BGP
5 28 (22.76%) VPN
6 16 (13.01%) WAN
7 15 (12.20%) SSL
8 14 (11.38%) VPLS
9 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (8.94%) LAN
11 10 (8.13%) VoIP
11 10 (8.13%) RSVP
12 9 (7.32%) IPv6
13 6 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.88%) Multicast
14 5 (4.07%) Internet
14 5 (4.07%) EIGRP
15 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
15 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
General
1 82 (66.67%) Finance
2 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (73.17%) Network Design
2 80 (65.04%) ITIL
3 19 (15.45%) Network Architecture
4 5 (4.07%) Project Management
4 5 (4.07%) Low Latency
5 4 (3.25%) Line Management
5 4 (3.25%) Change Management
6 3 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 3 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.44%) Process Management
6 3 (2.44%) TOGAF
7 2 (1.63%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (1.63%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.63%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.63%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.63%) eTOM
7 2 (1.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.81%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 81 (65.85%) SC Cleared
1 81 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.14%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (20.33%) CCIE
4 22 (17.89%) CCNP
5 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
7 1 (0.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.81%) Netcool
1 1 (0.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 118 (95.93%) Cisco
2 102 (82.93%) Juniper
3 82 (66.67%) F5
4 16 (13.01%) Brocade
5 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.44%) VMware
8 2 (1.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) Cognos
9 1 (0.81%) Cramer
9 1 (0.81%) Lotus