Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 253 280
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.092% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.097% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 4
Berkshire median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £71,625 £55,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £89,000 £81,500 £92,500
South East median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,370 6,198 7,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.44% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,305 5,029 5,835
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in Berkshire

Network Security Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security Architect in Berkshire

Network Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security Architect in Berkshire

Network Security Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 £85,000 - 2
Network Security Architect
South East

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Network Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (100.00%) Presales
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCDP
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 5 (71.43%) Splunk
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) QRadar
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
4 4 (57.14%) VMware

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) FWSM
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Presales
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) Network Design
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Line Management
5 3 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (42.86%) Software Optimisation
5 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (28.57%) Communications Security
6 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCSE
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) IISP
4 3 (42.86%) ISSAP
4 3 (42.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) QRadar
2 2 (28.57%) CASB
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) Splunk
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
4 3 (42.86%) Tufin
5 2 (28.57%) Aruba
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
5 2 (28.57%) Meraki
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec