Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Network Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 332 384
Rank change year-on-year +6 +52 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.084% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.087% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £78,500 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,750 £81,625 £88,625
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year +4.92% -1.61% +12.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,922 10,290 13,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 96.57% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8,851 9,382 12,099
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,235
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.10% +0.43%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Network 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 across the City of London region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) IGMP
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) NX-OS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) CCDA

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) IGMP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) NX-OS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
3 5 (71.43%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Generation
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCDA
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds