The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Network Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 267 288
Rank change year-on-year +38 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 9 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.074% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 30
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £67,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5100 6752 10036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.65% 95.85% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 6085 8506
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 29 April 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Network Security
8 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (33.33%) MPLS
8 5 (33.33%) F5
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) CCIE
9 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
9 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
9 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 4 (26.67%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) CCNP
10 3 (20.00%) VoIP
10 3 (20.00%) DHCP
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) BGP
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
11 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) Extranet
8 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) AlgoSec
6 1 (6.67%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk