The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
UK / England
Rank 675 802 695
Rank change year-on-year +127 -107  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 152 118 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 134 103 195
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in England

Network Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in England

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in England

Network Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +130 79 £70,000 -3.44% 6
South East +58 41 £65,000 -5.10% 7
West Midlands +31 15 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +36 11 £60,000 +11.62% 2
East of England +18 9 £80,000 +30.61% 1
North West - 4 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 246 (73.87%) Cisco
2 138 (41.44%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (36.34%) Data Centre
4 118 (35.44%) Juniper
5 112 (33.63%) Firewall
6 105 (31.53%) WAN
7 104 (31.23%) MPLS
8 93 (27.93%) CCIE
8 93 (27.93%) CCNP
9 80 (24.02%) Network Security
10 78 (23.42%) LAN
11 75 (22.52%) CheckPoint
12 72 (21.62%) Network Design
13 71 (21.32%) F5
14 63 (18.92%) Network Architecture
14 63 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 62 (18.62%) VPN
16 61 (18.32%) BGP
17 59 (17.72%) Telecoms
18 54 (16.22%) Presales
19 53 (15.92%) Finance
20 49 (14.71%) VMware
21 48 (14.41%) Wireless
22 47 (14.11%) Palo Alto
23 46 (13.81%) Project Management
24 45 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
25 42 (12.61%) OSPF
26 40 (12.01%) DNS
26 40 (12.01%) Cisco ASA
27 32 (9.61%) Degree

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.50%) MS Office
2 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.30%) IaaS
3 10 (3.00%) PaaS
4 8 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.10%) SaaS
6 4 (1.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 112 (33.63%) Firewall
2 105 (31.53%) WAN
3 104 (31.23%) MPLS
4 80 (24.02%) Network Security
5 78 (23.42%) LAN
6 63 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 62 (18.62%) VPN
8 61 (18.32%) BGP
9 48 (14.41%) Wireless
10 42 (12.61%) OSPF
11 40 (12.01%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (12.01%) DNS
12 27 (8.11%) DHCP
13 25 (7.51%) VLAN
14 21 (6.31%) EIGRP
15 19 (5.71%) IPsec
15 19 (5.71%) VoIP
16 18 (5.41%) Internet
17 17 (5.11%) Multicast
17 17 (5.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.90%) Big Data
2 2 (0.60%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.60%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.30%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 53 (15.92%) Finance
3 15 (4.50%) Banking
4 12 (3.60%) Marketing
5 10 (3.00%) Legal
6 8 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.40%) Retail
7 5 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.50%) Middleware
2 4 (1.20%) CSS
3 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.60%) OpenDaylight
4 2 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 121 (36.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.80%) Derivative
7 5 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.20%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.30%) Fintech
11 1 (0.30%) FMCG
11 1 (0.30%) Handset
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.21%) Linux
2 18 (5.41%) Windows
3 11 (3.30%) Unix
4 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.20%) Solaris
6 3 (0.90%) CentOS
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.62%) Network Design
2 63 (18.92%) Network Architecture
3 54 (16.22%) Presales
4 46 (13.81%) Project Management
5 29 (8.71%) Security Architecture
6 28 (8.41%) ITIL
7 25 (7.51%) Migration
8 22 (6.61%) IT Strategy
8 22 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.31%) Network Management
9 21 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (5.41%) Low Latency
12 17 (5.11%) TOGAF
13 16 (4.80%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.50%) SIEM
15 12 (3.60%) Configuration Management
15 12 (3.60%) Performance Management
16 11 (3.30%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.10%) Python
2 6 (1.80%) Perl
3 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
3 3 (0.90%) C
4 2 (0.60%) Lisp
4 2 (0.60%) SQL
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (41.44%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (27.93%) CCIE
2 93 (27.93%) CCNP
3 32 (9.61%) Degree
4 28 (8.41%) Security Cleared
5 26 (7.81%) CCDP
5 26 (7.81%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.11%) CCIP
7 16 (4.80%) CCDA
8 15 (4.50%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.60%) CCNA
10 11 (3.30%) JNCIE
10 11 (3.30%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.00%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.10%) CCSE
13 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (1.20%) CCDE
16 3 (0.90%) CCSA
16 3 (0.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) COBIT
2 1 (0.30%) PMO
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.20%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) NFS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.20%) Puppet
2 13 (3.90%) Ansible
3 10 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.80%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.20%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.20%) Control-M
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Nessus
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView
7 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 246 (73.87%) Cisco
2 118 (35.44%) Juniper
3 75 (22.52%) CheckPoint
4 71 (21.32%) F5
5 49 (14.71%) VMware
6 47 (14.11%) Palo Alto
7 26 (7.81%) Microsoft
8 21 (6.31%) SolarWinds
9 19 (5.71%) HP
10 15 (4.50%) Splunk
11 13 (3.90%) AlgoSec
11 13 (3.90%) Fortinet
11 13 (3.90%) Meraki
12 12 (3.60%) Avaya
13 11 (3.30%) Nokia
14 10 (3.00%) Aruba
15 9 (2.70%) Blue Coat
16 8 (2.40%) Cognizant
16 8 (2.40%) NetApp
17 7 (2.10%) EMC
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