The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Network Architect
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 659 782 698
Rank change year-on-year +123 -84  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 204 132 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 167 109 186
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,250
% change year-on-year - +2.76%  

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 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 June 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 June 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 +56 92 £70,000 - 4
South East +62 50 £67,500 +3.84% 5
North West -29 15 £65,000 +6.12% 2
West Midlands +16 11 £53,750 -2.27%
East of England -9 10 £70,000 +16.66% 2
South West +14 8 £65,000 -3.70%
Yorkshire - 8 £50,750 -
East Midlands - 6 £58,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
Network Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 243 (68.26%) Cisco
2 169 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (44.10%) Firewall
4 154 (43.26%) WAN
5 130 (36.52%) CCNP
6 127 (35.67%) Data Centre
7 124 (34.83%) Juniper
8 119 (33.43%) LAN
9 110 (30.90%) MPLS
10 98 (27.53%) CCIE
11 85 (23.88%) Network Design
12 78 (21.91%) CheckPoint
13 76 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (21.07%) BGP
15 72 (20.22%) Presales
16 68 (19.10%) F5
17 67 (18.82%) Finance
17 67 (18.82%) VMware
18 63 (17.70%) Wireless
19 59 (16.57%) Cisco Nexus
20 57 (16.01%) OSPF
21 54 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 53 (14.89%) ITIL
23 52 (14.61%) DNS
23 52 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 50 (14.04%) VPN
25 49 (13.76%) Network Security
26 48 (13.48%) Network Architecture
27 43 (12.08%) Windows
28 42 (11.80%) Amazon AWS

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (2.25%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.65%) SaaS
4 8 (2.25%) IaaS
4 8 (2.25%) PaaS
5 7 (1.97%) Office 365
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 157 (44.10%) Firewall
2 154 (43.26%) WAN
3 119 (33.43%) LAN
4 110 (30.90%) MPLS
5 76 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
6 75 (21.07%) BGP
7 63 (17.70%) Wireless
8 59 (16.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 57 (16.01%) OSPF
10 52 (14.61%) DNS
11 50 (14.04%) VPN
12 49 (13.76%) Network Security
13 37 (10.39%) EIGRP
14 33 (9.27%) TCP/IP
15 30 (8.43%) DHCP
15 30 (8.43%) Software-Defined Networking
16 28 (7.87%) VLAN
17 26 (7.30%) Multicast
17 26 (7.30%) SAN
17 26 (7.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (0.84%) MySQL
1 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
1 3 (0.84%) Riak
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.56%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (18.82%) Finance
2 31 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.78%) Legal
3 17 (4.78%) Retail
4 10 (2.81%) Marketing
5 4 (1.12%) Automotive
5 4 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.97%) OpenDaylight
2 5 (1.40%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.40%) HTML
2 5 (1.40%) XML
3 4 (1.12%) CSS
3 4 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 127 (35.67%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.65%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.40%) Derivative
6 5 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.84%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.84%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) Blog
9 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Handset
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.08%) Windows
2 41 (11.52%) Linux
3 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.81%) CentOS
4 10 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.25%) Unix
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.12%) Solaris
7 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.88%) Network Design
2 72 (20.22%) Presales
3 53 (14.89%) ITIL
4 48 (13.48%) Network Architecture
5 36 (10.11%) TOGAF
6 34 (9.55%) IT Strategy
7 27 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
8 25 (7.02%) Low Latency
9 22 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (5.62%) Validation
11 19 (5.34%) Migration
12 18 (5.06%) Project Management
13 17 (4.78%) High Availability
13 17 (4.78%) Network Management
14 16 (4.49%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.21%) Incident Management
15 15 (4.21%) Load Balancing
15 15 (4.21%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.62%) Python
2 18 (5.06%) Bash Shell
2 18 (5.06%) Perl
3 7 (1.97%) Lisp
4 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.56%) C
5 2 (0.56%) SQL
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 169 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (36.52%) CCNP
3 98 (27.53%) CCIE
4 39 (10.96%) Degree
5 33 (9.27%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.71%) SC Cleared
7 21 (5.90%) CCDP
8 16 (4.49%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 12 (3.37%) CCIP
11 11 (3.09%) CCDA
11 11 (3.09%) JNCIE
11 11 (3.09%) JNCIP
12 10 (2.81%) CCNA
12 10 (2.81%) CISSP
13 9 (2.53%) CCSE
13 9 (2.53%) JNCIS
14 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.40%) CISM
15 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.25%) COBIT
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.12%) GDPR
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) PMO
5 2 (0.56%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.97%) Docker
6 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.12%) vSphere
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Ansible
1 7 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 6 (1.69%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.12%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.12%) Control-M
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 243 (68.26%) Cisco
2 124 (34.83%) Juniper
3 78 (21.91%) CheckPoint
4 68 (19.10%) F5
5 67 (18.82%) VMware
6 38 (10.67%) Microsoft
7 36 (10.11%) Palo Alto
8 20 (5.62%) SolarWinds
9 17 (4.78%) HP
10 15 (4.21%) Citrix
11 14 (3.93%) Meraki
12 13 (3.65%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.81%) Oracle
14 9 (2.53%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.53%) Brocade
14 9 (2.53%) EMC
14 9 (2.53%) NetApp
14 9 (2.53%) Nokia
14 9 (2.53%) Splunk
15 8 (2.25%) Aruba
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
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