Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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

Network Security Architect
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1049 1213
Rank change year-on-year -65 +164 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 46 82 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.051% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.053% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 27 77 35
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £111,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160,084 154,564 184,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131,892 129,374 156,743
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security 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 Security Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
South East -9 20 £60,000 -20.00% 2
London -67 18 £77,500 - 1
Midlands - 12 - - 2
West Midlands - 12 - - 1
North of England -15 7 £75,000 +57.89% 1
North West -20 6 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £65,000 +36.84%
East of England -19 1 £80,000 - 1
Network Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 England region featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 34 (73.91%) Network Security
2 33 (71.74%) Cisco
3 24 (52.17%) Palo Alto
4 23 (50.00%) WAN
5 21 (45.65%) Wireless
6 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
6 19 (41.30%) Presales
7 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (36.96%) ITIL
9 16 (34.78%) CCIE
9 16 (34.78%) CCNP
9 16 (34.78%) Firewall
9 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
9 16 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (32.61%) F5
10 15 (32.61%) Cisco ISE
10 15 (32.61%) VMware
11 14 (30.43%) Migration
11 14 (30.43%) Information Security
11 14 (30.43%) HP
11 14 (30.43%) Juniper
11 14 (30.43%) Meraki
11 14 (30.43%) Value Proposition
12 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
12 13 (28.26%) McAfee
12 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
12 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
13 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
13 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (26.09%) Fortinet

Network Security 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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Network Security
2 23 (50.00%) WAN
3 21 (45.65%) Wireless
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (34.78%) Firewall
5 15 (32.61%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (21.74%) LAN
7 6 (13.04%) Intranet
8 5 (10.87%) MPLS
8 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (8.70%) Internet
10 2 (4.35%) Extranet
10 2 (4.35%) NAS
10 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (4.35%) SAN
10 2 (4.35%) VPN
11 1 (2.17%) IPsec
11 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.09%) FlexPod
3 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (10.87%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Presales
2 17 (36.96%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Migration
3 14 (30.43%) Value Proposition
4 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
4 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
5 12 (26.09%) Application Performance Management
5 12 (26.09%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (26.09%) DNA
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
5 12 (26.09%) Security Management
5 12 (26.09%) SIEM
6 9 (19.57%) Cryptography
7 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 7 (15.22%) Network Design
9 6 (13.04%) Compliance Audit
10 5 (10.87%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (10.87%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) CCIE
2 16 (34.78%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) CCDP
4 4 (8.70%) CISM
4 4 (8.70%) CISSP
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) ISACA
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) GDPR
4 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (26.09%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) CASB
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Palo Alto
3 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
4 15 (32.61%) F5
4 15 (32.61%) VMware
5 14 (30.43%) HP
5 14 (30.43%) Juniper
5 14 (30.43%) Meraki
6 13 (28.26%) McAfee
6 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
7 12 (26.09%) Aruba
7 12 (26.09%) Fortinet
7 12 (26.09%) Infoblox
7 12 (26.09%) Riverbed
7 12 (26.09%) Sophos
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.52%) BT
9 3 (6.52%) Symantec
10 2 (4.35%) Google
10 2 (4.35%) OpenText