Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1121 1192
Rank change year-on-year +37 +71 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 56 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 46
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
10th Percentile £66,400 £53,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -

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 155,964 161,695 184,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.19% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,042 132,662 156,530
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 £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
London +11 32 £85,000 +13.33% 2
South East +15 20 £100,000 +48.15% 4
West Midlands +47 16 - -
Midlands +25 16 - - 1
East of England +8 3 £64,250 -8.21%
North of England -1 1 £77,500 +34.78% 3
North West -7 1 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Network Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (94.64%) Network Security
2 35 (62.50%) Cisco
3 32 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 25 (44.64%) WAN
5 24 (42.86%) Wireless
5 24 (42.86%) SIEM
6 22 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
6 22 (39.29%) Presales
6 22 (39.29%) Palo Alto
6 22 (39.29%) CCIE
6 22 (39.29%) CCNP
6 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (39.29%) Security Architecture
7 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 21 (37.50%) Firewall
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (35.71%) F5
8 20 (35.71%) Value Proposition
8 20 (35.71%) Migration
8 20 (35.71%) ITIL
9 18 (32.14%) Juniper
9 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
10 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (30.36%) VMware
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco Prime
10 17 (30.36%) CISSP
10 17 (30.36%) McAfee
11 16 (28.57%) Sophos
11 16 (28.57%) Security Management
11 16 (28.57%) CCDP

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 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (7.14%) CMS
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (94.64%) Network Security
2 25 (44.64%) WAN
3 24 (42.86%) Wireless
4 22 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
5 21 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (37.50%) Firewall
6 8 (14.29%) Intranet
6 8 (14.29%) LAN
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (7.14%) Extranet
8 4 (7.14%) Internet
8 4 (7.14%) NAS
8 4 (7.14%) SAN
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.57%) VPN
10 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.79%) OSPF
10 1 (1.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (28.57%) FlexPod
3 9 (16.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (14.29%) Fintech
5 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.93%) PKI
6 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) SIEM
2 22 (39.29%) Presales
2 22 (39.29%) Security Architecture
3 20 (35.71%) ITIL
3 20 (35.71%) Migration
3 20 (35.71%) Value Proposition
4 16 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
4 16 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
4 16 (28.57%) DNA
4 16 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 16 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 16 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 16 (28.57%) Security Management
5 13 (23.21%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (19.64%) TOGAF
7 9 (16.07%) Information Security
8 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
8 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Go
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) CCIE
1 22 (39.29%) CCNP
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.36%) CISSP
3 16 (28.57%) CCDP
4 9 (16.07%) CISM
5 8 (14.29%) GIAC
5 8 (14.29%) SANS
5 8 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (12.50%) CISA
6 7 (12.50%) CRISC
7 4 (7.14%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.36%) CCIE Security
9 2 (3.57%) CCNA
9 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (23.21%) PCI DSS
3 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.57%) GDPR
5 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.57%) VMware NSX
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (28.57%) CASB
3 4 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) Palo Alto
3 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 20 (35.71%) F5
5 18 (32.14%) Juniper
5 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
6 17 (30.36%) McAfee
6 17 (30.36%) VMware
7 16 (28.57%) Aruba
7 16 (28.57%) Fortinet
7 16 (28.57%) HP
7 16 (28.57%) Infoblox
7 16 (28.57%) Meraki
7 16 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 16 (28.57%) Sophos
8 5 (8.93%) Symantec
9 4 (7.14%) CommVault
9 4 (7.14%) Google
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.14%) OpenText