Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1122 1081 1227
Rank change year-on-year -41 +146 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 36 106 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.061% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.063% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 89 49
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 160954 167574 194818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.54% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130752 141017 164069
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 £49,000 £47,500 £45,245
% change year-on-year +3.16% +4.98% +0.54%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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
North of England - 17 £68,750 -
North West - 15 £72,500 -
London -60 10 £75,000 +7.14% 1
South East +30 9 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Network Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Network Security 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) Network Security
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 19 (52.78%) Information Security
5 18 (50.00%) WAN
6 16 (44.44%) LAN
6 16 (44.44%) MPLS
6 16 (44.44%) TOGAF
7 15 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
9 11 (30.56%) VPLS
9 11 (30.56%) WAN Optimisation
9 11 (30.56%) DMZ
9 11 (30.56%) OSPF
9 11 (30.56%) BGP
9 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
9 11 (30.56%) Juniper
9 11 (30.56%) VoIP
9 11 (30.56%) VPN
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (27.78%) Service Management
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
10 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) Google
11 9 (25.00%) Office 365
11 9 (25.00%) SAS
12 7 (19.44%) Management Information System

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 9 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Network Security
2 21 (58.33%) Firewall
3 18 (50.00%) WAN
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 16 (44.44%) MPLS
5 15 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (30.56%) BGP
6 11 (30.56%) DMZ
6 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
6 11 (30.56%) OSPF
6 11 (30.56%) VoIP
6 11 (30.56%) VPLS
6 11 (30.56%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (5.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Information Security
2 16 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
4 11 (30.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.78%) Service Management
5 10 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) Network Design
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Presales
8 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.33%) Server Hardening
9 3 (8.33%) Threat Management
9 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE Security
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) CISM
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCSM
5 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Juniper
3 9 (25.00%) Google
4 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Draytek
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.78%) BT
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Huawei
8 1 (2.78%) Nokia
8 1 (2.78%) Riverbed