The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 902 916
Rank change year-on-year +93 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 38 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.029% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 36
Median salary £70,000 £77,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -12.90% +3.33%  

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 79085 93745 100496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.38% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66255 79577 82766
Median salary £46,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.00%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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 +71 24 £77,500 -
South East +53 7 £67,500 -12.90%
North West - 4 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £70,000 -
Network Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 63 (79.75%) Cisco
2 53 (67.09%) Network Security
3 43 (54.43%) Firewall
4 34 (43.04%) Juniper
4 34 (43.04%) Data Centre
5 33 (41.77%) Palo Alto
6 32 (40.51%) WAN
7 28 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (35.44%) MPLS
8 24 (30.38%) CCNP
8 24 (30.38%) Security Architecture
8 24 (30.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (26.58%) CCIE
9 21 (26.58%) CheckPoint
9 21 (26.58%) BGP
10 20 (25.32%) Presales
11 18 (22.78%) LAN
12 17 (21.52%) VPN
13 16 (20.25%) OSPF
13 16 (20.25%) VMware
13 16 (20.25%) Network Architecture
13 16 (20.25%) F5
14 15 (18.99%) Puppet
14 15 (18.99%) Wireless
14 15 (18.99%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (17.72%) Meraki
15 14 (17.72%) SolarWinds
15 14 (17.72%) Network Design
16 13 (16.46%) Network Management
16 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (2.53%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.09%) Network Security
2 43 (54.43%) Firewall
3 32 (40.51%) WAN
4 28 (35.44%) MPLS
5 24 (30.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (26.58%) BGP
7 18 (22.78%) LAN
8 17 (21.52%) VPN
9 16 (20.25%) OSPF
10 15 (18.99%) Wireless
11 12 (15.19%) Multicast
12 9 (11.39%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (11.39%) VPLS
13 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (5.06%) DHCP
14 4 (5.06%) DNS
15 3 (3.80%) EIGRP
15 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (3.80%) VLAN
16 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Security Architecture
2 20 (25.32%) Presales
3 16 (20.25%) Network Architecture
4 14 (17.72%) Network Design
5 13 (16.46%) Network Management
6 12 (15.19%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (15.19%) Performance Management
7 11 (13.92%) Migration
7 11 (13.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (11.39%) Project Management
9 8 (10.13%) SIEM
10 7 (8.86%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Anomaly Detection
11 5 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (6.33%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
12 4 (5.06%) Email Filtering
12 4 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (5.06%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Python
2 2 (2.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.38%) CCNP
3 21 (26.58%) CCIE
4 11 (13.92%) Degree
5 5 (6.33%) CISSP
6 4 (5.06%) CCDP
6 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) CISM
7 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) CCSE
8 2 (2.53%) CCSM
8 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.53%) CISA
8 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.53%) GDPR
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Ansible
3 9 (11.39%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.80%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.27%) Nessus
6 1 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 63 (79.75%) Cisco
2 34 (43.04%) Juniper
3 33 (41.77%) Palo Alto
4 21 (26.58%) CheckPoint
5 16 (20.25%) F5
5 16 (20.25%) VMware
6 14 (17.72%) Meraki
6 14 (17.72%) SolarWinds
7 12 (15.19%) AlgoSec
7 12 (15.19%) Splunk
8 9 (11.39%) EMC
8 9 (11.39%) NetApp
9 6 (7.59%) Arista
10 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.53%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.53%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (1.27%) BeyondTrust