Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1125 1132
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 39 29 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.018% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.018% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 70
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,375 £82,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 146,242 156,862 173,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118,793 126,548 147,124
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +42 20 £85,000 +3.03% 4
South East +21 17 £80,000 +14.29%
West Midlands +38 8 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Midlands +36 8 £80,000 +52.38% 1
East of England +14 2 £48,500 -30.71%
North of England +36 1 £72,500 +13.73% 1
North West -2 1 £72,500 +13.73% 1
Network Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (92.31%) Network Security
2 20 (51.28%) Data Centre
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco
3 19 (48.72%) SIEM
4 18 (46.15%) CISSP
5 17 (43.59%) Security Architecture
6 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (35.90%) Firewall
7 14 (35.90%) Finance
7 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
8 13 (33.33%) Presales
8 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 13 (33.33%) CCNP
8 13 (33.33%) WAN
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 12 (30.77%) CCIE
9 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
9 12 (30.77%) TOGAF Certification
10 11 (28.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (28.21%) F5
10 11 (28.21%) CCDP
11 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (25.64%) Migration
11 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
12 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
12 9 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring

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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) Network Security
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) WAN
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (23.08%) Wireless
7 6 (15.38%) BGP
7 6 (15.38%) LAN
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (12.82%) MPLS
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (10.26%) DNS
9 4 (10.26%) SNMP
9 4 (10.26%) VLAN
10 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.69%) VPLS
10 3 (7.69%) VPN
10 3 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (20.51%) Fintech
4 4 (10.26%) FlexPod
5 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.56%) PMI
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) SIEM
2 17 (43.59%) Security Architecture
3 13 (33.33%) Presales
4 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 11 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (25.64%) Migration
7 9 (23.08%) Identity Management
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 9 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
8 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (20.51%) Threat Modelling
8 8 (20.51%) Value Proposition
8 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
10 6 (15.38%) Application Performance Management
10 6 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
10 6 (15.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
1 2 (5.13%) Go
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) CISSP
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (33.33%) CCNP
4 12 (30.77%) CCIE
4 12 (30.77%) TOGAF Certification
5 11 (28.21%) CCDP
6 7 (17.95%) CISA
6 7 (17.95%) CISM
6 7 (17.95%) CRISC
6 7 (17.95%) GIAC
6 7 (17.95%) SANS
7 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
8 3 (7.69%) CCSE
8 3 (7.69%) IISP
8 3 (7.69%) ISSAP
8 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
9 2 (5.13%) CCIE Security
9 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (7.69%) GDPR
4 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (15.38%) CASB
3 5 (12.82%) QRadar
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
3 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (28.21%) F5
5 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) Juniper
7 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
8 6 (15.38%) Aruba
8 6 (15.38%) Infoblox
8 6 (15.38%) Meraki
8 6 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 6 (15.38%) Sophos
9 5 (12.82%) IBM
9 5 (12.82%) Splunk
10 4 (10.26%) Google
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) McAfee
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) Symantec