The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Network Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 134 158
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 17
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2199 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7702 8045 12357
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Hertfordshire

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in Hertfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Network 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) Network Design
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (33.33%) DWDM
6 5 (33.33%) MPLS
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (33.33%) IGRP
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 5 (33.33%) GLBP
6 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 5 (33.33%) Arista

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (33.33%) DWDM
2 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (33.33%) GLBP
2 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) IGRP
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) Arista
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) Meraki
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft