Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Network Architect
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 665 770
Rank change year-on-year -85 +105 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 71 149 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 132 117
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £56,100
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.80% +2.22% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in London

Network Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in London

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in London

Network Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
East London +7 8 £65,000 -
Central London -28 6 £80,000 +4.92% 2
West London +15 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 44 (61.97%) Cisco
2 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (42.25%) WAN
4 24 (33.80%) Network Security
5 23 (32.39%) Firewall
6 22 (30.99%) Finance
7 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
7 20 (28.17%) CCIE
7 20 (28.17%) CCNP
7 20 (28.17%) Wireless
8 19 (26.76%) TOGAF
8 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
9 18 (25.35%) Network Design
9 18 (25.35%) MPLS
10 14 (19.72%) Juniper
11 13 (18.31%) LAN
11 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
11 13 (18.31%) Palo Alto
12 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
13 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
13 11 (15.49%) CCDP
13 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
13 11 (15.49%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (15.49%) F5
14 10 (14.08%) Translating Business Requirements
14 10 (14.08%) Network Architecture
14 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
14 10 (14.08%) CCNA
14 10 (14.08%) CCDA
14 10 (14.08%) Law

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (8.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) IaaS
2 5 (7.04%) PaaS
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) WAN
2 24 (33.80%) Network Security
3 23 (32.39%) Firewall
4 20 (28.17%) Wireless
5 18 (25.35%) MPLS
6 13 (18.31%) LAN
7 11 (15.49%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (12.68%) VPN
9 8 (11.27%) BGP
10 7 (9.86%) DNS
10 7 (9.86%) Internet
10 7 (9.86%) Multicast
11 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.45%) OSPF
11 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications
12 5 (7.04%) BIG-IP
12 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (7.04%) DHCP
12 5 (7.04%) DMVPN
12 5 (7.04%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.08%) Law
4 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.45%) Banking
6 5 (7.04%) Electronics
6 5 (7.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (2.82%) COM
2 2 (2.82%) REST
3 1 (1.41%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Derivative
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) TOGAF
2 18 (25.35%) Network Design
3 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
4 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
4 10 (14.08%) Network Architecture
4 10 (14.08%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (12.68%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (12.68%) Threat Management
5 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
6 7 (9.86%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (8.45%) High Availability
7 6 (8.45%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.45%) Presales
7 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.04%) Coaching
8 5 (7.04%) eTOM
8 5 (7.04%) Innovative Thinking
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) Perl
1 6 (8.45%) Python
2 4 (5.63%) Ruby
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.17%) CCIE
2 20 (28.17%) CCNP
3 11 (15.49%) CCDP
4 10 (14.08%) CCDA
4 10 (14.08%) CCNA
4 10 (14.08%) CCSA
5 7 (9.86%) JNCIE
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.04%) CCSE
6 5 (7.04%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.63%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) CISSP
9 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Kamailio
3 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Docker
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.72%) Juniper
4 13 (18.31%) Palo Alto
5 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
6 11 (15.49%) F5
7 10 (14.08%) VMware
8 7 (9.86%) Meraki
9 6 (8.45%) Avaya
10 5 (7.04%) NetApp
11 4 (5.63%) BroadSoft
11 4 (5.63%) GENBAND
11 4 (5.63%) HP
11 4 (5.63%) Huawei
11 4 (5.63%) Sonus
12 2 (2.82%) Citrix
12 2 (2.82%) IBM
12 2 (2.82%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds