Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 426 527
Rank change year-on-year -57 +101 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 62 137 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 97
South East median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £59,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,787 30,776 39,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.91% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,862 25,549 33,267
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the South East

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in the South East

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in the South East

Network Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley -9 33 £65,000 -3.70% 5
Berkshire +20 22 £65,000 - 4
Hampshire -48 15 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Surrey -5 12 £66,250 +1.92% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £67,500 - 1
West Sussex -9 1 £70,000 +21.74%
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 44 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (66.13%) WAN
4 36 (58.06%) Firewall
5 31 (50.00%) CCNP
6 30 (48.39%) MPLS
7 28 (45.16%) Juniper
8 27 (43.55%) VPN
9 26 (41.94%) LAN
10 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (35.48%) CCIE
12 19 (30.65%) DNS
12 19 (30.65%) Network Design
13 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
14 16 (25.81%) JNCIE
14 16 (25.81%) VMware
14 16 (25.81%) OSPF
14 16 (25.81%) Wireless
15 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
16 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (22.58%) F5
17 13 (20.97%) Palo Alto
17 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (20.97%) JNCIP
17 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
17 13 (20.97%) BGP
18 12 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (19.35%) Load Balancing
19 11 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (17.74%) Network Security

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (66.13%) WAN
2 36 (58.06%) Firewall
3 30 (48.39%) MPLS
4 27 (43.55%) VPN
5 26 (41.94%) LAN
6 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (30.65%) DNS
8 16 (25.81%) OSPF
8 16 (25.81%) Wireless
9 13 (20.97%) BGP
10 12 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (17.74%) Network Security
11 11 (17.74%) SSL
12 10 (16.13%) IPsec
12 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.52%) DAB
13 9 (14.52%) DWDM
13 9 (14.52%) VLAN
14 8 (12.90%) IP Telephony
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Network Design
2 12 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL
4 9 (14.52%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.29%) Information Security
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Network Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (8.06%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (8.06%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.45%) High Availability
8 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.45%) Network Management
9 3 (4.84%) Analytics
9 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.84%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.84%) PHP
1 3 (4.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (50.00%) CCNP
3 22 (35.48%) CCIE
4 16 (25.81%) JNCIE
5 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) JNCIP
6 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
7 11 (17.74%) CCDP
8 9 (14.52%) CCDA
9 6 (9.68%) CCNA
9 6 (9.68%) Degree
9 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (8.06%) CCDE
11 4 (6.45%) JNCIS
11 4 (6.45%) MCSE
11 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.23%) CCIP
12 2 (3.23%) CISM
12 2 (3.23%) CISSP
13 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.84%) Docker
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
1 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 28 (45.16%) Juniper
3 16 (25.81%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) F5
5 13 (20.97%) Palo Alto
6 9 (14.52%) Brocade
6 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.68%) Avaya
8 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.61%) BT
9 1 (1.61%) Huawei
9 1 (1.61%) NEC
9 1 (1.61%) Nokia
9 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds