The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / South East
Rank 354 405 398
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 41 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 47
Median salary £65,000 £68,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.10% -2.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Berkshire +34 15 £55,000 -15.38%
Hampshire +40 13 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Surrey +29 4 £65,000 -13.33% 1
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 - 1
Kent +19 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £73,750 +6.49% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 - 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 82 (71.93%) Cisco
2 49 (42.98%) Data Centre
3 44 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (36.84%) MPLS
5 34 (29.82%) Juniper
5 34 (29.82%) Firewall
5 34 (29.82%) CCNP
6 31 (27.19%) BGP
7 28 (24.56%) WAN
7 28 (24.56%) VPN
8 27 (23.68%) CCIE
9 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
9 26 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
11 24 (21.05%) Network Security
12 23 (20.18%) LAN
12 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
13 22 (19.30%) VMware
14 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (16.67%) DNS
15 19 (16.67%) Presales
16 18 (15.79%) OSPF
17 16 (14.04%) Network Design
17 16 (14.04%) Palo Alto
18 15 (13.16%) DV Cleared
19 14 (12.28%) CheckPoint
19 14 (12.28%) DHCP
20 13 (11.40%) CCDP
20 13 (11.40%) VLAN
20 13 (11.40%) IT Strategy

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.51%) IaaS
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.84%) MPLS
2 34 (29.82%) Firewall
3 31 (27.19%) BGP
4 28 (24.56%) VPN
4 28 (24.56%) WAN
5 26 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (21.05%) Network Security
7 23 (20.18%) LAN
8 19 (16.67%) DNS
9 18 (15.79%) OSPF
10 14 (12.28%) DHCP
11 13 (11.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (11.40%) VLAN
12 10 (8.77%) EIGRP
12 10 (8.77%) Internet
12 10 (8.77%) Unified Communications
13 7 (6.14%) SAN
14 6 (5.26%) IPsec
14 6 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Big Data
General
1 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
2 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Legal
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (42.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) CentOS
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Presales
2 16 (14.04%) Network Design
3 13 (11.40%) IT Strategy
4 11 (9.65%) Migration
4 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
5 10 (8.77%) Low Latency
6 8 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (7.02%) Open Source
7 7 (6.14%) ITIL
8 6 (5.26%) Network Management
8 6 (5.26%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.39%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.51%) Project Management
11 3 (2.63%) Data Security
11 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 3 (2.63%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (2.63%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
12 2 (1.75%) Critical Success Factor
12 2 (1.75%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) C
2 2 (1.75%) Perl
2 2 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.82%) CCNP
3 27 (23.68%) CCIE
4 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
5 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
6 15 (13.16%) DV Cleared
7 13 (11.40%) CCDP
8 10 (8.77%) CCIP
8 10 (8.77%) JNCIE
8 10 (8.77%) JNCIP
9 6 (5.26%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.63%) CCDE
11 2 (1.75%) CCDA
11 2 (1.75%) CCNA
11 2 (1.75%) CCSA
11 2 (1.75%) CCSE
11 2 (1.75%) CCSP
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.88%) MCSA
12 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (71.93%) Cisco
2 34 (29.82%) Juniper
3 22 (19.30%) VMware
4 16 (14.04%) Palo Alto
5 14 (12.28%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.89%) F5
8 6 (5.26%) Avaya
8 6 (5.26%) Brocade
8 6 (5.26%) Fujitsu
9 5 (4.39%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.88%) Citrix
12 1 (0.88%) Dell
12 1 (0.88%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.88%) NetApp
12 1 (0.88%) Proofpoint
12 1 (0.88%) Ruckus Wireless
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