The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 393 384
Rank change year-on-year +47 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 48 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 65
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,300 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £77,500 £77,500
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 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 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Hampshire +25 20 £52,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +41 14 £85,000 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £68,750 +5.76%
Surrey +28 3 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Network Architect
England

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

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 South East region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 70 (78.65%) Cisco
2 48 (53.93%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (53.93%) Firewall
3 47 (52.81%) Juniper
4 37 (41.57%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (40.45%) CCNP
6 34 (38.20%) BGP
6 34 (38.20%) Data Centre
7 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (33.71%) VMware
9 28 (31.46%) OSPF
9 28 (31.46%) CCIE
9 28 (31.46%) DNS
9 28 (31.46%) Network Design
10 27 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
11 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.84%) WAN
13 22 (24.72%) LAN
13 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
14 21 (23.60%) Presales
15 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (22.47%) MPLS
16 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
17 17 (19.10%) VLAN
18 16 (17.98%) Customer Requirements
19 15 (16.85%) CheckPoint
19 15 (16.85%) DHCP
20 14 (15.73%) VPN
21 13 (14.61%) SAN

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 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) IaaS
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (53.93%) Firewall
2 37 (41.57%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (38.20%) BGP
4 28 (31.46%) DNS
4 28 (31.46%) OSPF
5 23 (25.84%) WAN
6 22 (24.72%) LAN
7 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (22.47%) MPLS
8 17 (19.10%) VLAN
9 15 (16.85%) DHCP
10 14 (15.73%) VPN
11 13 (14.61%) SAN
12 12 (13.48%) Network Security
13 11 (12.36%) EIGRP
13 11 (12.36%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (12.36%) Wireless
14 10 (11.24%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (11.24%) IGMP
14 10 (11.24%) Multicast
General
1 12 (13.48%) Legal
2 10 (11.24%) Retail
3 9 (10.11%) Finance
4 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) CentOS
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
1 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Network Design
2 21 (23.60%) Presales
3 16 (17.98%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (10.11%) IT Strategy
5 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL
6 8 (8.99%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
6 8 (8.99%) Validation
6 8 (8.99%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (5.62%) Network Management
8 4 (4.49%) Boundary Protection
8 4 (4.49%) DoDAF
8 4 (4.49%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.49%) SABSA
9 3 (3.37%) Information Security
9 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.25%) QMS
Qualifications
1 48 (53.93%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (40.45%) CCNP
3 28 (31.46%) CCIE
4 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
5 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.36%) CCDP
7 9 (10.11%) CCIP
7 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
7 9 (10.11%) JNCIE
7 9 (10.11%) JNCIP
8 8 (8.99%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.37%) CCDE
9 3 (3.37%) Degree
9 3 (3.37%) MCSE
9 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.25%) CCDA
11 1 (1.12%) ACCA
11 1 (1.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (78.65%) Cisco
2 47 (52.81%) Juniper
3 30 (33.71%) VMware
4 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.85%) CheckPoint
6 11 (12.36%) F5
7 10 (11.24%) Palo Alto
7 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.99%) Brocade
9 6 (6.74%) Dell
9 6 (6.74%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.37%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.25%) Sourcefire
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago