Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 480 507
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 54 77 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 81
South East median annual salary £65,000 £64,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.39% -0.38% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -

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 28,557 28,174 35,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.71% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,736 23,503 29,592
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 26 £70,000 -3.45% 11
Berkshire +5 22 £72,500 -9.38% 10
Hampshire -30 16 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Surrey +25 12 £90,000 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £57,500 -16.36%
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Network Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 46 (85.19%) Cisco
2 33 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (61.11%) Juniper
3 28 (51.85%) WAN
4 26 (48.15%) Firewall
5 25 (46.30%) Network Security
6 23 (42.59%) CCNP
7 20 (37.04%) CCIE
7 20 (37.04%) CCDP
7 20 (37.04%) VLAN
7 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
8 19 (35.19%) Wireless
9 18 (33.33%) VMware
9 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (31.48%) Presales
10 17 (31.48%) VPN
11 16 (29.63%) DNS
11 16 (29.63%) ITIL
11 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
11 16 (29.63%) F5
12 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 15 (27.78%) VMware NSX
13 14 (25.93%) Meraki
14 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.07%) SolarWinds
14 13 (24.07%) SIEM
14 13 (24.07%) LAN
14 13 (24.07%) DAB

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 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) WAN
2 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 25 (46.30%) Network Security
4 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (37.04%) VLAN
5 19 (35.19%) Wireless
6 17 (31.48%) VPN
7 16 (29.63%) DNS
8 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (24.07%) DAB
8 13 (24.07%) LAN
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (16.67%) MPLS
11 6 (11.11%) DHCP
12 5 (9.26%) DWDM
12 5 (9.26%) IPsec
13 4 (7.41%) BGP
13 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
14 3 (5.56%) OSPF
14 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) MAPI
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.85%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) VMS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Presales
2 16 (29.63%) ITIL
3 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
3 13 (24.07%) SIEM
4 12 (22.22%) Migration
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL V3
6 10 (18.52%) Application Performance Management
6 10 (18.52%) DNA
6 10 (18.52%) Performance Management
6 10 (18.52%) Security Management
7 9 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
7 9 (16.67%) Value Proposition
8 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (7.41%) Coaching
9 4 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Innovative Thinking
9 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Network Management
9 4 (7.41%) Threat Detection
9 4 (7.41%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNP
3 20 (37.04%) CCDP
3 20 (37.04%) CCIE
4 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) JNCIE
7 5 (9.26%) CISSP
7 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
7 5 (9.26%) JNCIS
8 4 (7.41%) CISA
8 4 (7.41%) CISM
8 4 (7.41%) CRISC
8 4 (7.41%) GIAC
8 4 (7.41%) SANS
9 2 (3.70%) Degree
9 2 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.85%) CCSE
10 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) COBIT
4 1 (1.85%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) VMware NSX
3 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) CASB
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.56%) QRadar
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Cisco
2 33 (61.11%) Juniper
3 18 (33.33%) VMware
4 16 (29.63%) F5
4 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
5 14 (25.93%) Meraki
6 13 (24.07%) SolarWinds
7 12 (22.22%) Brocade
7 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 12 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 11 (20.37%) Sophos
9 10 (18.52%) Aruba
9 10 (18.52%) HP
9 10 (18.52%) Infoblox
9 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
10 9 (16.67%) McAfee
11 4 (7.41%) Splunk
12 2 (3.70%) Google
12 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.85%) Tripwire