Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 455 530
Rank change year-on-year -23 +75 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 66 87 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 81 71
South East median annual salary £68,750 £64,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.59% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £57,125 £50,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% 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 29,181 28,296 36,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,407 23,617 30,844
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 19 June 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 June 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 -5 37 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Berkshire +9 32 £72,500 +31.82% 3
Hampshire -41 15 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Surrey +3 11 £71,250 +9.62% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £57,500 -20.69% 1
West Sussex 0 2 - - 1
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 52 (78.79%) Cisco
2 50 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (62.12%) WAN
4 37 (56.06%) CCIE
4 37 (56.06%) Juniper
5 35 (53.03%) CCNP
6 31 (46.97%) CCDP
6 31 (46.97%) Wireless
6 31 (46.97%) Network Security
7 29 (43.94%) Data Centre
8 24 (36.36%) Palo Alto
8 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (36.36%) VMware
9 23 (34.85%) Load Balancing
9 23 (34.85%) Firewall
10 22 (33.33%) Presales
10 22 (33.33%) VMware NSX
11 21 (31.82%) F5
11 21 (31.82%) ITIL
11 21 (31.82%) Migration
12 20 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (30.30%) Meraki
13 18 (27.27%) Aruba
13 18 (27.27%) SolarWinds
13 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
14 17 (25.76%) VPN
14 17 (25.76%) Fortinet
15 16 (24.24%) JNCIE
15 16 (24.24%) Infoblox
15 16 (24.24%) Performance Management

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 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (62.12%) WAN
2 31 (46.97%) Network Security
2 31 (46.97%) Wireless
3 23 (34.85%) Firewall
4 20 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (25.76%) VPN
6 16 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
6 16 (24.24%) LAN
7 15 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (22.73%) VLAN
8 14 (21.21%) MPLS
9 11 (16.67%) DNS
10 9 (13.64%) DAB
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (10.61%) DWDM
12 6 (9.09%) BGP
12 6 (9.09%) DHCP
12 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
13 5 (7.58%) OSPF
14 4 (6.06%) IPsec
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Data Centre
2 16 (24.24%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Load Balancing
2 22 (33.33%) Presales
3 21 (31.82%) ITIL
3 21 (31.82%) Migration
4 16 (24.24%) Application Performance Management
4 16 (24.24%) Converged Infrastructure
4 16 (24.24%) DNA
4 16 (24.24%) ITIL V3
4 16 (24.24%) Performance Management
4 16 (24.24%) Security Management
4 16 (24.24%) SIEM
4 16 (24.24%) Value Proposition
5 7 (10.61%) Network Architecture
6 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design
7 5 (7.58%) Network Management
8 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.03%) C
1 2 (3.03%) PHP
1 2 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (56.06%) CCIE
3 35 (53.03%) CCNP
4 31 (46.97%) CCDP
5 16 (24.24%) JNCIE
6 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) JNCIS
10 4 (6.06%) CISA
10 4 (6.06%) CISM
10 4 (6.06%) CISSP
10 4 (6.06%) CRISC
10 4 (6.06%) GIAC
10 4 (6.06%) SANS
11 3 (4.55%) CCDA
11 3 (4.55%) CCNA
11 3 (4.55%) JNCIP
12 2 (3.03%) Degree
12 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.03%) Docker
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) CASB
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) Cisco
2 37 (56.06%) Juniper
3 24 (36.36%) Palo Alto
3 24 (36.36%) VMware
4 21 (31.82%) F5
5 20 (30.30%) Meraki
6 18 (27.27%) Aruba
6 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 18 (27.27%) SolarWinds
7 17 (25.76%) Fortinet
8 16 (24.24%) HP
8 16 (24.24%) Infoblox
8 16 (24.24%) McAfee
8 16 (24.24%) Riverbed
8 16 (24.24%) Sophos
9 10 (15.15%) Brocade
10 3 (4.55%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) Arista