Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £63,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 450 505
Rank change year-on-year -30 +55 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 67 152 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 109 118
South East median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.31% -3.70% +5.06%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% - +8.00%

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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +21 33 £67,500 - 1
Hampshire -28 22 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Berkshire +44 18 £66,250 -3.99% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £67,500 -
Surrey +17 11 £60,000 -20.00%
West Sussex -2 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 19 November 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 57 (85.07%) Cisco
2 50 (74.63%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (68.66%) Firewall
4 40 (59.70%) CCNP
5 37 (55.22%) Juniper
5 37 (55.22%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (52.24%) WAN
7 33 (49.25%) DNS
8 32 (47.76%) OSPF
9 31 (46.27%) BGP
10 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (43.28%) VMware
12 28 (41.79%) LAN
13 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (35.82%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (35.82%) Network Design
15 23 (34.33%) CCIE
15 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
16 22 (32.84%) VPN
17 19 (28.36%) MPLS
17 19 (28.36%) VLAN
17 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
18 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
19 17 (25.37%) Wireless
20 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
21 13 (19.40%) DHCP
21 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
21 13 (19.40%) Brocade
21 13 (19.40%) F5
21 13 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (35.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (68.66%) Firewall
2 37 (55.22%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (52.24%) WAN
4 33 (49.25%) DNS
5 32 (47.76%) OSPF
6 31 (46.27%) BGP
7 28 (41.79%) LAN
8 22 (32.84%) VPN
9 19 (28.36%) MPLS
9 19 (28.36%) VLAN
10 17 (25.37%) Wireless
11 13 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (19.40%) DHCP
12 12 (17.91%) DAB
13 11 (16.42%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.93%) Multicast
14 10 (14.93%) SAN
15 9 (13.43%) DWDM
15 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Legal
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) CentOS
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
1 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Network Design
2 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Migration
3 11 (16.42%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.43%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (13.43%) ITIL V3
5 8 (11.94%) Information Security
5 8 (11.94%) Presales
6 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team Management
7 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
7 6 (8.96%) Network Management
7 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.96%) Validation
8 3 (4.48%) DoDAF
8 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.48%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.48%) SABSA
8 3 (4.48%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 50 (74.63%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (59.70%) CCNP
3 23 (34.33%) CCIE
4 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
5 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) CCDP
7 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
7 9 (13.43%) JNCIS
8 7 (10.45%) CCDA
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
8 7 (10.45%) JNCIP
9 6 (8.96%) MCSE
9 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (5.97%) JNCIE
11 3 (4.48%) CCDE
12 2 (2.99%) ACCA
12 2 (2.99%) CCIP
12 2 (2.99%) CCNA
12 2 (2.99%) CIMA
13 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) COBIT
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (85.07%) Cisco
2 37 (55.22%) Juniper
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.40%) Brocade
5 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
5 13 (19.40%) F5
6 6 (8.96%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.99%) Avaya
7 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) BT
8 1 (1.49%) Huawei
8 1 (1.49%) NEC
8 1 (1.49%) Nokia