Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 West
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 315 341
Rank change year-on-year +110 +26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 19 14 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.14% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 8
Median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% -7.14% +7.69%
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,772 9,792 10,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.67% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,861 7,827 8,873
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the South West

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Architect in the South West.

Salary trend for Network Architect in the South West

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in the South West

Network Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Bristol - 16 £47,500 -
Wiltshire +33 1 £72,500 +11.54% 1
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 West region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
1 13 (68.42%) Network Management
2 12 (63.16%) Network Design
2 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (63.16%) Technical Analysis
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
2 12 (63.16%) Change Management
2 12 (63.16%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Meraki
5 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) IPsec
7 1 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.26%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) VMware

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 12 (63.16%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Network Management
2 12 (63.16%) Change Management
2 12 (63.16%) Network Design
2 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
2 12 (63.16%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCIE
1 3 (15.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware