The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 232 240
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 8 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.079% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the South West

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Architect in the South West.

Salary trend 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 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire - 7 £65,000 -
Dorset 0 1 £65,000 -3.70%
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (75.00%) Presales
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (75.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) DAB
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Network Planning

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 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) DAB
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) MikroTik
4 1 (12.50%) Ubiquiti