Period
to 7 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 307 326
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 20 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 21
South West median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +18.18%
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £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 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 9,100 9,704 9,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.41% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7,348 7,858 8,263
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,720
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
Wiltshire +9 15 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Dorset -6 4 £57,500 +4.55%
Gloucestershire -23 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 16 (80.00%) SCOM
2 16 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 16 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
2 16 (80.00%) IT Strategy
2 16 (80.00%) Architectural Design
2 16 (80.00%) Project Delivery
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Public Sector
3 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) VoIP
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) PPP
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) GitLab
General
1 14 (70.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Architectural Design
1 16 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 16 (80.00%) Information Assurance
1 16 (80.00%) IT Strategy
1 16 (80.00%) Project Delivery
1 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
1 16 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
1 16 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Corosync
2 4 (20.00%) DRBD
2 4 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) SCCM
1 16 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (20.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) MikroTik
3 2 (10.00%) SAP