Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 741 827
Rank change year-on-year -99 +86 -53
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 336 464 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 242 381 387
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +20.00%

Network Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 155,849 156,291 185,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.86% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125,378 129,131 153,692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in the UK

Network Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Architecture in the UK

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Architecture in the UK

Network Architecture
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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
England -91 326 £55,000 - 63
UK excluding London -48 212 £52,500 -4.55% 47
London -75 124 £56,250 -2.17% 17
South East -24 81 £52,500 -8.70% 14
North of England +10 48 £55,000 +37.50% 14
Yorkshire +38 33 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Midlands +7 32 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East of England +13 31 £63,750 +27.50% 4
West Midlands +4 26 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South West -27 14 £40,250 -26.82% 5
North West -3 12 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Scotland -40 6 £60,000 -14.29%
Northern Ireland -18 4 £45,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +12 3 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North East - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 174 (51.79%) Cisco
2 137 (40.77%) Firewall
3 123 (36.61%) WAN
4 112 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (29.76%) LAN
6 96 (28.57%) Finance
7 87 (25.89%) CCNP
8 77 (22.92%) MPLS
9 76 (22.62%) Linux
10 75 (22.32%) VPN
11 72 (21.43%) Wireless
12 66 (19.64%) Data Centre
13 64 (19.05%) Network Security
14 62 (18.45%) Juniper
15 58 (17.26%) CCNA
16 56 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 50 (14.88%) VoIP
17 50 (14.88%) Network Design
18 49 (14.58%) ITIL
19 47 (13.99%) CCIE
20 46 (13.69%) OSPF
20 46 (13.69%) VMware
21 44 (13.10%) Windows
22 43 (12.80%) TCP/IP
22 43 (12.80%) Banking
22 43 (12.80%) F5
23 42 (12.50%) DNS
23 42 (12.50%) Palo Alto
24 41 (12.20%) Derivative
24 41 (12.20%) Cisco ASA

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.38%) IIS
3 4 (1.19%) Documentum
3 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.30%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.65%) Office 365
4 13 (3.87%) IaaS
5 9 (2.68%) PaaS
6 7 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.08%) SaaS
7 6 (1.79%) GitHub
8 4 (1.19%) Bluemix
8 4 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 137 (40.77%) Firewall
2 123 (36.61%) WAN
3 100 (29.76%) LAN
4 77 (22.92%) MPLS
5 75 (22.32%) VPN
6 72 (21.43%) Wireless
7 64 (19.05%) Network Security
8 50 (14.88%) VoIP
9 46 (13.69%) OSPF
10 43 (12.80%) TCP/IP
11 42 (12.50%) DNS
12 41 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (11.31%) BGP
14 34 (10.12%) VLAN
15 33 (9.82%) WLAN
16 31 (9.23%) IPsec
17 29 (8.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (8.63%) DHCP
18 27 (8.04%) SSL
19 22 (6.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.89%) Big Data
4 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.60%) MySQL
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) OLTP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.87%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
General
1 96 (28.57%) Finance
2 43 (12.80%) Banking
3 39 (11.61%) Investment Banking
4 38 (11.31%) Retail Banking
5 27 (8.04%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.36%) Retail
7 13 (3.87%) Marketing
8 7 (2.08%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.89%) International Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Front Office
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (30.06%) Network Engineer
2 85 (25.30%) Architect
3 48 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 35 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 30 (8.93%) Analyst
6 28 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (6.55%) Senior Architect
8 19 (5.65%) Security Analyst
9 18 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
11 15 (4.46%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
12 12 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
13 11 (3.27%) Cisco Architect
13 11 (3.27%) Cisco Network Architect
13 11 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.27%) WAN Engineer
14 9 (2.68%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.57%) Web Services
2 11 (3.27%) .NET
2 11 (3.27%) Middleware
3 9 (2.68%) Node.js
4 8 (2.38%) LDAP
5 7 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.79%) 802.1X
7 5 (1.49%) HTML
8 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.89%) HTML5
9 3 (0.89%) REST
10 2 (0.60%) CSS
10 2 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.60%) JSON
10 2 (0.60%) Material Design
10 2 (0.60%) WebRTC
11 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.30%) React
11 1 (0.30%) TensorFlow
11 1 (0.30%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 41 (12.20%) Derivative
3 37 (11.01%) Equities
3 37 (11.01%) Eurex
3 37 (11.01%) Fixed Income
3 37 (11.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.76%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.98%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.79%) User Experience
11 5 (1.49%) Fintech
11 5 (1.49%) Spread Betting
11 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.89%) NHS
13 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.62%) Linux
2 44 (13.10%) Windows
3 25 (7.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.19%) Unix
8 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.89%) Solaris
8 3 (0.89%) SUSE
8 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 50 (14.88%) Network Design
3 49 (14.58%) ITIL
4 40 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 37 (11.01%) Wealth Management
6 34 (10.12%) Information Security
7 31 (9.23%) Service Delivery
8 29 (8.63%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (7.44%) Change Management
10 25 (7.44%) Network Management
11 24 (7.14%) High Availability
11 24 (7.14%) Migration
12 23 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (5.65%) Risk Management
14 17 (5.06%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.06%) Project Management
14 17 (5.06%) Service Design
15 16 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.14%) SQL
2 23 (6.85%) Python
3 16 (4.76%) C
4 14 (4.17%) Java
5 10 (2.98%) C#
5 10 (2.98%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.38%) C++
7 7 (2.08%) PHP
8 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.79%) Perl
8 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) Scala
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (25.89%) CCNP
3 58 (17.26%) CCNA
4 47 (13.99%) CCIE
5 39 (11.61%) Degree
6 35 (10.42%) Security Cleared
7 31 (9.23%) SC Cleared
8 20 (5.95%) JNCIE
9 19 (5.65%) JNCIP
10 18 (5.36%) CCDA
10 18 (5.36%) CISSP
10 18 (5.36%) JNCIS
11 17 (5.06%) CCDP
11 17 (5.06%) DV Cleared
12 16 (4.76%) JNCIA
13 14 (4.17%) CISM
14 10 (2.98%) GIAC
15 7 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.68%) GDPR
3 7 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.79%) SLA
5 4 (1.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 33 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.98%) Docker
4 10 (2.98%) Snort
5 7 (2.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.89%) Firmware
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.89%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.89%) XenApp
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) Varnish
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (6.25%) Puppet
2 10 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.08%) Ansible
3 7 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.79%) QRadar
5 5 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.49%) SCCM
5 5 (1.49%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.19%) Nagios
6 4 (1.19%) Nessus
6 4 (1.19%) Terraform
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.89%) SCOM
7 3 (0.89%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.89%) WSUS
8 2 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 174 (51.79%) Cisco
2 62 (18.45%) Juniper
3 46 (13.69%) VMware
4 43 (12.80%) F5
5 42 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 38 (11.31%) SolarWinds
7 36 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
9 18 (5.36%) HP
10 15 (4.46%) Avaya
11 12 (3.57%) Citrix
11 12 (3.57%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.08%) Dell
12 7 (2.08%) IBM
13 6 (1.79%) Google
14 5 (1.49%) Aruba
14 5 (1.49%) Meraki
15 4 (1.19%) Capita
15 4 (1.19%) Pega
15 4 (1.19%) Qualys