Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 839 760
Rank change year-on-year -22 -79 +53
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 291 372 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 240 232 402
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £35,675 £35,125 £36,081
90th Percentile £87,625 £86,125 £74,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -13.04%

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Architecture in the UK

Network Architecture
Top 14 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 21 October 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 -31 279 £55,000 - 45
London -15 143 £60,000 +4.35% 22
UK excluding London -1 141 £50,000 -9.09% 24
South East +8 51 £44,500 -13.17% 7
Midlands +19 32 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +24 31 £53,750 -2.27% 1
North of England +47 26 £46,500 -19.13% 5
North West +25 17 £39,500 -43.57% 3
East of England +19 15 £57,500 -14.81% 4
South West -8 11 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire +22 9 £48,000 -16.52% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 -
Scotland +1 2 £45,750 -4.69%
East Midlands -2 1 £72,500 +31.82%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 159 (54.64%) WAN
2 147 (50.52%) Firewall
3 143 (49.14%) Cisco
4 137 (47.08%) LAN
5 121 (41.58%) VPN
6 97 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 89 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (26.80%) MPLS
9 77 (26.46%) Degree
10 76 (26.12%) CCNP
11 73 (25.09%) OSPF
11 73 (25.09%) Linux
12 70 (24.05%) VLAN
13 63 (21.65%) BGP
14 62 (21.31%) Windows
15 57 (19.59%) Finance
15 57 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
16 55 (18.90%) Network Security
16 55 (18.90%) Wireless
17 51 (17.53%) TCP/IP
18 50 (17.18%) CheckPoint
19 49 (16.84%) ITIL
20 48 (16.49%) Juniper
21 47 (16.15%) VoIP
22 46 (15.81%) CCNA
23 42 (14.43%) VMware
23 42 (14.43%) Computer Science
23 42 (14.43%) Network Design
24 40 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
24 40 (13.75%) Information Security

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 6 (2.06%) IIS
2 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.03%) Apache
3 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.69%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (0.69%) JBoss
4 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.90%) Office 365
4 14 (4.81%) G Suite
5 11 (3.78%) PaaS
6 5 (1.72%) IaaS
6 5 (1.72%) SaaS
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) GitHub
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 159 (54.64%) WAN
2 147 (50.52%) Firewall
3 137 (47.08%) LAN
4 121 (41.58%) VPN
5 78 (26.80%) MPLS
6 73 (25.09%) OSPF
7 70 (24.05%) VLAN
8 63 (21.65%) BGP
9 55 (18.90%) Network Security
9 55 (18.90%) Wireless
10 51 (17.53%) TCP/IP
11 47 (16.15%) VoIP
12 40 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (13.06%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (12.37%) DNS
15 29 (9.97%) Internet
16 26 (8.93%) EIGRP
17 23 (7.90%) IPsec
17 23 (7.90%) Multicast
18 22 (7.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.34%) HBase
4 1 (0.34%) Maltego
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.34%) OLTP
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) GDB
1 3 (1.03%) IDA Disassembler
1 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.69%) CMake
2 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 57 (19.59%) Finance
2 33 (11.34%) Banking
3 20 (6.87%) Retail
4 16 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.72%) Advertising
6 5 (1.72%) Electronics
6 5 (1.72%) Military
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
7 2 (0.69%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (34.02%) Network Engineer
2 69 (23.71%) Architect
3 34 (11.68%) Network Architect
4 26 (8.93%) Analyst
4 26 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 24 (8.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 22 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 17 (5.84%) IT Support
8 16 (5.50%) Consultant
8 16 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.15%) Security Architect
9 15 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.81%) LAN Engineer
10 14 (4.81%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 14 (4.81%) WAN Engineer
11 13 (4.47%) Cisco Consultant
11 13 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.06%) 802.1X
1 6 (2.06%) Middleware
2 4 (1.37%) COM
3 3 (1.03%) Memcached
4 2 (0.69%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) Qt
4 2 (0.69%) STL
4 2 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) Django
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) MDX
5 1 (0.34%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
5 1 (0.34%) VCL
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 97 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 42 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.28%) Fintech
4 17 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.47%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.78%) NHS
7 11 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.44%) BBC
9 9 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.75%) Online Banking
11 6 (2.06%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.72%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (1.72%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.03%) User Experience
14 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.09%) Linux
2 62 (21.31%) Windows
3 30 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (7.90%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.87%) Windows 7
5 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.19%) CentOS
6 18 (6.19%) Mac OS X
7 15 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.47%) Fedora
9 10 (3.44%) Unix
10 6 (2.06%) Solaris
11 5 (1.72%) SUSE
11 5 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.69%) VMS
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.84%) ITIL
2 42 (14.43%) Network Design
3 40 (13.75%) Information Security
3 40 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 38 (13.06%) Load Balancing
4 38 (13.06%) Presales
5 28 (9.62%) High Availability
6 26 (8.93%) DevOps
7 24 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.25%) Low Latency
7 24 (8.25%) Security Architecture
8 23 (7.90%) Problem Management
9 22 (7.56%) Network Management
10 21 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (7.22%) Migration
10 21 (7.22%) Project Planning
10 21 (7.22%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.87%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.53%) Change Management
13 18 (6.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.37%) SQL
2 32 (11.00%) Python
3 22 (7.56%) PowerShell
4 19 (6.53%) Bash Shell
5 16 (5.50%) Ruby
6 15 (5.15%) Perl
7 13 (4.47%) Bourne shell
7 13 (4.47%) Korn
7 13 (4.47%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.41%) C
9 5 (1.72%) Java
10 3 (1.03%) C#
10 3 (1.03%) C++
10 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 89 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (26.46%) Degree
3 76 (26.12%) CCNP
4 46 (15.81%) CCNA
5 22 (7.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (5.84%) CCIE
7 15 (5.15%) CISSP
8 13 (4.47%) JNCIE
8 13 (4.47%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (4.47%) RHCA
8 13 (4.47%) RHCE
8 13 (4.47%) RHCSA
9 12 (4.12%) CCDA
10 11 (3.78%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.44%) JNCIP
12 9 (3.09%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.75%) CCSA
14 7 (2.41%) CCDP
14 7 (2.41%) CISM
15 6 (2.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (9.62%) SLA
3 7 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.06%) GDPR
5 5 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.37%) PMO
7 2 (0.69%) COBIT
7 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.69%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.56%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.72%) pfSense
6 3 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) Docker
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.34%) SRDF
8 1 (0.34%) Varnish
8 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.84%) WhatsUp Gold
2 16 (5.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (4.47%) QRadar
4 7 (2.41%) Nagios
5 6 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.06%) TrustSec
6 5 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.37%) Packer
8 3 (1.03%) Puppet
9 2 (0.69%) Ansible
9 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.34%) Salt
10 1 (0.34%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (49.14%) Cisco
2 50 (17.18%) CheckPoint
3 48 (16.49%) Juniper
4 42 (14.43%) VMware
5 38 (13.06%) Meraki
5 38 (13.06%) SolarWinds
6 37 (12.71%) F5
6 37 (12.71%) Microsoft
7 36 (12.37%) HP
8 29 (9.97%) Palo Alto
9 23 (7.90%) Red Hat
10 21 (7.22%) Fortinet
11 18 (6.19%) Google
12 16 (5.50%) Symantec
13 13 (4.47%) Tripwire
14 12 (4.12%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.78%) Aruba
16 10 (3.44%) Virgin Media
17 9 (3.09%) Arista
17 9 (3.09%) Riverbed