Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 831 757
Rank change year-on-year -18 -74 +76
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 288 372 507
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 209 234 404
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% +3.81% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,081
90th Percentile £92,500 £84,625 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.62% - -10.64%

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 146,609 163,998 168,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.87% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116,220 130,199 139,977
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Architecture in the UK

Network Architecture
Top 13 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 10 December 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 -22 280 £55,000 - 60
London +66 142 £62,500 +13.64% 24
UK excluding London -10 139 £48,500 -7.62% 38
South East +15 55 £46,250 -6.57% 13
Midlands +20 29 £48,750 -11.36% 5
West Midlands +27 28 £42,500 -22.73% 5
North of England -10 24 £47,724 -17.00% 10
North West +16 17 £42,500 -2.86% 2
East of England +14 16 £55,000 -12.00% 2
South West 0 13 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire +6 7 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Scotland -2 2 £45,750 -23.75%
East Midlands +4 1 £72,500 +31.82%

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 145 (50.35%) WAN
2 137 (47.57%) Firewall
3 128 (44.44%) LAN
4 125 (43.40%) Cisco
5 116 (40.28%) VPN
6 86 (29.86%) Data Centre
7 69 (23.96%) Degree
8 67 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
10 58 (20.14%) MPLS
10 58 (20.14%) Windows
11 55 (19.10%) Linux
11 55 (19.10%) Finance
12 54 (18.75%) OSPF
12 54 (18.75%) CCNP
13 52 (18.06%) Wireless
14 51 (17.71%) TCP/IP
14 51 (17.71%) Network Security
15 50 (17.36%) BGP
16 47 (16.32%) ITIL
17 46 (15.97%) Information Security
17 46 (15.97%) Network Design
18 45 (15.63%) VLAN
18 45 (15.63%) CheckPoint
19 43 (14.93%) VoIP
20 41 (14.24%) Juniper
21 39 (13.54%) SQL
22 38 (13.19%) Wi-Fi
23 37 (12.85%) DNS
23 37 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 4 (1.39%) IIS
1 4 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.04%) Apache
2 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.69%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Exstream
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.99%) Office 365
4 12 (4.17%) G Suite
4 12 (4.17%) PaaS
5 11 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.08%) IaaS
9 4 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.69%) SaaS
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 145 (50.35%) WAN
2 137 (47.57%) Firewall
3 128 (44.44%) LAN
4 116 (40.28%) VPN
5 58 (20.14%) MPLS
6 54 (18.75%) OSPF
7 52 (18.06%) Wireless
8 51 (17.71%) Network Security
8 51 (17.71%) TCP/IP
9 50 (17.36%) BGP
10 45 (15.63%) VLAN
11 43 (14.93%) VoIP
12 38 (13.19%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (12.85%) DNS
14 36 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (9.38%) EIGRP
16 26 (9.03%) Internet
17 23 (7.99%) IP Telephony
18 20 (6.94%) IPsec
19 17 (5.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.35%) HBase
4 1 (0.35%) Maltego
4 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) GDB
1 3 (1.04%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.35%) CMake
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 55 (19.10%) Finance
2 35 (12.15%) Banking
3 28 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.68%) Retail
5 7 (2.43%) Marketing
6 6 (2.08%) Electronics
7 5 (1.74%) Military
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (29.86%) Architect
2 73 (25.35%) Network Engineer
3 45 (15.63%) Network Architect
4 21 (7.29%) Analyst
4 21 (7.29%) Security Engineer
4 21 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 16 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 14 (4.86%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (4.86%) IT Support
8 14 (4.86%) Network Manager
9 13 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Senior Network Architect
10 12 (4.17%) Information Architect
10 12 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
11 10 (3.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.13%) Memcached
2 3 (1.04%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) Django
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.35%) Qt
4 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.35%) STL
4 1 (0.35%) VCL
4 1 (0.35%) XMPP
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 86 (29.86%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.99%) Fintech
3 18 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.82%) NHS
6 10 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.78%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.74%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 5 (1.74%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.39%) BBC
10 4 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.14%) Windows
2 55 (19.10%) Linux
3 29 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (9.03%) Windows Server
5 21 (7.29%) Windows 7
5 21 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.94%) Mac OS X
7 16 (5.56%) CentOS
8 12 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.47%) Fedora
10 9 (3.13%) Unix
11 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.39%) Solaris
13 3 (1.04%) SUSE
13 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.32%) ITIL
2 46 (15.97%) Information Security
2 46 (15.97%) Network Design
3 35 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 35 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (11.81%) Presales
5 33 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (11.46%) Migration
6 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.99%) Low Latency
8 22 (7.64%) DevOps
8 22 (7.64%) Project Planning
9 21 (7.29%) High Availability
9 21 (7.29%) Load Balancing
9 21 (7.29%) Security Architecture
10 20 (6.94%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.60%) Change Management
12 18 (6.25%) Data Protection
12 18 (6.25%) Project Management
12 18 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.54%) SQL
2 36 (12.50%) Python
3 29 (10.07%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.90%) Bash Shell
4 17 (5.90%) Perl
5 13 (4.51%) Ruby
6 10 (3.47%) Bourne shell
6 10 (3.47%) Korn
6 10 (3.47%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.08%) C
8 4 (1.39%) Java
9 3 (1.04%) C#
9 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.69%) C++
10 2 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 69 (23.96%) Degree
2 67 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (18.75%) CCNP
4 29 (10.07%) CCNA
5 18 (6.25%) CISSP
6 17 (5.90%) CCIE
7 15 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (4.51%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (3.47%) RHCA
9 10 (3.47%) RHCE
9 10 (3.47%) RHCSA
10 9 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.78%) CCDA
11 8 (2.78%) CCDP
11 8 (2.78%) CISM
11 8 (2.78%) JNCIE
12 6 (2.08%) CCSA
13 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (9.38%) SLA
3 9 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.78%) GDPR
5 5 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.69%) COBIT
7 2 (0.69%) GPG13
7 2 (0.69%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.69%) PMO
7 2 (0.69%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.35%) PSD2
8 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 27 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 20 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.04%) Firmware
5 3 (1.04%) pfSense
6 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.35%) SRDF
7 1 (0.35%) Varnish
7 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.08%) Nagios
4 6 (2.08%) QRadar
5 5 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.74%) Packer
6 4 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.39%) TrustSec
7 3 (1.04%) Ansible
7 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.04%) Puppet
8 2 (0.69%) EnCase
8 2 (0.69%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.35%) Salt
9 1 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 125 (43.40%) Cisco
2 45 (15.63%) CheckPoint
3 41 (14.24%) Juniper
4 36 (12.50%) VMware
5 32 (11.11%) Meraki
6 31 (10.76%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.07%) F5
8 28 (9.72%) HP
9 25 (8.68%) Palo Alto
10 24 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 20 (6.94%) Fortinet
12 19 (6.60%) Red Hat
13 17 (5.90%) Google
14 15 (5.21%) Symantec
15 14 (4.86%) Arista
16 13 (4.51%) Aruba
17 6 (2.08%) Riverbed
17 6 (2.08%) Zscaler
18 5 (1.74%) ScanSafe
18 5 (1.74%) Veeam