Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 721 821
Rank change year-on-year -115 +100 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 373 529 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 228 421 433
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +7.48%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,081 £34,628
90th Percentile £85,375 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%

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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -92 354 £55,000 +4.76% 19
UK excluding London -80 197 £55,000 +10.00% 15
London -23 169 £57,500 +4.55% 6
South East -21 58 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +43 42 £55,000 +14.58% 2
North of England +5 41 £57,500 +43.75% 5
West Midlands +24 38 £55,000 +14.58% 2
East of England -21 27 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +25 26 £57,500 +43.75% 3
South West +18 22 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -3 12 £43,750 -16.67% 2
Scotland -9 10 £57,500 -6.12%
Northern Ireland -23 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands +32 2 £55,000 +7.32%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 150 (40.21%) Linux
2 147 (39.41%) Cisco
3 139 (37.27%) Firewall
4 136 (36.46%) Finance
5 127 (34.05%) WAN
6 107 (28.69%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (25.20%) Banking
8 93 (24.93%) VPN
9 90 (24.13%) Derivative
10 89 (23.86%) LAN
11 87 (23.32%) Eurex
12 86 (23.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 86 (23.06%) Fixed Income
12 86 (23.06%) Equities
13 85 (22.79%) Asset Management
13 85 (22.79%) CCNP
14 84 (22.52%) Retail Banking
14 84 (22.52%) Investment Banking
15 82 (21.98%) Wealth Management
16 74 (19.84%) MPLS
17 66 (17.69%) Juniper
18 65 (17.43%) Data Centre
19 64 (17.16%) ITIL
20 63 (16.89%) OSPF
21 59 (15.82%) Wireless
22 56 (15.01%) VoIP
23 53 (14.21%) BGP
24 52 (13.94%) DNS
24 52 (13.94%) Network Security
25 51 (13.67%) CCNA

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 16 (4.29%) Skype for Business
2 15 (4.02%) IIS
3 6 (1.61%) Apache
4 5 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.07%) Documentum
6 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.63%) IaaS
4 16 (4.29%) PaaS
5 14 (3.75%) Office 365
6 13 (3.49%) SaaS
7 9 (2.41%) Bluemix
7 9 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.34%) GitHub
10 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (37.27%) Firewall
2 127 (34.05%) WAN
3 93 (24.93%) VPN
4 89 (23.86%) LAN
5 74 (19.84%) MPLS
6 63 (16.89%) OSPF
7 59 (15.82%) Wireless
8 56 (15.01%) VoIP
9 53 (14.21%) BGP
10 52 (13.94%) DNS
10 52 (13.94%) Network Security
11 50 (13.40%) TCP/IP
12 41 (10.99%) DHCP
13 40 (10.72%) IPsec
14 39 (10.46%) SSL
15 38 (10.19%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (9.38%) VLAN
17 27 (7.24%) HTTP
17 27 (7.24%) Internet
18 26 (6.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.80%) Big Data
5 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.54%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.27%) HBase
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) OLTP
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.07%) Selenium
3 4 (1.07%) Subversion
4 3 (0.80%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.80%) Xcode
5 1 (0.27%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 136 (36.46%) Finance
2 94 (25.20%) Banking
3 84 (22.52%) Investment Banking
3 84 (22.52%) Retail Banking
4 36 (9.65%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.09%) Retail
6 10 (2.68%) Marketing
7 9 (2.41%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.07%) Military
9 3 (0.80%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) International Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 2 (0.54%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (24.13%) Network Engineer
2 83 (22.25%) Architect
3 46 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
4 39 (10.46%) Network Architect
5 35 (9.38%) Analyst
6 24 (6.43%) Cloud Architect
7 22 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.09%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (4.83%) Senior Architect
10 13 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.22%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (3.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (2.95%) Network Support
12 11 (2.95%) Security Engineer
13 10 (2.68%) Consultant
13 10 (2.68%) Core Network Engineer
13 10 (2.68%) Network Security Engineer
13 10 (2.68%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (2.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.02%) .NET
3 14 (3.75%) Node.js
4 12 (3.22%) JSON
5 11 (2.95%) Web Services
6 10 (2.68%) Middleware
7 8 (2.14%) REST
8 7 (1.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.88%) HTML
9 5 (1.34%) CSS
9 5 (1.34%) WAP
10 4 (1.07%) SAML
10 4 (1.07%) XML
11 3 (0.80%) J2EE
11 3 (0.80%) OAuth
11 3 (0.80%) RESTful
11 3 (0.80%) SOAP
12 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.54%) LAMP
12 2 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.13%) Derivative
2 87 (23.32%) Eurex
3 86 (23.06%) Equities
3 86 (23.06%) Fixed Income
3 86 (23.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 65 (17.43%) Data Centre
5 21 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.09%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.22%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.22%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.41%) PKI
9 9 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.34%) Spread Betting
13 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.07%) User Experience
14 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 150 (40.21%) Linux
2 51 (13.67%) Windows
3 25 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.49%) Unix
5 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.80%) Solaris
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Debian
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.79%) Asset Management
2 82 (21.98%) Wealth Management
3 64 (17.16%) ITIL
4 50 (13.40%) Network Design
5 47 (12.60%) Load Balancing
6 45 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (8.58%) High Availability
8 30 (8.04%) Information Security
9 28 (7.51%) Project Management
10 26 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (6.43%) Network Management
12 23 (6.17%) Low Latency
12 23 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.17%) Service Delivery
13 22 (5.90%) Change Management
14 20 (5.36%) Service Design
14 20 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (5.36%) TOGAF
15 19 (5.09%) Migration
15 19 (5.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.53%) Python
2 26 (6.97%) Java
3 22 (5.90%) SQL
4 19 (5.09%) C
5 18 (4.83%) Perl
6 15 (4.02%) C#
6 15 (4.02%) C++
7 13 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.22%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.41%) PHP
10 8 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (0.80%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (28.69%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (22.79%) CCNP
3 51 (13.67%) CCNA
4 47 (12.60%) CCIE
5 46 (12.33%) Degree
6 36 (9.65%) Security Cleared
7 33 (8.85%) SC Cleared
8 19 (5.09%) CCDP
9 18 (4.83%) CCDA
10 15 (4.02%) DV Cleared
10 15 (4.02%) JNCIS
11 13 (3.49%) CISSP
11 13 (3.49%) JNCIA
11 13 (3.49%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.22%) JNCIE
13 10 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (2.41%) CISM
14 9 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (2.14%) GIAC
16 5 (1.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.95%) GDPR
3 6 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.61%) PMO
3 6 (1.61%) SLA
4 4 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.80%) QA
5 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 36 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.68%) Docker
5 8 (2.14%) Snort
6 5 (1.34%) vSphere
7 4 (1.07%) Firmware
8 3 (0.80%) KVM
8 3 (0.80%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.80%) XenApp
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.27%) HDFS
10 1 (0.27%) Varnish
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.90%) Puppet
2 14 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.41%) SCCM
3 9 (2.41%) SCOM
3 9 (2.41%) Terraform
4 7 (1.88%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.88%) Nagios
5 6 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.34%) Nessus
6 5 (1.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.34%) QRadar
6 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.80%) OpenNebula
8 3 (0.80%) SmoothWall
8 3 (0.80%) WSUS
9 2 (0.54%) Ansible
9 2 (0.54%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 147 (39.41%) Cisco
2 66 (17.69%) Juniper
3 47 (12.60%) VMware
4 40 (10.72%) Palo Alto
5 37 (9.92%) CheckPoint
5 37 (9.92%) F5
6 31 (8.31%) SolarWinds
7 26 (6.97%) Microsoft
8 21 (5.63%) HP
9 12 (3.22%) Avaya
9 12 (3.22%) Fortinet
9 12 (3.22%) Google
9 12 (3.22%) IBM
9 12 (3.22%) Oracle
10 10 (2.68%) Citrix
10 10 (2.68%) Meraki
11 8 (2.14%) Aruba
12 7 (1.88%) Dell
13 5 (1.34%) BMC
14 4 (1.07%) Tripwire