Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Design Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1209 1246
Rank change year-on-year +43 +37 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Architect 23 10 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 61
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -3.57% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Network Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Design Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Architect in the UK

Network Design Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Design Architect in the UK

Network Design Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design Architect over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design Architect in the UK

Network Design Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +59 21 £67,500 - 1
UK excluding London +43 18 £67,500 - 1
South East +51 15 £67,500 -
North of England +12 3 £70,000 -3.45% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £70,000 -3.45% 1
London -2 3 £65,000 -3.70%

Network Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Design Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Design Architect in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) Network Design
3 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 19 (82.61%) CCIE
5 17 (73.91%) CCNP
6 14 (60.87%) OSPF
7 13 (56.52%) BGP
8 12 (52.17%) MPLS
9 11 (47.83%) WAN
9 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
10 10 (43.48%) Juniper
10 10 (43.48%) Multicast
11 9 (39.13%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (39.13%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
11 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (39.13%) IGMP
11 9 (39.13%) Wireless
12 8 (34.78%) JNCIP
13 7 (30.43%) CCNA
13 7 (30.43%) CCDA
13 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
13 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
14 6 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (26.09%) VoIP
14 6 (26.09%) WLAN
14 6 (26.09%) LAN

Network Design Architect Skill Set
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 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) BGP
4 12 (52.17%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
6 10 (43.48%) Multicast
7 9 (39.13%) IGMP
7 9 (39.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (39.13%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) Network Security
8 6 (26.09%) VoIP
8 6 (26.09%) WLAN
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) ATM
10 3 (13.04%) Frame Relay
10 3 (13.04%) IPsec
10 3 (13.04%) SDH
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Network Design
2 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
3 9 (39.13%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) CCIE
3 17 (73.91%) CCNP
4 8 (34.78%) JNCIP
5 7 (30.43%) CCDA
5 7 (30.43%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) CCDP
6 5 (21.74%) CCSA
6 5 (21.74%) CCSE
6 5 (21.74%) JNCIE
7 3 (13.04%) CCDE
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) Avaya
5 5 (21.74%) F5