Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1185 1221
Rank change year-on-year +36 +36 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Architect 27 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 33
UK median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -32.14% +2.19%
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +36.84% -32.14% +2.19%

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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 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 +14 23 £65,000 +36.84% 5
UK excluding London +17 18 £65,000 +36.84% 4
South East +28 13 £65,000 +6.12% 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £76,250 +60.53% 1
North of England 0 5 £76,250 +60.53% 2
London - 5 £65,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (85.19%) Network Design
2 23 (85.19%) MPLS
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (81.48%) CCIE
4 21 (77.78%) WAN
4 21 (77.78%) Juniper
5 20 (74.07%) Firewall
5 20 (74.07%) Load Balancing
6 18 (66.67%) Wireless
6 18 (66.67%) CCNP
7 17 (62.96%) JNCIP
8 16 (59.26%) Palo Alto
8 16 (59.26%) CCNA
8 16 (59.26%) CCDA
9 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
9 14 (51.85%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (44.44%) Skype for Business
10 12 (44.44%) F5
10 12 (44.44%) JNCIE
10 12 (44.44%) CCDP
10 12 (44.44%) Avaya
10 12 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (37.04%) Network Security
11 10 (37.04%) CCSE
11 10 (37.04%) CCSA
12 9 (33.33%) VPN
12 9 (33.33%) VoIP
12 9 (33.33%) WLAN
12 9 (33.33%) 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 12 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) MPLS
2 21 (77.78%) WAN
3 20 (74.07%) Firewall
4 18 (66.67%) Wireless
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (37.04%) Network Security
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) OSPF
7 9 (33.33%) VoIP
7 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) WLAN
8 7 (25.93%) BGP
9 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 5 (18.52%) ATM
10 5 (18.52%) DWDM
10 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
10 5 (18.52%) Frame Relay
10 5 (18.52%) SDH
10 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (18.52%) X.25
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Network Design
2 20 (74.07%) Load Balancing
3 12 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
6 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Network Management
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCIE
3 18 (66.67%) CCNP
4 17 (62.96%) JNCIP
5 16 (59.26%) CCDA
5 16 (59.26%) CCNA
6 12 (44.44%) CCDP
6 12 (44.44%) JNCIE
7 10 (37.04%) CCSA
7 10 (37.04%) CCSE
8 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) Palo Alto
4 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
5 12 (44.44%) Avaya
5 12 (44.44%) F5