Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1168 1216
Rank change year-on-year +25 +48 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Architect 14 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 8
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £55,500 £53,750 £62,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - -3.57%

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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design Architect in the UK

Network Design Architect
Top 10 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 16 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 +49 12 £77,500 +14.81% 2
UK excluding London +4 10 £72,500 +7.41% 3
London - 4 £75,000 -
South West - 4 £65,000 - 2
Midlands +21 3 £80,000 +42.22%
South East +12 3 £80,000 +18.52%
West Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
Scotland - 2 £55,000 - 1
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Network Design Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Network Design Architect in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Network Design
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Line Management
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) NsoIT
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Tufin
7 3 (21.43%) Fortinet

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) SSL
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
General
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) NsoIT
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Software Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCDP
2 3 (21.43%) CCSE
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) IISP
2 3 (21.43%) ISSAP
2 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) Tufin
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds