Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1160 1268
Rank change year-on-year -12 +108 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Architect 10 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 27
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% - -5.59%
10th Percentile £55,625 £46,250 £53,950
90th Percentile £76,875 £76,250 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £68,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -0.74% -4.90%

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 169,137 170,894 196,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.22% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 136,840 139,688 164,923
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design Architect in the UK

Network Design Architect
Top 7 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 17 July 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 +5 10 £65,000 -3.70% 1
UK excluding London -16 7 £60,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +24 5 £60,000 +26.32%
North of England +14 5 £60,000 +26.32%
London +21 3 £75,000 +11.11% 1
South East -11 1 £65,000 -3.70%
South West - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 10 (100.00%) Network Design
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Local Government
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Network Management
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Service Design
7 2 (20.00%) Capita
7 2 (20.00%) Brocade
7 2 (20.00%) CCIE
8 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Broadband
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed