Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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

Network Infrastructure Architect
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1161 1222
Rank change year-on-year +8 +61 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 31 86 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.045% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.047% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 59
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £38,000 £62,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £83,125 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% +3.68%

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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Network Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Network Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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 -6 28 £60,000 -14.29% 2
London -14 17 £65,000 -7.14%
UK excluding London +20 11 £60,000 -14.29% 3
South East +44 3 £62,500 -13.79% 1
East of England +6 2 £75,000 -6.25%
North of England 0 2 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £60,000 -14.29% 1
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £56,250 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Network Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 10 (32.26%) SAN
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Presales
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) Information Security
8 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
8 6 (19.35%) NAS
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
9 5 (16.13%) Aruba
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
9 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) Dell
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.13%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (16.13%) High Availability

Network Infrastructure 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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) NAS
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
5 5 (16.13%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
7 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
7 3 (9.68%) DHCP
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Skype
7 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Riak
2 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
1 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
2 7 (22.58%) Presales
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
5 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Network Management
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CITP
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCDE
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Aruba
4 5 (16.13%) Dell
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) BMC
6 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.45%) Meraki
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix