The median annual salary for a Network Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Architect
UK
Rank 819 929 916
Rank change year-on-year +110 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 38 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.019% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 38
Median salary £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -12.90% +3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in the UK

Network Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Security Architect in the UK

Network Security Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Architect over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Architect in the UK

Network Security Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +119 38 £70,000 -9.67% 1
London +81 24 £75,000 +7.14% 1
South East +62 9 £67,500 -12.90%
Berkshire +39 6 £67,500 -12.90%
Reading +32 6 £67,500 -12.90%
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 -
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Network Security 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 73 (80.22%) Cisco
2 61 (67.03%) Network Security
3 50 (54.95%) Firewall
4 38 (41.76%) Juniper
5 36 (39.56%) Data Centre
6 34 (37.36%) Palo Alto
7 32 (35.16%) WAN
8 30 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (30.77%) MPLS
10 27 (29.67%) Security Architecture
11 25 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (27.47%) Presales
12 21 (23.08%) CCIE
12 21 (23.08%) CCNP
13 20 (21.98%) VMware
14 19 (20.88%) BGP
15 18 (19.78%) CheckPoint
15 18 (19.78%) VPN
16 17 (18.68%) Network Architecture
16 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (17.58%) Meraki
18 15 (16.48%) F5
18 15 (16.48%) LAN
18 15 (16.48%) OSPF
18 15 (16.48%) Wireless
18 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
19 14 (15.38%) Project Management
19 14 (15.38%) Network Design
19 14 (15.38%) SIEM
19 14 (15.38%) Puppet

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.10%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (67.03%) Network Security
2 50 (54.95%) Firewall
3 32 (35.16%) WAN
4 28 (30.77%) MPLS
5 25 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (20.88%) BGP
7 18 (19.78%) VPN
8 15 (16.48%) LAN
8 15 (16.48%) OSPF
8 15 (16.48%) Wireless
9 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (12.09%) Multicast
11 9 (9.89%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (9.89%) VPLS
12 5 (5.49%) DNS
12 5 (5.49%) SAN
12 5 (5.49%) VLAN
13 4 (4.40%) DHCP
14 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
14 3 (3.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) REST
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
1 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) CentOS
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Security Architecture
2 25 (27.47%) Presales
3 17 (18.68%) Network Architecture
4 14 (15.38%) Network Design
4 14 (15.38%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) SIEM
5 13 (14.29%) Network Management
6 11 (12.09%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (12.09%) Performance Management
7 10 (10.99%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (9.89%) Line Management
8 9 (9.89%) Migration
9 8 (8.79%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (7.69%) Email Filtering
10 7 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.69%) Web Filtering
11 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.59%) ITIL
11 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
12 5 (5.49%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Python
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.08%) CCIE
2 21 (23.08%) CCNP
3 13 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (5.49%) CCDP
5 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) CISSP
6 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) CISA
7 2 (2.20%) CISM
7 2 (2.20%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.20%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.10%) CCSP
8 1 (1.10%) CEH
8 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.10%) ISACA
8 1 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.10%) RHCA
8 1 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) GPG13
3 1 (1.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.20%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Puppet
2 11 (12.09%) Ansible
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.30%) Nagios
5 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.10%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 73 (80.22%) Cisco
2 38 (41.76%) Juniper
3 34 (37.36%) Palo Alto
4 20 (21.98%) VMware
5 18 (19.78%) CheckPoint
6 16 (17.58%) Meraki
7 15 (16.48%) F5
8 13 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 11 (12.09%) AlgoSec
9 11 (12.09%) Splunk
10 10 (10.99%) NetApp
11 9 (9.89%) EMC
12 7 (7.69%) Arista
13 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.20%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.20%) LogRhythm
14 2 (2.20%) Proofpoint
14 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.20%) Ruckus Wireless
15 1 (1.10%) BeyondTrust
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