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

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

Network Security Architect
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 894 934
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 19 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 36
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £66,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.66% +20.45%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +43 19 £70,000 - 2
London +15 7 £100,000 +35.59% 1
East of England +4 5 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £57,500 -
North West - 5 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
South East +43 1 £90,000 +30.90%
Berkshire +32 1 £90,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £90,000 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 42 (73.68%) Cisco
2 34 (59.65%) Network Security
3 30 (52.63%) WAN
4 29 (50.88%) Data Centre
5 27 (47.37%) Firewall
6 26 (45.61%) MPLS
7 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (42.11%) Palo Alto
8 22 (38.60%) CCNP
9 19 (33.33%) CCIE
9 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 19 (33.33%) LAN
9 19 (33.33%) Presales
10 18 (31.58%) Juniper
10 18 (31.58%) BGP
11 17 (29.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (24.56%) F5
12 14 (24.56%) VPN
13 13 (22.81%) OSPF
13 13 (22.81%) Meraki
14 12 (21.05%) Network Management
14 12 (21.05%) Security Architecture
14 12 (21.05%) Wireless
15 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (17.54%) Puppet
16 10 (17.54%) Network Design
16 10 (17.54%) CISSP
16 10 (17.54%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
17 9 (15.79%) Arista

Network Security 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 2 (3.51%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (59.65%) Network Security
2 30 (52.63%) WAN
3 27 (47.37%) Firewall
4 26 (45.61%) MPLS
5 19 (33.33%) LAN
6 18 (31.58%) BGP
7 17 (29.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (24.56%) VPN
9 13 (22.81%) OSPF
10 12 (21.05%) Wireless
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (15.79%) VPLS
13 8 (14.04%) Multicast
14 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
14 5 (8.77%) GLBP
14 5 (8.77%) HTTP
14 5 (8.77%) IGRP
14 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Presales
2 12 (21.05%) Network Management
2 12 (21.05%) Security Architecture
3 10 (17.54%) Network Design
4 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) IT Strategy
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
5 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.77%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.77%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNP
3 19 (33.33%) CCIE
4 10 (17.54%) CISSP
5 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 5 (8.77%) CISM
7 4 (7.02%) CCIE Security
7 4 (7.02%) CCSE
7 4 (7.02%) CCSM
7 4 (7.02%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (7.02%) CISA
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) CCNA
9 1 (1.75%) CCSP
9 1 (1.75%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (7.02%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (12.28%) Ansible
4 3 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) Palo Alto
3 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 18 (31.58%) Juniper
5 14 (24.56%) F5
6 13 (22.81%) Meraki
7 9 (15.79%) Arista
7 9 (15.79%) EMC
7 9 (15.79%) NetApp
7 9 (15.79%) VMware
8 7 (12.28%) AlgoSec
8 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
8 7 (12.28%) Splunk
9 5 (8.77%) Citrix
9 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.75%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.75%) Ruckus Wireless
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