Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Architect was £76,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Senior Network Architect
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1149 1234
Rank change year-on-year +24 +85 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Architect 32 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 39
UK median annual salary £76,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £60,500 £37,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £94,750 £93,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £48,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -25.00% -7.14%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Architect in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Architect in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Architect in the UK

Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +15 30 £75,000 +7.14% 11
UK excluding London +31 24 £75,000 +53.85% 9
South East +25 14 £75,000 +87.50% 2
North of England +18 10 £73,250 +27.39% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £76,500 - 2
London +12 5 £77,500 +3.33% 2
Midlands +19 4 £75,000 - 3
West Midlands +10 4 £75,000 - 3
South West - 2 £77,500 -
North West -3 1 £55,000 -4.35%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in the job title.

1 24 (75.00%) MPLS
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 21 (65.63%) LAN
3 17 (53.13%) WLAN
4 15 (46.88%) CCIE
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (43.75%) Network Design
6 13 (40.63%) VoIP
7 12 (37.50%) Juniper
7 12 (37.50%) Network Architecture
8 11 (34.38%) Network Security
8 11 (34.38%) Wireless
9 10 (31.25%) Firewall
10 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
11 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 8 (25.00%) VPN
12 6 (18.75%) SLA
12 6 (18.75%) SDH
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) ATM
12 6 (18.75%) Frame Relay
12 6 (18.75%) OSPF
12 6 (18.75%) BGP
12 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
12 6 (18.75%) X.25
12 6 (18.75%) DWDM
12 6 (18.75%) JNCIP
12 6 (18.75%) JNCIE

Senior Network 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 (6.25%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) MPLS
2 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
3 17 (53.13%) WLAN
4 13 (40.63%) VoIP
5 11 (34.38%) Network Security
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) ATM
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
9 6 (18.75%) DWDM
9 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 6 (18.75%) Frame Relay
9 6 (18.75%) OSPF
9 6 (18.75%) SDH
9 6 (18.75%) X.25
9 6 (18.75%) xDSL
10 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Network Design
2 12 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.25%) Presales
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Statistics
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) CCIE
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCDE
2 6 (18.75%) JNCIE
2 6 (18.75%) JNCIP
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) BroadSoft
4 1 (3.13%) GENBAND
4 1 (3.13%) Huawei
4 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.13%) Sonus