The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 196 194 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 19 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 4
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
Network Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 9 £70,000 +9.37%
Slough -6 4 - -
Bracknell +18 1 £81,500 -
Maidenhead +10 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Newbury +9 1 £77,500 +40.90%
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (50.00%) Firewall
4 24 (48.00%) Juniper
5 21 (42.00%) CCNP
6 19 (38.00%) F5
7 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
7 17 (34.00%) MPLS
8 16 (32.00%) LAN
9 15 (30.00%) Network Design
10 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) WAN
11 13 (26.00%) ITIL
12 12 (24.00%) BGP
12 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (22.00%) OSPF
13 11 (22.00%) CCIE
14 10 (20.00%) VMware
14 10 (20.00%) Network Security
15 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (18.00%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (16.00%) Finance
16 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
16 8 (16.00%) Internet
17 7 (14.00%) DNS
17 7 (14.00%) VLAN
17 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (34.00%) MPLS
3 16 (32.00%) LAN
4 13 (26.00%) WAN
5 12 (24.00%) BGP
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.00%) OSPF
7 10 (20.00%) Network Security
8 9 (18.00%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (16.00%) Internet
10 7 (14.00%) DNS
10 7 (14.00%) VLAN
11 6 (12.00%) VPN
11 6 (12.00%) Broadband
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.00%) IOS XR
12 5 (10.00%) NX-OS
12 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Network Design
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Logistics
8 1 (2.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Business Development
8 1 (2.00%) Product Management
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (4.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.00%) CCNP
3 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) CCIE
5 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) CCNA
6 6 (12.00%) CCDP
7 5 (10.00%) CISSP
7 5 (10.00%) CCVP
8 4 (8.00%) JNCIP
8 4 (8.00%) JNCIE
8 4 (8.00%) Degree
8 4 (8.00%) CCDA
8 4 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Juniper
3 19 (38.00%) F5
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Avaya
7 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Nokia