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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 186 207 207
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 29 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 6
Average salary £66,500 £57,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,400 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,800 £62,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 21 £66,500 +15.65%
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (91.11%) Cisco
2 26 (57.78%) Firewall
3 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (44.44%) Juniper
5 17 (37.78%) F5
6 16 (35.56%) CCNP
7 15 (33.33%) ITIL
7 15 (33.33%) MPLS
8 14 (31.11%) Network Security
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 12 (26.67%) Network Design
10 12 (26.67%) LAN
11 10 (22.22%) WAN
11 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 10 (22.22%) CISSP
11 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (20.00%) Wireless
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) CCIE
13 8 (17.78%) CCNA
13 8 (17.78%) Internet
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (15.56%) DNS
14 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.33%) VPN
15 6 (13.33%) IBM
15 6 (13.33%) Broadband
15 6 (13.33%) Linux

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 15 (33.33%) MPLS
3 14 (31.11%) Network Security
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (26.67%) LAN
6 10 (22.22%) WAN
7 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (20.00%) Wireless
8 8 (17.78%) Internet
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
10 6 (13.33%) VPN
10 6 (13.33%) Broadband
10 6 (13.33%) OSPF
11 5 (11.11%) VLAN
11 5 (11.11%) BGP
11 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.11%) IOS XR
11 5 (11.11%) NX-OS
12 4 (8.89%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Network Design
3 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Product Management
7 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.22%) SIEM
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) CISSP
4 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.00%) CCIE
6 8 (17.78%) CCNA
7 5 (11.11%) CCVP
7 5 (11.11%) CCDP
8 4 (8.89%) CCDA
8 4 (8.89%) CCSP
8 4 (8.89%) SSCP
8 4 (8.89%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (8.89%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (8.89%) JNCIP
8 4 (8.89%) JNCIE
9 3 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (4.44%) CISA
10 2 (4.44%) CISM
11 1 (2.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) Juniper
3 17 (37.78%) F5
4 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) Intel
6 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.67%) VMware
8 2 (4.44%) Avaya
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Nokia
8 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.22%) CA