The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 128 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 21 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 0.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 0
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £68,500 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year
+14.16% +7.14%
Network Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2372 2301 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.45% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1749 1668
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 31 (59.62%) Firewall
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 29 (55.77%) Network Design
3 26 (50.00%) Wireless
4 25 (48.08%) F5
5 23 (44.23%) Juniper
6 22 (42.31%) Telecoms
6 22 (42.31%) Network Security
6 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
6 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
7 21 (40.38%) IPv6
7 21 (40.38%) ITIL
8 19 (36.54%) Finance
8 19 (36.54%) Network Architecture
9 16 (30.77%) SWOT Analysis
9 16 (30.77%) LTE
9 16 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
9 16 (30.77%) Economics
9 16 (30.77%) 3GPP
9 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (28.85%) CCIE
10 15 (28.85%) CCNP
11 13 (25.00%) MPLS
12 10 (19.23%) Marketing
13 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (13.46%) OSPF
14 7 (13.46%) BGP
14 7 (13.46%) CCDP
15 6 (11.54%) CISSP
15 6 (11.54%) JNCIE

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 26 (50.00%) Wireless
3 22 (42.31%) Network Security
4 21 (40.38%) IPv6
5 16 (30.77%) LTE
5 16 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
5 16 (30.77%) 3GPP
6 13 (25.00%) MPLS
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (13.46%) OSPF
8 7 (13.46%) BGP
9 5 (9.62%) IPv4
9 5 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.77%) WAN
10 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.77%) LAN
11 2 (3.85%) SDH
11 2 (3.85%) ISDN
11 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
General
1 22 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Network Design
2 21 (40.38%) ITIL
3 19 (36.54%) Network Architecture
4 16 (30.77%) SWOT Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) SIEM
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (28.85%) CCIE
3 15 (28.85%) CCNP
4 7 (13.46%) CCDP
5 6 (11.54%) CISSP
5 6 (11.54%) JNCIE
6 5 (9.62%) CCIP
7 1 (1.92%) NCDA
7 1 (1.92%) NCIE
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) F5
3 23 (44.23%) Juniper
4 5 (9.62%) BMC
4 5 (9.62%) SevOne
4 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
6 2 (3.85%) Ciena
7 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.92%) Aruba
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Nortel
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint