The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 128 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.60% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2319 2002 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.17% 94.26% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1604 1959
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Network Architect
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) F5
3 21 (58.33%) Juniper
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 17 (47.22%) ITIL
6 17 (47.22%) Network Design
6 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
7 14 (38.89%) Firewall
7 14 (38.89%) CCNP
8 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
9 10 (27.78%) Network Security
10 9 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (22.22%) Wireless
11 8 (22.22%) WAN
12 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
12 7 (19.44%) MPLS
12 7 (19.44%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) Economics
13 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 6 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
13 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
13 6 (16.67%) LAN
13 6 (16.67%) 3GPP
13 6 (16.67%) IPv6
13 6 (16.67%) CCIE
13 6 (16.67%) LTE
13 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (13.89%) ATM

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) Network Security
3 8 (22.22%) Wireless
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
4 7 (19.44%) MPLS
5 6 (16.67%) IPv6
5 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 6 (16.67%) LTE
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.89%) ATM
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) VLAN
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
8 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.56%) IGRP
8 2 (5.56%) FWSM
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Marketing
3 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Economics
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Network Design
3 6 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Product Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Network Management
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 14 (38.89%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) CCDP
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) F5
3 21 (58.33%) Juniper
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Websense
7 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.78%) MobileIron