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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 127 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 14 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.84% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.92% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 0
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
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 £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (67.39%) Firewall
2 30 (65.22%) Cisco
3 27 (58.70%) Network Design
4 24 (52.17%) Wireless
5 23 (50.00%) F5
6 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (43.48%) Juniper
7 19 (41.30%) ITIL
8 18 (39.13%) Network Security
9 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
10 16 (34.78%) Finance
10 16 (34.78%) CCNP
10 16 (34.78%) IPv6
11 14 (30.43%) Network Architecture
11 14 (30.43%) CCIE
12 13 (28.26%) MPLS
13 11 (23.91%) SWOT Analysis
13 11 (23.91%) LTE
13 11 (23.91%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (23.91%) Economics
13 11 (23.91%) 3GPP
14 8 (17.39%) CISSP
15 7 (15.22%) CCDP
15 7 (15.22%) OSPF
15 7 (15.22%) BGP
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (13.04%) Project Management

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 24 (52.17%) Wireless
3 18 (39.13%) Network Security
4 16 (34.78%) IPv6
5 13 (28.26%) MPLS
6 11 (23.91%) LTE
6 11 (23.91%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (23.91%) 3GPP
7 7 (15.22%) OSPF
7 7 (15.22%) BGP
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.87%) IPv4
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.52%) LAN
10 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (4.35%) DWDM
General
1 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Economics
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Network Design
2 19 (41.30%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Network Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) SWOT Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) SIEM
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.17%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (34.78%) CCNP
4 14 (30.43%) CCIE
5 8 (17.39%) CISSP
6 7 (15.22%) CCDP
7 6 (13.04%) JNCIE
8 5 (10.87%) CCIP
9 2 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (4.35%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (4.35%) CCNA
9 2 (4.35%) SSCP
9 2 (4.35%) CCSP
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Cisco
2 23 (50.00%) F5
3 20 (43.48%) Juniper
4 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
4 5 (10.87%) BMC
4 5 (10.87%) SevOne
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Ciena
6 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.35%) Brocade
6 2 (4.35%) Intel
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Nortel
7 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
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