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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 121 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 22 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 5
Average salary £66,500 £57,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,550 £53,500 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,400 £59,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
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 £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 May 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) Firewall
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (50.00%) Juniper
5 14 (43.75%) F5
6 13 (40.63%) ITIL
7 11 (34.38%) LAN
7 11 (34.38%) CCNP
7 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Network Security
9 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) MPLS
9 9 (28.13%) Network Design
10 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 8 (25.00%) Wireless
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (21.88%) DNS
11 7 (21.88%) CISSP
12 6 (18.75%) WAN
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) Perl
13 5 (15.63%) CCDP
13 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
13 5 (15.63%) Internet
13 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 5 (15.63%) VPN
13 5 (15.63%) Project Management

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security
4 9 (28.13%) MPLS
5 8 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (21.88%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) Internet
8 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
9 4 (12.50%) Junos
9 4 (12.50%) FWSM
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.50%) Unicast
9 4 (12.50%) VLAN
9 4 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Network Design
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCNP
2 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) CCNA
5 7 (21.88%) CISSP
6 5 (15.63%) CCDP
7 4 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (12.50%) SSCP
7 4 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (12.50%) CCDA
7 4 (12.50%) CCIE
7 4 (12.50%) CCSP
8 3 (9.38%) CCVP
9 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
9 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
10 1 (3.13%) CISA
10 1 (3.13%) CISM
10 1 (3.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) Juniper
3 14 (43.75%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya