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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 127 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 6 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 9
Average salary £77,500 £66,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.54% +15.65%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
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
1799 2356 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.42% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1611 1699
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Presales
4 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
4 8 (53.33%) F5
4 8 (53.33%) CCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCNP
4 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) CCDP
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 7 (46.67%) Network Design
6 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Radware
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) Network Design
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Process Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCDP
1 8 (53.33%) CCIE
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCDA
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) CCSA
2 3 (20.00%) CCSE
2 3 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CFEngine
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Radware
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk