Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 273 280
Rank change year-on-year +35 +7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 18 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 54
Berkshire median annual salary £66,250 £69,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.99% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £53,750 £39,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -2.31% -3.70% +6.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Berkshire

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in Berkshire

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in Berkshire

Network Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 7 £80,000 +23.08%
Slough -2 2 £67,500 -19.40% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £72,500 -
Newbury - 2 £57,500 -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 13 (72.22%) CCIE
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (55.56%) OSPF
7 9 (50.00%) BGP
7 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (50.00%) IPsec
7 9 (50.00%) F5
8 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
8 8 (44.44%) Presales
8 8 (44.44%) VMware
8 8 (44.44%) Network Design
9 7 (38.89%) MPLS
9 7 (38.89%) DNS
9 7 (38.89%) CCNP
9 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team Management
9 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
10 6 (33.33%) VXLAN
10 6 (33.33%) VLAN
10 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
10 6 (33.33%) SMTP
10 6 (33.33%) FTP
10 6 (33.33%) HTTP

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (55.56%) OSPF
4 9 (50.00%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) MPLS
6 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 6 (33.33%) FTP
6 6 (33.33%) HTTP
6 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
6 6 (33.33%) IGRP
6 6 (33.33%) SMTP
6 6 (33.33%) VLAN
6 6 (33.33%) VXLAN
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) Multicast
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Design
1 8 (44.44%) Presales
2 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team Management
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) DoDAF
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) SABSA
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (72.22%) CCIE
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) JNCIE
4 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 2 (11.11%) CCDA
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) CCIP
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Juniper
3 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat