The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 170 204 217
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 16 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 14
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3207 4678 5136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 94.62% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3815 3811
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +22 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Reading +30 6 £67,500 -5.26%
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (42.42%) CCIE
4 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
6 10 (30.30%) CCIP
6 10 (30.30%) Juniper
6 10 (30.30%) MPLS
6 10 (30.30%) Network Design
6 10 (30.30%) JNCIP
6 10 (30.30%) JNCIE
6 10 (30.30%) Network Security
7 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
8 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (15.15%) Value-Added Service
10 4 (12.12%) 4G
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) 3G
11 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
12 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
12 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
12 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
12 2 (6.06%) VMware
12 2 (6.06%) DNS

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) MPLS
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.15%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (12.12%) 3G
5 4 (12.12%) 4G
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.03%) MVNO
7 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Design
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) CMMI
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.03%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Presales
5 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CCIE
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCIP
3 10 (30.30%) JNCIE
3 10 (30.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Juniper
3 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp