The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 105 131 133
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 6 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Median salary £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.78%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Network Architect in Reading

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) 3G
2 2 (20.00%) 4G
2 2 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) CMMI
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (10.00%) DevOps
1 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) SDLC
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto