The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 113 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
Network Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 1 £47,500 -29.62%
Crewe - 1 £75,000 -
Network Architect
North West

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) CCTV
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp