The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 113 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.66% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Network Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1320 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.56% 81.33% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 997 1310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Architecture Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Network Architecture Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Network Architecture
North West

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) RIP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) IGRP
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (20.00%) Information Security
7 3 (20.00%) Legal

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) RIP
2 7 (46.67%) OSPF
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) IGRP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 5 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Dell