The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 179 178 173
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.100% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £57,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3851 3665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.97% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3131 3341 3233
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Architect
North West

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) BCP
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) BGP-4
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) IKE
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) BGP-4
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) IKE
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) IPv4
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) BCP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) F5