The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 185 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.089% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.027% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -9.80%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3206 3748 4106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.17% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2663 3105 3555
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Network Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) CCSE
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) CCSP
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) CISSP
6 2 (28.57%) WLAN
6 2 (28.57%) CCDA
7 1 (14.29%) CCDP
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) CCIE
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 1 (14.29%) Huawei
7 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (14.29%) Degree

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) CCDA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSP
6 1 (14.29%) CCIE
6 1 (14.29%) CCDP
6 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed