The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 186 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £29,750 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -6.81%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3354 3114 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.68% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2679 2679 2616
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Network Architecture Salary Trend in Manchester

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) CCIP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) OSPF
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Multicast
4 1 (7.69%) IKE
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPv4
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) BGP-4
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) IP Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) CCIP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya