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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 188 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.23% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3409 2980 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.63% 78.17% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 2553 2721
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) CCIP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) OSPF
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (25.00%) CCIP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) F5