The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 237 232 267
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.061% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.064% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Network Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Manchester - 6 £68,500 -
Cheshire +1 4 £67,500 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) Juniper
2 18 (66.67%) F5
3 17 (62.96%) Wireless
4 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) Firewall
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 13 (48.15%) Network Design
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) CCDP
9 5 (18.52%) CCIE
9 5 (18.52%) CCNP
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
9 5 (18.52%) JNCIP
10 4 (14.81%) FMCG
10 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.81%) WAAS
10 4 (14.81%) Ipanema Technologies
10 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (14.81%) ERP
10 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
10 4 (14.81%) SAP
10 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (11.11%) Degree

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (62.96%) Wireless
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (14.81%) WAAS
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
1 13 (48.15%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) CCDP
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIP
4 5 (18.52%) CCIE
4 5 (18.52%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) Juniper
2 18 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) Ipanema Technologies
3 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
3 4 (14.81%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) VMware