The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 242 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 11 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.17% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -21.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £29,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £61,350 £77,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
Network Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Network Architecture Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -3 8 £62,500 +78.57% 3
Cheshire - 2 £30,750 -
Merseyside +13 1 £45,000 -11.76%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) WAN
3 16 (57.14%) LAN
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (50.00%) BGP
6 13 (46.43%) Firewall
7 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
8 10 (35.71%) Wireless
8 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 10 (35.71%) OSPF
8 10 (35.71%) Windows
9 9 (32.14%) CCNP
9 9 (32.14%) Migration
10 8 (28.57%) ITIL
11 7 (25.00%) VPN
11 7 (25.00%) DNS
11 7 (25.00%) DHCP
11 7 (25.00%) RIP
11 7 (25.00%) CCNA
11 7 (25.00%) MPLS
11 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (25.00%) Network Security
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (21.43%) CCIE
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
13 5 (17.86%) Juniper
13 5 (17.86%) HP
13 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (17.86%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) WAN
2 16 (57.14%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) BGP
4 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) Wireless
5 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 10 (35.71%) OSPF
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) RIP
6 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (14.29%) IGRP
9 4 (14.29%) NX-OS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 4 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) CCIE
5 4 (14.29%) CCDA
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) NCDA
7 2 (7.14%) GCIH
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
5 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) Meru Networks
6 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: HIGHLY attractive/competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: circa £37,000 to £40,000 + benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago