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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 246 231 256
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 6 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.15% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,340
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.60%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Cheshire +3 3 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester -18 3 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) RTP
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Kamailio
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) RTP
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) PSTN
5 1 (9.09%) RIP
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Kamailio
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago