Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 284 246
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Architect 27 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.027% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.027% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 21
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +12.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7674 7304 7238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6364 6273 6031
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Manchester

Network Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Network Architect in Manchester

Network Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Architect in Manchester

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Network Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Juniper
3 18 (66.67%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) LAN
5 13 (48.15%) VPN
5 13 (48.15%) MPLS
5 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) Network Security
6 11 (40.74%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (40.74%) VPLS
6 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
6 11 (40.74%) Information Security
6 11 (40.74%) OSPF
6 11 (40.74%) BGP
6 11 (40.74%) EIGRP
6 11 (40.74%) DMZ
6 11 (40.74%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) Service Management
7 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (37.04%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (37.04%) TOGAF
7 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
7 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (33.33%) Google
8 9 (33.33%) Office 365
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (33.33%) SAS
9 8 (29.63%) CCIE
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) LAN
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) MPLS
3 13 (48.15%) Network Security
3 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 11 (40.74%) BGP
4 11 (40.74%) DMZ
4 11 (40.74%) EIGRP
4 11 (40.74%) OSPF
4 11 (40.74%) VoIP
4 11 (40.74%) VPLS
5 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (7.41%) DAB
9 2 (7.41%) DHCP
9 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (7.41%) VLAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) FlexPod
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
1 11 (40.74%) WAN Optimisation
2 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
2 10 (37.04%) Service Management
2 10 (37.04%) TOGAF
2 10 (37.04%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Presales
5 4 (14.81%) Network Design
6 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCIE
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE Security
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) CCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCSM
2 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Juniper
3 9 (33.33%) Google
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 6 (22.22%) F5
6 5 (18.52%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.41%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) Riverbed