The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / North West
Rank 247 233 242
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 2 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.088% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.10% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Median salary £90,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +89.47% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5552 4995 5843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.38% 87.86% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4608 4156 4703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Network Architecture 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 2 £90,000 +89.47%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Business Development
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 9 (69.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 9 (69.23%) Time Management
2 9 (69.23%) Information Assurance
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Data Security
2 9 (69.23%) Security Management
2 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) Legal
2 9 (69.23%) C

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GoCD
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
1 9 (69.23%) Legal
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
1 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Business Development
2 9 (69.23%) Data Security
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Information Assurance
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
2 9 (69.23%) Security Management
2 9 (69.23%) Time Management
2 9 (69.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec