The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 100 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 10 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.59% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.28% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £65,000 - £40,052
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
Systems Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1617 1423 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.40% 96.87% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1160 1649
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,479 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in Cambridge

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
5 9 (42.86%) Information Security
5 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Product Management
7 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
8 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
8 5 (23.81%) Physics
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) Electronics
8 5 (23.81%) Automotive
8 5 (23.81%) C
8 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
8 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
8 5 (23.81%) TargetLink
8 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) Line Management
9 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
9 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) UML

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) LLVM
1 3 (14.29%) GCC
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
1 5 (23.81%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (23.81%) Physics
3 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
3 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) Product Management
5 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Line Management
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
1 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) QEMU
1 3 (14.29%) KVM