The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 779 791 760
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 87 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 81
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £52,500 £57,750
% change year-on-year
-16.19% -9.09%
Systems Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in England

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in England

Systems Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London +7 34 £80,000 +29.03% 3
Yorkshire +20 21 £42,500 -37.03%
South East -4 16 £35,000 -33.33% 3
South West -17 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +3 5 £100,000 +95.12%
North West +6 2 - - 1
West Midlands -31 2 £50,000 -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 41 (26.97%) Technical Architecture
3 35 (23.03%) Java
4 28 (18.42%) Pega
4 28 (18.42%) Degree
4 28 (18.42%) Linux
5 27 (17.76%) SOA
6 26 (17.11%) Project Management
7 24 (15.79%) Windows
8 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.13%) TOGAF
8 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.16%) CRM
10 19 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 18 (11.84%) ITIL
12 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
12 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 16 (10.53%) .NET
13 16 (10.53%) UML
13 16 (10.53%) VMware
14 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (9.21%) Firewall
15 14 (9.21%) WAN
15 14 (9.21%) Perl
15 14 (9.21%) Oracle
16 13 (8.55%) Internet
16 13 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
16 13 (8.55%) QA

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) CMS
2 2 (1.32%) TPMS
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.66%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.63%) IaaS
3 3 (1.97%) SaaS
3 3 (1.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) WAN
1 14 (9.21%) Firewall
2 13 (8.55%) Internet
3 9 (5.92%) SAN
4 8 (5.26%) LDAP
4 8 (5.26%) Network Security
5 6 (3.95%) LAN
5 6 (3.95%) SMTP
5 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.29%) DNS
7 4 (2.63%) Wireless
8 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.66%) SSL
9 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) MySQL
3 4 (2.63%) DB2
3 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) OLTP
6 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
1 4 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.66%) Rational Rose
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.95%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Marketing
4 5 (3.29%) French Language
4 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.29%) Electronics
5 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) J2EE
2 7 (4.61%) Web Services
3 6 (3.95%) XML
3 6 (3.95%) CSS
3 6 (3.95%) JSP
3 6 (3.95%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) EJB
4 4 (2.63%) Servlets
4 4 (2.63%) SOAP
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (1.97%) WebCenter
5 3 (1.97%) REST
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.66%) JSON
7 1 (0.66%) RESTful
7 1 (0.66%) XSD
7 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.92%) Derivative
5 8 (5.26%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.32%) Open Source
8 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 2 (1.32%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) GIS
8 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) CESG
8 2 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.32%) BBC
8 2 (1.32%) EMV
9 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) Windows
3 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.95%) UNIX
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.63%) CentOS
6 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.97%) Technical Architecture
2 27 (17.76%) SOA
3 26 (17.11%) Project Management
4 23 (15.13%) TOGAF
4 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.16%) CRM
6 18 (11.84%) ITIL
7 16 (10.53%) UML
7 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
9 11 (7.24%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.58%) Information Security
10 10 (6.58%) Product Management
11 9 (5.92%) OO
12 8 (5.26%) Requirements Management
13 7 (4.61%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.61%) Scrum
13 7 (4.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.03%) Java
2 14 (9.21%) Perl
3 12 (7.89%) SQL
4 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.29%) C#
7 5 (3.29%) PHP
7 5 (3.29%) Python
8 4 (2.63%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (18.42%) Degree
2 19 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) Postgraduate
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.29%) VCP5
6 4 (2.63%) ISEB
7 3 (1.97%) GIAC
7 3 (1.97%) CITP
8 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
3 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Firmware
4 4 (2.63%) Squid
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) collectd
2 2 (1.32%) Nagios
2 2 (1.32%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.32%) Munin
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Pega
2 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.53%) VMware
4 14 (9.21%) Oracle
5 9 (5.92%) Cisco
6 8 (5.26%) Juniper
6 8 (5.26%) CommVault
6 8 (5.26%) Veeam
7 7 (4.61%) IBM
8 5 (3.29%) Dell
9 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) Avaya
10 2 (1.32%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.32%) Nokia
10 2 (1.32%) Siemens
10 2 (1.32%) HP
10 2 (1.32%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.32%) BT
11 1 (0.66%) NetApp
11 1 (0.66%) Northgate
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