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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 792 850 832
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 117 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.080% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.082% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 104 69 77
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,000 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +33 45 £75,000 -6.25% 4
South East +32 33 £62,500 -7.40% 2
Yorkshire +4 11 £50,000 +15.60% 1
East of England -4 8 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
North West - 6 £62,500 - 2
South West -18 5 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -12 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (24.09%) Linux
2 50 (22.73%) Degree
3 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (20.45%) Windows
5 43 (19.55%) Finance
6 41 (18.64%) Java
7 32 (14.55%) Management Information System
8 30 (13.64%) .NET
9 27 (12.27%) Internet
9 27 (12.27%) Data Centre
10 26 (11.82%) Data Architecture
10 26 (11.82%) C#
11 25 (11.36%) Oracle
11 25 (11.36%) Unix
12 24 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
12 24 (10.91%) SQL
13 23 (10.45%) Web Services
13 23 (10.45%) Business Analysis
14 22 (10.00%) Scrum
14 22 (10.00%) Python
15 20 (9.09%) C
15 20 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
16 19 (8.64%) C++
16 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
17 18 (8.18%) OO
17 18 (8.18%) IIS
17 18 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (8.18%) IIS
2 9 (4.09%) TPMS
3 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.36%) CMS
6 3 (1.36%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.91%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Office
2 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.64%) SaaS
4 5 (2.27%) IaaS
5 4 (1.82%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.27%) Internet
2 15 (6.82%) DNS
3 11 (5.00%) LAN
3 11 (5.00%) WAN
4 8 (3.64%) Firewall
5 7 (3.18%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (3.18%) SNMP
6 5 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.82%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.82%) Wireless
8 3 (1.36%) DHCP
8 3 (1.36%) DLNA
8 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.36%) UPnP
8 3 (1.36%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.91%) IPv6
9 2 (0.91%) OSPF
9 2 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.27%) Big Data
9 4 (1.82%) DB2
9 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.91%) Mahout
11 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.91%) Ant
3 2 (0.91%) JIRA
3 2 (0.91%) Subversion
3 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.45%) MSTest
4 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (19.55%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.73%) Retail
4 15 (6.82%) Marketing
5 12 (5.45%) Military
6 5 (2.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.36%) Automotive
7 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) French Language
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Front Office
8 2 (0.91%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.64%) .NET
2 23 (10.45%) Web Services
3 14 (6.36%) XML
4 13 (5.91%) CSS
4 13 (5.91%) HTML
5 12 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.09%) JSON
6 9 (4.09%) REST
7 8 (3.64%) J2EE
8 7 (3.18%) Java EE
8 7 (3.18%) RESTful
8 7 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.82%) EJB
9 4 (1.82%) HTML5
9 4 (1.82%) jQuery
9 4 (1.82%) JSP
9 4 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.27%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.36%) Data Integration
5 12 (5.45%) N-Tier
6 11 (5.00%) Internet of Things
7 9 (4.09%) Credit Risk
8 8 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (3.18%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.82%) User Experience
12 3 (1.36%) Clustering
12 3 (1.36%) Contract for Difference
12 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.36%) Physics
12 3 (1.36%) Tandem
13 2 (0.91%) CMDB
13 2 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.09%) Linux
2 45 (20.45%) Windows
3 25 (11.36%) Unix
4 11 (5.00%) Solaris
5 10 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.09%) Android
6 9 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.82%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.91%) AIX
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.82%) Data Architecture
3 24 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
4 23 (10.45%) Business Analysis
5 22 (10.00%) Scrum
6 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
7 18 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (8.18%) OO
8 17 (7.73%) SDLC
8 17 (7.73%) TOGAF
9 16 (7.27%) ERP
9 16 (7.27%) OOD
9 16 (7.27%) UML
10 14 (6.36%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.91%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.91%) DevOps
11 13 (5.91%) ETL
11 13 (5.91%) SOA
12 12 (5.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.64%) Java
2 26 (11.82%) C#
3 24 (10.91%) SQL
4 22 (10.00%) Python
5 20 (9.09%) C
6 19 (8.64%) C++
7 16 (7.27%) Perl
8 15 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.45%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.09%) Ruby
10 9 (4.09%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.36%) PHP
14 2 (0.91%) R
14 2 (0.91%) Tcl
15 1 (0.45%) Clojure
15 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (22.73%) Degree
2 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SEPA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Hyper-V
1 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.27%) vSphere
4 4 (1.82%) Docker
5 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.91%) Xen
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) SCCM
2 9 (4.09%) Nagios
3 7 (3.18%) OpenNMS
4 6 (2.73%) SCOM
5 5 (2.27%) Puppet
5 5 (2.27%) SCSM
6 4 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.36%) Ansible
7 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.36%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.91%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.91%) Scalr
8 2 (0.91%) Terraform
8 2 (0.91%) vRealize
9 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.45%) MOM
9 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (11.36%) Oracle
2 18 (8.18%) VMware
3 15 (6.82%) Pega
4 14 (6.36%) Cisco
4 14 (6.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.55%) Citrix
7 7 (3.18%) HP
8 6 (2.73%) IBM
8 6 (2.73%) NetApp
9 5 (2.27%) SAP
10 4 (1.82%) EMC
11 3 (1.36%) Adobe
11 3 (1.36%) ATG
11 3 (1.36%) CA
11 3 (1.36%) Juniper
12 2 (0.91%) Actimize
12 2 (0.91%) BMC
12 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.91%) Tripwire
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