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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 800 789 766
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 83 107 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.096% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 88 79
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £75,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +26 30 £80,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +19 20 £42,500 -37.03%
South East +5 15 £35,000 -33.33% 4
East of England +10 8 £73,750 +55.26% 3
South West -24 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West +15 4 - -
West Midlands -32 1 £50,000 -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 41 (27.52%) Java
3 40 (26.85%) Technical Architecture
4 26 (17.45%) SOA
5 25 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (16.11%) Pega
7 23 (15.44%) Linux
8 22 (14.77%) Windows
8 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
8 22 (14.77%) Project Management
8 22 (14.77%) Degree
9 20 (13.42%) TOGAF
9 20 (13.42%) .NET
9 20 (13.42%) CRM
10 19 (12.75%) Oracle
10 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
11 18 (12.08%) UML
12 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
15 13 (8.72%) VMware
15 13 (8.72%) ITIL
15 13 (8.72%) Perl
15 13 (8.72%) SQL
15 13 (8.72%) WAN
15 13 (8.72%) Internet
15 13 (8.72%) Firewall
16 12 (8.05%) QA

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.68%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.34%) CMS
2 2 (1.34%) TPMS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Retail
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Agresso
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.36%) SaaS
4 4 (2.68%) IaaS
4 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) WAN
1 13 (8.72%) Internet
1 13 (8.72%) Firewall
2 9 (6.04%) SAN
3 8 (5.37%) Network Security
4 7 (4.70%) LDAP
5 5 (3.36%) LAN
5 5 (3.36%) SMTP
5 5 (3.36%) Wireless
5 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.68%) DB2
3 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.01%) Big Data
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.67%) OLTP
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.36%) Electronics
5 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.68%) Marketing
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.34%) Military
7 2 (1.34%) French Language
7 2 (1.34%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.34%) Avionics
8 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 10 (6.71%) Web Services
3 9 (6.04%) J2EE
4 6 (4.03%) CSS
4 6 (4.03%) JSP
4 6 (4.03%) XML
4 6 (4.03%) HTML
5 5 (3.36%) SOAP
6 4 (2.68%) Servlets
6 4 (2.68%) EJB
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (2.01%) WebCenter
7 3 (2.01%) REST
8 2 (1.34%) LAMP
8 2 (1.34%) RESTful
8 2 (1.34%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.34%) JSON
9 1 (0.67%) OAuth
9 1 (0.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.04%) Derivative
3 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Exalogic
6 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.01%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.01%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.34%) Open Source
7 2 (1.34%) Social Media
7 2 (1.34%) PKI
7 2 (1.34%) EMV
7 2 (1.34%) BBC
7 2 (1.34%) CESG
7 2 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.34%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Linux
2 22 (14.77%) Windows
3 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.03%) UNIX
6 4 (2.68%) CentOS
6 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.85%) Technical Architecture
2 26 (17.45%) SOA
3 25 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.77%) Project Management
5 20 (13.42%) TOGAF
5 20 (13.42%) CRM
6 19 (12.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (12.08%) UML
8 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.72%) ITIL
10 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.04%) OO
13 8 (5.37%) Information Security
13 8 (5.37%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.37%) Product Management
14 7 (4.70%) Waterfall
14 7 (4.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.52%) Java
2 13 (8.72%) Perl
2 13 (8.72%) SQL
3 10 (6.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.36%) PHP
7 4 (2.68%) C
7 4 (2.68%) C#
7 4 (2.68%) Python
8 2 (1.34%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Degree
2 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.01%) GIAC
5 3 (2.01%) ISEB
5 3 (2.01%) CITP
6 2 (1.34%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.34%) VCP5
6 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) CISSP
6 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.34%) PhD
6 2 (1.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) QA
2 10 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) COBIT
3 2 (1.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.68%) Squid
3 3 (2.01%) Firmware
3 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.34%) collectd
2 2 (1.34%) Nagios
2 2 (1.34%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.34%) Munin
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Pega
2 19 (12.75%) Oracle
2 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) VMware
4 9 (6.04%) Cisco
5 8 (5.37%) Juniper
5 8 (5.37%) CommVault
5 8 (5.37%) Veeam
6 6 (4.03%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) Toshiba
8 2 (1.34%) BT
8 2 (1.34%) HP
8 2 (1.34%) Dell
8 2 (1.34%) Nokia
8 2 (1.34%) Siemens
9 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.67%) Sophos
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) NetApp
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