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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 771 774 734
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 88 86 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 82 96
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 £36,893 £47,805 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
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 £65,000 £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 4 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 4 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
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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 +21 27 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Yorkshire +9 21 £42,500 -29.16%
South East -25 19 £62,500 +19.04% 3
South West -9 11 £45,000 -12.62% 2
East of England -10 8 £67,500 +25.00% 1
North East -12 1 £70,000 +55.55%
West Midlands -40 1 £50,000 - 1
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 37 (23.27%) Technical Architecture
3 34 (21.38%) Java
4 31 (19.50%) Degree
5 29 (18.24%) Linux
6 28 (17.61%) Windows
7 26 (16.35%) SOA
7 26 (16.35%) Project Management
7 26 (16.35%) Pega
8 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.09%) TOGAF
10 21 (13.21%) ITIL
11 19 (11.95%) UML
11 19 (11.95%) VMware
12 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
13 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
13 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
14 16 (10.06%) CRM
14 16 (10.06%) WAN
14 16 (10.06%) Mentoring
14 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
15 15 (9.43%) Firewall
15 15 (9.43%) QA
16 14 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (8.81%) Oracle
16 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
17 13 (8.18%) Perl
17 13 (8.18%) SQL

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.52%) Apache
3 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.26%) TPMS
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.63%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.14%) SaaS
3 3 (1.89%) IaaS
3 3 (1.89%) PaaS
4 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) WAN
2 15 (9.43%) Firewall
3 13 (8.18%) Internet
4 9 (5.66%) LAN
5 8 (5.03%) SAN
5 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.03%) SMTP
5 8 (5.03%) Network Security
6 7 (4.40%) LDAP
7 5 (3.14%) DNS
8 3 (1.89%) Wireless
9 2 (1.26%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.63%) SSL
10 1 (0.63%) PBX
10 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) DB2
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Big Data
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (3.14%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.14%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Retail
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
3 7 (4.40%) Electronics
4 6 (3.77%) French Language
4 6 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.14%) Publishing
6 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.52%) Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Automotive
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) .NET
2 9 (5.66%) J2EE
3 8 (5.03%) CSS
3 8 (5.03%) JSP
3 8 (5.03%) HTML
4 6 (3.77%) Servlets
4 6 (3.77%) EJB
5 5 (3.14%) XML
6 4 (2.52%) Web Services
7 3 (1.89%) REST
7 3 (1.89%) WebCenter
7 3 (1.89%) SOAP
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (1.26%) LAMP
8 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.26%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.63%) JSON
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.63%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.03%) Derivative
4 8 (5.03%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.52%) User Experience
6 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.89%) Physics
6 3 (1.89%) Open Source
7 2 (1.26%) BBC
7 2 (1.26%) GIS
7 2 (1.26%) EMV
7 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.26%) Social Media
7 2 (1.26%) CESG
7 2 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.26%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Linux
2 28 (17.61%) Windows
3 9 (5.66%) UNIX
4 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.52%) CentOS
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.27%) Technical Architecture
2 26 (16.35%) SOA
2 26 (16.35%) Project Management
3 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.09%) TOGAF
5 21 (13.21%) ITIL
6 19 (11.95%) UML
7 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.06%) CRM
8 16 (10.06%) Mentoring
9 14 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.29%) OO
11 10 (6.29%) Information Security
11 10 (6.29%) Load Balancing
12 9 (5.66%) Product Management
13 8 (5.03%) MVC
13 8 (5.03%) Requirements Management
13 8 (5.03%) Scrum
13 8 (5.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.38%) Java
2 13 (8.18%) Perl
2 13 (8.18%) SQL
3 10 (6.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.77%) C
6 5 (3.14%) C#
6 5 (3.14%) PHP
7 4 (2.52%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.52%) Python
8 2 (1.26%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (19.50%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.77%) CCNA
4 6 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.77%) Postgraduate
4 6 (3.77%) VCP5
5 5 (3.14%) VCP4
6 4 (2.52%) ISEB
7 3 (1.89%) CITP
7 3 (1.89%) GIAC
8 2 (1.26%) CISSP
8 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) QA
2 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) Firmware
3 4 (2.52%) Squid
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.26%) Nagios
2 2 (1.26%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.26%) Munin
2 2 (1.26%) collectd
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (16.35%) Pega
2 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.95%) VMware
4 14 (8.81%) Oracle
5 9 (5.66%) IBM
6 8 (5.03%) Cisco
7 7 (4.40%) Veeam
7 7 (4.40%) Juniper
7 7 (4.40%) CommVault
8 6 (3.77%) Dell
9 4 (2.52%) Avaya
9 4 (2.52%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.89%) SAP
11 2 (1.26%) BT
11 2 (1.26%) Toshiba
11 2 (1.26%) Nokia
11 2 (1.26%) Siemens
11 2 (1.26%) HP
11 2 (1.26%) hybris
12 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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