The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Architect
Rank 620 603 625
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 1 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.047% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.050% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £54,197 £55,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +37.32%
Senior Systems Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40782 41868 44449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.89% 93.96% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34763 34463 38430
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Architect Salary Trend in London

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Drupal
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) POP3
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) ICMP
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Webistrano
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) B2B
2 2 (20.00%) B2C
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Pega