The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 589 546 578
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 34 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 42
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in London

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in London

Systems Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £40,000 -
City of London -17 6 £58,875 -4.26% 1
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 23 (29.87%) CRM
3 20 (25.97%) Oracle
3 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.08%) Windows
5 16 (20.78%) Migration
6 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (19.48%) Data Management
6 15 (19.48%) SaaS
7 14 (18.18%) VMware
7 14 (18.18%) Java
7 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 14 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
8 13 (16.88%) SQL
8 13 (16.88%) Web Services
9 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.58%) Finance
9 12 (15.58%) Data Integration
9 12 (15.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (15.58%) REST
9 12 (15.58%) High Availability
9 12 (15.58%) Big Data
10 11 (14.29%) Use Case
10 11 (14.29%) .NET
10 11 (14.29%) SOAP
10 11 (14.29%) XML
11 10 (12.99%) UNIX
11 10 (12.99%) Cisco

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 14 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.39%) nginx
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.39%) Lync
4 6 (7.79%) Drupal
4 6 (7.79%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.19%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.19%) WordPress
5 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.30%) Node.js
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) Finacle
3 1 (1.30%) Misys Equation
3 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) SaaS
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.30%) ElastiCache
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) Kerberos
2 8 (10.39%) SMTP
3 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.79%) POP3
4 6 (7.79%) ICMP
4 6 (7.79%) Network Security
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
6 3 (3.90%) LAN
6 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.90%) SSL
7 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
7 2 (2.60%) WAN
7 2 (2.60%) Internet
7 2 (2.60%) SAN
8 1 (1.30%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.30%) MVNO
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.30%) RANAP
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) Big Data
3 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.39%) MySQL
4 8 (10.39%) Mahout
5 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Subversion
2 8 (10.39%) Log4j
2 8 (10.39%) JConsole
3 7 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) JMeter
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Redmine
6 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Web Services
2 12 (15.58%) REST
3 11 (14.29%) .NET
3 11 (14.29%) SOAP
3 11 (14.29%) XML
4 9 (11.69%) JSON
5 8 (10.39%) HTML
5 8 (10.39%) CSS
5 8 (10.39%) JMX
5 8 (10.39%) SPNEGO
6 6 (7.79%) Regular Expression
7 4 (5.19%) Memcached
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.90%) WSDL
8 3 (3.90%) XSD
8 3 (3.90%) XSLT
9 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Data Integration
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Social Media
6 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (1.30%) APACS
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) UNIX
4 6 (7.79%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.19%) FreeBSD
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.60%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) CentOS
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) CRM
2 16 (20.78%) Migration
3 15 (19.48%) Data Management
4 12 (15.58%) High Availability
5 11 (14.29%) Use Case
6 9 (11.69%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (11.69%) ETL
6 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.39%) Email Migration
8 7 (9.09%) B2B
9 6 (7.79%) B2C
9 6 (7.79%) ERP
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Release Management
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.49%) Data Security
11 4 (5.19%) Project Management
11 4 (5.19%) Load Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
1 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 9 (11.69%) PHP
4 8 (10.39%) R
5 6 (7.79%) Ruby
6 4 (5.19%) Python
7 3 (3.90%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) C
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.69%) MCSE
2 8 (10.39%) MCT
2 8 (10.39%) MCP
2 8 (10.39%) MCTS
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Varnish
5 1 (1.30%) vCloud
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCOM
2 6 (7.79%) ZABBIX
2 6 (7.79%) Capistrano
2 6 (7.79%) HAProxy
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco
4 6 (7.79%) Rackspace
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) Lotus
7 3 (3.90%) ATG
7 3 (3.90%) Sun
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) Perforce
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
9 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.30%) Avaya
9 1 (1.30%) JDA
9 1 (1.30%) Misys