The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 251 248 213
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 5 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.070% 0.082% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.086% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cheshire +1 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -1 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £120,000 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware