The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 133 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.24% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £85,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
Systems Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware