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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank - - 134
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
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
1804 2357 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.90% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1616 1681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) SCSM
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
4 3 (37.50%) SCDPM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) C

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Kernel Development
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
1 4 (50.00%) SCSM
2 3 (37.50%) SCDPM
2 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
3 2 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (12.50%) Huawei
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia Networks