The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 128 131 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Architect
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) IIS
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (50.00%) LDAP
4 10 (50.00%) DHCP
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Apache
4 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
7 7 (35.00%) SaaS
7 7 (35.00%) PaaS
7 7 (35.00%) IaaS
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) CRM

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) IIS
2 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
2 7 (35.00%) PaaS
2 7 (35.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LDAP
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) eTOM
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (10.00%) SCSM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Huawei