The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Architect
Rank 909 869 896
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 8 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.013% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 27
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £43,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -35.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the UK 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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Job
Vacancies
England -53 7 £70,000 +7.69% 6
London -53 4 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Reading - 2 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £70,000 -
South East - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester -1 1 - -
North West -6 1 - -

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title.

1 7 (29.17%) Pega
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) Puppet
4 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Solaris
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.17%) Network Management
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security Management
2 1 (4.17%) Security Management
2 1 (4.17%) Time Management
2 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.33%) SCSM
3 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Pega
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, holidays
Posted: 11 days ago