The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Architect
Rank 906 955 999
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 15 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 3
Median salary £55,000 £85,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +88.88%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £85,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 15 £55,000 -35.29%
East Midlands - 10 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £55,000 -
Kettering - 10 £55,000 -
South East +34 4 £42,500 -50.00%
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +52 1 £72,500 -
London +25 1 £72,500 -9.37%
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Uckfield - 1 £45,000 -
Redhill - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Senior Systems Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) Unix
4 15 (39.47%) C
4 15 (39.47%) C++
4 15 (39.47%) Perl
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 14 (36.84%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 14 (36.84%) Functional Testing
5 14 (36.84%) DevOps
6 11 (28.95%) DNS
6 11 (28.95%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
7 9 (23.68%) Nagios
7 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
7 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Ruby
7 9 (23.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (23.68%) SNMP
7 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (23.68%) Open Source
7 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.68%) OpenNMS
7 9 (23.68%) Web Development
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (23.68%) SNMP
3 2 (5.26%) GSM
3 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) ProC
General
1 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) REST
2 9 (23.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) Django
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Functional Testing
2 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.68%) Open Source
3 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) SDLC
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C
2 15 (39.47%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) Perl
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Nagios
1 9 (23.68%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Pega
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) IBM