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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Architect
UK
Rank 840 933 947
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £49,875
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £54,197
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.74%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 12 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +89 9 £60,000 -11.11%
London +71 4 £72,500 -9.37%
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 -
South West - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +23 2 £87,500 +59.09%
East of England - 1 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £80,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £80,000 -
Telford - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 3 (18.75%) SCOM
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby

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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) IPv4
2 1 (6.25%) IPv6
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LTE
2 1 (6.25%) MQTT
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) X-Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) LLVM
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) QEMU
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle