The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Architect
Rank 902 860 861
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 9 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 25
Average salary £81,000 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £81,750 £55,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+48.63% +37.32%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 14 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 28 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -69 8 £76,250 +38.63% 3
East of England -12 4 £82,500 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -15 3 £82,500 +50.00%
Watford - 3 £82,500 -
Berkshire +8 2 - -
Reading +5 2 - -
South East -15 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £70,000 +27.27%
South West -9 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
London -17 1 £67,500 +3.84%
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £81,000 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 £81,000 -

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 14 (45.16%) Marketing
3 13 (41.94%) Service Delivery
3 13 (41.94%) Legal
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
8 7 (22.58%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) UNIX
9 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
9 6 (19.35%) Retail
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.90%) Internet
11 4 (12.90%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) J2EE
11 4 (12.90%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) JSP
11 4 (12.90%) Servlets
11 4 (12.90%) DB2
11 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (12.90%) EJB
11 4 (12.90%) UML
11 4 (12.90%) hybris

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Drupal
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) ICMP
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) POP3
2 2 (6.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
1 14 (45.16%) Marketing
2 13 (41.94%) Legal
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Retail
5 2 (6.45%) German Language
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) JSP
2 4 (12.90%) Servlets
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) EJB
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 13 (41.94%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) B2B
6 2 (6.45%) B2C
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
1 2 (6.45%) Capistrano
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) hybris
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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