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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Architect
Rank 887 850 842
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 6 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.028% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 26
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £43,070
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £76,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 £43,070
% change year-on-year
- +62.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 3 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -41 6 £57,500 -23.33%
England -53 6 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (14.29%) nginx
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) SaaS
6 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
6 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
6 2 (14.29%) SCSM
6 2 (14.29%) Lync

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ICMP
1 2 (14.29%) POP3
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) ASIC
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Release Management
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) B2B
1 2 (14.29%) B2C
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) SCSM
2 2 (14.29%) Capistrano
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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