The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 832 863 865
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 119 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.077% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 104 68 73
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,125 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £61,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +17.61%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Salary Trend

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
England +54 118 £65,000 +5.26% 7
London +29 45 £75,000 -6.25% 3
South East +12 34 £62,500 -7.40% 3
Hampshire +19 13 £67,500 -12.90%
Yorkshire +13 12 £50,000 +13.63%
Berkshire +8 10 £62,500 -18.03% 1
City of London +64 8 £62,500 -
Reading +13 8 £62,500 -30.55% 1
West Yorkshire 0 8 £50,000 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £62,500 - 1
Leeds -2 7 £50,000 +21.21%
East of England -2 7 £65,000 -
North West - 6 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £52,500 -
Manchester - 6 £62,500 -
High Wycombe +7 5 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire -1 5 £65,000 -
Dorset -2 5 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -15 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Northamptonshire - 5 £50,000 -
Watford +9 4 £65,000 -
West Midlands -12 4 £55,000 +10.00%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Bournemouth +5 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Oldham - 3 £62,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £67,500 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Cannock - 3 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £55,000 -

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 52 (23.42%) Linux
2 50 (22.52%) Degree
3 47 (21.17%) Windows
4 45 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (19.37%) Finance
6 40 (18.02%) Java
7 30 (13.51%) .NET
7 30 (13.51%) Management Information System
7 30 (13.51%) Data Centre
8 27 (12.16%) Oracle
9 25 (11.26%) C#
9 25 (11.26%) SQL
9 25 (11.26%) Internet
10 24 (10.81%) Unix
10 24 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 24 (10.81%) Data Architecture
11 23 (10.36%) Business Analysis
11 23 (10.36%) Scrum
11 23 (10.36%) Web Services
12 21 (9.46%) Python
12 21 (9.46%) Telecoms
12 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.56%) OO
14 19 (8.56%) C
14 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
15 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
15 18 (8.11%) SDLC
15 18 (8.11%) C++
15 18 (8.11%) IIS

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.11%) IIS
2 9 (4.05%) TPMS
3 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
6 3 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) MS Office
2 13 (5.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.60%) SaaS
4 5 (2.25%) IaaS
5 4 (1.80%) PaaS
6 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.90%) Office 365
8 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.26%) Internet
2 15 (6.76%) DNS
3 12 (5.41%) LAN
3 12 (5.41%) WAN
4 9 (4.05%) Firewall
5 7 (3.15%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (3.15%) SNMP
6 5 (2.25%) IP Telephony
6 5 (2.25%) VPN
7 4 (1.80%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.80%) Wireless
8 3 (1.35%) DHCP
8 3 (1.35%) DLNA
8 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.35%) UPnP
9 2 (0.90%) BGP
9 2 (0.90%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.90%) IPv6
9 2 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.25%) Big Data
8 5 (2.25%) DB2
8 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.90%) Mahout
11 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.90%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) Ant
3 2 (0.90%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Subversion
3 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.45%) MSTest
4 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (19.37%) Finance
2 21 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.76%) Marketing
3 15 (6.76%) Retail
4 12 (5.41%) Military
5 5 (2.25%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.35%) Automotive
6 3 (1.35%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.35%) French Language
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.51%) .NET
2 23 (10.36%) Web Services
3 15 (6.76%) XML
4 14 (6.31%) CSS
4 14 (6.31%) HTML
5 12 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.05%) JSON
6 9 (4.05%) REST
7 8 (3.60%) J2EE
8 7 (3.15%) RESTful
8 7 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.70%) Java EE
10 5 (2.25%) JSP
10 5 (2.25%) Servlets
11 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.80%) EJB
11 4 (1.80%) HTML5
11 4 (1.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.51%) Data Centre
1 30 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.31%) Data Integration
4 13 (5.86%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.05%) Credit Risk
5 9 (4.05%) Internet of Things
6 8 (3.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.15%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.80%) User Experience
10 3 (1.35%) Clustering
10 3 (1.35%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (1.35%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.35%) Physics
10 3 (1.35%) Tandem
11 2 (0.90%) CMDB
11 2 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.42%) Linux
2 47 (21.17%) Windows
3 24 (10.81%) Unix
4 11 (4.95%) Solaris
5 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.05%) Android
6 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.80%) CentOS
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.90%) AIX
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.81%) Data Architecture
2 24 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 23 (10.36%) Business Analysis
3 23 (10.36%) Scrum
4 20 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.56%) OO
6 18 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (8.11%) SDLC
6 18 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.66%) TOGAF
8 16 (7.21%) ERP
8 16 (7.21%) OOD
8 16 (7.21%) UML
9 14 (6.31%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.31%) Presales
9 14 (6.31%) SOA
10 13 (5.86%) ETL
11 12 (5.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.02%) Java
2 25 (11.26%) C#
2 25 (11.26%) SQL
3 21 (9.46%) Python
4 19 (8.56%) C
5 18 (8.11%) C++
6 16 (7.21%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.76%) Perl
8 12 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.05%) Ruby
9 9 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.35%) PHP
13 2 (0.90%) R
13 2 (0.90%) Tcl
14 1 (0.45%) Clojure
14 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (22.52%) Degree
2 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.86%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SEPA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (6.31%) Hyper-V
1 14 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.25%) vSphere
4 4 (1.80%) Docker
5 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.90%) Xen
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) SCCM
2 9 (4.05%) Nagios
3 7 (3.15%) OpenNMS
4 6 (2.70%) SCOM
5 5 (2.25%) Puppet
5 5 (2.25%) SCSM
6 4 (1.80%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.35%) Ansible
7 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.35%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.90%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.90%) Scalr
8 2 (0.90%) Terraform
9 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.45%) MOM
9 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (12.16%) Oracle
2 18 (8.11%) VMware
3 16 (7.21%) Cisco
3 16 (7.21%) Pega
4 15 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.41%) Citrix
6 11 (4.95%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.15%) HP
8 6 (2.70%) IBM
8 6 (2.70%) NetApp
9 5 (2.25%) SAP
10 4 (1.80%) EMC
11 3 (1.35%) Adobe
11 3 (1.35%) ATG
11 3 (1.35%) CA
11 3 (1.35%) Juniper
12 2 (0.90%) Actimize
12 2 (0.90%) BMC
12 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.90%) Tripwire
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