The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 790 701 758
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 111 187 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 149 101
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -13.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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% -

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 30 July 2014 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 30 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
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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 -85 111 £52,500 -4.54% 11
London -73 47 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East -44 21 £52,500 +0.96% 2
East of England -4 17 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Surrey +7 15 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South West -6 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Dorset - 10 £42,500 -
Epsom - 10 £52,500 -
Guildford - 10 £52,500 -
Redhill - 10 £52,500 -
Reigate - 10 £52,500 -
Cambridge +12 9 £72,500 +42.15% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £72,500 +33.64% 2
Hertfordshire -3 8 £61,250 -5.76%
Watford -15 8 £61,250 -5.76%
City of London -29 8 £63,875 +3.86%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 -
Poole - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands +4 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Berkshire -8 4 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
North West 0 3 - - 3
East Midlands -11 3 £62,500 +66.66%
Cheshire - 3 - - 2
Woking - 3 - -
Cannock - 3 - -
Reading -3 2 - -
Yorkshire -33 2 £41,250 -46.77%
Derbyshire - 2 £53,750 -
Derby - 2 £53,750 -

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 60 (26.55%) Finance
2 53 (23.45%) Degree
3 48 (21.24%) Linux
4 42 (18.58%) .NET
5 40 (17.70%) Microsoft
6 38 (16.81%) Java
6 38 (16.81%) CRM
7 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
8 34 (15.04%) Windows
8 34 (15.04%) TOGAF
9 33 (14.60%) SQL
9 33 (14.60%) Computer Science
10 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
11 29 (12.83%) Migration
12 26 (11.50%) Data Management
12 26 (11.50%) Oracle
13 25 (11.06%) Project Management
14 21 (9.29%) VMware
14 21 (9.29%) Legal
14 21 (9.29%) Middleware
14 21 (9.29%) SAP
14 21 (9.29%) MS Excel
14 21 (9.29%) E-Commerce
15 20 (8.85%) Data Modelling
15 20 (8.85%) Scrum
16 19 (8.41%) Quality Management
16 19 (8.41%) ERP
16 19 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
16 19 (8.41%) Waterfall

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (7.96%) Apache
2 15 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.54%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.54%) Lync
4 8 (3.54%) IIS
5 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.10%) nginx
6 6 (2.65%) Drupal
6 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.77%) WordPress
8 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 21 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.88%) Misys Equation
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.88%) Finacle
3 2 (0.88%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.88%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.44%) Maximo
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) SaaS
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.77%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Internet
2 12 (5.31%) DNS
3 11 (4.87%) SAN
4 8 (3.54%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.10%) Firewall
5 7 (3.10%) SMTP
6 6 (2.65%) ICMP
6 6 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.65%) POP3
7 5 (2.21%) LAN
8 4 (1.77%) Network Security
8 4 (1.77%) WAN
8 4 (1.77%) DHCP
8 4 (1.77%) Wireless
9 3 (1.33%) HTTP
9 3 (1.33%) 3GPP
9 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.33%) SSL
9 3 (1.33%) LDAP
9 3 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.87%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.42%) Big Data
5 9 (3.98%) MySQL
6 8 (3.54%) Mahout
6 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.77%) DB2
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Subversion
2 8 (3.54%) JConsole
2 8 (3.54%) Log4j
3 7 (3.10%) JIRA
4 6 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.77%) Rational Application Developer
5 4 (1.77%) LLVM
5 4 (1.77%) GCC
5 4 (1.77%) JMeter
6 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.88%) Mockito
6 2 (0.88%) Ant
6 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.44%) Hudson
7 1 (0.44%) Redmine
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (26.55%) Finance
2 21 (9.29%) Legal
3 17 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.87%) Retail
5 10 (4.42%) Marketing
5 10 (4.42%) Law
6 6 (2.65%) Billing
7 5 (2.21%) Electronics
8 4 (1.77%) Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) Automotive
9 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) German Language
10 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.44%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.58%) .NET
2 21 (9.29%) Middleware
3 16 (7.08%) Web Services
4 14 (6.19%) HTML
4 14 (6.19%) XML
4 14 (6.19%) CSS
5 13 (5.75%) SOAP
6 12 (5.31%) REST
7 11 (4.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.98%) JSP
8 9 (3.98%) J2EE
8 9 (3.98%) JSON
9 8 (3.54%) SPNEGO
9 8 (3.54%) JMX
10 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.10%) WCF
11 6 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.65%) WPF
11 6 (2.65%) Regular Expression
11 6 (2.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.08%) Data Integration
3 13 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.54%) Open Source
4 8 (3.54%) Kindle
5 7 (3.10%) Clustering
6 5 (2.21%) Replication
6 5 (2.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.77%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.33%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) RMADS
9 2 (0.88%) IPTV
9 2 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) APACS
10 1 (0.44%) e-Health
10 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.44%) Handset
10 1 (0.44%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.24%) Linux
2 34 (15.04%) Windows
3 15 (6.64%) UNIX
4 7 (3.10%) Solaris
4 7 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.77%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.88%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.81%) CRM
2 34 (15.04%) TOGAF
3 29 (12.83%) Migration
4 26 (11.50%) Data Management
5 25 (11.06%) Project Management
6 21 (9.29%) E-Commerce
7 20 (8.85%) Data Modelling
7 20 (8.85%) Scrum
8 19 (8.41%) Quality Management
8 19 (8.41%) ERP
8 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.96%) ITIL
10 16 (7.08%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.64%) Data Protection
12 14 (6.19%) UML
12 14 (6.19%) Network Design
13 13 (5.75%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.75%) MVC
13 13 (5.75%) Use Case
14 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.81%) Java
2 33 (14.60%) SQL
3 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.64%) PHP
5 13 (5.75%) C#
6 12 (5.31%) C++
7 9 (3.98%) Python
8 8 (3.54%) R
8 8 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.21%) Ruby
11 4 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.33%) C
13 2 (0.88%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (23.45%) Degree
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.10%) MCSE
2 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.65%) MCTS
3 6 (2.65%) MCT
3 6 (2.65%) MCP
4 4 (1.77%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) COBIT
2 8 (3.54%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.33%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.88%) Basel II
5 2 (0.88%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.88%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.77%) QEMU
5 4 (1.77%) Varnish
5 4 (1.77%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) SCOM
1 8 (3.54%) Puppet
1 8 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.65%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.65%) Capistrano
2 6 (2.65%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.77%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.50%) Oracle
3 21 (9.29%) VMware
3 21 (9.29%) SAP
4 17 (7.52%) Cisco
5 11 (4.87%) JD Edwards
6 10 (4.42%) Business Objects
7 8 (3.54%) Citrix
8 7 (3.10%) HP
8 7 (3.10%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.21%) Dell
9 5 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.21%) Huawei
10 4 (1.77%) Lotus
10 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.33%) ATG
11 3 (1.33%) Sun
12 2 (0.88%) hybris
12 2 (0.88%) Chordiant
12 2 (0.88%) Misys
London
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Up to £100k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £63.3k - 94.9k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + ex: Medical...
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 27 days ago