The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 806 859 902
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 72 109 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 57 89 63
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £79,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Architect in the job title.

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 2 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 72 £67,500 +17.39% 18
South East +71 27 £67,500 +22.72% 3
London +59 17 £85,000 +23.63% 6
South West +28 17 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 15 £67,500 -15.62% 1
High Wycombe - 11 £67,500 -
East of England - 8 £62,500 -
Bristol +13 6 £60,000 - 2
Berkshire +48 5 - -
City of London +34 5 £85,000 +47.82% 2
Dorset +18 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Poole - 5 £50,000 - 1
Somerset - 5 £62,500 - 2
Surrey +24 4 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Reigate - 4 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £62,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Bath - 3 £62,500 - 2
Marlow - 2 - -
Street - 2 £95,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £58,750 -
Leeds +12 1 £65,000 +23.80%
West Yorkshire +10 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire +9 1 £65,000 +23.80%
West Midlands -18 1 £45,000 -18.18%
North West -19 1 - - 3
Chester - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.23%) SQL
4 26 (17.81%) Degree
5 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
6 19 (13.01%) .NET
6 19 (13.01%) Oracle
6 19 (13.01%) Relational Database
7 18 (12.33%) UML
8 17 (11.64%) Management Information System
8 17 (11.64%) Billing
8 17 (11.64%) Linux
8 17 (11.64%) Java
9 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
10 15 (10.27%) Retail
10 15 (10.27%) Data Architecture
11 14 (9.59%) Presales
11 14 (9.59%) CRM
11 14 (9.59%) Project Management
11 14 (9.59%) RDBMS
12 13 (8.90%) Internet
12 13 (8.90%) Web Services
12 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
12 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.90%) VMware
12 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (8.22%) C#
13 12 (8.22%) DNS

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 5 (3.42%) Confluence
2 4 (2.74%) Alfresco
2 4 (2.74%) Apache
2 4 (2.74%) Captiva
2 4 (2.74%) Documentum
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
2 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) nginx
3 3 (2.05%) CMS
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.05%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.37%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.42%) SaaS
4 4 (2.74%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.74%) Office 365
5 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.37%) IaaS
5 2 (1.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) Internet
2 12 (8.22%) DNS
3 5 (3.42%) DHCP
3 5 (3.42%) LTE
3 5 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.74%) 3GPP
4 4 (2.74%) ATM
4 4 (2.74%) HTTP
4 4 (2.74%) MPLS
4 4 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.74%) RANAP
4 4 (2.74%) RTP
4 4 (2.74%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (2.74%) SS7
4 4 (2.74%) SSH
4 4 (2.74%) SSL
4 4 (2.74%) UTRAN
5 3 (2.05%) Firewall
5 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.59%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.05%) MySQL
7 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.37%) Aerospike
8 2 (1.37%) Big Data
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.42%) JIRA
4 4 (2.74%) GitLab
4 4 (2.74%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (2.74%) PhantomJS
4 4 (2.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.37%) ProC
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Billing
3 15 (10.27%) Retail
4 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.79%) Marketing
6 6 (4.11%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.42%) Banking
8 3 (2.05%) Back Office
9 2 (1.37%) Electronics
9 2 (1.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.68%) Automotive
10 1 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) Web Services
3 7 (4.79%) HTML
4 6 (4.11%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.11%) SOAP
4 6 (4.11%) WAP
5 5 (3.42%) CSS
5 5 (3.42%) REST
6 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.74%) HTML5
6 4 (2.74%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (2.74%) Node.js
6 4 (2.74%) PhoneGap
7 3 (2.05%) Django
7 3 (2.05%) jQuery
7 3 (2.05%) XML
8 2 (1.37%) Memcached
8 2 (1.37%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.68%) Mason
9 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.85%) Internet of Things
4 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.42%) Biometrics
7 4 (2.74%) CMDB
7 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.74%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.05%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.37%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.68%) Fintech
10 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Linux
2 10 (6.85%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) CentOS
5 4 (2.74%) Android
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.37%) AIX
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.33%) UML
3 15 (10.27%) Data Architecture
4 14 (9.59%) CRM
4 14 (9.59%) Presales
4 14 (9.59%) Project Management
5 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
6 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.85%) ITIL
7 10 (6.85%) OO
7 10 (6.85%) Validation
8 9 (6.16%) Business Development
8 9 (6.16%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (6.16%) ERP
8 9 (6.16%) Software Architecture
9 8 (5.48%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.23%) SQL
2 17 (11.64%) Java
3 12 (8.22%) C#
4 11 (7.53%) Python
5 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.48%) Perl
6 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.42%) PHP
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby
7 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.37%) C
8 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (17.81%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.37%) CCIE
5 2 (1.37%) CCNA
5 2 (1.37%) MCSE
5 2 (1.37%) MCTS
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) VCP6
6 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) MiFID
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.74%) Docker
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Corosync
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) iptables
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) QEMU
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Pacemaker
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Salt
1 1 (0.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.01%) Oracle
3 13 (8.90%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) Cisco
5 10 (6.85%) EMC
6 6 (4.11%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe
7 5 (3.42%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) SAP
7 5 (3.42%) Splunk
8 3 (2.05%) Dell
9 2 (1.37%) Brocade
9 2 (1.37%) Citrix
9 2 (1.37%) Pega
10 1 (0.68%) Avaya
10 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.68%) hybris
10 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Full Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Full Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55 - 70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Movement8
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car+benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
AAP3
Salary: Attractive +
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EA Technology Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Centrica
Salary: Competitive plus benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 17 days ago