The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 106 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.56% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.81% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +30.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Systems Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in Cambridge

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in Cambridge

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Architect in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Architect in Cambridge

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Xen
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) RANAP
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) LLVM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) GCC
2 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (22.22%) QEMU
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling

Systems Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (22.22%) RANAP
1 2 (22.22%) RTP
1 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (22.22%) SS7
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
1 2 (22.22%) UTRAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GCC
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LLVM
1 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) QEMU
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago