The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Architect
UK / England
Rank 835 904 904
Rank change year-on-year +69 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 8 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 26
Median salary £65,000 £73,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.86% -7.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
East of England - 4 £72,500 - 1
London +61 2 £60,000 -22.58%
South East +68 1 £65,000 +62.50%
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Systems Architect
UK

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) SCCM
5 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) IPv4
6 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Product Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) IPv4
1 2 (13.33%) IPv6
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) GCC
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Merchandise Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) QEMU
3 2 (13.33%) Xen
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Pega
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