The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

System Architect
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 841 901
Rank change year-on-year +28 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 49 73 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.079% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.082% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 51
Median salary £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.80% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £71,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £62,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -12.00% +35.13%  

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 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in England

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in England

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Architect in England

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 Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +20 20 £67,500 - 4
South East +44 17 £65,000 +4.00% 2
South West +15 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Midlands +11 2 £54,000 -28.00% 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £40,000 -23.80%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Systems Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.64%) Finance
3 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
4 19 (16.96%) SQL
5 17 (15.18%) .NET
6 16 (14.29%) UML
7 15 (13.39%) Linux
7 15 (13.39%) Web Services
8 14 (12.50%) Project Management
9 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.82%) SOA
10 11 (9.82%) Java
11 10 (8.93%) C#
11 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.93%) Internet
11 10 (8.93%) Retail
11 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.93%) Coaching
11 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
11 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.93%) MODAF
12 9 (8.04%) SysML
12 9 (8.04%) Data Architecture
12 9 (8.04%) Internet of Things
12 9 (8.04%) Wireless
13 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.14%) C

Systems Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Drupal
3 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Pega PRPC
2 4 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.57%) SaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 9 (8.04%) Wireless
3 3 (2.68%) IPv4
3 3 (2.68%) IPv6
4 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.79%) Network Security
4 2 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (0.89%) AMQP
5 1 (0.89%) BGP
5 1 (0.89%) Firewall
5 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.89%) LTE
5 1 (0.89%) MQTT
5 1 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.89%) RFID
5 1 (0.89%) Skype
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
2 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) Big Data
4 1 (0.89%) MS Access
4 1 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.79%) GCC
3 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Electronics
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) .NET
2 15 (13.39%) Web Services
3 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.57%) JMS
4 4 (3.57%) REST
4 4 (3.57%) SOAP
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.79%) CSS
6 2 (1.79%) EDI
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) LLVM
6 2 (1.79%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.79%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.89%) Middleware
7 1 (0.89%) React
7 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Internet of Things
2 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.79%) DataPower
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) Fintech
7 2 (1.79%) Handset
7 2 (1.79%) Smart City
7 2 (1.79%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) ASIC
8 1 (0.89%) CPLD
8 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
3 4 (3.57%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
3 16 (14.29%) UML
4 14 (12.50%) Project Management
5 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.82%) SOA
6 10 (8.93%) Coaching
6 10 (8.93%) MODAF
6 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.04%) Data Architecture
7 9 (8.04%) SysML
8 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) CRM
9 7 (6.25%) ERP
10 6 (5.36%) Change Management
10 6 (5.36%) Presales
10 6 (5.36%) Product Management
10 6 (5.36%) Requirements Management
10 6 (5.36%) SDLC
10 6 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 10 (8.93%) C#
4 8 (7.14%) C
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.89%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.89%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) R
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Firmware
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.79%) QEMU
2 2 (1.79%) vSphere
2 2 (1.79%) Xen
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.89%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) VMware
3 5 (4.46%) IBM
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Pega
4 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.68%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Teradata
6 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.89%) ATG
7 1 (0.89%) Epicor
City of London
Schroders
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago