Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Senior System Architect
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 863 891
Rank change year-on-year +38 +28 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 10 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.019% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 22
London median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% +20.75%
10th Percentile £33,000 £66,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £87,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -31.25% +16.36%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Architect in London

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Architect in London

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Architect in London

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 London region featuring Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) XMPP
3 3 (30.00%) MQTT
3 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (30.00%) Pega PRPC
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Pega
3 3 (30.00%) LTE
3 3 (30.00%) AMQP
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) BGP
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 3 (30.00%) AMQP
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) IPv6
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) MQTT
2 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XMPP
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) ASIC
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Development
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) VMware