The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 642 657
Rank change year-on-year +50 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 1 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.032% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 17
Median salary £65,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
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 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 32820 40749 42758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.66% 96.00% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27626 35268 35980
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SOA

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IPv4
1 2 (33.33%) IPv6
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Merchandise Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Pega
1 1 (16.67%) VMware