The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 419 468
Rank change year-on-year +40 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 17 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 10
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £56,359
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,875 £46,500 £52,125
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £66,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14100 17771 20746
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.65% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51721 74610 83636
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in the South East

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in the South East

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Architect in the South East

Systems Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire +28 8 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Surrey +41 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire +23 2 £57,500 -8.00%
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
2 9 (25.71%) Data Architecture
2 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (22.86%) MODAF
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) UML
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (17.14%) Internet of Things
5 6 (17.14%) C
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Retail
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (14.29%) SysML
7 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
7 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
7 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis

Systems Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (11.43%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Internet of Things
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.71%) Handset
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Data Architecture
1 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) MODAF
3 7 (20.00%) UML
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) SysML
6 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) DoDAF
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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