The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 128 124 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.18% 0.28% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.30% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 22
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
Systems Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2143 2018 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.16% 93.60% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1823 1350
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Biometrics
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biometrics
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Video Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Panasonic
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat