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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 138 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.48% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.51% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 14
Average salary £40,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
2103 1963 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.69% 94.33% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 1772 1326
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £59,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) PABX
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Use Case
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) OOP
1 2 (18.18%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Yourdon
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) SysML
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Video Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Panasonic
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint