The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 181 169 144
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 44 31 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.59% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.62% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,950 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -4.40%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5408 5035 4486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.21% 95.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4645 4302 3848
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 12 £29,500 -31.39% 1
Staffordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Birmingham -8 5 £40,500 -4.70% 2
Solihull - 5 £34,500 -
Coventry -17 3 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) VMware
3 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
4 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (31.51%) DNS
5 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
6 19 (26.03%) DHCP
7 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
7 18 (24.66%) ITIL
7 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
8 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
8 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
9 16 (21.92%) Degree
10 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (19.18%) Finance
11 14 (19.18%) VPN
11 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (17.81%) Dell
12 13 (17.81%) MCSE
12 13 (17.81%) MCSA
12 13 (17.81%) MATLAB
12 13 (17.81%) Simulink
12 13 (17.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (17.81%) MCITP
13 12 (16.44%) Linux
14 11 (15.07%) Java
14 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (15.07%) Citrix

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.22%) IIS
5 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (5.48%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.48%) CMS
6 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.11%) JBoss
7 3 (4.11%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.81%) Simulink
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) DNS
2 19 (26.03%) DHCP
3 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
4 14 (19.18%) VPN
5 10 (13.70%) SAN
6 7 (9.59%) LDAP
6 7 (9.59%) HTTP
7 4 (5.48%) VLAN
8 3 (4.11%) LAN
8 3 (4.11%) WAN
8 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.11%) Firewall
8 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.11%) Modbus
8 3 (4.11%) Profibus
9 1 (1.37%) VoIP
9 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.37%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Ant
1 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.37%) Maven
1 1 (1.37%) Hudson
1 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 3 (4.11%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.85%) VHDL
3 5 (6.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.85%) SCADA
4 4 (5.48%) EqualLogic
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.44%) Linux
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 2 (2.74%) UNIX
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.96%) Signal Processing
4 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.59%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.11%) Security Management
10 2 (2.74%) Line Management
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma
10 2 (2.74%) OOP
10 2 (2.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) MATLAB
2 11 (15.07%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) PHP
3 8 (10.96%) C++
4 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.85%) C
6 4 (5.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) VBScript
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (17.81%) MCSE
3 13 (17.81%) MCSA
3 13 (17.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (17.81%) MCITP
4 8 (10.96%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) VMware
2 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.81%) Dell
4 11 (15.07%) Citrix
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco
7 6 (8.22%) EMC
7 6 (8.22%) NetApp
8 5 (6.85%) HP
9 4 (5.48%) EPiServer
10 2 (2.74%) Siemens
10 2 (2.74%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.37%) Intel
11 1 (1.37%) McAfee
11 1 (1.37%) Sophos
11 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.37%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.37%) Allen-Bradley
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £30,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + car allowance + bens.
Posted: 8 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
London, coventry, sheffield
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago