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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 164 174 157
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 51 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.70% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 40
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Staffordshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire +3 10 £35,000 +6.06%
Birmingham -6 10 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Coventry -15 6 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Solihull - 4 £38,750 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 £29,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) VMware
3 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (23.53%) DNS
8 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
9 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 15 (17.65%) Simulink
11 15 (17.65%) Linux
11 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
11 15 (17.65%) Degree
12 14 (16.47%) DHCP
12 14 (16.47%) ITIL
13 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (15.29%) SAN
13 13 (15.29%) Algorithms
14 12 (14.12%) Electronics
14 12 (14.12%) vSphere
14 12 (14.12%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
14 12 (14.12%) Citrix
14 12 (14.12%) Project Management
14 12 (14.12%) Signal Processing
15 11 (12.94%) Data Analysis
15 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
15 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.24%) IIS
5 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.88%) CMS
6 5 (5.88%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.18%) JBoss
10 1 (1.18%) Apache
10 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Simulink
2 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) DNS
2 14 (16.47%) DHCP
3 13 (15.29%) SAN
4 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.41%) VPN
6 7 (8.24%) HTTP
6 7 (8.24%) LDAP
7 6 (7.06%) VLAN
7 6 (7.06%) Firewall
8 5 (5.88%) LAN
8 5 (5.88%) WAN
9 3 (3.53%) NetScreen
10 2 (2.35%) Modbus
10 2 (2.35%) Profibus
10 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.18%) VoIP
11 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.18%) SSH
11 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (8.24%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.18%) Hudson
2 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Ant
2 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (14.12%) Electronics
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) LAMP
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.12%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (9.41%) VHDL
3 8 (9.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) SCADA
6 1 (1.18%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Open Source
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) Linux
5 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.88%) UNIX
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.35%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Project Management
2 12 (14.12%) Signal Processing
3 11 (12.94%) Data Analysis
3 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) Use Case
6 6 (7.06%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.35%) Release Management
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.18%) DevOps
10 1 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
2 10 (11.76%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) C++
4 8 (9.41%) PHP
5 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.88%) SQL
7 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.53%) C
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) VBA
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) Chartered Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) MCSE
4 7 (8.24%) MCITP
5 6 (7.06%) MCSA
5 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) CCENT
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.12%) vSphere
4 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.53%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 8 (9.41%) SCCM
3 7 (8.24%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) VMware
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.12%) Citrix
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle
5 8 (9.41%) HP
5 8 (9.41%) EMC
6 7 (8.24%) Dell
6 7 (8.24%) NetApp
7 5 (5.88%) EPiServer
8 3 (3.53%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.35%) Symantec
9 2 (2.35%) McAfee
10 1 (1.18%) Sophos
10 1 (1.18%) MathWorks
10 1 (1.18%) Lumension
10 1 (1.18%) Brocade
10 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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Telford
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
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