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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 174 183 170
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 36 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.52% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 31
Average salary £35,625 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +17 10 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Birmingham - 10 £36,250 - 3
Shropshire -4 5 £27,500 -37.14%
Wolverhampton - 4 £23,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £44,000 -
Warwickshire -18 2 £50,000 +58.73%
Coventry -13 1 £32,500 -11.31% 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Use Case
2 22 (26.83%) SCOM
3 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
4 20 (24.39%) Degree
5 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.85%) Automotive
7 12 (14.63%) Linux
7 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 11 (13.41%) C++
8 11 (13.41%) SCCM
9 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
9 10 (12.20%) Signal Processing
9 10 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (12.20%) Algorithms
9 10 (12.20%) MATLAB
9 10 (12.20%) Simulink
9 10 (12.20%) Electronics
10 9 (10.98%) VMware
10 9 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (10.98%) SQL
10 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
11 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.76%) Firewall
12 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
12 7 (8.54%) ITIL
12 7 (8.54%) Citrix
12 7 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (7.32%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Simulink
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) Firewall
3 6 (7.32%) DNS
4 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 5 (6.10%) SAN
5 4 (4.88%) Wireless
5 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.66%) DHCP
6 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.66%) NAS
6 3 (3.66%) VLAN
7 2 (2.44%) Modbus
7 2 (2.44%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) MPLS
8 1 (1.22%) IPv4
8 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) Riak
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.88%) CANoe
3 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.85%) Automotive
2 10 (12.20%) Electronics
3 4 (4.88%) Front Office
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Mechatronics
5 4 (4.88%) VHDL
6 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.22%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.66%) VxWorks
8 2 (2.44%) UNIX
9 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Use Case
2 10 (12.20%) Signal Processing
3 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL
5 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.10%) Project Management
6 5 (6.10%) Validation
6 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
7 4 (4.88%) Image Processing
7 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.88%) Web Design
7 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.88%) CMMI
7 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) UML
8 3 (3.66%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.66%) SIEM
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) C++
2 10 (12.20%) MATLAB
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) C
5 3 (3.66%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) Haskell
6 2 (2.44%) Erlang
6 2 (2.44%) Scala
6 2 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) MCITP
4 2 (2.44%) CISM
4 2 (2.44%) CISSP
4 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) IEC 61508
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (26.83%) SCOM
2 11 (13.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) MOM
3 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) VMware
3 7 (8.54%) Citrix
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 4 (4.88%) MathWorks
6 3 (3.66%) EMC
7 2 (2.44%) Brocade
7 2 (2.44%) MKS
7 2 (2.44%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) Symantec
8 1 (1.22%) McAfee
8 1 (1.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) NetApp
8 1 (1.22%) Siemens
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.22%) QNX
8 1 (1.22%) Lumension
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Overtime + Ben
Posted: 3 days ago