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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 196 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 31 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 35
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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
5454 5133 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.47% 94.50% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4346 4298
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Birmingham -4 10 £31,750 -27.01% 3
Shropshire -4 5 £27,500 -37.14%
Wolverhampton +14 4 £23,000 -34.28%
Staffordshire +14 4 £36,875 +5.35% 2
Warwickshire -32 2 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Coventry -16 1 £47,500 +29.62% 3
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (33.78%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Degree
3 18 (24.32%) Use Case
3 18 (24.32%) SCOM
4 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
5 14 (18.92%) Firewall
6 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (14.86%) Linux
7 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
8 10 (13.51%) SQL
8 10 (13.51%) Electronics
8 10 (13.51%) Automotive
9 9 (12.16%) C++
9 9 (12.16%) MS Office
9 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
10 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
10 8 (10.81%) HP
11 7 (9.46%) Cisco
11 7 (9.46%) ITIL
11 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.11%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) Simulink
3 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) SAN
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) Wireless
6 3 (4.05%) IPv4
6 3 (4.05%) VoIP
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.70%) DHCP
7 2 (2.70%) Internet
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
7 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.70%) VLAN
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (2.70%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) CANoe
General
1 10 (13.51%) Electronics
1 10 (13.51%) Automotive
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Front Office
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) Memcached
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) iPhone
4 3 (4.05%) CCTV
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) VHDL
5 2 (2.70%) SCADA
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.35%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.70%) CentOS
7 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.35%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Use Case
2 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.46%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.11%) Signal Processing
4 5 (6.76%) ERP
4 5 (6.76%) Project Management
4 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
4 5 (6.76%) CMMI
5 4 (5.41%) Validation
5 4 (5.41%) Web Design
5 4 (5.41%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) UML
6 3 (4.05%) SIEM
6 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) C++
3 5 (6.76%) MATLAB
4 4 (5.41%) C
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) X++
6 2 (2.70%) Haskell
6 2 (2.70%) Erlang
6 2 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) CISM
3 2 (2.70%) MCITP
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 3 (4.05%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) SCOM
2 6 (8.11%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) MOM
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) HP
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix
4 6 (8.11%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) Veeam
5 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 3 (4.05%) Avaya
6 3 (4.05%) NetApp
6 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.05%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.70%) MKS
7 2 (2.70%) New Relic
8 1 (1.35%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.35%) Brocade
8 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Pharma Division
Salary: bonus + shares
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 22 days ago