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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 188 171 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 36 28 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.52% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.55% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 66
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +16 13 £31,500 -16.00%
Staffordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Solihull 0 4 £34,500 -
Birmingham -1 4 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Coventry -7 3 £35,500 -8.97%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (55.22%) Windows
1 37 (55.22%) VMware
2 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
3 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (40.30%) MS Exchange
6 26 (38.81%) DNS
7 23 (34.33%) DHCP
8 22 (32.84%) ITIL
9 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
9 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
9 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
9 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (28.36%) MCSE
11 19 (28.36%) MCSA
11 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
12 18 (26.87%) MCITP
12 18 (26.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (25.37%) Finance
14 16 (23.88%) Dell
14 16 (23.88%) VPN
15 14 (20.90%) Linux
16 13 (19.40%) Degree
16 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
17 12 (17.91%) Citrix
17 12 (17.91%) SAN
17 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (14.93%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (40.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (4.48%) CMS
5 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.48%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) Simulink
3 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) DNS
2 23 (34.33%) DHCP
3 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
4 16 (23.88%) VPN
5 12 (17.91%) SAN
6 6 (8.96%) HTTP
6 6 (8.96%) LDAP
7 4 (5.97%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
8 3 (4.48%) LAN
8 3 (4.48%) WAN
9 2 (2.99%) Firewall
10 1 (1.49%) Modbus
10 1 (1.49%) Profibus
10 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.49%) Intranet
10 1 (1.49%) Internet
10 1 (1.49%) VoIP
10 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
1 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.49%) Maven
1 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Automotive
4 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.97%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) SCADA
3 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.48%) VHDL
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Open Source
5 1 (1.49%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.96%) Signal Processing
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.97%) Security Management
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.48%) Line Management
7 3 (4.48%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.99%) OOP
8 2 (2.99%) OO
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) MATLAB
3 7 (10.45%) PHP
4 6 (8.96%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) SQL
6 3 (4.48%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (28.36%) MCSE
2 19 (28.36%) MCSA
3 18 (26.87%) MCITP
3 18 (26.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (19.40%) Degree
5 6 (8.96%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) vSphere
3 5 (7.46%) XenApp
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) UAG
5 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) VMware
2 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.88%) Dell
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) NetApp
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco
7 5 (7.46%) EMC
8 4 (5.97%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) EPiServer
9 3 (4.48%) JBoss
10 2 (2.99%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.99%) SAP
10 2 (2.99%) Siemens
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
11 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.49%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.49%) Intel
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