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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 168 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 46 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.43% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 27
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
4842 3960 4544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4172 3223 3896
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -7 16 £36,250 -29.26%
Staffordshire - 8 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire -5 7 £45,000 +53.84%
Coventry -16 7 £38,500 -3.75%
Worcestershire -16 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Solihull - 2 £33,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 £29,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) VMware
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.22%) Degree
5 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
6 18 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 18 (20.00%) Simulink
6 18 (20.00%) Use Case
7 17 (18.89%) SCOM
8 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (16.67%) Signal Processing
8 15 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (14.44%) SCCM
10 13 (14.44%) Electronics
11 12 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 12 (13.33%) DNS
11 12 (13.33%) C++
11 12 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.22%) Project Management
12 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.22%) Automotive
13 10 (11.11%) VHDL
13 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
13 10 (11.11%) Linux
13 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 10 (11.11%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Simulink
2 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) DNS
2 9 (10.00%) SAN
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.78%) DHCP
3 7 (7.78%) Firewall
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
5 3 (3.33%) Modbus
5 3 (3.33%) WAN
5 3 (3.33%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.33%) HTTP
5 3 (3.33%) LDAP
5 3 (3.33%) LAN
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Profibus
6 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) PABX
7 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.11%) SSH
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (14.44%) Electronics
2 11 (12.22%) Automotive
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 12 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (11.11%) VHDL
4 4 (4.44%) Mechatronics
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.22%) SCADA
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.11%) Linux
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.56%) UNIX
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Use Case
2 15 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 12 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.22%) Project Management
5 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.44%) Image Processing
8 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.33%) Analytics
9 3 (3.33%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.33%) UML
9 3 (3.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 12 (13.33%) C++
3 6 (6.67%) SQL
4 5 (5.56%) Java
5 4 (4.44%) C
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) CISM
5 2 (2.22%) MCITP
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) VCP4
6 1 (1.11%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) SCOM
2 13 (14.44%) SCCM
3 5 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) VMware
2 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.78%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) EMC
6 4 (4.44%) NetApp
6 4 (4.44%) MathWorks
7 3 (3.33%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) McAfee
8 2 (2.22%) Brocade
9 1 (1.11%) Sophos
9 1 (1.11%) QNX
9 1 (1.11%) MKS
9 1 (1.11%) Panasonic
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