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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 160 177 169
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 50 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 35
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £21,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
4813 4174 4589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.82% 94.39% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4242 3477 4004
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -6 13 £36,250 +22.88% 2
Staffordshire - 11 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +4 10 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Coventry -8 6 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Solihull - 4 £36,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -2 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 26 January 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 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 35 (36.46%) VMware
3 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
5 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (20.83%) MATLAB
6 20 (20.83%) Simulink
7 19 (19.79%) DNS
7 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (19.79%) Degree
8 17 (17.71%) Signal Processing
8 17 (17.71%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (17.71%) Algorithms
8 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
9 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 15 (15.63%) SAN
10 14 (14.58%) ITIL
10 14 (14.58%) Linux
10 14 (14.58%) Electronics
11 13 (13.54%) Project Management
11 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
11 13 (13.54%) Use Case
11 13 (13.54%) SCCM
11 13 (13.54%) vSphere
12 12 (12.50%) SCOM
12 12 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 12 (12.50%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.29%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.25%) CMS
4 6 (6.25%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Lync
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Simulink
2 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.25%) IaaS
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.79%) DNS
2 15 (15.63%) SAN
3 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (7.29%) LDAP
5 7 (7.29%) VPN
5 7 (7.29%) HTTP
5 7 (7.29%) VLAN
5 7 (7.29%) Firewall
6 5 (5.21%) WAN
6 5 (5.21%) LAN
7 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.13%) Modbus
7 3 (3.13%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.08%) Profibus
8 2 (2.08%) NAS
9 1 (1.04%) PABX
9 1 (1.04%) MPLS
9 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (7.29%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.04%) Hudson
3 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Maven
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.58%) Electronics
2 8 (8.33%) Automotive
3 7 (7.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) J2EE
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Embedded Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Algorithms
2 11 (11.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (9.38%) VHDL
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) EqualLogic
6 4 (4.17%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) SCADA
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.58%) Linux
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) UNIX
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.04%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.04%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Signal Processing
2 14 (14.58%) ITIL
3 13 (13.54%) Project Management
3 13 (13.54%) Use Case
3 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 11 (11.46%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.29%) Supply Chain Management
6 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.17%) Image Processing
9 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) MATLAB
2 11 (11.46%) C++
3 9 (9.38%) Java
4 8 (8.33%) PHP
5 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.21%) SQL
7 4 (4.17%) C
7 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 6 (6.25%) MCITP
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.21%) MCSA
6 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) CISSP
7 2 (2.08%) CISM
8 1 (1.04%) HND
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) vSphere
4 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.13%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 12 (12.50%) SCOM
3 9 (9.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) VMware
2 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) Cisco
4 10 (10.42%) EMC
4 10 (10.42%) Citrix
5 8 (8.33%) HP
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle
6 7 (7.29%) NetApp
7 6 (6.25%) Dell
7 6 (6.25%) EPiServer
8 4 (4.17%) MathWorks
8 4 (4.17%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
9 2 (2.08%) McAfee
9 2 (2.08%) Brocade
9 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.04%) Lumension
10 1 (1.04%) Veeam
10 1 (1.04%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago