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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 197 188 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 28 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,750 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +3.31%
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 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 31 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 -2 9 £31,500 -25.44% 1
Wolverhampton +1 6 £23,000 -34.28%
Shropshire -4 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Coventry -16 3 £40,000 +9.15% 8
Staffordshire +5 2 £33,125 +10.41% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.24%) Firewall
3 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (22.73%) Degree
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (21.21%) SCOM
5 14 (21.21%) Use Case
5 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
6 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) Linux
8 11 (16.67%) MS Office
8 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
10 9 (13.64%) SQL
10 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.12%) ITIL
11 8 (12.12%) HP
11 8 (12.12%) Electronics
12 7 (10.61%) Automotive
12 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.61%) Citrix
12 7 (10.61%) C++
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.09%) Retail
13 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
13 6 (9.09%) Wireless
13 6 (9.09%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) Simulink
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) Wireless
4 5 (7.58%) SAN
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
4 5 (7.58%) WAN
5 4 (6.06%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) IPv4
6 3 (4.55%) VoIP
6 3 (4.55%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 2 (3.03%) IPsec
7 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.03%) Network Security
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.52%) NAS
8 1 (1.52%) Modbus
8 1 (1.52%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Riak
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.12%) Electronics
2 7 (10.61%) Automotive
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Front Office
4 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.55%) Finance
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Memcached
3 1 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.55%) iPhone
5 3 (4.55%) CCTV
5 3 (4.55%) Replication
6 2 (3.03%) VHDL
6 2 (3.03%) SCADA
6 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.52%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (18.18%) Linux
4 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Use Case
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) Web Design
3 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.58%) ERP
5 4 (6.06%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 4 (6.06%) CMMI
5 4 (6.06%) Validation
5 4 (6.06%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Signal Processing
6 3 (4.55%) Server Building
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C++
3 3 (4.55%) C
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.03%) X++
4 2 (3.03%) Haskell
4 2 (3.03%) Erlang
4 2 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCITP
3 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 3 (4.55%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) SCOM
2 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.03%) logstash
4 1 (1.52%) MOM
4 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) HP
3 7 (10.61%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) Dell
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.55%) Veeam
6 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.03%) New Relic
8 1 (1.52%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.52%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.52%) MKS
8 1 (1.52%) Siemens
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
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