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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 183 179 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 37 24 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.45% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.47% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 62
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,000
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
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +10 12 £30,250 -29.65% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Birmingham -11 4 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Solihull - 4 £34,500 -
Coventry -7 3 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (54.55%) VMware
2 35 (53.03%) Windows
3 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
4 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (37.88%) DNS
6 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 22 (33.33%) DHCP
8 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 20 (30.30%) ITIL
8 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
9 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
9 19 (28.79%) Load Balancing
10 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (25.76%) VPN
11 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (25.76%) Finance
12 16 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (24.24%) MCITP
12 16 (24.24%) Dell
12 16 (24.24%) MCSE
12 16 (24.24%) MCSA
13 14 (21.21%) Degree
14 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
14 13 (19.70%) Linux
15 11 (16.67%) Java
15 11 (16.67%) Citrix
15 11 (16.67%) SAN
16 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (4.55%) CMS
5 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) Simulink
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) DNS
2 22 (33.33%) DHCP
3 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
4 17 (25.76%) VPN
5 11 (16.67%) SAN
6 7 (10.61%) LDAP
6 7 (10.61%) HTTP
7 4 (6.06%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.55%) VLAN
8 3 (4.55%) LAN
8 3 (4.55%) WAN
9 2 (3.03%) Firewall
10 1 (1.52%) Modbus
10 1 (1.52%) Profibus
10 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) Hudson
1 1 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.52%) Maven
1 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Automotive
4 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) LAMP
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) VHDL
2 4 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (6.06%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.55%) SCADA
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.70%) Linux
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) ITIL
2 19 (28.79%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.12%) Project Management
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Signal Processing
4 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.06%) Security Management
7 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) OOP
9 2 (3.03%) OO
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) MATLAB
3 8 (12.12%) PHP
4 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.61%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) C
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (24.24%) MCITP
2 16 (24.24%) MCSE
2 16 (24.24%) MCSA
3 14 (21.21%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (6.06%) XenApp
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) VMware
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.24%) Dell
4 11 (16.67%) Citrix
5 8 (12.12%) Oracle
6 7 (10.61%) NetApp
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco
7 5 (7.58%) EMC
8 4 (6.06%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) EPiServer
9 3 (4.55%) JBoss
10 2 (3.03%) Siemens
10 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.52%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.52%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.52%) McAfee
11 1 (1.52%) Sophos
11 1 (1.52%) Intel
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