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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 183 179 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 35 32 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.58% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.61% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 69
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 £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +21 11 £31,500 +5.00%
Coventry +4 4 £35,500 +18.33% 1
Birmingham -2 4 £42,250 +30.00% 3
Solihull -3 4 £32,500 -
Staffordshire -6 4 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Shropshire - 4 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (57.89%) Windows
1 33 (57.89%) VMware
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
3 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
5 24 (42.11%) DNS
6 22 (38.60%) DHCP
7 20 (35.09%) ITIL
7 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
7 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
7 20 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 18 (31.58%) MCSE
9 18 (31.58%) MCSA
10 17 (29.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (29.82%) MCITP
10 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
11 16 (28.07%) Finance
12 15 (26.32%) VPN
12 15 (26.32%) Dell
13 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
14 12 (21.05%) Citrix
15 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (17.54%) Linux
15 10 (17.54%) Degree
16 9 (15.79%) SAN
17 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.51%) CMS
6 2 (3.51%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Simulink
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) DNS
2 22 (38.60%) DHCP
3 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 15 (26.32%) VPN
5 9 (15.79%) SAN
6 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) HTTP
7 3 (5.26%) LAN
7 3 (5.26%) LDAP
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
9 1 (1.75%) Modbus
9 1 (1.75%) Profibus
9 1 (1.75%) Intranet
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.75%) Hudson
1 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.75%) Ant
1 1 (1.75%) Maven
1 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) SCADA
1 3 (5.26%) EqualLogic
1 3 (5.26%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.02%) Security Management
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) OOP
6 2 (3.51%) OO
6 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.51%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Analytics
7 1 (1.75%) DevOps
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (31.58%) MCSE
2 18 (31.58%) MCSA
3 17 (29.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (29.82%) MCITP
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) XenApp
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) VMware
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.32%) Dell
4 12 (21.05%) Citrix
5 7 (12.28%) NetApp
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) EMC
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) JBoss
9 2 (3.51%) Siemens
9 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam
9 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.75%) Allen-Bradley
10 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.75%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.75%) Symantec
10 1 (1.75%) Intel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasywebRecruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago