The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 143 124
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.083% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.087% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Median salary £34,000 £23,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.68% -26.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Birmingham

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) RFID
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (37.50%) SOTI
3 3 (37.50%) AirWatch
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (25.00%) New Relic
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) RHCA
4 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) RHCE
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) RFID
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCA
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) AirWatch
2 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SOTI
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NEC
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago