The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 121 130 98
Rank change year-on-year +9 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.17% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £41,500 £23,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.59% -37.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 1777 2245 1671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.49% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1741 1411
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) DB2
7 2 (16.67%) IIS

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) CCTV
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Online Games
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) RHCA
4 2 (16.67%) RHCE
4 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) NFS
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) New Relic
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
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