Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 198 185
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 19 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 12
Birmingham median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +19.05% -30.00%
10th Percentile £31,100 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £44,200 £45,000 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £36,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +16.67% -10.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3684 4591 3852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.41% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3440 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WLAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) RFID
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (36.84%) SOTI
3 7 (36.84%) AirWatch
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Veeam
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
4 6 (31.58%) Security Management
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) Android
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) NEC
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) RFID
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) WLAN
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
2 6 (31.58%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) DNA
3 2 (10.53%) SysML
4 1 (5.26%) CMMI
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) AirWatch
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SOTI
2 6 (31.58%) Veeam
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) NEC
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto