Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £36,404 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

System Engineer
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 264 317
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 135 127 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.02% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.85% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 106 91
Midlands median annual salary £36,404 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.07% -8.11% +11.97%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,728 14,964 17,777
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.75% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,924 12,359 14,063
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the Midlands

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +49 79 £36,952 +5.58% 34
East Midlands 0 56 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (35.56%) Windows
2 45 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (31.85%) Degree
4 42 (31.11%) VMware
5 30 (22.22%) Citrix
6 29 (21.48%) Hyper-V
7 25 (18.52%) Linux
7 25 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 24 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (17.04%) SAN
10 22 (16.30%) Project Management
10 22 (16.30%) Cisco
11 21 (15.56%) C
12 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (14.81%) Electronics
13 19 (14.07%) Validation
13 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
13 19 (14.07%) MCSE
14 18 (13.33%) ITIL
14 18 (13.33%) Six Sigma
15 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
15 17 (12.59%) Firewall
15 17 (12.59%) GAP Analysis
15 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (11.85%) VLAN
16 16 (11.85%) Automotive
16 16 (11.85%) C++
16 16 (11.85%) Systems Engineering
17 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (11.11%) LAN

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (2.22%) JBoss
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.48%) EPLAN
2 2 (1.48%) Simulink
3 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.74%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.74%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) Office 365
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.48%) PaaS
5 2 (1.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.74%) Slack
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.04%) SAN
2 17 (12.59%) Firewall
3 16 (11.85%) VLAN
4 15 (11.11%) LAN
4 15 (11.11%) WAN
4 15 (11.11%) Wireless
5 12 (8.89%) DNS
6 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.41%) DHCP
7 10 (7.41%) VPN
8 9 (6.67%) BGP
8 9 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (6.67%) OSPF
8 9 (6.67%) RIP
8 9 (6.67%) Skype
9 5 (3.70%) NAS
10 4 (2.96%) Internet
11 2 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.48%) LTE
12 1 (0.74%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 3 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.48%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.48%) Rational Quality Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (14.81%) Electronics
2 16 (11.85%) Automotive
3 9 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Finance
6 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Military
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) OpenCV
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) RESTful
2 2 (1.48%) WinForms
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
3 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.93%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (5.19%) Clustering
5 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.44%) CCTV
6 6 (4.44%) SCADA
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.48%) FMCG
9 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Windows
2 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 25 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.44%) Unix
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.74%) SUSE
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Project Management
2 19 (14.07%) Validation
3 18 (13.33%) ITIL
3 18 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 17 (12.59%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (11.85%) Systems Engineering
6 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 9 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (5.93%) Server Management
9 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.70%) Change Management
11 5 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (3.70%) Patch Management
11 5 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.96%) Change Control
12 4 (2.96%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) C
2 16 (11.85%) C++
3 11 (8.15%) Java
3 11 (8.15%) Python
3 11 (8.15%) SQL
4 9 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (31.85%) Degree
2 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (14.07%) MCSE
4 10 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.44%) HNC
7 5 (3.70%) HND
8 4 (2.96%) CCNA
8 4 (2.96%) CCNP
9 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.48%) MCSA
10 1 (0.74%) CIPD
10 1 (0.74%) MCITP
10 1 (0.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.74%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) ISO 26262
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.48%) Hyper-V
2 24 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
4 14 (10.37%) Firmware
4 14 (10.37%) XenApp
5 13 (9.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.70%) vSphere
7 3 (2.22%) Docker
7 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.22%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.48%) Grafana
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.48%) Netcool
4 2 (1.48%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Packer
5 1 (0.74%) Salt
5 1 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.74%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 45 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.11%) VMware
3 30 (22.22%) Citrix
4 22 (16.30%) Cisco
5 13 (9.63%) HP
5 13 (9.63%) NetApp
6 9 (6.67%) Polycom
7 3 (2.22%) Dell
7 3 (2.22%) EMC
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.22%) Remedy
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (1.48%) OpenText
8 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.74%) Infor
9 1 (0.74%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec
9 1 (0.74%) Wonderware