Systems Engineer Jobs in the Midlands

System Engineer
England > Midlands

The median System Engineer salary in the Midlands is £49,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 69 161 186
Rank change year-on-year +92 +25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 480 157 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.42% 1.85% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 2.07% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 268 30 77
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £33,800
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,438 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £44,250 £36,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.73% +20.41% -8.13%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £64,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,212 7,602 10,970
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 89.51% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,398 4,488 7,088
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,834 £37,500 £37,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £60,741 £67,200 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +56 280 £50,000 +12.99% 44
East Midlands +100 200 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2024, Systems Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 79 (16.46%) Automotive
2 66 (13.75%) Systems Engineering
3 55 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 53 (11.04%) Degree
5 42 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (8.54%) Microsoft
7 37 (7.71%) Security Cleared
8 35 (7.29%) Customer Service
9 34 (7.08%) Social Skills
10 32 (6.67%) Azure
11 26 (5.42%) Project Delivery
12 25 (5.21%) EMC
12 25 (5.21%) SQL
12 25 (5.21%) Linux
12 25 (5.21%) VMware
13 24 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (5.00%) Master's Degree
14 21 (4.38%) SQL Server
15 20 (4.17%) Telecoms
15 20 (4.17%) Software Engineering
16 19 (3.96%) SC Cleared
16 19 (3.96%) Windows
17 18 (3.75%) C#
17 18 (3.75%) Active Directory
17 18 (3.75%) WAN
17 18 (3.75%) Electronics
17 18 (3.75%) Project Management
17 18 (3.75%) Chartered Engineer
18 17 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (3.54%) Firewall

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.33%) IIS
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
4 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) AutoCAD
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.83%) Simulink
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.63%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.21%) CATIA
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.42%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.21%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.67%) Azure
2 13 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (1.88%) AWS
4 7 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.63%) Entra ID
6 2 (0.42%) Nutanix
7 1 (0.21%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.75%) WAN
2 17 (3.54%) Firewall
3 12 (2.50%) Internet
3 12 (2.50%) VPN
4 6 (1.25%) DHCP
4 6 (1.25%) DNS
5 4 (0.83%) IPsec
5 4 (0.83%) LAN
6 3 (0.63%) FlexRay
6 3 (0.63%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.42%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) BGP
8 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.21%) MQTT
8 1 (0.21%) OSPF
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.25%) MySQL
4 4 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (1.67%) LabVIEW
2 3 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 79 (16.46%) Automotive
2 55 (11.46%) Manufacturing
3 34 (7.08%) Social Skills
4 20 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.75%) Electronics
6 11 (2.29%) Retail
7 7 (1.46%) Finance
8 6 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.25%) Military
9 4 (0.83%) Aviation
9 4 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.21%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.46%) REST
1 7 (1.46%) WebRTC
2 3 (0.63%) .NET
3 2 (0.42%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (2.92%) Clustering
2 14 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.88%) CCTV
5 7 (1.46%) Distributed Systems
5 7 (1.46%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.25%) IoT
7 5 (1.04%) FMCG
7 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.83%) PMI
9 3 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.63%) Robotics
9 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.42%) State Machine
10 2 (0.42%) Wiki
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.21%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.21%) Linux
2 19 (3.96%) Windows
3 14 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.04%) CentOS
5 5 (1.04%) SUSE
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) Unix
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.75%) Systems Engineering
2 42 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (7.29%) Customer Service
4 26 (5.42%) Project Delivery
5 20 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 18 (3.75%) Project Management
7 16 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 15 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 15 (3.13%) Validation
9 14 (2.92%) High Availability
10 13 (2.71%) CAD
10 13 (2.71%) Computer Science
11 12 (2.50%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.50%) Migration
11 12 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (2.08%) CI/CD
14 9 (1.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (1.88%) Requirements Management
15 8 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.21%) SQL
2 18 (3.75%) C#
3 11 (2.29%) Java
4 7 (1.46%) C
5 6 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.83%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.63%) Python
7 3 (0.63%) R
8 2 (0.42%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) Ladder Logic
9 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (11.04%) Degree
2 37 (7.71%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.00%) Master's Degree
4 19 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.75%) Chartered Engineer
6 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.25%) MCSE
8 5 (1.04%) CCNA
8 5 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.63%) HND
10 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.42%) HNC
11 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) PMO
3 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.42%) GDPR
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.46%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.63%) Embedded Firmware
5 3 (0.63%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) NFS
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Functional Safety
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.21%) EMC
2 25 (5.21%) VMware
3 13 (2.71%) Siemens
4 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.04%) Apple
6 5 (1.04%) HP
7 3 (0.63%) Dell
7 3 (0.63%) IBM
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle
7 3 (0.63%) QinetiQ
7 3 (0.63%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (0.63%) Veeam
8 2 (0.42%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (0.42%) Brocade
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco
8 2 (0.42%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.21%) QNX
9 1 (0.21%) SAP