Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 267 301
Rank change year-on-year +46 +34 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 81 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.66% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 40
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -0.68% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £30,300 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,813 £47,025
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,343 9,541 11,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.41% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,920 8,904
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Birmingham +21 40 £47,500 +34.75% 10
Warwickshire +42 11 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Dudley -12 8 £22,500 -13.46%
Coventry +2 5 £45,000 +36.36% 5
Staffordshire +11 4 £35,000 +4.48% 8
Shropshire +6 4 £31,320 -40.34% 2
Worcestershire +3 2 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Solihull -4 2 £42,000 +31.25% 2
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West Midlands region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (54.32%) Degree
2 26 (32.10%) Project Management
3 22 (27.16%) Six Sigma
3 22 (27.16%) Validation
4 21 (25.93%) C
5 20 (24.69%) Electronics
5 20 (24.69%) GAP Analysis
6 17 (20.99%) Windows
7 16 (19.75%) Automotive
7 16 (19.75%) VMware
8 15 (18.52%) Linux
9 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.28%) ISO 26262
10 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (14.81%) Firmware
12 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.58%) Cisco
12 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (12.35%) MCSE
13 10 (12.35%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.11%) SAN
14 9 (11.11%) Python
15 8 (9.88%) ITIL
15 8 (9.88%) C++
15 8 (9.88%) Embedded C
15 8 (9.88%) Citrix
15 8 (9.88%) OpenCV
15 8 (9.88%) Office 365

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) Simulink
2 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.23%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (1.23%) EPLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) SAN
2 7 (8.64%) VLAN
3 6 (7.41%) DNS
3 6 (7.41%) VPN
4 5 (6.17%) BGP
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.17%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) OSPF
4 5 (6.17%) RIP
4 5 (6.17%) Skype
4 5 (6.17%) WAN
4 5 (6.17%) Wireless
5 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.23%) SNMP
7 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (24.69%) Electronics
2 16 (19.75%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.47%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (9.88%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) SCADA
5 3 (3.70%) CCTV
5 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.70%) Infotainment
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) SUSE
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Project Management
2 22 (27.16%) Six Sigma
2 22 (27.16%) Validation
3 20 (24.69%) GAP Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 8 (9.88%) Server Management
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (6.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (3.70%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (3.70%) Decision-Making
7 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.70%) System Testing
8 2 (2.47%) Change Control
8 2 (2.47%) Data Privacy
8 2 (2.47%) DMAIC
8 2 (2.47%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.47%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) C
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) C++
3 8 (9.88%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (54.32%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 5 (6.17%) MCSA
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) HNC
6 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) HND
8 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) ISO 26262
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Firmware
2 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Packer
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) VMware
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) NetApp
6 5 (6.17%) HP
6 5 (6.17%) Polycom
7 4 (4.94%) CA
8 1 (1.23%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.23%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow