Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 279 317
Rank change year-on-year +38 +38 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 73 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 28
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £33,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.82% +2.60%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,475 £23,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,175 £43,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 9,379 9,621 11,064
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.22% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,307 7,867 9,024
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Staffordshire +27 28 £33,500 +11.67% 9
Birmingham +15 22 £45,000 +17.65% 7
Warwickshire +15 10 £39,000 -2.50% 16
Worcestershire +34 6 £22,500 -52.63% 2
Coventry -11 3 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Solihull +9 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 34 (46.58%) VMware
2 28 (38.36%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) Degree
4 24 (32.88%) Windows Server
5 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (21.92%) SQL
8 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (17.81%) SAN
10 12 (16.44%) HP
10 12 (16.44%) MCSE
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (13.70%) Validation
11 10 (13.70%) IIS
11 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
12 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
13 8 (10.96%) Six Sigma
13 8 (10.96%) Project Management
13 8 (10.96%) Cisco
13 8 (10.96%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.96%) Teamcenter
13 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
13 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (10.96%) Siemens NX
14 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
14 7 (9.59%) Law

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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.70%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) nginx
4 5 (6.85%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.74%) WinCC
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Siemens NX
2 2 (2.74%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.74%) EPLAN
2 2 (2.74%) Simulink
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (8.22%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) LAN
3 6 (8.22%) WAN
4 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.48%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) VSAN
6 3 (4.11%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.74%) MPLS
7 2 (2.74%) NAS
7 2 (2.74%) Profibus
7 2 (2.74%) SNMP
7 2 (2.74%) VLAN
7 2 (2.74%) WLAN
8 1 (1.37%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.37%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.59%) Law
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) LDAP
1 2 (2.74%) STL
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.11%) Infotainment
3 3 (4.11%) SCADA
4 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) CentOS
7 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Validation
2 8 (10.96%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (10.96%) Project Management
2 8 (10.96%) Six Sigma
3 6 (8.22%) DevOps
3 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.48%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL
5 3 (4.11%) Security Management
5 3 (4.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.74%) Campaign Management
6 2 (2.74%) Change Control
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.74%) Migration
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Go
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.44%) MCSE
4 7 (9.59%) HND
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCENT
6 3 (4.11%) HNC
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
6 3 (4.11%) MCSA
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) VCP6
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.85%) Docker
5 5 (6.85%) KVM
6 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.11%) vSphere
8 1 (1.37%) Firmware
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Nagios
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.48%) vRealize
3 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.44%) HP
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
5 4 (5.48%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) Siemens
8 1 (1.37%) Acme Packet
8 1 (1.37%) ANSYS
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.37%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Sonus
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Veeam