The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 226 195
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 23
Median salary £34,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.25% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4990 6014 5559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.93% 96.35% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4731 4633
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +12 6 - -
Staffordshire +22 5 £60,000 +76.47% 1
Birmingham +16 5 £34,000 +44.68% 3
Solihull -2 4 £32,000 -13.51%
Warwickshire +7 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Dudley - 2 £26,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

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

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

1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) DNS
5 11 (28.21%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) Puppet
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) WLAN
8 8 (20.51%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (20.51%) Validation
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.95%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) Office 365
9 7 (17.95%) Splunk

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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) WLAN
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
5 5 (12.82%) LDAP
5 5 (12.82%) MPLS
5 5 (12.82%) SNMP
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) RFID
6 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
8 1 (2.56%) TETRA
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) CA Gen
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Android
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Fedora
6 1 (2.56%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
1 8 (20.51%) Validation
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Analytics
2 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
2 7 (17.95%) IT Strategy
2 7 (17.95%) Kanban
2 7 (17.95%) Scrum
2 7 (17.95%) TDD
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (17.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) RHCA
5 2 (5.13%) RHCE
5 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Docker
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
2 7 (17.95%) Grafana
2 7 (17.95%) Terraform
3 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Splunk
4 4 (10.26%) CA
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) SOTI
6 2 (5.13%) Epicor
6 2 (5.13%) Infor
6 2 (5.13%) New Relic
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) NEC
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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