The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 58 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.72% 3.61% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 3.85% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 7
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 572 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.50% 93.92% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 595 492 481
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Coventry region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 8 (23.53%) LAN
7 8 (23.53%) WAN
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) Citrix
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) SAP
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) NetApp
9 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (14.71%) Change Control
10 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
10 5 (14.71%) SAN
10 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
10 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) AIX
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco
10 5 (14.71%) IBM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LAN
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) MPLS
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.71%) AIX
8 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Change Control
2 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Logistics
4 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB6
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) Polycom
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos