Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 71 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 47 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.79% 2.41% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 2.52% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 35
Coventry median annual salary £31,000 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +16.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £18,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,500 £38,545 £35,000
West Midlands median annual salary £29,500 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% - +5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 933 1,269 1,280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.49% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 769 1,019 1,064
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,125
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer 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 in Coventry.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Coventry

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Coventry over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Coventry

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Support 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 Coventry region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) Java EE
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Scrum
5 18 (38.30%) CSS
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) Kanban
6 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
7 15 (31.91%) Windows 10
7 15 (31.91%) Linux
8 14 (29.79%) Python
8 14 (29.79%) Degree
9 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
9 13 (27.66%) Master's Degree
9 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) PHP
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
10 12 (25.53%) VPN
10 12 (25.53%) Adobe
10 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (25.53%) Ansible
10 12 (25.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (25.53%) React
10 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
10 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 10 (21.28%) Apache
1 10 (21.28%) nginx
1 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon S3
1 12 (25.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) VPN
2 5 (10.64%) DHCP
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) Java EE
2 18 (38.30%) CSS
2 18 (38.30%) HTML
3 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
3 12 (25.53%) jQuery
3 12 (25.53%) React
4 9 (19.15%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (10.64%) LAMP
5 5 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (10.64%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
6 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.26%) JSF
6 2 (4.26%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
3 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Kanban
2 18 (38.30%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
4 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
6 7 (14.89%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.38%) PDM
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) Break/Fix
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 12 (25.53%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Ansible
1 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Adobe
1 12 (25.53%) Citrix
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Mitel
4 3 (6.38%) WatchGuard
5 2 (4.26%) Veeam