Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 73 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 52 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.74% 2.31% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 2.41% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 43
Coventry median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £22,250 £18,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £35,000 £43,500
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.45% +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 1,051 1,330 1,370
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.03% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1,108 1,171
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.33% -0.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 18 (34.62%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
5 17 (32.69%) Java EE
6 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (28.85%) CSS
7 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.85%) HTML
7 15 (28.85%) Scrum
7 15 (28.85%) Kanban
8 14 (26.92%) ITIL
9 13 (25.00%) Service Management
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
9 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (23.08%) Master's Degree
10 12 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
10 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 12 (23.08%) ITIL V3
10 12 (23.08%) Internet
10 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 12 (23.08%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) Python
11 11 (21.15%) Windows 7

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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) nginx
3 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon S3
1 9 (17.31%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Internet
2 9 (17.31%) VPN
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Java EE
2 15 (28.85%) CSS
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
3 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
3 9 (17.31%) jQuery
3 9 (17.31%) React
4 7 (13.46%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (5.77%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.85%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) JSF
6 2 (3.85%) LAMP
6 2 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) SOAP
7 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Kanban
3 15 (28.85%) Scrum
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
5 13 (25.00%) Service Management
6 12 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.62%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) PDM
11 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) Project Management
12 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
12 1 (1.92%) Break/Fix
12 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.92%) Server Management
12 1 (1.92%) Task Automation
12 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
6 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (23.08%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Ansible
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Adobe
2 9 (17.31%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Mitel
5 3 (5.77%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
7 1 (1.92%) NETGEAR