Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 75 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.51% 2.56% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.71% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 32
Coventry median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -16.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £18,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £42,375
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +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 1255 1330 1387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 94.39% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1121 1149
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Support 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 Coventry region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Citrix
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.15%) XenApp
7 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.15%) Java
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) Unix
8 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) Adobe
8 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) GoCD
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) People Management
5 2 (6.06%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Citrix
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Adobe
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) Civica
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Northgate
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Veeam