The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 13 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 8.33% 0.74% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 0.79% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Support Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend 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
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47 127 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.92% 94.07% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 121 39
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bridgend

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) RIP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Websense
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Lumension

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) RIP
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCSE
1 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Websense
1 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (75.00%) Aruba
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec