The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 51 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.86% 1.75% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.81% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 2
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,900 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,650
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 551 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 96.50% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 541 462 312
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
5 11 (40.74%) Internet
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.93%) IIS
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 6 (22.22%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
12 4 (14.81%) Apache

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (25.93%) IIS
5 4 (14.81%) Apache
5 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (40.74%) Internet
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) ISDN
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) Softswitch
7 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.70%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) BGP
7 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.70%) IGRP
7 1 (3.70%) PPTP
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) OAuth
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Mojolicious
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) HACMP
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) AWK
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CCNA
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (11.11%) RHCE
4 3 (11.11%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) PowerHA
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) Veritas
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) Intel
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