The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 59 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.90% 2.08% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.17% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 3
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £30,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 506 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.48% 95.83% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 579 406 322
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
South Wales

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) CCNA
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
9 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (15.79%) Red Hat

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) ISDN
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) IGRP
5 1 (5.26%) PPTP
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) OAuth
2 1 (5.26%) Mojolicious
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNA
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) Nokia
8 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) Intel
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle