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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 58 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.37% 1.01% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £29,500 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £30,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
629 583 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.03% 97.65% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 542 476 528
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) iSeries
7 2 (14.29%) XenServer
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) AS400
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Objective-C

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) COBOL
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Acronis
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive with extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago