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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 59 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.90% 0.88% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.90% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Average salary £29,500 £22,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -22.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,750 £40,000
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
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £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 29 May 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (12.50%) JBoss
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) COBOL
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) PHP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) AS400
1 2 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) COBOL
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago