The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 69 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.39% 2.75% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.86% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 16
Average salary £27,250 £33,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.25% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £25,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Support Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 17 £28,000 -6.66% 4
Bridgend +1 8 £21,000 -42.46% 1
Newport -11 2 £24,500 -
Caerphilly +8 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £27,500 -
Support Engineer
Wales

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 41 (65.08%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
4 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 21 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (33.33%) Firewall
6 19 (30.16%) DNS
6 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (28.57%) Cisco
8 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
8 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (22.22%) Internet
10 14 (22.22%) SLA
11 12 (19.05%) IIS
11 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (17.46%) Citrix
13 10 (15.87%) DHCP
13 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds
14 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
14 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
15 7 (11.11%) JBoss
15 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (11.11%) CCNA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.05%) IIS
4 8 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (11.11%) JBoss
6 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) DNS
3 14 (22.22%) Internet
4 10 (15.87%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) VoIP
6 5 (7.94%) WAN
7 4 (6.35%) LAN
8 3 (4.76%) VPN
8 3 (4.76%) VLAN
9 2 (3.17%) SNMP
9 2 (3.17%) DSL
9 2 (3.17%) SAN
9 2 (3.17%) IPsec
10 1 (1.59%) PPTP
10 1 (1.59%) HTTP
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.59%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
1 5 (7.94%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) PDA
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) iSeries
3 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) UNIX
6 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Vista
6 5 (7.94%) Android
6 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
2 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL
3 5 (7.94%) Logistics
3 5 (7.94%) Service Management
3 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
3 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
4 3 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.59%) Time Management
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.59%) Data Security
6 1 (1.59%) Information Security
6 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) CRM
6 1 (1.59%) Coaching
6 1 (1.59%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.94%) PHP
2 5 (7.94%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) CCNA
1 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
5 2 (3.17%) XenServer
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Nagios
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) VMware
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco
4 11 (17.46%) Citrix
5 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.52%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) Dell
6 6 (9.52%) IBM
7 4 (6.35%) Sun
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (3.17%) Avaya
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
10 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.59%) Mitel
10 1 (1.59%) Aastra
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago