The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 49 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 51 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.98% 4.20% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 4.30% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 11
Median salary £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
790 1186 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.26% 97.77% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1022 1046
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 25 £27,000 -8.86%
Caerphilly +6 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Newport -2 1 £22,000 -35.29%
Support Engineer
Wales

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) SLA
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
5 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (21.88%) Avaya
6 12 (18.75%) Linux
6 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 12 (18.75%) VMware
7 10 (15.63%) PDA
7 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL
7 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (14.06%) JBoss
8 9 (14.06%) LAN
8 9 (14.06%) HTML
9 8 (12.50%) Java
9 8 (12.50%) WAN
9 8 (12.50%) Unix
9 8 (12.50%) Citrix
9 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (12.50%) Information Security
9 8 (12.50%) Firewall
9 8 (12.50%) High Availability
9 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (10.94%) Office 365
10 7 (10.94%) HTML5
10 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.06%) JBoss
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Apache
6 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) LAN
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) WAN
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 6 (9.38%) Internet
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
6 4 (6.25%) SAN
6 4 (6.25%) VPN
7 3 (4.69%) DHCP
7 3 (4.69%) DNS
8 2 (3.13%) NAS
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Advertising
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) HTML
2 7 (10.94%) HTML5
3 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) WebRTC
4 1 (1.56%) XHTML
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) PDA
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Unix
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Android
5 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) High Availability
2 8 (12.50%) Information Security
3 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.69%) System Testing
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (1.56%) Content Management
8 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.56%) Logistics
8 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) Statistics
8 1 (1.56%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.94%) Objective-C
2 7 (10.94%) PHP
3 5 (7.81%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) XenServer
3 6 (9.38%) XenApp
3 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Avaya
3 12 (18.75%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Aastra
5 5 (7.81%) Apple
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) F5
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) Mitel
8 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) Sitecore