The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 85 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.46% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 17
Average salary £26,000 £29,104 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1315 957 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.55% 94.57% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 803 956
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
South Wales -20 16 £26,000 -5.45% 5
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco
4 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 12 (30.00%) Firewall
5 11 (27.50%) Internet
5 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) VMware
7 9 (22.50%) Clustering
8 8 (20.00%) IIS
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (20.00%) SAN
8 8 (20.00%) Veritas
8 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
9 7 (17.50%) MCSE
9 7 (17.50%) DNS
9 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.00%) IBM
10 6 (15.00%) MCP
10 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (12.50%) AIX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) Commerce Server
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Internet
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.00%) SAN
4 7 (17.50%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) NAS
7 3 (7.50%) DHCP
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) SNMP
9 1 (2.50%) VoIP
9 1 (2.50%) DSL
9 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.50%) Banking
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) HACMP
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) AS400
4 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) AIX
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.50%) Network Management
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Contact Management
4 1 (2.50%) ITSM
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) COBOL
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 6 (15.00%) MCP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) SAP Certification
5 4 (10.00%) RHCE
5 4 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (7.50%) VCP4
6 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.50%) HND
8 1 (2.50%) CCA
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) PowerHA
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) XenServer
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Veritas
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) SAP
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Acronis
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
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