The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Caerphilly during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
South Wales / Caerphilly
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 25.00% 5.88% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.41% 6.25% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Caerphilly
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 17 16 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 85.00% 94.12% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 28
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Caerphilly

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Caerphilly that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Caerphilly

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Caerphilly

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Caerphilly region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) HSRP
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) VRRP
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Caerphilly 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) FWSM
3 2 (18.18%) HSRP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle