The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 48 59 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.56% 2.15% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.20% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 6
Median salary £27,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.89% -10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,650 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £42,500 £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 683 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.58% 97.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 502 547 556
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer 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 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cardiff

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cardiff region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) SLA
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.45%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (20.41%) PDA
6 8 (16.33%) VMware
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 8 (16.33%) Avaya
7 7 (14.29%) JBoss
7 7 (14.29%) HTML
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (12.24%) High Availability
8 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (12.24%) Java
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.24%) Unix
8 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.20%) VoIP
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.20%) PHP
9 5 (10.20%) Android
9 5 (10.20%) HTML5
9 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.20%) Objective-C
10 4 (8.16%) Risk Management

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) LAMP
4 1 (2.04%) WebRTC
4 1 (2.04%) XHTML
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) PDA
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) BBC
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Android
5 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) High Availability
3 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
4 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) System Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Content Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Statistics
7 1 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.20%) Objective-C
2 5 (10.20%) PHP
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) XenServer
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Avaya
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Aastra
4 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
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