The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 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 / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 33 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.41% 5.57% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 5.67% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 12
Median salary £31,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.86% -3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,175
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,750 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -1.66% +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 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 490 688 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.59% 98.29% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2258 2214
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,347
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cardiff region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.00%) SLA
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) PDA
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) LAN
9 4 (12.50%) WAN
9 4 (12.50%) DHCP
9 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (12.50%) CCNP
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Internet

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.25%) IGRP
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) SNMP
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) PDA
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) BBC
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) System Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Product Management
4 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CCNP
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
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