The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.93% 3.81% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 3.88% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 25
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,400 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,700 £29,500
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 1108 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.48% 98.23% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 598 970 1040
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in South Wales

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer 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 24 June 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 -14 12 £31,500 +20.00% 1
Newport +16 7 £22,000 +10.00% 2
Caerphilly +7 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Torfaen - 3 £23,000 - 1
Bridgend +13 1 £27,500 +3.77%
Support Engineer
Wales

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

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 South Wales region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.91%) ITIL
8 15 (27.27%) SLA
9 13 (23.64%) Cisco
9 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
10 12 (21.82%) VPN
11 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (18.18%) Office 365
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.18%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (16.36%) Linux
13 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
13 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
13 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
14 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) LAN
15 7 (12.73%) DNS
15 7 (12.73%) CCNA
16 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
16 6 (10.91%) PDA
16 6 (10.91%) WAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) VPN
2 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 7 (12.73%) DNS
5 6 (10.91%) DHCP
5 6 (10.91%) WAN
6 4 (7.27%) BGP
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
6 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 4 (7.27%) SAN
6 4 (7.27%) VoIP
7 3 (5.45%) IPsec
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.64%) FWSM
8 2 (3.64%) NAS
8 2 (3.64%) SNMP
8 2 (3.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.82%) Selenium
1 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.64%) Advertising
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) PDA
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) BBC
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.45%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) AIX
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.45%) System Testing
4 2 (3.64%) CAD
4 2 (3.64%) High Availability
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) Network Design
4 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.64%) Release Management
4 2 (3.64%) Stress Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.82%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) CCNP
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.27%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.27%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Firmware
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.45%) Avaya
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas
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