The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 65 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% 1.38% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.46% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 10
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,990
% change year-on-year
- +0.04%
IT Support
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
699 616 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.90% 94.77% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 628 559 513
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

IT Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (12.50%) XenApp
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
9 1 (6.25%) SAN
9 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
9 1 (6.25%) Blackberry

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Release Management
1 2 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (6.25%) ISMS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
2 1 (6.25%) Security Management
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago