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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 81 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 1.39% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +78.78%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
737 565 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.21% 98.09% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 639 466 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 24 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow