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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 61 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.13% 2.70% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.81% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 12
Average salary £26,500 £27,025 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.94% -1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,920 £24,015
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £35,800 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
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
686 711 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.44% 95.82% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 620 589 452
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) MySQL
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) IPv4
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) PHP
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.29%) MCP
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.71%) Change Management
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office
10 3 (10.71%) Perl
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) WorkSite
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) IPv4
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) SMS
5 1 (3.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Security
3 1 (3.57%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) ERP
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
1 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCP
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) LPIC
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cacti
1 2 (7.14%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Pega