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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 61 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.29% 2.92% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.99% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Average salary £27,000 £27,450 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,000 £25,630
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
678 670 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.86% 97.95% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 584 558 491
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) Change Management
7 11 (33.33%) SAN
8 10 (30.30%) Citrix
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (30.30%) MCSE
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (27.27%) SLA
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (24.24%) SCOM
11 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.21%) UNIX
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
12 6 (18.18%) Lync
12 6 (18.18%) HP
12 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (18.18%) Web Services
12 6 (18.18%) MCP
12 6 (18.18%) MS Office
12 6 (18.18%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Lync
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) IPv4
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) PSTN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) UNIX
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
1 12 (36.36%) Change Management
2 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (30.30%) MCSE
2 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCOM
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 4 (12.12%) CommVault
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) Apple
9 1 (3.03%) EMC