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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 53 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.01% 2.52% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.63% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 21
Average salary £27,025 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% +17.02%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
700 533 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.89% 96.04% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 584 464 497
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 35 (63.64%) VMware
4 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (52.73%) MCSE
7 29 (52.73%) Change Management
8 28 (50.91%) MCP
9 20 (36.36%) HP
10 19 (34.55%) SLA
10 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
11 18 (32.73%) IBM
12 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
13 14 (25.45%) Citrix
13 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (23.64%) SAN
15 12 (21.82%) Internet
15 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.82%) SQL
15 12 (21.82%) Lync
16 11 (20.00%) SCOM
16 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (18.18%) Riverbed
17 10 (18.18%) Web Services
18 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
19 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
20 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
20 6 (10.91%) Dynamics AX
21 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 12 (21.82%) Lync
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) ATM
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.64%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) XSD
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Change Management
2 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.64%) Change Control
5 2 (3.64%) Validation
5 2 (3.64%) ERP
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) CRM
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.82%) Document Management
6 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) VB
3 3 (5.45%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (52.73%) MCSE
3 28 (50.91%) MCP
4 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 35 (63.64%) VMware
3 20 (36.36%) HP
4 18 (32.73%) IBM
5 14 (25.45%) Citrix
6 10 (18.18%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) NCR
9 1 (1.82%) Sage
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.82%) Infor