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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 62 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.82% 5.81% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 6.01% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 8
Average salary £29,900 £29,900 £24,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £21,855
10% offered a salary of more than £35,980 £45,250 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
745 716 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.75% 96.76% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 636 603 404
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
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
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 20 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (38.71%) Change Management
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 7 (22.58%) IBM
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (19.35%) SCOM
11 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) SAN
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) MCP
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) MS Office
12 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
12 5 (16.13%) SLA
12 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
12 5 (16.13%) Lync
12 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) DSL
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) PSTN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) MCP
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds