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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 64 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 5.35% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 5.61% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 5
Average salary £27,500 £29,900 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.02% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.33%
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
702 606 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.43% 95.43% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 616 524 449
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (31.03%) Change Management
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (24.14%) HP
9 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) IBM
10 6 (20.69%) MCP
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (17.24%) Citrix
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
12 4 (13.79%) UNIX
12 4 (13.79%) Perl
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.34%) SCCM
13 3 (10.34%) SCOM
13 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.34%) Lync
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Informatics
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Fortran
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCP
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) LPIC
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) Opsview
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Apple