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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.46% 1.31% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.37% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 26
Average salary £27,025 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,815 £24,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £28,225
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
707 437 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.45% 95.62% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 584 373 496
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 23 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (58.14%) Change Management
6 25 (58.14%) Mentoring
7 24 (55.81%) MCSE
7 24 (55.81%) MCP
8 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
8 16 (37.21%) HP
9 15 (34.88%) SLA
9 15 (34.88%) IBM
10 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
11 12 (27.91%) Citrix
11 12 (27.91%) SAN
12 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (23.26%) Lync
13 10 (23.26%) Internet
13 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
14 9 (20.93%) Web Services
14 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
14 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.93%) SCOM
15 7 (16.28%) SQL
16 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
16 4 (9.30%) ITIL
17 3 (6.98%) .NET
17 3 (6.98%) MS Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (23.26%) Lync
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) IPv4
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) ATM
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Legal
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.33%) Clustering
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Change Management
1 25 (58.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.65%) ERP
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Change Control
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Document Management
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (55.81%) MCP
2 24 (55.81%) MCSE
3 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) VMware
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) HP
4 15 (34.88%) IBM
5 12 (27.91%) Citrix
6 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Sage
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Infor