The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 61 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.50% 1.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £18,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Technical Support
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
578 692 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.17% 98.16% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 483 591 578
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Sheffield region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

Technical Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) ATM
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 3 (16.67%) ERP
1 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified £25-40k+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago