The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 73 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.44% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.18% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £27,500 £22,733 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.97% +10.89%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
658 548 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.78% 96.65% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 572 481 472
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
South Yorkshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft