The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.68% 2.02% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.13% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 22
Average salary £27,025 £26,975 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.18% +16.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,000 £29,600
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 703 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.23% 94.74% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 801 604 675
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 22 £27,025 -1.72%
Barnsley - 1 - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 39 (62.90%) VMware
4 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (59.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (45.16%) MCSE
7 28 (45.16%) MCP
7 28 (45.16%) Change Management
8 20 (32.26%) SLA
9 19 (30.65%) HP
10 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 17 (27.42%) IBM
11 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
12 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
13 14 (22.58%) Citrix
13 14 (22.58%) Internet
14 13 (20.97%) SAN
14 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
15 12 (19.35%) SQL
15 12 (19.35%) Lync
16 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
16 11 (17.74%) SCOM
17 10 (16.13%) Web Services
17 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
18 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
18 9 (14.52%) MS Office
19 8 (12.90%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (19.35%) Lync
2 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Internet
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.97%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) DHCP
3 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) ATM
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) IPv4
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) XSD
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (59.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Change Management
2 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.23%) Change Control
5 2 (3.23%) ERP
5 2 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (1.61%) Project Management
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
6 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.61%) CRM
6 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.61%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.61%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.61%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.61%) Document Management
6 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) VB
3 3 (4.84%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (45.16%) MCP
2 28 (45.16%) MCSE
3 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) vSphere
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) XenApp
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.61%) XenServer
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (62.90%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) HP
4 17 (27.42%) IBM
5 14 (22.58%) Citrix
6 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) Apple
8 2 (3.23%) Mitel
9 1 (1.61%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.61%) Infor
9 1 (1.61%) Sage
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) NCR
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle