Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 73 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.06% 1.76% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.82% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 25
Sheffield median annual salary £28,000 £27,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.90% +0.91% -8.03%
10th Percentile £20,113 £19,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £43,750 £37,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £27,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year +26.13% +2.78% -0.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 803 990 1,144
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 96.87% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 710 826 990
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer 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 in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Sheffield

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Sheffield

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) SLA
4 7 (41.18%) Office 365
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (29.41%) MCSA
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) MCP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) MCSA
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) MCP
6 1 (5.88%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle