The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Support Engineer
Rank 854 846 867
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 29 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.014% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 24
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -6.42%
Field Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103237 94545 105384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84342 79126 90809
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Field Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Field Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Field Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Field Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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
South East -9 13 £27,500 -15.38% 1
South West - 5 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £26,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £23,500 - 4
East of England -24 2 £28,500 +18.75%
London -23 1 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Field Support Engineer
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Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Field 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 Field Support Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (67.27%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
4 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (25.45%) MS Office
8 13 (23.64%) MCSE
8 13 (23.64%) Firewall
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco
9 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (20.00%) LAN
10 11 (20.00%) VMware
11 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 10 (18.18%) Citrix
11 10 (18.18%) Terminal Services
11 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.36%) HP
12 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (14.55%) MCITP
13 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (12.73%) MCP
14 7 (12.73%) WAN
14 7 (12.73%) VPN

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Field 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 Field Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) LAN
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
4 7 (12.73%) VPN
4 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 6 (10.91%) DHCP
6 4 (7.27%) VoIP
6 4 (7.27%) Wireless
7 3 (5.45%) 3G
7 3 (5.45%) DSL
7 3 (5.45%) HSPA
7 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.82%) Broadband
9 1 (1.82%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) German Language
3 1 (1.82%) Avionics
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.64%) Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Data Security
4 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.45%) Time Management
4 3 (5.45%) Service Management
4 3 (5.45%) ITSM
5 2 (3.64%) Change Management
5 2 (3.64%) Benchmarking
5 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.64%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.82%) Information Management
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) R
2 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) MCSE
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.55%) MCITP
5 7 (12.73%) MCP
5 7 (12.73%) CCNA
6 6 (10.91%) MCSA
7 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.27%) MCDST
9 3 (5.45%) MCTS
9 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.64%) CCNP
10 2 (3.64%) CCA
10 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.64%) Degree
11 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (7.27%) DameWare
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco
3 11 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) NetApp
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
7 4 (7.27%) Sophos
7 4 (7.27%) ProCurve
8 3 (5.45%) BT
8 3 (5.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) Apple
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
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