The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 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
Field Support Engineer
Rank 431 419 437
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.015% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £29,651 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
Field Support Engineer
England

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 East 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 East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Field Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Field Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
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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
Surrey -2 5 £28,000 -13.84%
Hampshire -12 4 £25,750 -20.76%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Field Support Engineer
England

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) MCSE
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (33.33%) MCITP
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) Terminal Services
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
10 5 (23.81%) SLA
10 5 (23.81%) HP
10 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (23.81%) VMware
11 4 (19.05%) MCDST
11 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
11 4 (19.05%) CCNA
11 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) VPN
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) MCP
11 4 (19.05%) MCSA

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) 3G
3 3 (14.29%) DSL
3 3 (14.29%) HSPA
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) xDSL
5 1 (4.76%) Softswitch
5 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Broadband
5 1 (4.76%) ISDN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ITSM
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) MCSE
3 7 (33.33%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (19.05%) MCP
5 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) MCDST
6 3 (14.29%) MCTS
6 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (9.52%) CCA
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (9.52%) CCNP
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
5 3 (14.29%) BT
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya