The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Field Service Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Services Engineer
Rank 899 859 887
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 55 106 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.100% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 53 95 85
Median salary £24,000 £26,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,750 £25,000 £29,339
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -14.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Field Service Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Field Service Engineer in the job title.

Field Service Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK.

Field Service Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Field Service Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 50 £24,750 -6.60% 18
London -32 20 £24,000 -20.00% 4
South East +28 17 £27,500 +5.26% 5
Oxfordshire +5 7 £27,500 +34.80% 1
West Midlands -24 5 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +25 4 £22,250 -36.42% 1
Surrey -8 4 £32,500 +14.53% 1
Oxford +11 3 £25,000 +22.54%
East of England +9 3 £22,750 +5.81%
Bristol +1 3 £22,000 +4.76% 1
South West -6 3 £22,000 +4.76% 2
Reigate -14 3 £32,500 +6.55%
East Midlands +20 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Scotland -2 2 £24,250 -3.00% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £28,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £36,250 -
East Sussex +22 1 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Brighton +19 1 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Staffordshire +7 1 £30,000 -39.39% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £31,500 +36.95% 3
Reading +5 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Suffolk +3 1 £22,500 +7.14%
Bury St Edmunds -4 1 £22,500 +5.88%
Birmingham -16 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £23,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £25,000 -

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Field Service 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 featuring Field Service Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.84%) MS Office
4 16 (18.39%) Wireless
5 15 (17.24%) Apple
5 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 15 (17.24%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) Cisco
6 12 (13.79%) VPN
7 11 (12.64%) EPoS
7 11 (12.64%) Terminal Services
7 11 (12.64%) Citrix
7 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
8 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (11.49%) SLA
8 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (11.49%) MCP
9 9 (10.34%) NETGEAR
9 9 (10.34%) Driving Licence
9 9 (10.34%) Draytek
10 8 (9.20%) Dell
10 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (8.05%) CCNA
11 7 (8.05%) Mac OS X
11 7 (8.05%) A+ Certification
11 7 (8.05%) Retail
11 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
12 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
12 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MS Office
2 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Wireless
2 12 (13.79%) VPN
3 6 (6.90%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.75%) ATM
4 5 (5.75%) DNS
5 3 (3.45%) 3G
5 3 (3.45%) DSL
5 3 (3.45%) HSPA
5 3 (3.45%) VoIP
6 2 (2.30%) DHCP
6 2 (2.30%) LAN
6 2 (2.30%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.15%) GPRS
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.15%) VLAN
7 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Electronics
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) EPoS
2 9 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Celerra
6 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.15%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.15%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) IVR
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Robotics
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.05%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.90%) Logistics
1 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
2 4 (4.60%) ITIL
3 3 (3.45%) Coaching
3 3 (3.45%) ITSM
3 3 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.15%) Change Control
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.15%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) MCP
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.05%) A+ Certification
3 7 (8.05%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) CCENT
4 6 (6.90%) MCSA
5 4 (4.60%) HND
5 4 (4.60%) MCSE
6 3 (3.45%) HNC
7 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Apple
2 15 (17.24%) HP
3 12 (13.79%) Cisco
4 11 (12.64%) Citrix
5 9 (10.34%) Draytek
5 9 (10.34%) NETGEAR
6 8 (9.20%) Dell
7 6 (6.90%) 3Com
7 6 (6.90%) ZyXEL
8 5 (5.75%) Wyse
8 5 (5.75%) Xerox
9 4 (4.60%) Canon
9 4 (4.60%) VMware
10 3 (3.45%) BT
10 3 (3.45%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.30%) EMC
11 2 (2.30%) NetApp
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) Sun
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