The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Service Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field Service Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 860 835 823
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 44 74 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.065% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.069% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 42
Average salary £26,500 £24,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.27% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,075 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £28,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+12.76% -14.54%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Field Service Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
England -19 39 £25,000 +2.56% 12
East of England +9 16 £27,000 +24.13%
Hertfordshire +9 15 £26,500 -
London -5 9 £29,000 +8.41% 2
Scotland +12 5 £29,500 +51.28% 2
Lancashire +7 5 £22,250 -
Blackburn -6 5 £22,250 -
North West -11 5 £22,250 -9.18% 1
Dundee - 4 £29,500 - 1
South East 0 3 £24,500 -9.25% 3
West Midlands -3 2 £18,375 -18.33% 1
Devon -8 2 £21,150 -1.62%
South West -14 2 £21,150 -1.62% 3
Berkshire - 2 £24,500 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £24,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £25,750 -
Bedfordshire +6 1 £29,000 +31.81%
Bedford +4 1 £29,000 +31.81%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £35,500 +65.11% 1
Sheffield +1 1 £35,500 +42.00% 1
Birmingham +1 1 £21,750 -3.33%
East Midlands -2 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Surrey -2 1 £32,000 +14.04%
Yorkshire -9 1 £35,500 +54.34% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £15,000 -
Redhill - 1 £32,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £22,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £27,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £19,800 -

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Field Service 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 Service Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 29 (25.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (18.75%) Cisco
4 20 (17.86%) HP
5 18 (16.07%) Dell
6 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.39%) VMware
8 13 (11.61%) Citrix
9 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 12 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 11 (9.82%) ITIL
10 11 (9.82%) EMC
10 11 (9.82%) EPoS
10 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (8.93%) Terminal Services
11 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
12 9 (8.04%) NetApp
12 9 (8.04%) LAN
12 9 (8.04%) WAN
13 8 (7.14%) MCSE
13 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
13 8 (7.14%) Apple
13 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (7.14%) SLA
13 8 (7.14%) Firewall
13 8 (7.14%) Wireless
13 8 (7.14%) Games
14 7 (6.25%) Wyse
14 7 (6.25%) Time Management
14 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Field Service 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 Service Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) Lync
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) LAN
1 9 (8.04%) WAN
2 8 (7.14%) Firewall
2 8 (7.14%) Wireless
3 7 (6.25%) VPN
4 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.46%) DNS
5 5 (4.46%) DHCP
6 4 (3.57%) SAN
6 4 (3.57%) GPRS
6 4 (3.57%) NAS
7 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.79%) PABX
7 2 (1.79%) Intranet
7 2 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.89%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.89%) VLAN
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (7.14%) Games
2 5 (4.46%) Electronics
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) EPoS
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.89%) Informatics
4 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.79%) Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.89%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.82%) ITIL
2 7 (6.25%) Time Management
3 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.68%) Logistics
4 3 (2.68%) Data Entry
5 2 (1.79%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.79%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (0.89%) ITSM
6 1 (0.89%) Migration
6 1 (0.89%) Service Management
6 1 (0.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (0.89%) Network Management
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL V3
6 1 (0.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (0.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (0.89%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (0.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) MCSE
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.25%) MCP
3 6 (5.36%) CCNA
3 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (25.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.93%) Terminal Services
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.68%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) Cisco
2 20 (17.86%) HP
3 18 (16.07%) Dell
4 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.39%) VMware
6 13 (11.61%) Citrix
7 11 (9.82%) EMC
8 9 (8.04%) NetApp
9 8 (7.14%) Apple
10 7 (6.25%) Sun
10 7 (6.25%) IBM
10 7 (6.25%) Wyse
11 5 (4.46%) Oracle
12 3 (2.68%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.68%) Draytek
12 3 (2.68%) NETGEAR
13 2 (1.79%) Mitel
13 2 (1.79%) Adobe
13 2 (1.79%) Ericsson
13 2 (1.79%) NEC
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