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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 799 824 809
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 67 51 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.049% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.052% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 63
Average salary £23,500 £23,000 £21,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +21 55 £23,500 +2.17% 17
South East -20 26 £25,000 -0.99% 5
London -1 13 £23,500 +2.17% 2
Surrey +1 12 £28,000 +33.33% 2
County Antrim - 9 £26,500 -
Belfast - 9 £26,500 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £26,500 -
Scotland +12 4 £21,000 -4.54% 1
North West -2 4 £21,000 -4.54%
East of England -3 4 £22,500 +2.27% 2
Farnham - 4 £31,500 - 1
Basingstoke -1 3 £34,500 +57.71%
West Midlands -6 3 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Hertfordshire -16 3 £22,500 +2.27%
Hampshire -30 3 £30,000 +21.21% 1
Kent - 3 £23,000 -
Weybridge - 3 £26,000 -
Cumbria - 3 £21,000 -
Carlisle - 3 £21,000 -
Dumfries - 3 £21,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £22,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £21,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £22,500 -
Guildford -8 2 £25,375 +20.83%
South West -19 2 £21,000 - 2
Dartford - 2 £23,000 -
Bristol - 2 £21,000 - 2
Merseyside +12 1 £26,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +11 1 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex -2 1 £30,000 +30.43%

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 45 (34.88%) Windows
2 35 (27.13%) Active Directory
3 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.60%) EPoS
5 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange
6 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
7 15 (11.63%) VMware
8 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (10.08%) SLA
9 13 (10.08%) Citrix
10 12 (9.30%) Electronics
11 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (7.75%) Cisco
12 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (6.20%) GPRS
13 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.20%) Firewall
14 7 (5.43%) HP
14 7 (5.43%) Apple
14 7 (5.43%) Windows XP
14 7 (5.43%) MS Office
14 7 (5.43%) Office 365
14 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
14 7 (5.43%) Retail
15 6 (4.65%) MCP
15 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
16 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (3.88%) LAN

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.78%) Lync
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) GPRS
1 8 (6.20%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.88%) DNS
3 5 (3.88%) LAN
3 5 (3.88%) WAN
3 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.88%) ATM
4 4 (3.10%) VoIP
4 4 (3.10%) VPN
5 3 (2.33%) DHCP
5 3 (2.33%) VLAN
6 2 (1.55%) HSPA
6 2 (1.55%) 3G
6 2 (1.55%) DSL
6 2 (1.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.78%) IPsec
7 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.78%) IPv4
7 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (9.30%) Electronics
2 7 (5.43%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Finance
4 2 (1.55%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) EPoS
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.55%) CCTV
5 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.88%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.43%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.10%) Linux
7 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
2 5 (3.88%) ITIL
3 3 (2.33%) Time Management
3 3 (2.33%) Data Entry
4 2 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.55%) System Testing
4 2 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.55%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (1.55%) Software Testing
4 2 (1.55%) Change Management
4 2 (1.55%) ITSM
4 2 (1.55%) Migration
5 1 (0.78%) Logistics
5 1 (0.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (0.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.65%) MCP
3 4 (3.10%) CCNA
3 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) HNC
4 3 (2.33%) MCSE
4 3 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (1.55%) HND
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.55%) Degree
6 1 (0.78%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 35 (27.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) VMware
3 13 (10.08%) Citrix
4 10 (7.75%) Cisco
5 7 (5.43%) HP
5 7 (5.43%) Apple
6 4 (3.10%) Dell
7 2 (1.55%) Toshiba
7 2 (1.55%) BT
7 2 (1.55%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.78%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.78%) Draytek
8 1 (0.78%) Avaya
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + OTE Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + £5k and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum, Benefits + benefits + bonus + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Van, Fuel, Pension, Bonus, BUPA
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £180000 per annum + Van, Fuel Card
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £180000 per annum + Van, Fuel Card
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East Sussex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum + Van
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23500.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago