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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 830 820 805
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 62 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.068% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.072% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 72
Average salary £24,750 £24,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,925 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £28,140
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,500 £21,750
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +21.83%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 52 £23,000 -4.16% 17
London +32 14 £26,000 +13.04% 5
South East -23 14 £23,000 -16.36% 8
East of England +14 10 £21,000 -12.50% 3
Surrey +5 6 £23,500 -14.54% 3
South West -17 6 £21,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £21,000 -
Bristol - 5 £21,000 -
Scotland +16 4 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Ipswich - 4 £21,000 -
Birmingham -5 3 £26,500 -
West Midlands -28 3 £49,500 +86.79%
Kent - 3 £23,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £26,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £26,500 -
Belfast - 3 £26,500 -
Leeds +8 2 £23,750 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £23,750 +13.09% 1
West Yorkshire -4 2 £23,750 +13.09% 1
East Sussex -18 2 £22,000 -4.34%
Reigate - 2 £30,500 -
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
Grangemouth - 2 £28,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £23,750 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £21,250 -
Dartford - 2 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £23,750 - 2
East Midlands +18 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Bedfordshire +18 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Glasgow +14 1 £18,800 -37.33%

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (26.87%) Windows
2 28 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
4 22 (16.42%) Electronics
5 21 (15.67%) EPoS
6 19 (14.18%) GPRS
7 17 (12.69%) MS Exchange
8 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.46%) Firewall
9 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
10 9 (6.72%) Apple
10 9 (6.72%) SLA
11 8 (5.97%) LAN
11 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
12 7 (5.22%) Office 365
12 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (5.22%) VMware
12 7 (5.22%) DNS
12 7 (5.22%) Cisco
12 7 (5.22%) Citrix
13 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
13 6 (4.48%) MS Office
13 6 (4.48%) ITIL
14 5 (3.73%) MCP
14 5 (3.73%) SQL

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) GPRS
2 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.46%) Firewall
3 8 (5.97%) LAN
4 7 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (5.22%) DNS
5 5 (3.73%) VoIP
5 5 (3.73%) WAN
5 5 (3.73%) VPN
6 4 (2.99%) DHCP
6 4 (2.99%) VLAN
7 3 (2.24%) HSPA
7 3 (2.24%) 3G
7 3 (2.24%) DSL
7 3 (2.24%) ATM
8 2 (1.49%) Intranet
8 2 (1.49%) Internet
8 2 (1.49%) Wireless
8 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.49%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (16.42%) Electronics
2 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.49%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Automotive
3 2 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) ODBC
2 1 (0.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) EPoS
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.75%) IPTV
4 1 (0.75%) Informatics
4 1 (0.75%) Celerra
4 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.87%) Windows
2 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.49%) Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (4.48%) ITIL
2 4 (2.99%) Service Delivery
2 4 (2.99%) ITSM
2 4 (2.99%) Data Entry
3 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (1.49%) ITIL V3
3 2 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (1.49%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.49%) Logistics
3 2 (1.49%) Incident Management
4 1 (0.75%) Load Balancing
4 1 (0.75%) Time Management
4 1 (0.75%) Service Management
4 1 (0.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.49%) VB
2 2 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.73%) MCP
3 4 (2.99%) MCSE
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) CCNA
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
6 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Apple
3 7 (5.22%) Cisco
3 7 (5.22%) Citrix
3 7 (5.22%) VMware
4 5 (3.73%) HP
5 4 (2.99%) Dell
6 3 (2.24%) BT
7 2 (1.49%) NEC
7 2 (1.49%) Toshiba
7 2 (1.49%) Lotus
7 2 (1.49%) Avaya
7 2 (1.49%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.49%) Mitel
8 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.75%) Draytek
8 1 (0.75%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.75%) NetApp
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 Car
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car allowance and on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Romford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + vehicle, bonus, pension health
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Van, Petrol, BUPA, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus overtime and on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18817.00 - £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18817.00 - £23522.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorking
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + company car, pension and more
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28250 - £36000 per annum + van, pen, bonus, health
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + van + phone + tablet
Posted: 23 days ago
North London
Com-Com
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Car allowance, on call allowance and
Posted: 24 days ago
Scotland
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Vehicle, Bonus, On Call, Health
Posted: 27 days ago