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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 827 842 822
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 65 104 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.088% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.093% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 55 91 62
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £28,950
UK excluding London average salary £26,125 £26,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +17.77%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 60 £30,000 +13.20% 6
London +38 29 £31,000 +16.98% 1
East of England +14 11 £31,500 +31.25% 1
Hertfordshire +10 8 £31,500 -3.07% 1
South West -12 6 £21,000 -10.63%
South East 0 5 £26,000 -11.38% 1
West Midlands -4 4 £49,500 +86.79%
Birmingham -6 4 £24,000 -9.43%
Bristol -2 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Surrey +20 2 £28,375 +0.90%
Scotland +14 2 £26,250 -19.23%
Yorkshire +4 2 £30,000 +36.36%
South Yorkshire +1 2 £30,000 +25.00%
North West -5 2 £28,750 +17.34% 2
Sheffield -11 2 £30,000 +25.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £26,250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Dorset +1 1 £30,500 +34.80%
Hampshire +1 1 £20,659 -12.09%
Norwich -1 1 £19,800 -
Norfolk -2 1 £19,800 -17.50%
Manchester -3 1 £25,000 +2.04%
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £22,500 -25.00%
North East -4 1 £22,500 -20.35%
Coventry -11 1 £49,500 +86.79%
Bournemouth -11 1 £30,500 +34.80%
Devon -11 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £21,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,800 -
Stafford - 1 £49,500 -

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (19.23%) Windows
2 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.62%) Electronics
5 17 (13.08%) GPRS
5 17 (13.08%) EPoS
6 15 (11.54%) HP
6 15 (11.54%) Cisco
7 14 (10.77%) VMware
8 13 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
10 11 (8.46%) SLA
10 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (8.46%) ITIL
10 11 (8.46%) EMC
11 10 (7.69%) NetApp
12 9 (6.92%) Dell
13 8 (6.15%) MS Office
13 8 (6.15%) IBM
13 8 (6.15%) Sun
13 8 (6.15%) LAN
13 8 (6.15%) Games
14 7 (5.38%) Firewall
14 7 (5.38%) Time Management
14 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 6 (4.62%) Chip and PIN
15 6 (4.62%) DNS
15 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
15 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) GPRS
2 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.15%) LAN
4 7 (5.38%) Firewall
4 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.62%) DNS
6 5 (3.85%) WAN
7 4 (3.08%) DHCP
7 4 (3.08%) SAN
7 4 (3.08%) NAS
8 3 (2.31%) Internet
8 3 (2.31%) VoIP
9 2 (1.54%) VPN
9 2 (1.54%) 3G
9 2 (1.54%) DSL
9 2 (1.54%) Intranet
9 2 (1.54%) Wireless
9 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.54%) PABX
9 2 (1.54%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (14.62%) Electronics
2 8 (6.15%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Automotive
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) ODBC
2 1 (0.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) EPoS
2 6 (4.62%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.77%) Informatics
3 1 (0.77%) Celerra
3 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Windows
2 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.77%) UNIX
6 1 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.46%) ITIL
2 7 (5.38%) Time Management
3 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.08%) Data Entry
5 3 (2.31%) ITSM
5 3 (2.31%) Logistics
6 2 (1.54%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.54%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (1.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (1.54%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.54%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (0.77%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (0.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) VB
2 2 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) CCNA
1 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.31%) MCSE
3 2 (1.54%) MCP
3 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.77%) HNC
4 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.54%) Cisco
2 15 (11.54%) HP
3 14 (10.77%) VMware
4 11 (8.46%) EMC
5 10 (7.69%) NetApp
6 9 (6.92%) Dell
7 8 (6.15%) IBM
7 8 (6.15%) Sun
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle
9 4 (3.08%) Apple
10 3 (2.31%) Citrix
11 2 (1.54%) Avaya
11 2 (1.54%) Lotus
11 2 (1.54%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.54%) Mitel
11 2 (1.54%) Toshiba
11 2 (1.54%) BT
11 2 (1.54%) NEC
12 1 (0.77%) Blue Coat
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