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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Service Engineer
Rank 820 819 813
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 81 51 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.048% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.050% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 73
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +19.56%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 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 21 August 2014. 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 +7 74 £24,500 -1.01% 13
Yorkshire - 24 £23,000 - 2
South East -18 15 £28,000 +1.81% 2
London -16 13 £26,750 +18.88% 4
West Yorkshire - 13 £23,000 - 1
North West -5 12 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Bradford - 10 £23,000 - 1
Surrey -2 9 £28,120 +8.15%
Manchester +3 7 £24,500 -30.00%
East of England -17 6 £21,750 -23.68% 1
Cranleigh - 5 £28,120 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £21,500 -
Doncaster - 3 £21,500 -
Reigate - 3 £28,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £21,500 -
Southampton +14 2 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Hampshire -6 2 £25,750 -20.76% 1
St Albans -7 2 £26,500 -7.01%
Hertfordshire -13 2 £26,500 -7.01%
Scotland -15 2 £19,500 -48.00%
South West -18 2 £21,500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £20,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £22,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £20,750 - 1
Devon - 2 £21,500 -
Exeter - 2 £21,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £19,500 -
North East -2 1 £26,500 +26.19%

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 75 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 59 (32.78%) Windows
3 50 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 33 (18.33%) MS Excel
4 33 (18.33%) TCP/IP
5 31 (17.22%) MS Exchange
5 31 (17.22%) Cisco
6 26 (14.44%) VMware
7 22 (12.22%) LAN
7 22 (12.22%) HP
7 22 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (11.67%) Firewall
9 20 (11.11%) SLA
9 20 (11.11%) CCNA
10 17 (9.44%) WAN
11 16 (8.89%) Citrix
11 16 (8.89%) EPoS
12 14 (7.78%) Retail
12 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (7.22%) MCSE
13 13 (7.22%) DNS
13 13 (7.22%) Electronics
14 12 (6.67%) MS Office
14 12 (6.67%) Wireless
14 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
15 11 (6.11%) GPRS
15 11 (6.11%) TETRA
15 11 (6.11%) Incident Management

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 31 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.22%) LAN
3 21 (11.67%) Firewall
4 17 (9.44%) WAN
5 13 (7.22%) DNS
6 12 (6.67%) Wireless
7 11 (6.11%) TETRA
7 11 (6.11%) GPRS
8 10 (5.56%) NAS
9 9 (5.00%) SAN
9 9 (5.00%) DHCP
10 8 (4.44%) VPN
10 8 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.89%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.22%) VoIP
13 3 (1.67%) ADSL
13 3 (1.67%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.67%) SNMP
13 3 (1.67%) SSL
13 3 (1.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (7.78%) Retail
2 13 (7.22%) Electronics
3 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.67%) Finance
5 2 (1.11%) Law
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) EPoS
2 8 (4.44%) CLARiiON
3 7 (3.89%) Celerra
4 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.78%) Windows
2 22 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.33%) Linux
6 5 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (6.11%) Incident Management
1 11 (6.11%) Problem Management
2 7 (3.89%) Service Delivery
3 3 (1.67%) ITSM
3 3 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (1.11%) Change Management
4 2 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (1.11%) ITIL
4 2 (1.11%) Time Management
4 2 (1.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (0.56%) Project Management
5 1 (0.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.11%) CCNA
3 13 (7.22%) MCSE
4 6 (3.33%) MCP
5 5 (2.78%) HNC
5 5 (2.78%) HND
5 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.22%) Degree
6 4 (2.22%) MCSA
7 3 (1.67%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.11%) SNIA Certification
8 2 (1.11%) SCSE
8 2 (1.11%) MCITP
8 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.22%) Cisco
3 26 (14.44%) VMware
4 22 (12.22%) HP
5 16 (8.89%) Citrix
6 10 (5.56%) NetApp
7 9 (5.00%) EMC
7 9 (5.00%) IBM
7 9 (5.00%) Sun
7 9 (5.00%) Fujitsu
8 5 (2.78%) Dell
9 3 (1.67%) BT
10 2 (1.11%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.11%) Siemens
10 2 (1.11%) Symantec
11 1 (0.56%) Sony
11 1 (0.56%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.56%) ADIC
11 1 (0.56%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.56%) StorageTek
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