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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 796 828 793
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 76 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.081% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.086% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 77
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +23.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £29,339 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +33.35%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 0 68 £26,500 -3.63% 9
London +36 34 £31,000 +18.09% 2
East of England +16 10 £22,150 -7.70% 2
South East -5 9 £26,250 -10.52% 2
South West -4 7 £21,000 -10.63%
Scotland +17 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Bristol +7 5 £21,000 -10.63%
Surrey +21 4 £28,375 +3.18% 1
Birmingham -12 4 £25,250 -4.71% 1
Hertfordshire -12 4 £31,500 -3.07% 2
West Midlands -19 4 £49,500 +86.79% 1
Suffolk - 4 £21,000 -
Hampshire 0 2 £24,079 -24.75%
North West 0 2 £28,750 +6.80% 2
Reigate - 2 £30,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £21,250 -
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
Grangemouth - 2 £28,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £21,000 -
Manchester +13 1 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Glasgow +12 1 £18,800 -37.33%
Derbyshire +10 1 £25,000 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +9 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Derby +7 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +6 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Norwich +4 1 £19,800 -
Norfolk -1 1 £19,800 -17.50%
Berkshire -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Dorset -3 1 £30,500 +40.22%
Devon -9 1 - -

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 34 (23.61%) Windows
2 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.58%) Electronics
5 19 (13.19%) GPRS
6 18 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 18 (12.50%) EPoS
7 14 (9.72%) Cisco
7 14 (9.72%) VMware
8 13 (9.03%) HP
9 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
10 10 (6.94%) Dell
10 10 (6.94%) SLA
10 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
11 9 (6.25%) LAN
11 9 (6.25%) ITIL
11 9 (6.25%) Apple
11 9 (6.25%) Hyper-V
12 8 (5.56%) Games
12 8 (5.56%) Firewall
12 8 (5.56%) NetApp
12 8 (5.56%) Sun
12 8 (5.56%) IBM
12 8 (5.56%) EMC
13 7 (4.86%) MS Office
13 7 (4.86%) Time Management
13 7 (4.86%) Office 365
14 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (4.17%) Windows XP

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 18 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) GPRS
2 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.25%) LAN
4 8 (5.56%) Firewall
5 6 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.17%) WAN
6 5 (3.47%) DNS
7 4 (2.78%) SAN
7 4 (2.78%) NAS
8 3 (2.08%) VLAN
8 3 (2.08%) DHCP
8 3 (2.08%) VoIP
9 2 (1.39%) VPN
9 2 (1.39%) Wireless
9 2 (1.39%) Intranet
9 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 2 (1.39%) 3G
9 2 (1.39%) DSL
9 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.39%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (14.58%) Electronics
2 8 (5.56%) Games
3 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Automotive
4 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) ODBC
2 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) EPoS
2 6 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.69%) Informatics
3 1 (0.69%) Celerra
3 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.61%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (6.25%) ITIL
2 7 (4.86%) Time Management
3 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.08%) ITSM
4 3 (2.08%) Logistics
4 3 (2.08%) Data Entry
5 2 (1.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (1.39%) ITIL V3
5 2 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.39%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (1.39%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (0.69%) Service Management
6 1 (0.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) VB
2 2 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) CCNA
1 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (3.47%) MCP
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.69%) HNC
4 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Cisco
2 14 (9.72%) VMware
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 10 (6.94%) Dell
5 9 (6.25%) Apple
6 8 (5.56%) NetApp
6 8 (5.56%) EMC
6 8 (5.56%) IBM
6 8 (5.56%) Sun
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle
8 2 (1.39%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.39%) Lotus
8 2 (1.39%) Toshiba
8 2 (1.39%) BT
8 2 (1.39%) NEC
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) Avaya
8 2 (1.39%) Mitel
9 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + plus car, mobile, laptop
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + plus car, mobile, laptop
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + plus car, mobile, laptop
Posted: 15 days ago
Salfords, Surrey
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Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 Car
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Extra Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,500 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago