The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Support Engineer
Rank 874 903 858
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 22 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 24
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,500 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £27,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +14.58%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer within the UK.

Field Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Field Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +47 21 £25,000 -9.09% 5
London +35 11 £30,000 +9.09% 3
South East +6 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
North West - 3 £21,500 -
Manchester - 3 £21,500 -
City of London +49 2 £24,000 +11.62%
South West -7 2 £24,500 -2.87% 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 £24,500 -38.75%
Cheltenham - 2 £24,500 -
Surrey +21 1 £30,500 +12.96%
East of England +21 1 £19,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £19,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £24,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -
Coventry - 1 £27,000 -
Reigate - 1 £30,500 -
Watford - 1 £19,000 -

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Field Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.08%) LAN
5 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (22.92%) WAN
7 10 (20.83%) MS Office
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Citrix
8 9 (18.75%) Firewall
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (16.67%) Office 365
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) DNS
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) Lync
12 5 (10.42%) MCSE
12 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
12 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
13 4 (8.33%) HP
13 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
13 4 (8.33%) IIS
13 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Field Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Lync
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) LAN
2 11 (22.92%) WAN
3 9 (18.75%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) 3G
7 2 (4.17%) DSL
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.17%) HSPA
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) Broadband
8 1 (2.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) FileMaker
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) WAP
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Social Network
3 2 (4.17%) EPoS
3 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Time Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) HNC
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCENT
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) BT
4 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Sophos
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) Crossbeam
6 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.17%) Veeam
6 2 (4.17%) Trend Micro
6 2 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Acronis
7 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.08%) Google
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