The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Field Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 801 943 900
Rank change year-on-year
+142 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 75 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 68
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Field Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Field Support Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Field Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +130 72 £25,000 -0.99% 8
South East +68 15 £25,000 -7.40% 1
London +67 15 £27,000 +10.20% 2
South West +30 15 £25,000 -23.19%
West Midlands -4 10 £25,000 -7.57% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £25,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £25,000 -
Wiltshire +25 7 £25,000 -33.33%
Swindon +18 7 £25,000 -33.33%
North West -8 7 £19,000 -19.14%
East Midlands +10 6 £19,000 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £19,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 6 £19,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £25,000 -
Warrington - 5 £19,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £19,000 -
Surrey +16 4 £37,500 +22.95%
Epsom - 4 £37,500 -
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £27,500 -
Scotland - 3 £27,500 -
Berkshire +56 2 £41,750 +43.96%
City of London +34 2 £26,500 -11.66%
West Yorkshire +29 2 £24,500 +19.51% 2
Yorkshire +9 2 £24,500 +6.52% 2
East of England +8 2 £30,000 - 1
Birmingham -9 2 £42,500 +60.37%
Wolverhampton - 2 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Field Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 107 (81.68%) Windows
2 75 (57.25%) MS Office
3 50 (38.17%) Fat Client
3 50 (38.17%) Thin Client
4 48 (36.64%) Intel
5 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
6 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
7 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
8 30 (22.90%) TCP/IP
9 24 (18.32%) Windows 7
10 23 (17.56%) Citrix
11 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
12 15 (11.45%) Finance
13 14 (10.69%) Sage
14 13 (9.92%) Driving Licence
15 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (9.16%) Line Management
15 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (9.16%) Firewall
16 11 (8.40%) Service Management
16 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
16 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (8.40%) Linux
17 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
17 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.63%) DNS
17 10 (7.63%) VMware
18 9 (6.87%) LAN
18 9 (6.87%) Windows XP
18 9 (6.87%) Apple

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (57.25%) MS Office
2 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.16%) Firewall
3 10 (7.63%) DNS
4 9 (6.87%) LAN
5 8 (6.11%) DHCP
6 7 (5.34%) WAN
7 5 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.05%) SAN
8 4 (3.05%) WebEx
9 3 (2.29%) SMTP
9 3 (2.29%) SNMP
9 3 (2.29%) Telnet
10 2 (1.53%) ADSL
10 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.76%) VoIP
11 1 (0.76%) VPN
11 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MS Access
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Electronics
3 4 (3.05%) French Language
3 4 (3.05%) German Language
3 4 (3.05%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Avionics
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 50 (38.17%) Fat Client
1 50 (38.17%) Thin Client
2 13 (9.92%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.34%) EPoS
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) PACS
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (81.68%) Windows
2 24 (18.32%) Windows 7
3 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.40%) Linux
6 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.87%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.34%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.05%) Android
9 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.16%) Line Management
2 11 (8.40%) Service Management
3 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.82%) ITIL
4 5 (3.82%) Time Management
5 4 (3.05%) Presales
5 4 (3.05%) Product Management
6 2 (1.53%) Change Control
6 2 (1.53%) CRM
6 2 (1.53%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.53%) Server Building
6 2 (1.53%) Software Delivery
7 1 (0.76%) Business Development
7 1 (0.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.76%) Logistics
7 1 (0.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) MCSE
4 4 (3.05%) MCP
5 3 (2.29%) MCSA
6 2 (1.53%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ACTC
7 1 (0.76%) CCA
7 1 (0.76%) CCENT
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) DICOM
2 4 (3.05%) HL7
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.82%) XenApp
4 3 (2.29%) Firmware
4 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.29%) vSphere
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) WSUS
2 1 (0.76%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 48 (36.64%) Intel
2 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.56%) Citrix
4 14 (10.69%) Sage
5 10 (7.63%) VMware
6 9 (6.87%) Apple
7 8 (6.11%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.11%) F5
7 8 (6.11%) Juniper
8 7 (5.34%) Cisco
9 5 (3.82%) Kaspersky
9 5 (3.82%) Meraki
10 4 (3.05%) Trend Micro
11 3 (2.29%) Dell
11 3 (2.29%) EMC
11 3 (2.29%) IBM
11 3 (2.29%) NetApp
11 3 (2.29%) ZyXEL
12 2 (1.53%) HP
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