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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 860 903 916
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 55 53 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.050% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 50
Median salary £24,750 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,650 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £35,500 £31,050
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% -10.90%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +49 44 £24,000 -5.88% 8
London +37 15 £29,000 - 4
East Midlands +23 10 £19,000 -19.14% 1
Nottingham - 10 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 10 £19,000 -
East of England +23 7 £23,500 -33.80% 1
South East +6 6 £28,750 +17.34%
Edinburgh - 6 £30,750 -
Scotland - 6 £30,750 -
Bromley - 5 £22,000 -
West Midlands -2 4 £22,000 -16.98% 2
Birmingham - 4 £22,000 - 2
Ipswich - 3 £28,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £28,000 -
Berkshire +11 2 £30,000 +22.44%
South West +1 2 £24,000 +1.05%
Bracknell -9 2 £30,000 +22.44%
Peterborough - 2 £23,500 -
Norwich - 2 £22,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £23,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £22,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £32,500 +17.11%
Bristol +12 1 £24,000 +1.05%
Belfast - 1 £18,000 -
Crawley - 1 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £32,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £18,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £18,000 -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) MS Office
3 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
4 37 (30.33%) TCP/IP
4 37 (30.33%) Active Directory
5 29 (23.77%) Linux
6 25 (20.49%) MS Exchange
6 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
7 23 (18.85%) Juniper
7 23 (18.85%) Blue Coat
7 23 (18.85%) F5
7 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
8 21 (17.21%) Windows Server
9 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
10 18 (14.75%) Windows 7
11 17 (13.93%) Kaspersky
12 16 (13.11%) Cisco
13 15 (12.30%) Thin Client
13 15 (12.30%) Presales
13 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.30%) Fat Client
13 15 (12.30%) Trend Micro
14 14 (11.48%) French Language
14 14 (11.48%) German Language
14 14 (11.48%) Spanish Language
14 14 (11.48%) WebEx
14 14 (11.48%) Office 365
14 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.48%) VMware
14 14 (11.48%) Service Delivery

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 25 (20.49%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (32.79%) MS Office
2 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.48%) WebEx
3 13 (10.66%) Firewall
4 12 (9.84%) DNS
5 10 (8.20%) DHCP
5 10 (8.20%) WAN
6 9 (7.38%) LAN
6 9 (7.38%) SAN
7 5 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.10%) VoIP
8 4 (3.28%) VPN
8 4 (3.28%) Wireless
9 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.46%) xDSL
10 2 (1.64%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.64%) VLAN
11 1 (0.82%) HSPA
11 1 (0.82%) IPsec
11 1 (0.82%) Network Security
11 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MS Access
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (11.48%) French Language
1 14 (11.48%) German Language
1 14 (11.48%) Spanish Language
2 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Electronics
3 6 (4.92%) Finance
4 3 (2.46%) Law
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Fat Client
1 15 (12.30%) Thin Client
2 13 (10.66%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.10%) EPoS
4 5 (4.10%) PACS
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.46%) iPhone
7 2 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.82%) FMCG
8 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 29 (23.77%) Linux
3 21 (17.21%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.75%) Windows 7
5 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 10 (8.20%) Mac OS X
9 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.92%) Android
11 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
11 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.64%) Unix
13 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) Presales
2 14 (11.48%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.66%) ITIL
4 5 (4.10%) Line Management
4 5 (4.10%) Service Management
5 4 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.28%) Product Management
6 3 (2.46%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.64%) Change Control
7 2 (1.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.64%) Time Management
8 1 (0.82%) Business Development
8 1 (0.82%) ITSM
8 1 (0.82%) Logistics
8 1 (0.82%) Migration
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.82%) Project Management
8 1 (0.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) Perl
2 1 (0.82%) Python
2 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.66%) Degree
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.02%) MCSE
5 6 (4.92%) MCP
6 5 (4.10%) MCSA
7 4 (3.28%) MCITP
8 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.82%) CCENT
10 1 (0.82%) CCNA
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) DICOM
2 4 (3.28%) HL7
3 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (30.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.10%) vSphere
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.64%) XenApp
6 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.64%) Opsview
3 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
3 23 (18.85%) Blue Coat
3 23 (18.85%) F5
3 23 (18.85%) Juniper
4 17 (13.93%) Kaspersky
5 16 (13.11%) Cisco
6 15 (12.30%) Trend Micro
7 14 (11.48%) VMware
8 13 (10.66%) Intel
9 12 (9.84%) Citrix
10 11 (9.02%) HP
11 8 (6.56%) Dell
12 7 (5.74%) Apple
12 7 (5.74%) Sage
13 5 (4.10%) IBM
13 5 (4.10%) Meraki
14 4 (3.28%) EMC
14 4 (3.28%) NetApp
15 3 (2.46%) Acronis
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £31,025
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £22,052 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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