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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Support Engineer
Rank 863 876 858
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 30 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.029% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 15
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £19,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,231 £30,000 £32,500
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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 21 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 30 £24,500 -10.90% 7
London +24 14 £24,250 -19.16% 3
South East +13 9 £24,500 -10.90%
Berkshire - 7 £24,500 -
Bracknell - 6 £24,500 -
South West -24 3 £23,750 +5.55% 1
Bristol - 3 £23,750 -
Leeds +13 1 £24,000 - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £24,000 +2.12% 1
West Yorkshire +2 1 £24,000 +2.12% 1
East Midlands -6 1 £23,500 -10.47%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
Derbyshire -17 1 £23,500 -10.47%
Manchester - 1 £29,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £23,500 -
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
Kent - 1 £22,500 -
North West - 1 £29,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £26,500 -
Newbury - 1 £22,500 -

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) LAN
4 18 (33.96%) WAN
5 14 (26.42%) Firewall
5 14 (26.42%) Lync
6 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 12 (22.64%) MS Office
7 9 (16.98%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (15.09%) DNS
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
9 7 (13.21%) Citrix
9 7 (13.21%) DHCP
9 7 (13.21%) ITIL
9 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.21%) Office 365
9 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
10 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (11.32%) VMware
10 6 (11.32%) MCSE
10 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.43%) Law
11 5 (9.43%) EPoS
11 5 (9.43%) SLA
11 5 (9.43%) Windows XP

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (26.42%) Lync
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) LAN
1 18 (33.96%) WAN
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
3 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) VoIP
6 4 (7.55%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) Wireless
7 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) HSPA
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
8 1 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (1.89%) DSL
General
1 5 (9.43%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) EPoS
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Social Network
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
5 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
2 4 (7.55%) Time Management
2 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
2 4 (7.55%) Software Distribution
3 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
2 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCP
4 3 (5.66%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) ZENworks
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) LANDesk
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Sophos
6 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.77%) Crossbeam
6 2 (3.77%) Veeam
6 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Novell
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) BT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £27,000 per annum (incl. bonus) + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago