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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 866 914 934
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 74 53 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.048% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 69 49 57
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £33,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +22 62 £29,000 +16.00% 5
London +27 30 £25,500 -15.00% 2
South East +33 14 £32,000 +10.34% 1
Surrey +5 9 £32,500 +12.06%
Edinburgh - 8 £33,750 -
Scotland - 8 £33,750 -
City of London +58 4 £25,500 -12.82%
East of England +25 4 £34,750 +44.79% 1
Reigate -13 4 £32,500 +6.55%
Cheshire +32 3 £19,000 - 1
North West +19 3 £19,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 3 £25,000 +16.27%
Yorkshire +8 3 £33,500 +34.00%
Berkshire +1 3 £25,500 -19.68% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £22,440 -10.24%
Wales - 3 £27,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £27,000 -
South Wales - 3 £27,000 -
Dorking - 3 £32,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £37,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £25,500 -
Warrington - 3 £19,000 -
Chesterfield - 3 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire +9 2 £35,500 +42.00%
Birmingham -14 2 £22,440 -6.50%
Epsom - 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Hampshire +5 1 £35,000 +27.27%

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 106 (84.80%) Windows
2 55 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
4 48 (38.40%) MS Office
5 35 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
6 32 (25.60%) Firewall
7 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 28 (22.40%) DNS
10 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
11 24 (19.20%) ITIL
12 23 (18.40%) VMware
13 22 (17.60%) SLA
14 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (16.00%) VoIP
16 19 (15.20%) Citrix
16 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
17 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (14.40%) Terminal Services
17 18 (14.40%) Cisco
18 17 (13.60%) VPN
19 16 (12.80%) HP
19 16 (12.80%) Linux
19 16 (12.80%) Mac OS X
20 15 (12.00%) CheckPoint
21 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (11.20%) LAN

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 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.20%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (38.40%) MS Office
2 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 32 (25.60%) Firewall
3 28 (22.40%) DNS
4 20 (16.00%) VoIP
5 17 (13.60%) VPN
6 14 (11.20%) LAN
7 13 (10.40%) DHCP
7 13 (10.40%) WAN
8 12 (9.60%) 3G
8 12 (9.60%) DSL
8 12 (9.60%) HSPA
9 11 (8.80%) SAN
10 7 (5.60%) WebEx
11 6 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (2.40%) Wireless
12 3 (2.40%) xDSL
13 2 (1.60%) Internet
13 2 (1.60%) Skype
14 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.60%) French Language
2 7 (5.60%) German Language
2 7 (5.60%) Spanish Language
3 6 (4.80%) Law
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Finance
4 2 (1.60%) Games
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.20%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.20%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.80%) iPhone
4 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.40%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (2.40%) EPoS
5 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.60%) FMCG
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 106 (84.80%) Windows
2 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.80%) Linux
6 16 (12.80%) Mac OS X
7 9 (7.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.80%) Android
9 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.20%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) ITSM
3 8 (6.40%) Presales
3 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.40%) Change Control
5 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.40%) Service Management
6 2 (1.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (1.60%) Project Management
7 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.80%) Data Protection
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.80%) Line Management
7 1 (0.80%) Network Design
7 1 (0.80%) Security Patching
7 1 (0.80%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.40%) MCSE
3 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.40%) Degree
4 8 (6.40%) MCP
5 6 (4.80%) MCSA
6 4 (3.20%) CCNA
6 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.20%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.80%) CCA
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.80%) CNE
8 1 (0.80%) MCITP
8 1 (0.80%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.40%) Terminal Services
2 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.80%) vSphere
5 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.40%) Opsview
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.40%) VMware
3 19 (15.20%) Citrix
4 18 (14.40%) Cisco
5 16 (12.80%) HP
6 15 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.60%) BT
8 11 (8.80%) Blue Coat
8 11 (8.80%) F5
8 11 (8.80%) Juniper
8 11 (8.80%) Kaspersky
9 8 (6.40%) Trend Micro
10 7 (5.60%) Dell
10 7 (5.60%) Intel
11 5 (4.00%) Meraki
11 5 (4.00%) Mitel
11 5 (4.00%) ZyXEL
12 4 (3.20%) Apple
13 3 (2.40%) Symantec
13 3 (2.40%) Toshiba
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