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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Support Engineer
UK
Rank 788 875 887
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 70 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.047% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 60
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +79 68 £25,000 -4.30% 11
London +73 16 £25,000 - 5
South West +25 14 £25,000 -33.33% 1
North West -5 12 £19,000 -10.58%
Warrington +27 11 £19,000 -
Cheshire +21 11 £19,000 -
West Midlands +12 11 £25,000 +19.04% 1
South East +56 7 £25,000 -13.79% 2
Wiltshire +26 7 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Swindon +19 7 £25,000 -33.33%
Gloucester - 7 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £25,000 -
Lewisham - 5 £24,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £19,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £19,000 - 1
East of England +19 3 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham +3 3 £42,500 +102.38%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Watford - 3 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
City of London +30 2 £24,250 -19.16% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire +45 1 £26,000 -10.34% 1
Surrey +30 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Yorkshire +25 1 £23,000 -
Buckinghamshire +21 1 £25,000 -28.57%
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Manchester - 1 £26,000 -
Reading - 1 £26,000 -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (86.33%) Windows
2 85 (61.15%) MS Office
3 60 (43.17%) Intel
4 59 (42.45%) Thin Client
4 59 (42.45%) Fat Client
5 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.58%) Windows 7
7 29 (20.86%) Active Directory
7 29 (20.86%) MS Exchange
8 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
9 21 (15.11%) Citrix
10 16 (11.51%) Windows 8
11 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
11 15 (10.79%) Driving Licence
12 14 (10.07%) Office 365
12 14 (10.07%) Finance
12 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.07%) Sage
13 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
13 13 (9.35%) Windows 10
14 12 (8.63%) Line Management
14 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (8.63%) VMware
14 12 (8.63%) Blackberry
15 11 (7.91%) Service Management
15 11 (7.91%) Firewall
16 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (7.19%) Apple
16 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (6.47%) MS Excel

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 29 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 85 (61.15%) MS Office
2 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.91%) Firewall
3 8 (5.76%) DNS
4 7 (5.04%) LAN
4 7 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (4.32%) WAN
6 5 (3.60%) DHCP
7 4 (2.88%) Internet
8 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.16%) Intranet
8 3 (2.16%) SMTP
8 3 (2.16%) SNMP
8 3 (2.16%) Telnet
8 3 (2.16%) VPN
8 3 (2.16%) WebEx
9 2 (1.44%) SAN
9 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.72%) ADSL
10 1 (0.72%) VoIP
10 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Electronics
3 3 (2.16%) Advertising
3 3 (2.16%) French Language
3 3 (2.16%) German Language
3 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Games
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Avionics
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 59 (42.45%) Fat Client
1 59 (42.45%) Thin Client
2 15 (10.79%) Driving Licence
3 12 (8.63%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.32%) EPoS
4 6 (4.32%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 1 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.72%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) PACS
6 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 120 (86.33%) Windows
2 30 (21.58%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.51%) Windows 8
4 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.35%) Windows 10
6 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.47%) Android
9 7 (5.04%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.32%) Linux
11 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.63%) Line Management
2 11 (7.91%) Service Management
3 5 (3.60%) ITIL
3 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.16%) Presales
4 3 (2.16%) Software Delivery
4 3 (2.16%) Time Management
5 2 (1.44%) Change Control
5 2 (1.44%) CRM
5 2 (1.44%) Project Planning
5 2 (1.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (1.44%) Server Building
6 1 (0.72%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (0.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.04%) MCSE
5 4 (2.88%) MCP
6 3 (2.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.44%) CCNA
7 2 (1.44%) CCNP
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.44%) Degree
7 2 (1.44%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) ACTC
8 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) XenApp
5 3 (2.16%) Firmware
5 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) WSUS
3 1 (0.72%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 60 (43.17%) Intel
2 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.11%) Citrix
4 14 (10.07%) Sage
5 12 (8.63%) VMware
6 10 (7.19%) Apple
7 7 (5.04%) Cisco
8 6 (4.32%) Meraki
9 5 (3.60%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.60%) F5
9 5 (3.60%) Juniper
10 4 (2.88%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.16%) Trend Micro
11 3 (2.16%) ZyXEL
12 2 (1.44%) HP
13 1 (0.72%) Adobe
13 1 (0.72%) Dell
13 1 (0.72%) EMC
13 1 (0.72%) IBM
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