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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 898 882 892
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 53 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.056% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.059% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 54
Average salary £25,500 £29,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% +20.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer over the 3 months to 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 0 49 £25,500 -13.55% 9
London +5 18 £25,500 -7.27% 3
South East -18 17 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Surrey -1 9 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Reigate - 9 £29,000 - 1
North West +7 5 £19,000 -39.68%
West Midlands -13 5 £21,000 -23.63%
Cheshire +16 4 £19,000 -5.00%
Birmingham -6 4 £21,000 -20.00%
Warrington - 4 £19,000 -
City of London +57 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +2 2 £25,500 -7.27%
East of England +1 2 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £21,000 -23.63%
Kent - 2 £24,750 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £22,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £25,500 -
Southall - 2 £27,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £22,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £22,000 - 1
High Wycombe +3 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Hampshire +3 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £31,500 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Oxford -15 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £22,500 -
Hereford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £31,500 -
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £27,000 -

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (78.13%) Windows
2 57 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 37 (38.54%) MS Office
5 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
8 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 26 (27.08%) Citrix
10 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
10 25 (26.04%) Firewall
11 24 (25.00%) DNS
11 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (22.92%) SLA
12 22 (22.92%) VPN
13 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (19.79%) VoIP
15 16 (16.67%) Terminal Services
16 15 (15.63%) VMware
17 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (14.58%) ITIL
17 14 (14.58%) Driving Licence
18 13 (13.54%) HSPA
18 13 (13.54%) 3G
18 13 (13.54%) DSL
18 13 (13.54%) ITSM
18 13 (13.54%) BT
19 12 (12.50%) Mac OS X

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.13%) Lync
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (38.54%) MS Office
2 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 25 (26.04%) Firewall
3 24 (25.00%) DNS
4 22 (22.92%) VPN
5 19 (19.79%) VoIP
6 13 (13.54%) 3G
6 13 (13.54%) DSL
6 13 (13.54%) HSPA
7 12 (12.50%) DHCP
7 12 (12.50%) LAN
7 12 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (5.21%) Wireless
9 4 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.13%) VLAN
11 2 (2.08%) SAN
12 1 (1.04%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (6.25%) Law
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Games
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.29%) EPoS
4 6 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.25%) iPhone
4 6 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.17%) Smartcard
6 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.13%) CCTV
6 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.13%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.25%) Android
9 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.13%) Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Unix
11 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) ITSM
3 8 (8.33%) Service Management
4 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.21%) Network Design
6 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.17%) Migration
7 3 (3.13%) Data Management
7 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.04%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.04%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.04%) Line Management
9 1 (1.04%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.04%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.04%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) CCNA
2 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.42%) MCSE
3 8 (8.33%) MCP
4 4 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.13%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) MCSA
6 2 (2.08%) HNC
6 2 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (1.04%) CCA
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CNE
7 1 (1.04%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) Novell Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.04%) Firmware
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) Citrix
3 15 (15.63%) VMware
4 13 (13.54%) BT
5 10 (10.42%) HP
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco
7 6 (6.25%) Apple
7 6 (6.25%) Dell
8 4 (4.17%) IBM
8 4 (4.17%) Intel
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle
10 2 (2.08%) Mitel
10 2 (2.08%) Toshiba
10 2 (2.08%) ZyXEL
11 1 (1.04%) Aruba
11 1 (1.04%) Capita
11 1 (1.04%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.04%) Veeam
11 1 (1.04%) Wyse
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