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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 849 896 936
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 69 65 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.059% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.061% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 38
Median salary £29,250 £27,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,500 £34,300
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.84%

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +38 50 £25,250 -5.60% 4
London +30 18 £32,125 +7.08% 1
Edinburgh - 14 £34,500 -
Scotland - 14 £34,500 -
East of England +32 11 £26,000 -26.76% 1
East Midlands +22 7 £19,000 -19.14% 1
Nottingham - 7 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £19,000 -
West Midlands +1 6 £22,220 -12.00%
Birmingham -5 6 £22,220 -7.41%
South East +22 5 £27,250 +10.10%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £23,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 4 £37,000 -
South West +21 3 £24,000 +1.05%
Norwich - 3 £22,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £22,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £34,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £23,500 -
Newmarket - 3 £34,500 -
Bromley - 2 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £32,500 +17.11%
Hertfordshire +23 1 £44,500 +134.21%
Watford +19 1 £44,500 +134.21%
Bristol +18 1 £24,000 +1.05%
Berkshire +1 1 £30,000 +22.44%
Bracknell -11 1 £30,000 +22.44%
Milton Keynes - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £33,250 -
Southampton - 1 - -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 124 (84.35%) Windows
2 53 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
4 50 (34.01%) MS Office
5 41 (27.89%) TCP/IP
6 37 (25.17%) Windows Server
7 29 (19.73%) MS Exchange
8 28 (19.05%) Linux
8 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (18.37%) Firewall
10 25 (17.01%) CheckPoint
11 24 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (15.65%) VMware
13 22 (14.97%) Juniper
13 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.97%) DNS
13 22 (14.97%) Cisco
13 22 (14.97%) F5
13 22 (14.97%) Blue Coat
14 19 (12.93%) ITIL
15 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.24%) Office 365
16 17 (11.56%) Kaspersky
16 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
16 17 (11.56%) SLA
16 17 (11.56%) WAN
16 17 (11.56%) HP
17 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (10.88%) 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 29 (19.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (34.01%) MS Office
2 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) Office 365
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.89%) TCP/IP
2 27 (18.37%) Firewall
3 22 (14.97%) DNS
4 17 (11.56%) WAN
5 16 (10.88%) LAN
6 15 (10.20%) DHCP
7 13 (8.84%) SAN
7 13 (8.84%) WebEx
8 11 (7.48%) VoIP
9 9 (6.12%) VPN
10 7 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.40%) 3G
11 5 (3.40%) DSL
11 5 (3.40%) HSPA
12 4 (2.72%) Wireless
13 3 (2.04%) xDSL
14 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.36%) Skype
14 2 (1.36%) VLAN
14 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) MS Access
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (8.84%) French Language
1 13 (8.84%) German Language
1 13 (8.84%) Spanish Language
2 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.44%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Electronics
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Finance
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 14 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.16%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.44%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.08%) iPhone
5 5 (3.40%) PACS
6 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.36%) EPoS
8 2 (1.36%) FMCG
8 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 124 (84.35%) Windows
2 37 (25.17%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.05%) Linux
3 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.16%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.44%) Android
8 8 (5.44%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.36%) Unix
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.93%) ITIL
2 14 (9.52%) Presales
2 14 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.40%) ITSM
5 4 (2.72%) Product Management
6 3 (2.04%) Change Control
6 3 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.36%) Project Management
7 2 (1.36%) Service Management
7 2 (1.36%) Time Management
8 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.68%) Business Development
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.68%) Migration
8 1 (0.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Perl
2 1 (0.68%) Python
2 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.88%) Degree
3 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.52%) MCSE
5 8 (5.44%) MCP
6 7 (4.76%) MCSA
7 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.72%) MCITP
8 3 (2.04%) CCNA
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) DICOM
2 4 (2.72%) HL7
3 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.48%) Terminal Services
4 10 (6.80%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.44%) vSphere
6 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.04%) XenApp
8 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) SCCM
2 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.04%) Opsview
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.01%) CheckPoint
3 23 (15.65%) VMware
4 22 (14.97%) Blue Coat
4 22 (14.97%) Cisco
4 22 (14.97%) F5
4 22 (14.97%) Juniper
5 17 (11.56%) HP
5 17 (11.56%) Kaspersky
6 14 (9.52%) Trend Micro
7 13 (8.84%) Citrix
8 12 (8.16%) Intel
9 10 (6.80%) Dell
10 7 (4.76%) Apple
11 6 (4.08%) IBM
11 6 (4.08%) Meraki
12 5 (3.40%) BT
12 5 (3.40%) EMC
12 5 (3.40%) NetApp
13 3 (2.04%) Toshiba
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Lincoln
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago