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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 826 937 919
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 64 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.024% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.025% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 53
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £31,200
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +87 56 £26,500 +6.00% 6
London +74 25 £28,000 +9.80% 2
South East +69 9 £25,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 9 £19,000 -
Bromley - 9 £22,000 -
Nottingham - 9 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £19,000 -
Edinburgh - 7 £27,500 -
Scotland - 7 £27,500 -
East of England - 5 £28,000 - 1
West Midlands -20 4 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £25,000 -
South West +1 3 £25,000 +5.26%
Suffolk - 3 £28,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £28,000 -
Berkshire +34 2 £30,000 +33.33%
Surrey +18 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £30,000 -
Epsom - 2 - - 1
Gloucester - 2 £25,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £23,500 -
Yorkshire +32 1 £26,000 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +15 1 £26,000 +8.33% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
City of London - 1 £27,000 -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 47 (35.88%) MS Office
3 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
4 39 (29.77%) TCP/IP
5 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
6 31 (23.66%) Linux
7 30 (22.90%) MS Exchange
8 26 (19.85%) Juniper
8 26 (19.85%) CheckPoint
8 26 (19.85%) Blue Coat
8 26 (19.85%) F5
9 24 (18.32%) Fat Client
9 24 (18.32%) Thin Client
10 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
11 22 (16.79%) Intel
12 21 (16.03%) Citrix
12 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
12 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
13 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
14 17 (12.98%) Cisco
15 16 (12.21%) Sage
15 16 (12.21%) Service Delivery
15 16 (12.21%) Kaspersky
15 16 (12.21%) Trend Micro
15 16 (12.21%) Presales
16 15 (11.45%) WebEx
16 15 (11.45%) Finance
16 15 (11.45%) French Language
16 15 (11.45%) German Language
16 15 (11.45%) Spanish Language

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 30 (22.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (35.88%) MS Office
2 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Office 365
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.77%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.45%) WebEx
3 12 (9.16%) Firewall
4 11 (8.40%) DNS
5 8 (6.11%) DHCP
6 6 (4.58%) WAN
7 5 (3.82%) LAN
7 5 (3.82%) SAN
7 5 (3.82%) Wireless
8 4 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.53%) VLAN
9 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) ADSL
10 1 (0.76%) IPsec
10 1 (0.76%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) SSH
10 1 (0.76%) VoIP
10 1 (0.76%) VPN
10 1 (0.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
1 15 (11.45%) French Language
1 15 (11.45%) German Language
1 15 (11.45%) Spanish Language
2 6 (4.58%) Electronics
3 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Fat Client
1 24 (18.32%) Thin Client
2 14 (10.69%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.11%) EPoS
4 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.82%) PACS
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.53%) iPad
8 2 (1.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Linux
3 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
3 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.11%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.11%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.58%) Android
8 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.53%) Unix
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.21%) Presales
1 16 (12.21%) Service Delivery
2 12 (9.16%) Line Management
3 11 (8.40%) Service Management
4 6 (4.58%) ITIL
5 4 (3.05%) Product Management
6 3 (2.29%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.53%) CRM
7 2 (1.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.53%) Server Building
7 2 (1.53%) Time Management
8 1 (0.76%) Business Development
8 1 (0.76%) Logistics
8 1 (0.76%) Migration
8 1 (0.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) Perl
2 1 (0.76%) Python
2 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) Degree
4 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.11%) MCSE
6 5 (3.82%) MCP
6 5 (3.82%) MCSA
7 4 (3.05%) MCITP
8 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) ACTC
9 1 (0.76%) CCA
9 1 (0.76%) CCENT
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) DICOM
2 4 (3.05%) HL7
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.05%) vSphere
5 2 (1.53%) Firmware
5 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Casper Suite
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
1 1 (0.76%) SCOM
1 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.85%) Blue Coat
2 26 (19.85%) CheckPoint
2 26 (19.85%) F5
2 26 (19.85%) Juniper
3 22 (16.79%) Intel
4 21 (16.03%) Citrix
5 17 (12.98%) Cisco
6 16 (12.21%) Kaspersky
6 16 (12.21%) Sage
6 16 (12.21%) Trend Micro
7 11 (8.40%) VMware
8 9 (6.87%) Apple
9 5 (3.82%) Dell
9 5 (3.82%) HP
10 4 (3.05%) EMC
10 4 (3.05%) IBM
10 4 (3.05%) Meraki
10 4 (3.05%) NetApp
11 3 (2.29%) ZyXEL
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