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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank 856 915 943
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 67 49 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.046% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.048% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 45
Median salary £32,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,440 £21,500 £22,970
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £32,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -10.90%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +23 54 £30,500 +22.00% 12
London +31 27 £30,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 11 £34,500 - 1
Scotland - 11 £34,500 - 1
East of England +26 9 £34,500 +43.75% 3
South East +8 7 £33,750 +25.00% 1
Surrey +8 5 £32,500 +13.04%
Wimbledon - 4 £37,000 -
City of London +36 3 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Cheshire +28 3 £19,000 - 1
North West +14 3 £19,000 -11.62% 1
Birmingham -12 3 £22,440 -6.50% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £22,440 -6.50% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £28,500 -
Newmarket - 3 £34,500 -
Warrington - 3 £19,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £34,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 2 £39,750 +65.62%
East Midlands +14 2 £25,500 +18.60%
Chesterfield - 2 £25,500 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Dorking - 2 £32,000 -
Epsom - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £25,500 -
South Yorkshire +15 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Watford +8 1 £44,500 +134.21%
Yorkshire +2 1 £37,500 +50.00%
South West 0 1 £25,500 +4.08% 1
Gloucestershire -2 1 £25,500 +4.08%

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 115 (86.47%) Windows
2 53 (39.85%) Active Directory
3 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
4 48 (36.09%) MS Office
5 38 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
6 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (23.31%) Firewall
8 29 (21.80%) MS Exchange
8 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (20.30%) DNS
10 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.05%) Linux
11 24 (18.05%) Cisco
12 23 (17.29%) SLA
12 23 (17.29%) ITIL
12 23 (17.29%) VMware
13 21 (15.79%) CheckPoint
14 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (14.29%) Citrix
15 19 (14.29%) HP
16 18 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (13.53%) Security Cleared
17 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (12.78%) F5
17 17 (12.78%) Blue Coat
17 17 (12.78%) Terminal Services
17 17 (12.78%) Juniper
17 17 (12.78%) VoIP
18 16 (12.03%) VPN

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 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.77%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (36.09%) MS Office
2 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 31 (23.31%) Firewall
3 27 (20.30%) DNS
4 17 (12.78%) VoIP
5 16 (12.03%) VPN
6 13 (9.77%) DHCP
6 13 (9.77%) LAN
6 13 (9.77%) WAN
7 12 (9.02%) SAN
8 11 (8.27%) 3G
8 11 (8.27%) DSL
8 11 (8.27%) HSPA
9 10 (7.52%) WebEx
10 6 (4.51%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.26%) Wireless
11 3 (2.26%) xDSL
12 2 (1.50%) Internet
12 2 (1.50%) Skype
12 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (7.52%) French Language
1 10 (7.52%) German Language
1 10 (7.52%) Spanish Language
2 8 (6.02%) Law
2 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Advertising
3 2 (1.50%) Electronics
3 2 (1.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Games
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.26%) iPhone
3 7 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.26%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.50%) FMCG
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 115 (86.47%) Windows
2 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
2 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (18.05%) Linux
5 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.28%) Mac OS X
7 10 (7.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.26%) Android
8 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) ITIL
2 11 (8.27%) ITSM
2 11 (8.27%) Presales
2 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
3 4 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (3.01%) Problem Management
4 3 (2.26%) Change Control
4 3 (2.26%) Service Management
5 2 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (1.50%) Project Management
6 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection
6 1 (0.75%) Line Management
6 1 (0.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (0.75%) Security Patching
6 1 (0.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (0.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.77%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Perl
2 1 (0.75%) Python
2 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.27%) MCSE
4 10 (7.52%) Degree
5 6 (4.51%) MCP
5 6 (4.51%) MCSA
6 4 (3.01%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.26%) CCNA
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CNE
8 1 (0.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.29%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (39.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.78%) Terminal Services
2 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) vSphere
5 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.26%) Opsview
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.05%) Cisco
3 23 (17.29%) VMware
4 21 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 19 (14.29%) Citrix
5 19 (14.29%) HP
6 17 (12.78%) Blue Coat
6 17 (12.78%) F5
6 17 (12.78%) Juniper
7 14 (10.53%) Kaspersky
8 11 (8.27%) BT
8 11 (8.27%) Trend Micro
9 9 (6.77%) Dell
10 7 (5.26%) Intel
11 6 (4.51%) Apple
12 5 (3.76%) IBM
12 5 (3.76%) Meraki
12 5 (3.76%) ZyXEL
13 3 (2.26%) Aastra
13 3 (2.26%) Capita
Wembley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £26k + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable salary + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Norfolk Recruiters
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago