The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Support Engineer
Rank 881 862 885
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 36 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.020% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 37
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,055 £21,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 33 £27,500 +3.77% 2
South East -5 14 £27,500 -
London -45 8 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Hampshire - 7 £27,500 -
Havant - 7 £27,500 -
East of England - 5 £24,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £24,000 -
South West -6 4 £27,500 +3.77%
Surrey -1 3 £27,000 -1.81%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Bristol +2 2 £27,500 +17.02%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £24,000 -
City of London - 2 £27,250 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £27,250 -
Gloucestershire +10 1 £40,000 +40.35%
East Midlands -22 1 - -
North East - 1 £20,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £31,000 -
Woking - 1 £27,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £22,950 -
Cardiff - 1 £22,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Enfield - 1 £27,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £22,000 -
Harrow - 1 £27,500 -
Wales - 1 £22,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £27,000 -
South Wales - 1 £22,500 -

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
3 30 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
4 25 (37.88%) MS Office
5 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.76%) DNS
8 17 (25.76%) MCSE
9 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 16 (24.24%) Firewall
10 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (21.21%) VPN
12 13 (19.70%) HP
12 13 (19.70%) MCITP
13 12 (18.18%) DHCP
13 12 (18.18%) SQL
13 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
14 11 (16.67%) LAN
14 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (16.67%) VMware
14 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (15.15%) Backup Exec
15 10 (15.15%) WAN
15 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
15 10 (15.15%) CCNA
15 10 (15.15%) MCP
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
1 25 (37.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.76%) DNS
3 16 (24.24%) Firewall
4 14 (21.21%) VPN
5 12 (18.18%) DHCP
6 11 (16.67%) LAN
7 10 (15.15%) WAN
8 8 (12.12%) Wireless
9 4 (6.06%) SAN
10 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.03%) NAS
11 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.03%) ADSL
11 2 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Games
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) Flash
3 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) PDA
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.12%) Windows Vista
7 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) Linux
10 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.61%) Project Planning
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (6.06%) Wealth Management
3 4 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.03%) Logistics
4 2 (3.03%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (3.03%) Benchmarking
5 1 (1.52%) CRM
5 1 (1.52%) Time Management
5 1 (1.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.52%) Service Management
5 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.52%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (25.76%) MCSE
3 13 (19.70%) MCITP
4 10 (15.15%) CCNA
4 10 (15.15%) MCP
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.58%) MCSA
6 4 (6.06%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Degree
7 3 (4.55%) MCTS
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.06%) Xen
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.55%) WSUS
3 2 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) HP
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) McAfee
7 4 (6.06%) AppSense
7 4 (6.06%) Apple
7 4 (6.06%) Avaya
8 3 (4.55%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) Mitel
9 2 (3.03%) Panasonic
9 2 (3.03%) Lotus
9 2 (3.03%) Websense
9 2 (3.03%) Sophos
10 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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