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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Support Engineer
Rank 879 860 875
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 32 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 25
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £24,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -23.80%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 29 £27,500 +14.58% 7
South East -2 10 £27,500 -15.38% 2
South West - 6 £21,500 -
Derbyshire - 5 £26,250 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £26,250 - 1
Surrey - 4 £27,000 - 1
Hampshire -3 3 £25,750 -20.76% 1
London -37 3 £31,500 +8.62% 2
Devon - 3 £17,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £32,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £32,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £27,000 -
East of England -13 2 £28,500 +18.75%
Wiltshire - 2 £27,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £32,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 £27,000 - 1
Derby - 2 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
Southampton +7 1 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Woking - 1 £34,000 -
Essex - 1 £28,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £21,500 - 1
Swindon - 1 £27,500 -
Thetford - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £21,500 -

Field Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (62.50%) Windows
3 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 25 (39.06%) MS Exchange
4 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (26.56%) MS Office
7 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (21.88%) HP
9 14 (21.88%) LAN
9 14 (21.88%) Firewall
10 13 (20.31%) MCSE
11 12 (18.75%) Cisco
11 12 (18.75%) Terminal Services
12 11 (17.19%) VMware
12 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
13 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
13 10 (15.63%) Windows Vista
13 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (15.63%) WAN
13 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
14 9 (14.06%) VPN
14 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.50%) DNS
15 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 8 (12.50%) SQL

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (39.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) IIS
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) LAN
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) WAN
3 9 (14.06%) VPN
4 8 (12.50%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) Wireless
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.69%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.13%) DSL
7 2 (3.13%) 3G
7 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.13%) HSPA
8 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.56%) xDSL
8 1 (1.56%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Flash
2 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.13%) EPoS
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
3 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.13%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) PACS
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Vista
4 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.81%) Linux
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.13%) UNIX
9 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
2 5 (7.81%) ITIL
3 4 (6.25%) Project Management
3 4 (6.25%) Data Security
3 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.69%) Time Management
4 3 (4.69%) Service Management
4 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.13%) Benchmarking
5 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.13%) ITSM
5 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.13%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.56%) Communications Security
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Migration
6 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) R
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.31%) MCSE
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCITP
4 6 (9.38%) MCP
4 6 (9.38%) CCNA
5 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (6.25%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 3 (4.69%) MCDST
7 3 (4.69%) MCTS
8 2 (3.13%) CCNP
8 2 (3.13%) CCA
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) HL7
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Terminal Services
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (6.25%) DameWare
2 2 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) HP
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) VMware
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 4 (6.25%) Sophos
8 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.69%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (3.13%) BT
10 1 (1.56%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) McAfee
10 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.56%) Lotus
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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Derbyshire
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