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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Support Engineer
UK
Rank 779 874 912
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 62 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.064% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.066% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 51
Median salary £24,000 £25,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +97 58 £24,000 -5.88% 4
London +80 21 £23,000 -9.80% 1
Lewisham - 11 £22,500 -
South West - 9 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire +20 8 £19,000 -
Warrington +11 8 £19,000 -
North West -9 8 £19,000 -
West Midlands +38 7 £25,000 +19.04%
South East +49 6 £25,500 -12.06% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £25,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £25,000 -
East of England +21 4 £28,250 -10.31% 1
Hertfordshire +11 4 £28,250 -10.31% 1
Watford - 4 £28,250 - 1
Berkshire +51 3 £26,000 +1.96%
City of London +46 3 £22,500 -11.76%
Wiltshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Swindon - 3 £25,000 -
Reading - 2 £24,750 -
Yorkshire +32 1 £23,500 -21.00%
Coventry +23 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Leeds +23 1 £23,500 -9.61%
West Yorkshire +18 1 £23,500 -9.61%
South Wales +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £22,500 -26.82%
Birmingham +10 1 £42,500 +102.38%
East Midlands +10 1 £19,000 -24.00%
Wales +9 1 - -
North East +4 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 114 (84.44%) Windows
2 74 (54.81%) MS Office
3 55 (40.74%) Intel
4 54 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 54 (40.00%) Fat Client
5 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.70%) Windows 7
6 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
7 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
7 23 (17.04%) Windows 8
8 21 (15.56%) Office 365
9 20 (14.81%) Windows 10
10 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
11 18 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 17 (12.59%) Citrix
12 17 (12.59%) Blackberry
13 15 (11.11%) VMware
13 15 (11.11%) Windows Server
14 14 (10.37%) Driving Licence
14 14 (10.37%) Firewall
14 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
15 13 (9.63%) Android
15 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (8.89%) iPhone
16 12 (8.89%) SCCM
17 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
17 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (6.67%) Hyper-V

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 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 74 (54.81%) MS Office
2 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.37%) Firewall
3 9 (6.67%) DNS
4 8 (5.93%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (5.19%) LAN
6 6 (4.44%) DHCP
7 5 (3.70%) Internet
7 5 (3.70%) WAN
8 4 (2.96%) SMTP
8 4 (2.96%) SNMP
9 3 (2.22%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.22%) Intranet
9 3 (2.22%) Telnet
9 3 (2.22%) VPN
10 2 (1.48%) SAN
10 2 (1.48%) Wireless
11 1 (0.74%) ADSL
11 1 (0.74%) VoIP
11 1 (0.74%) WebEx
11 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Electronics
3 3 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Avionics
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 54 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 17 (12.59%) Blackberry
3 14 (10.37%) Driving Licence
4 12 (8.89%) iPhone
5 3 (2.22%) EPoS
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.48%) iPad
6 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) PACS
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (84.44%) Windows
2 32 (23.70%) Windows 7
3 23 (17.04%) Windows 8
4 20 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 15 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 13 (9.63%) Android
6 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.96%) Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (5.19%) Line Management
2 6 (4.44%) Service Management
3 5 (3.70%) ITIL
4 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.22%) Software Delivery
4 3 (2.22%) Time Management
5 2 (1.48%) Change Control
5 2 (1.48%) CRM
5 2 (1.48%) Project Planning
5 2 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (1.48%) Server Building
5 2 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.74%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.74%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (0.74%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (0.74%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.74%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.93%) MCSE
5 5 (3.70%) MCP
6 4 (2.96%) MCSA
7 3 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) CCNA
8 2 (1.48%) CCNP
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.48%) Degree
8 2 (1.48%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) ACTC
9 1 (0.74%) CCA
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.48%) Firmware
5 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 55 (40.74%) Intel
2 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.59%) Citrix
4 15 (11.11%) VMware
5 9 (6.67%) Apple
5 9 (6.67%) Sage
6 8 (5.93%) Cisco
7 5 (3.70%) Meraki
8 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.22%) F5
8 3 (2.22%) Juniper
8 3 (2.22%) ZyXEL
9 2 (1.48%) HP
9 2 (1.48%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.74%) Dell
10 1 (0.74%) EMC
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) NetApp
10 1 (0.74%) Trend Micro
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum + Training + Progression+ Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago