Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Field Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1087 1190
Rank change year-on-year -2 +103 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 85 111 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.065% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 71 104 80
England median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £18,125 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,250 £33,375 £34,000
UK median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Field Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in England

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Field Support Engineer in England

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Support Engineer in England

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +51 26 £27,500 +10.00% 2
London +4 16 £27,000 -3.57% 1
North of England +22 15 £22,000 -4.35% 2
North West +10 12 £20,500 +7.89% 2
South West +10 10 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Midlands +23 9 £31,000 +63.16% 3
East of England +3 9 £30,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +32 6 £35,000 +84.21%
Yorkshire +22 3 £27,500 +12.24%
West Midlands +10 3 £31,000 +24.00% 3
Field Support Engineer
UK

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the England region featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
4 29 (34.12%) Office 365
5 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (30.59%) Windows Server
7 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (25.88%) Driving Licence
9 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 18 (21.18%) Thin Client
10 18 (21.18%) Fat Client
11 16 (18.82%) Intel
11 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (17.65%) LAN
12 15 (17.65%) Firewall
13 14 (16.47%) WAN
14 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
15 12 (14.12%) VMware
16 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
16 10 (11.76%) SQL
16 10 (11.76%) CTC Cleared
16 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.59%) VPN
17 9 (10.59%) DNS
18 8 (9.41%) DHCP
18 8 (9.41%) ITIL
18 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
18 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
19 7 (8.24%) Time Management

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
6 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.12%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Firewall
1 15 (17.65%) LAN
2 14 (16.47%) WAN
3 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.59%) DNS
4 9 (10.59%) VPN
5 8 (9.41%) DHCP
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 3 (3.53%) DSL
7 3 (3.53%) Internet
7 3 (3.53%) MPLS
7 3 (3.53%) Skype
7 3 (3.53%) Wireless
8 2 (2.35%) WebEx
9 1 (1.18%) 4G
9 1 (1.18%) 5G
9 1 (1.18%) IMAP
9 1 (1.18%) NAS
9 1 (1.18%) VLAN
9 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (2.35%) French Language
1 2 (2.35%) German Language
1 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.18%) Advertising
2 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Driving Licence
2 18 (21.18%) Fat Client
2 18 (21.18%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Smart City
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.71%) Linux
9 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.41%) ITIL
2 7 (8.24%) Time Management
3 5 (5.88%) Service Management
4 4 (4.71%) Break/Fix
4 4 (4.71%) High Availability
4 4 (4.71%) Information Security
4 4 (4.71%) Migration
4 4 (4.71%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.53%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.53%) Ticket Management
6 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.18%) CAD
7 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.18%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.18%) Line Management
7 1 (1.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.18%) Open Source
7 1 (1.18%) Presales
7 1 (1.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) CTC Cleared
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) HND
4 3 (3.53%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.35%) GNVQ
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) DameWare
3 2 (2.35%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Intel
3 12 (14.12%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) Juniper
5 3 (3.53%) Veeam
6 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.35%) F5
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.35%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Dell
7 1 (1.18%) EMC
7 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) SonicWALL