Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Field Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Field Support Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 791 845
Rank change year-on-year -17 +54 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 34 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.056% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.058% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 49
London median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -13.46% -5.45%
10th Percentile £24,850 £18,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £42,875 £31,000 £38,000
England median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,371 66,830 79,093
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.46% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,263 55,386 68,535
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in London

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Field Support Engineer in London

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Field Support Engineer in London

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Central London -7 9 £37,500 +42.86%
West London +24 6 £26,000 -5.45% 1
South London - 2 £28,750 -
Field Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Field Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) Apple
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (41.18%) MCSE
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 12 (35.29%) MCP
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
9 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
9 10 (29.41%) Office 365
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
10 9 (26.47%) MCSA
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (23.53%) DHCP
11 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 8 (23.53%) DBS Check
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
12 7 (20.59%) iPad
12 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (20.59%) MCTS
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco
14 5 (14.71%) VLAN
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (14.71%) Wireless

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) G Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 5 (14.71%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) Internet
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) IPsec
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) SMS
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) Flask
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.94%) WAP
2 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) iPad
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) IT Audit
4 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCSE
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (35.29%) MCP
3 9 (26.47%) MCSA
4 8 (23.53%) DBS Check
5 7 (20.59%) MCTS
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCITP
7 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Apple
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) Meraki
7 2 (5.88%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) Zerto
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) Draytek
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard