Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 837 832
Rank change year-on-year +64 -5 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 40 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.029% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.031% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 43
London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £25,000 £18,000 £21,150
90th Percentile £43,750 £33,875 £38,750
England median annual salary £28,625 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year +8.02% +0.95% +5.00%

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 65,509 71,041 76,412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.78% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53,324 55,629 66,405
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 September 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 September 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 -9 11 £42,500 +88.89%
West London +38 10 £27,500 -8.33%
East London -9 1 £31,000 +72.22% 1
South London - 1 £32,500 -
Field Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (35.00%) DHCP
6 14 (35.00%) Apple
7 13 (32.50%) Internet
7 13 (32.50%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) Mac OS X
9 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (27.50%) MCSE
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (25.00%) Office 365
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.00%) MCP
11 9 (22.50%) MCSA
11 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) iPad
11 9 (22.50%) MCTS
11 9 (22.50%) DBS Check
12 8 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.00%) VoIP
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco

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 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) CMS
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) G Suite
4 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DHCP
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 13 (32.50%) Internet
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (20.00%) VoIP
5 7 (17.50%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) VLAN
5 7 (17.50%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) IPsec
6 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) DKIM
7 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.00%) Skype
9 1 (2.50%) NAS
9 1 (2.50%) SMS
9 1 (2.50%) Wireless
9 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
1 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) iPad
2 6 (15.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.00%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (5.00%) Android
10 1 (2.50%) Linux
10 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Development
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) MCSE
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.00%) MCP
3 9 (22.50%) DBS Check
3 9 (22.50%) MCSA
3 9 (22.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Apple
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) Avaya
5 7 (17.50%) Draytek
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard