The median annual salary for a Field Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 388 437 442
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 8 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.099% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 14
Median salary £27,500 £32,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +4.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £35,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £26,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Field Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in the South East

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Field Support Engineer in the South East

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Berkshire +35 2 £26,750 +4.90%
Hampshire - 2 £28,000 - 3
Surrey +27 1 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £22,500 -26.82%
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Field Support Engineer
England

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Intel
4 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
4 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Meraki
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) MCSA
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Avionics
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Intel
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Meraki
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) ZyXEL
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
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