Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Support Engineer was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 334 353
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 4
South West median annual salary £23,250 £25,000 £26,300
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -4.94% +3.14%
10th Percentile £10,000 £23,500 £22,375
90th Percentile £32,625 £25,000 £35,645
England 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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -20 5 £23,000 -4.17% 1
Dorset - 3 £22,500 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £30,500 +22.00%
Gloucestershire +29 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Field Support Engineer
England

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) French Language
5 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
5 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) MCP

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) French Language
1 2 (18.18%) German Language
1 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
2 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro