Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Service Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Field Services Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1079 1087 1208
Rank change year-on-year +8 +121 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 98 135 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.071% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.074% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 155 141 91
UK median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -5.66% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £32,400 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £23,600 £25,500
% change year-on-year -2.54% -7.45% +3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Field Service Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Service Engineer in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Field Service Engineer in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Service Engineer in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -7 90 £24,000 -4.00% 3
UK excluding London +28 66 £23,000 -2.54% 4
London 0 30 £30,000 +13.21%
South East +38 27 £23,500 -9.62% 1
South West -22 12 £22,000 -15.38%
North of England +4 10 £22,000 +2.92%
East of England -1 10 £24,500 +6.52%
Yorkshire +33 7 £22,000 +3.53%
Scotland -5 7 £23,000 +8.24% 1
Midlands +21 5 £24,000 +6.67% 2
East Midlands +40 3 £24,000 -28.89%
West Midlands +13 3 £24,000 +11.63% 2
North East +10 2 £25,000 +27.39%
North West -22 2 £21,500 +4.88%
Wales +17 1 - -

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Field Service 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 featuring Field Service Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
4 24 (24.49%) EPoS
5 22 (22.45%) Break/Fix
6 19 (19.39%) Driving Licence
7 16 (16.33%) Cisco
8 15 (15.31%) Firewall
9 14 (14.29%) LAN
9 14 (14.29%) WAN
9 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 13 (13.27%) SAN
11 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
12 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
12 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.18%) VMware
14 9 (9.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (8.16%) MCSE
15 8 (8.16%) ATM
15 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (8.16%) Office 365
15 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
15 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
16 7 (7.14%) Coaching
16 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (7.14%) Finance
16 7 (7.14%) Citrix

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Firewall
2 14 (14.29%) LAN
2 14 (14.29%) WAN
3 13 (13.27%) SAN
4 8 (8.16%) ATM
4 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.10%) VPN
6 3 (3.06%) 3G
6 3 (3.06%) ADSL
7 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.02%) DNS
8 1 (1.02%) Intranet
8 1 (1.02%) PABX
8 1 (1.02%) PBX
8 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Games
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Billing
5 2 (2.04%) Electronics
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) French Language
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) EPoS
2 19 (19.39%) Driving Licence
3 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) CCTV
5 4 (4.08%) iPad
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.02%) CMDB
8 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Break/Fix
2 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
3 7 (7.14%) Coaching
4 6 (6.12%) Time Management
5 5 (5.10%) ITIL
6 3 (3.06%) Change Management
6 3 (3.06%) Line Management
7 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.04%) ITSM
7 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.04%) Service Management
8 1 (1.02%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.02%) Document Management
8 1 (1.02%) Information Security
8 1 (1.02%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.02%) Project Management
8 1 (1.02%) Release Management
8 1 (1.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.16%) MCSE
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.06%) MCDST
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) HNC
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.04%) MCITP
5 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.02%) ECDL
6 1 (1.02%) HND
6 1 (1.02%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) DICOM
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Cisco
3 9 (9.18%) VMware
4 7 (7.14%) Citrix
4 7 (7.14%) Dell
4 7 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) Apple
5 5 (5.10%) Xerox
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle
6 4 (4.08%) Wyse
7 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.06%) Sun
8 2 (2.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.04%) Ciena
8 2 (2.04%) Huawei
8 2 (2.04%) Nokia
8 2 (2.04%) Panasonic
8 2 (2.04%) Siemens