The median annual salary for a Field Service Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 912 853
Rank change year-on-year +118 -59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 58 38 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.036% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.038% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 96
Median salary £23,000 £25,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.91% +9.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £28,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -17.85% +24.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Field Service Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Field Service Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Service Engineer in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 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
England +89 53 £23,000 -8.91% 4
London +67 16 £24,000 +4.34% 1
East of England +26 10 £22,500 -16.66%
South East +61 9 £23,000 -17.85%
North West - 9 £22,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +17 7 £22,500 -28.57%
Surrey +46 6 £23,000 -29.23%
West Midlands +35 5 £21,500 -
Manchester - 5 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +42 4 £23,000 +4.54%
Reading +36 4 £24,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +36 3 £21,500 -31.74%
West Yorkshire - 3 £21,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £22,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £23,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £23,000 -
Epsom - 3 £23,000 -
Hayes - 3 £24,000 -
Kings Langley - 3 £22,500 -
Blackburn - 3 £22,000 -
Birmingham +23 2 £32,750 -
South Yorkshire +8 2 £21,500 -31.74%
Sheffield +6 2 £20,750 -34.12%
East Midlands -1 2 £24,000 -4.95%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £23,000 -
Essex - 2 £34,000 -
Scotland - 2 £20,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £23,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £23,000 -
Slough - 2 £23,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.01%) SLA
3 35 (26.72%) Driving Licence
4 34 (25.95%) MS Office
5 33 (25.19%) Windows
6 32 (24.43%) MS Excel
6 32 (24.43%) Cisco
7 28 (21.37%) EPoS
8 24 (18.32%) Active Directory
8 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
9 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
10 20 (15.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (15.27%) Huawei
10 20 (15.27%) MS Visio
10 20 (15.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 20 (15.27%) Nokia
10 20 (15.27%) Tellabs
10 20 (15.27%) Ciena
10 20 (15.27%) Line Management
11 18 (13.74%) VMware
12 16 (12.21%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (9.92%) Citrix
14 13 (9.92%) Windows Server
14 13 (9.92%) DBS Check
15 12 (9.16%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (9.16%) Electronics
16 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (7.63%) iPad
18 9 (6.87%) ITIL

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 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (25.95%) MS Office
2 32 (24.43%) MS Excel
3 20 (15.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (15.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (6.11%) Wireless
3 7 (5.34%) ATM
4 6 (4.58%) Internet
4 6 (4.58%) WAN
5 5 (3.82%) LAN
6 4 (3.05%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (2.29%) 3G
7 3 (2.29%) Firewall
7 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.29%) VPN
8 2 (1.53%) Broadband
8 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.76%) 4G
9 1 (0.76%) DHCP
9 1 (0.76%) DNS
9 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.76%) GPRS
9 1 (0.76%) Skype
9 1 (0.76%) VoIP
General
1 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.16%) Electronics
3 7 (5.34%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Games
5 3 (2.29%) Finance
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.72%) Driving Licence
2 28 (21.37%) EPoS
3 10 (7.63%) iPad
4 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.29%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.53%) CCTV
6 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.53%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.53%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.53%) iSeries
6 2 (1.53%) Life Science
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Wiki
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Windows
2 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.92%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.29%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.53%) Android
8 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) Line Management
2 16 (12.21%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (6.87%) ITIL
4 7 (5.34%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.82%) Validation
6 4 (3.05%) Mechatronics
6 4 (3.05%) Service Management
7 2 (1.53%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.53%) Informatics
7 2 (1.53%) Presales
7 2 (1.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (1.53%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.76%) IT Strategy
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL V3
8 1 (0.76%) Logistics
8 1 (0.76%) Process Management
8 1 (0.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.76%) Time Management
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) DBS Check
2 9 (6.87%) HNC
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.29%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.29%) MCP
5 3 (2.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
6 2 (1.53%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CCENT
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.43%) Cisco
3 20 (15.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 20 (15.27%) Ciena
3 20 (15.27%) Huawei
3 20 (15.27%) Nokia
3 20 (15.27%) Tellabs
4 18 (13.74%) VMware
5 13 (9.92%) Citrix
6 6 (4.58%) Dell
7 5 (3.82%) Apple
7 5 (3.82%) HP
8 3 (2.29%) Draytek
8 3 (2.29%) NETGEAR
8 3 (2.29%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.53%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.53%) EMC
9 2 (1.53%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.53%) IBM
9 2 (1.53%) Sun
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