The median annual salary for a Field Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 867 920
Rank change year-on-year +40 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 63 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.066% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 53
Median salary £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Field Support Engineer in the UK

Field Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Support Engineer in the UK

Field Support 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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +57 62 £25,500 -1.92% 9
South East +52 12 £27,000 -16.92% 1
London +28 12 £21,500 -35.58% 6
Warrington -5 11 £22,000 +15.78%
Cheshire -20 11 £22,000 +15.78%
North West -31 11 £22,000 +15.78% 1
West Midlands +11 9 £31,000 +38.14%
Birmingham +14 6 £31,000 +38.14%
Yorkshire +5 6 £27,500 -26.66%
Hull - 6 £27,500 -
East Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Cambridge -11 5 £30,000 -
East of England -19 5 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £30,000 +27.65%
East Midlands +16 4 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £19,000 -
Nottingham +3 4 £19,000 -
Kent - 4 £26,500 - 1
Lewisham - 4 £18,000 -
City of London +32 3 £18,000 -37.39% 1
Hampshire +16 3 £28,750 -17.85%
South West -4 3 £25,000 +4.16%
Malvern - 3 £31,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 2 £25,000 -1.96%
Gloucester - 2 £25,000 -
Dartford - 2 £26,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £27,500 -
Oxford - 2 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £25,500 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 93 (76.23%) Windows
2 41 (33.61%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.15%) Windows Server
5 30 (24.59%) Fat Client
5 30 (24.59%) Intel
5 30 (24.59%) Thin Client
6 27 (22.13%) Windows 10
6 27 (22.13%) Windows 8
7 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
8 25 (20.49%) LAN
8 25 (20.49%) WAN
8 25 (20.49%) Driving Licence
9 23 (18.85%) Windows 7
10 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
10 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
11 21 (17.21%) Office 365
12 19 (15.57%) VMware
13 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (12.30%) Windows XP
17 14 (11.48%) Firewall
18 12 (9.84%) CTC Cleared
18 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
18 12 (9.84%) VPN
18 12 (9.84%) Citrix
18 12 (9.84%) Blackberry
19 11 (9.02%) DNS

Field Support 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 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.20%) IIS
3 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.56%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (33.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) LAN
1 25 (20.49%) WAN
2 14 (11.48%) Firewall
3 12 (9.84%) VPN
4 11 (9.02%) DHCP
4 11 (9.02%) DNS
5 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.74%) Internet
7 6 (4.92%) WebEx
8 5 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.28%) SNMP
9 4 (3.28%) VoIP
10 3 (2.46%) Skype
10 3 (2.46%) Wireless
11 2 (1.64%) DSL
11 2 (1.64%) MPLS
11 2 (1.64%) SAN
11 2 (1.64%) SMTP
11 2 (1.64%) VLAN
12 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Advertising
3 1 (0.82%) Electronics
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Local Government
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Fat Client
1 30 (24.59%) Thin Client
2 25 (20.49%) Driving Licence
3 12 (9.84%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.56%) iPhone
5 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.92%) Replication
6 4 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) CMDB
8 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) Robotics
8 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (76.23%) Windows
2 38 (31.15%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.13%) Windows 10
3 27 (22.13%) Windows 8
4 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.85%) Windows 7
6 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (12.30%) Windows XP
9 8 (6.56%) Android
10 3 (2.46%) Linux
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.02%) Information Security
1 11 (9.02%) Service Management
2 8 (6.56%) ITIL
2 8 (6.56%) Migration
3 5 (4.10%) High Availability
4 3 (2.46%) Break/Fix
5 2 (1.64%) Patch Management
5 2 (1.64%) Presales
5 2 (1.64%) Project Management
5 2 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (0.82%) Business Transformation
6 1 (0.82%) Configuration Management
6 1 (0.82%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.82%) Informatics
6 1 (0.82%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.82%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (0.82%) Software Delivery
6 1 (0.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) Degree
4 10 (8.20%) MCSE
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) MCP
6 8 (6.56%) MCSA
7 6 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (4.92%) GNVQ
7 6 (4.92%) HND
8 4 (3.28%) CCNA
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.64%) MCITP
10 1 (0.82%) CCA
10 1 (0.82%) CCNP
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
3 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.74%) vSphere
5 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.28%) XenApp
7 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) SCCM
2 6 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.92%) DameWare
2 6 (4.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.59%) Intel
3 19 (15.57%) VMware
4 12 (9.84%) Citrix
5 7 (5.74%) Apple
5 7 (5.74%) Cisco
6 6 (4.92%) Veeam
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle
8 2 (1.64%) Aruba
8 2 (1.64%) Dell
8 2 (1.64%) HP
8 2 (1.64%) Huawei
8 2 (1.64%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.82%) Adobe
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