The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Field Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 111 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 19 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 8
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,750 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
Field Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Field Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
7 5 (22.73%) NetApp
7 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.09%) System Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Business Development
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Sony
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum + Van
Posted: 10 days ago