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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 126 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.046% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.048% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Wyse
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) EPoS

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Wyse
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle