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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 121 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £24,000 £44,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.76% +96.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Field Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) NetApp
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.53%) DSL
4 1 (5.26%) PABX
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) EPoS
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Sony
6 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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