The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 251 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 14 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 13
Average salary £26,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £18,000 £22,225
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Field Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7086 6322 6864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.19% 94.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5976 5421 5905
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 the North West

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Field Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Field Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 6 £28,250 +21.50% 1
Cheshire -10 5 £23,500 -22.95%
Merseyside +11 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) MCSE
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) Citrix
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco
8 5 (13.89%) HP
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
9 4 (11.11%) MS Office
9 4 (11.11%) LAN
9 4 (11.11%) WAN
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
9 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
9 4 (11.11%) Symantec
9 4 (11.11%) Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
10 3 (8.33%) Draytek
10 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Wireless
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) ADSL
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) CCTV
1 1 (2.78%) CMDB
1 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
1 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
1 1 (2.78%) Release Management
1 1 (2.78%) Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) MCSE
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Draytek
6 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Novell
6 2 (5.56%) Pegasus
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) Wyse