The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 225 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 15 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 9
Average salary £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 South West

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Field Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Field Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -5 6 £20,000 -31.03% 1
Bristol -12 5 £23,750 +10.46%
Dorset +8 2 £32,500 +38.29%
Devon -7 1 £19,800 -7.90%
Gloucestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Electronics
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) GPRS
8 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.15%) SAN
8 5 (15.15%) EPoS
8 5 (15.15%) Office 365
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.09%) Symantec
9 3 (9.09%) Sophos
9 3 (9.09%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) GPRS
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) ADSL
4 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) IPv4
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
2 1 (3.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 2 (6.06%) Office Automation
2 1 (3.03%) Validation
2 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.03%) Line Management
2 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 3 (9.09%) Sophos
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Draytek
6 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.03%) NEC
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell