The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 717 706 643
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 177 171 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 156 131 227
Average salary £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Field Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Field Engineer over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Field Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Field Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -15 163 £26,000 +6.12% 43
South East -35 39 £28,000 +1.81% 3
London -12 34 £27,500 +8.91% 7
Yorkshire -2 29 £23,000 -23.33% 5
West Yorkshire -19 19 £23,000 +2.22% 3
East of England -16 18 £27,500 +19.56% 8
South West -12 17 £23,250 -7.00% 6
North West -22 16 £23,750 -1.04% 5
Surrey +4 14 £28,120 -3.86% 1
Hampshire -15 10 £25,750 -16.26%
Bradford - 10 £23,000 -
City of London +3 8 £27,500 +13.40% 2
Manchester -7 7 £24,000 -24.40% 1
Scotland -12 6 £19,500 -35.00%
East Midlands -21 6 £25,000 +4.16% 3
Wiltshire - 6 £29,000 -
Derbyshire -6 5 £26,250 +8.24%
Devon - 5 £21,500 - 3
Leeds - 5 £21,500 - 3
Suffolk +8 4 £21,500 -4.44%
West Sussex -6 4 £20,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -20 4 £27,500 +2.80% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 - 2
Swindon - 4 £32,000 -
Cranleigh - 4 £28,120 -
Southampton +12 3 £25,750 -20.76%
Ipswich +6 3 £21,500 -4.44%
Epsom +1 3 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £29,000 +38.09% 5
West Midlands -5 3 £23,000 +5.74% 4

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 215 (49.43%) Windows
1 215 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 134 (30.80%) Active Directory
3 122 (28.05%) MS Exchange
4 114 (26.21%) MS Excel
5 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (21.38%) Cisco
7 84 (19.31%) TCP/IP
8 83 (19.08%) Firewall
9 81 (18.62%) VMware
10 68 (15.63%) MS Office
11 66 (15.17%) LAN
12 62 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 60 (13.79%) DNS
15 59 (13.56%) Windows XP
16 58 (13.33%) CCNA
17 56 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
18 55 (12.64%) Citrix
19 54 (12.41%) WAN
19 54 (12.41%) Windows 7
20 53 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 51 (11.72%) Windows 8
22 50 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
23 49 (11.26%) DHCP
24 48 (11.03%) Wireless
24 48 (11.03%) Hyper-V
25 47 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007
26 46 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
27 44 (10.11%) Telecoms

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 122 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.84%) IIS
8 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.61%) Lync
9 4 (0.92%) Apache
10 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) Site Server
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 114 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 68 (15.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.14%) Office 365
2 3 (0.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (19.31%) TCP/IP
2 83 (19.08%) Firewall
3 66 (15.17%) LAN
4 60 (13.79%) DNS
5 54 (12.41%) WAN
6 49 (11.26%) DHCP
7 48 (11.03%) Wireless
8 32 (7.36%) VPN
9 27 (6.21%) Internet
10 19 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (3.91%) SAN
12 14 (3.22%) TETRA
13 13 (2.99%) VoIP
13 13 (2.99%) VLAN
14 12 (2.76%) Ethernet
15 11 (2.53%) GPRS
15 11 (2.53%) ADSL
16 10 (2.30%) BGP
16 10 (2.30%) OSPF
17 8 (1.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.46%) FileMaker
General
1 44 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.14%) Electronics
3 16 (3.68%) Finance
4 14 (3.22%) Retail
5 12 (2.76%) Marketing
6 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.61%) German Language
8 5 (1.15%) French Language
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.69%) Spring
1 3 (0.69%) Middleware
1 3 (0.69%) Flash
1 3 (0.69%) Web Services
1 3 (0.69%) COM
2 2 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.06%) EPoS
2 11 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.38%) iPhone
3 6 (1.38%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.38%) Firmware
4 5 (1.15%) CLARiiON
4 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.15%) DTV
5 4 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (0.92%) Celerra
5 4 (0.92%) Clustering
6 3 (0.69%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.69%) iPad
6 3 (0.69%) Kindle
7 2 (0.46%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.23%) CMDB
8 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 215 (49.43%) Windows
2 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (13.56%) Windows XP
4 54 (12.41%) Windows 7
5 51 (11.72%) Windows 8
6 50 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 24 (5.52%) Linux
10 14 (3.22%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.84%) UNIX
12 7 (1.61%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.61%) Android
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (5.98%) ITIL
2 20 (4.60%) Service Delivery
3 17 (3.91%) Incident Management
3 17 (3.91%) Project Management
4 15 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 13 (2.99%) Service Management
6 12 (2.76%) Time Management
7 9 (2.07%) Migration
8 7 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (1.61%) CRM
9 6 (1.38%) Software Deployment
10 4 (0.92%) Data Security
10 4 (0.92%) Change Management
10 4 (0.92%) Project Planning
10 4 (0.92%) Network Design
11 3 (0.69%) Asset Management
11 3 (0.69%) Programme Management
11 3 (0.69%) ITSM
11 3 (0.69%) Benchmarking
11 3 (0.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.60%) SQL
2 7 (1.61%) Java
3 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.69%) Ruby
4 3 (0.69%) C
5 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (13.33%) CCNA
4 35 (8.05%) MCSE
5 19 (4.37%) MCP
6 16 (3.68%) CCNP
6 16 (3.68%) MCITP
7 15 (3.45%) Degree
8 14 (3.22%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.76%) HNC
10 10 (2.30%) MCSA
11 9 (2.07%) A+ Certification
11 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.15%) MCDST
12 5 (1.15%) MCTS
12 5 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.15%) HND
13 3 (0.69%) CCVP
13 3 (0.69%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) HL7
3 2 (0.46%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 134 (30.80%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.83%) Terminal Services
5 18 (4.14%) XenApp
6 13 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.84%) vSphere
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.69%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.07%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.38%) SCCM
3 5 (1.15%) WSUS
3 5 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.92%) DameWare
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 215 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 93 (21.38%) Cisco
3 81 (18.62%) VMware
4 55 (12.64%) Citrix
5 38 (8.74%) HP
6 20 (4.60%) NetApp
6 20 (4.60%) Apple
6 20 (4.60%) Symantec
7 15 (3.45%) WatchGuard
8 12 (2.76%) IBM
9 11 (2.53%) Veeam
10 10 (2.30%) Dell
11 9 (2.07%) Sophos
12 7 (1.61%) Fujitsu
12 7 (1.61%) Sun
12 7 (1.61%) Juniper
13 6 (1.38%) EMC
13 6 (1.38%) Sage
14 5 (1.15%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.15%) Draytek
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