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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 685 631 752
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 248 336 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 227 312 178
Average salary £26,375 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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
England -46 235 £27,500 - 39
London +11 67 £27,750 +0.90% 8
South East -47 62 £25,500 -8.92% 14
East of England +4 26 £40,000 +77.77% 3
Hertfordshire +19 23 £40,000 +36.75% 1
Berkshire +19 23 £23,500 -14.54% 4
North West +21 21 £25,000 -3.84% 3
West Midlands -20 21 £29,000 +11.53% 4
Slough +14 15 £23,500 -47.77% 2
Watford +23 14 £40,000 +10.34%
Birmingham -4 13 £28,500 +9.61% 2
Surrey -22 13 £29,000 -3.33% 3
South West -10 12 £21,000 -16.66% 1
Manchester +8 11 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire +13 10 £29,750 +15.53% 2
Reigate - 10 £29,000 -
East Midlands +5 9 £25,000 -2.91% 3
Oxfordshire -3 8 £29,500 +42.51% 3
Cheshire +34 7 £19,000 -5.00%
Scotland -5 7 £18,000 -23.40% 2
Warrington - 7 £19,000 -
City of London +58 6 £29,750 +8.18%
Kent +8 6 £22,500 +10.29% 1
West Yorkshire +7 6 £21,750 -13.00%
North East +1 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Wales +10 4 £26,500 +12.76% 1
Dorset +9 4 £21,000 -12.31%
Leeds +8 4 £24,250 -3.00%
High Wycombe +2 4 £30,000 -11.11% 1
South Wales +1 4 £26,500 +12.76% 1

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (49.15%) Windows
2 163 (34.53%) Microsoft
3 155 (32.84%) Active Directory
4 108 (22.88%) Windows Server
5 105 (22.25%) MS Excel
6 102 (21.61%) MS Office
6 102 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (19.28%) Firewall
9 84 (17.80%) VMware
10 83 (17.58%) MS Exchange
10 83 (17.58%) LAN
11 78 (16.53%) Cisco
12 72 (15.25%) HP
12 72 (15.25%) Citrix
13 70 (14.83%) Windows 7
14 65 (13.77%) Wireless
15 63 (13.35%) WAN
16 61 (12.92%) Driving Licence
17 58 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 57 (12.08%) Dell
19 55 (11.65%) TCP/IP
19 55 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 53 (11.23%) VPN
21 52 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
22 49 (10.38%) SLA
23 47 (9.96%) CCNA
24 46 (9.75%) EPoS
25 45 (9.53%) Windows Server 2003
25 45 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 83 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 58 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.66%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (22.25%) MS Excel
2 102 (21.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (19.28%) Firewall
2 83 (17.58%) LAN
3 65 (13.77%) Wireless
4 63 (13.35%) WAN
5 55 (11.65%) TCP/IP
6 53 (11.23%) VPN
7 45 (9.53%) VoIP
8 43 (9.11%) DNS
9 37 (7.84%) VLAN
10 26 (5.51%) DHCP
11 18 (3.81%) SAN
12 17 (3.60%) DSL
13 16 (3.39%) IPsec
14 15 (3.18%) 3G
14 15 (3.18%) GSM
14 15 (3.18%) Telepresence
15 14 (2.97%) HSPA
15 14 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.97%) xDSL
16 10 (2.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.42%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 45 (9.53%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.63%) Finance
3 34 (7.20%) Marketing
4 19 (4.03%) Electronics
5 10 (2.12%) Retail
6 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Billing
7 6 (1.27%) Games
7 6 (1.27%) Law
8 5 (1.06%) German Language
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.85%) Apache Camel
2 3 (0.64%) WAP
3 2 (0.42%) Django
3 2 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.92%) Driving Licence
2 46 (9.75%) EPoS
3 31 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.36%) Health Informatics
4 30 (6.36%) Informatics
5 21 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.91%) iPhone
8 7 (1.48%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.48%) Physics
9 6 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.85%) CCTV
10 4 (0.85%) Handset
10 4 (0.85%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.64%) Life Science
11 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.64%) STB
12 2 (0.42%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 232 (49.15%) Windows
2 108 (22.88%) Windows Server
3 102 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (14.83%) Windows 7
6 45 (9.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (7.84%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.30%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.03%) Mac OS
10 17 (3.60%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.18%) Linux
12 6 (1.27%) Android
12 6 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.21%) CatOS
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.21%) Unix
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (7.84%) Resource Management
2 31 (6.57%) ITIL
3 30 (6.36%) Service Delivery
4 22 (4.66%) Presales
5 21 (4.45%) Migration
6 16 (3.39%) ITSM
6 16 (3.39%) Product Management
7 15 (3.18%) Service Management
8 11 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.12%) Network Design
9 10 (2.12%) Project Planning
10 7 (1.48%) Line Management
10 7 (1.48%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.27%) Coaching
12 5 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (0.85%) Data Migration
13 4 (0.85%) Software Engineering
14 3 (0.64%) Analytics
14 3 (0.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (0.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.18%) SQL
2 5 (1.06%) C
3 3 (0.64%) C++
4 2 (0.42%) Java
4 2 (0.42%) Perl
4 2 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (9.96%) CCNA
3 45 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.90%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.66%) MCSE
7 21 (4.45%) MCP
8 17 (3.60%) Degree
9 11 (2.33%) MCITP
10 10 (2.12%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.12%) CCNP
10 10 (2.12%) MCTS
11 6 (1.27%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.27%) MCSA
12 5 (1.06%) HNC
12 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.85%) HND
14 3 (0.64%) CCA
14 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.38%) SLA
2 30 (6.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 155 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 55 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.93%) XenApp
5 25 (5.30%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.33%) vSphere
7 10 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.91%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.06%) Firmware
11 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.42%) XenServer
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) SCCM
2 5 (1.06%) WSUS
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.21%) cPanel
3 1 (0.21%) DameWare
3 1 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 163 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 84 (17.80%) VMware
3 78 (16.53%) Cisco
4 72 (15.25%) Citrix
4 72 (15.25%) HP
5 57 (12.08%) Dell
6 31 (6.57%) Fujitsu
7 24 (5.08%) Apple
8 16 (3.39%) IBM
9 15 (3.18%) BT
9 15 (3.18%) Mitel
10 13 (2.75%) NetApp
11 11 (2.33%) Polycom
12 10 (2.12%) Juniper
13 8 (1.69%) NETGEAR
14 7 (1.48%) Avaya
14 7 (1.48%) Oracle
15 6 (1.27%) Draytek
15 6 (1.27%) SonicWALL
16 5 (1.06%) Ruckus Wireless
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