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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 628 665 628
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 251 258 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 223 221 216
Average salary £27,000 £29,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,800 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £29,339 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +22.24%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 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
England +46 238 £27,500 -2.20% 38
London +77 97 £30,000 +9.09% 11
South East -14 44 £25,000 -23.07% 6
East of England +33 38 £26,000 +8.33% 3
City of London +54 20 £26,000 -3.70% 1
Hertfordshire +14 19 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Berkshire +14 19 £24,500 -48.42% 3
South West -6 17 £24,500 +4.25% 3
Reading +7 13 £23,500 -41.25% 1
North West +1 12 £22,750 -21.55% 8
Yorkshire +15 11 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester +20 10 £21,500 -13.13% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 10 £27,500 -8.33% 1
North East +4 10 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Tyne and Wear +4 10 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Essex - 9 £28,500 -
West Midlands +2 7 £27,000 +1.88% 1
Hemel Hempstead -17 7 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +13 6 £50,000 +127.27%
Scotland +12 6 £24,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £21,000 -26.31% 1
Gloucestershire -2 6 £24,500 -38.75%
Leeds - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire -3 5 £25,750 -6.36%
Bristol -7 5 £21,000 -10.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham -16 5 £24,000 -9.43% 1
Cambridge +13 4 £21,000 -26.31% 1
Surrey +10 4 £28,500 +2.70%
High Wycombe -5 4 £47,500 +137.50%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 285 (51.54%) Windows
2 235 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 178 (32.19%) Active Directory
4 132 (23.87%) Cisco
5 131 (23.69%) MS Exchange
6 122 (22.06%) Firewall
7 118 (21.34%) LAN
8 117 (21.16%) VMware
9 105 (18.99%) MS Office
10 104 (18.81%) WAN
11 101 (18.26%) MS Excel
12 98 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 98 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 92 (16.64%) Hyper-V
14 89 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 79 (14.29%) SLA
16 73 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 67 (12.12%) Windows 7
18 66 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 65 (11.75%) Citrix
20 63 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
21 60 (10.85%) EPoS
22 59 (10.67%) SAN
22 59 (10.67%) ITIL
22 59 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
23 58 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
24 54 (9.76%) Windows 8
25 53 (9.58%) TCP/IP
26 52 (9.40%) CCNA
26 52 (9.40%) HP

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 131 (23.69%) MS Exchange
2 59 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (3.62%) IIS
7 14 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.35%) Lync
9 10 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.90%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.36%) Site Server
11 2 (0.36%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 105 (18.99%) MS Office
2 101 (18.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.81%) MS Project
4 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.05%) Office 365
2 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (22.06%) Firewall
2 118 (21.34%) LAN
3 104 (18.81%) WAN
4 59 (10.67%) SAN
5 53 (9.58%) TCP/IP
6 52 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
7 40 (7.23%) DNS
8 31 (5.61%) DHCP
9 29 (5.24%) VLAN
10 24 (4.34%) Wireless
11 21 (3.80%) VPN
12 19 (3.44%) ADSL
13 17 (3.07%) GPRS
13 17 (3.07%) Internet
14 13 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
16 10 (1.81%) NAS
17 8 (1.45%) IP Telephony
17 8 (1.45%) Ethernet
17 8 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 27 (4.88%) Electronics
2 25 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.80%) Finance
4 8 (1.45%) Games
4 8 (1.45%) Banking
5 6 (1.08%) Law
5 6 (1.08%) Retail
6 5 (0.90%) Advertising
7 4 (0.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.08%) WAP
2 3 (0.54%) HTML
2 3 (0.54%) ODBC
3 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.36%) COM
3 2 (0.36%) Web Services
3 2 (0.36%) XML
3 2 (0.36%) .NET
4 1 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.85%) EPoS
2 30 (5.42%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.34%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.99%) Chip and PIN
6 7 (1.27%) NHS
7 5 (0.90%) PDA
8 4 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.54%) User Experience
9 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.54%) Replication
10 2 (0.36%) VHDL
10 2 (0.36%) Verilog
10 2 (0.36%) Clustering
10 2 (0.36%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.36%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.36%) Social Network
10 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 285 (51.54%) Windows
2 98 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 54 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 49 (8.86%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.62%) Mac OS X
9 19 (3.44%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.71%) Linux
11 12 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.27%) Android
12 7 (1.27%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.08%) UNIX
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (10.67%) ITIL
2 34 (6.15%) Line Management
3 32 (5.79%) Incident Management
4 30 (5.42%) Time Management
5 29 (5.24%) Service Delivery
6 12 (2.17%) Migration
6 12 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 10 (1.81%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (1.45%) Service Management
9 8 (1.45%) Project Planning
9 8 (1.45%) Project Management
10 5 (0.90%) Network Management
10 5 (0.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (0.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (0.90%) CRM
11 4 (0.72%) Security Management
11 4 (0.72%) Resource Management
11 4 (0.72%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.72%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.78%) SQL
2 4 (0.72%) Java
2 4 (0.72%) C
3 3 (0.54%) C++
3 3 (0.54%) PHP
3 3 (0.54%) VB
3 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.36%) VBA
4 2 (0.36%) C#
4 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (9.40%) CCNA
4 43 (7.78%) MCP
5 40 (7.23%) Security Cleared
6 36 (6.51%) SC Cleared
7 34 (6.15%) MCSE
8 27 (4.88%) MCITP
9 26 (4.70%) A+ Certification
10 18 (3.25%) Degree
11 14 (2.53%) MCSA
12 12 (2.17%) CCNP
13 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.45%) CCENT
13 8 (1.45%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.27%) MCTS
15 6 (1.08%) HNC
16 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.54%) HP APS
17 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.54%) QA
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (32.19%) Active Directory
2 98 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (16.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.63%) XenServer
5 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.72%) vSphere
7 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.54%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 235 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 132 (23.87%) Cisco
3 117 (21.16%) VMware
4 65 (11.75%) Citrix
5 52 (9.40%) HP
6 48 (8.68%) Apple
7 33 (5.97%) NetApp
8 23 (4.16%) Dell
9 19 (3.44%) Symantec
10 15 (2.71%) WatchGuard
10 15 (2.71%) IBM
11 14 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.53%) Avaya
12 13 (2.35%) EMC
13 11 (1.99%) F5
14 10 (1.81%) Sun
15 8 (1.45%) NetScout
15 8 (1.45%) Juniper
15 8 (1.45%) Riverbed
16 7 (1.27%) Sophos
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
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