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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 647 661 615
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 271 270 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 237 233 239
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £34,560
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 28 April 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
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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 +36 256 £26,500 -3.63% 42
London +44 98 £27,500 - 14
South East -30 47 £25,876 -10.77% 9
East of England +33 40 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Hertfordshire +4 19 £26,250 +2.94% 1
South West 0 18 £24,000 +1.05% 4
City of London +44 17 £26,000 -28.27% 1
Berkshire +7 17 £24,750 -19.51% 1
West Midlands -8 14 £27,000 +1.88% 3
North West +10 13 £21,500 -26.71% 4
Reading -1 12 £25,188 -16.04%
Essex +14 10 £28,250 -37.22% 1
Yorkshire +12 10 £50,000 +127.27% 1
East Midlands +9 10 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Manchester +4 10 £21,250 -26.72% 3
Hampshire -2 10 £24,079 -12.43% 1
West Yorkshire +15 9 £50,000 +127.27% 1
Scotland +5 8 £24,750 -17.50% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 8 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 8 £27,500 -8.33% 1
North East -4 8 £27,500 -2.65% 1
Leeds - 8 £50,000 -
Bristol 0 7 £21,000 -17.64% 3
Surrey -3 7 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Hemel Hempstead -23 7 £24,000 -
Birmingham -7 6 £26,500 -40.11% 3
Gloucestershire -18 6 £25,750 -35.62%
Suffolk - 6 £21,000 -
Coventry -7 5 £27,000 +1.88%
Derbyshire +12 4 £25,000 -16.66%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 315 (52.76%) Windows
2 238 (39.87%) Microsoft
3 201 (33.67%) Active Directory
4 147 (24.62%) Cisco
5 144 (24.12%) Firewall
6 142 (23.79%) MS Exchange
7 133 (22.28%) LAN
8 132 (22.11%) VMware
9 119 (19.93%) WAN
10 114 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 114 (19.10%) Hyper-V
11 105 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 105 (17.59%) MS Excel
12 100 (16.75%) MS Office
13 98 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 85 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 81 (13.57%) Windows 7
16 75 (12.56%) SLA
17 71 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2013
18 70 (11.73%) EPoS
19 69 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
20 65 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (10.72%) Citrix
22 63 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
23 60 (10.05%) SAN
23 60 (10.05%) TCP/IP
23 60 (10.05%) Windows 8
24 59 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
25 57 (9.55%) ITIL
25 57 (9.55%) CCNA

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 142 (23.79%) MS Exchange
2 71 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 65 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (3.69%) IIS
7 11 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.34%) Lync
10 5 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.34%) Site Server
12 2 (0.34%) GroupWise
Applications
1 105 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 100 (16.75%) MS Office
3 10 (1.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.20%) Office 365
2 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.50%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (24.12%) Firewall
2 133 (22.28%) LAN
3 119 (19.93%) WAN
4 60 (10.05%) TCP/IP
4 60 (10.05%) SAN
5 59 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
6 41 (6.87%) DNS
7 40 (6.70%) VLAN
8 36 (6.03%) Wireless
9 32 (5.36%) DHCP
10 23 (3.85%) Internet
11 21 (3.52%) VPN
11 21 (3.52%) ADSL
12 20 (3.35%) GPRS
13 14 (2.35%) Structured Cabling
14 11 (1.84%) NAS
14 11 (1.84%) Ethernet
15 10 (1.68%) VoIP
16 8 (1.34%) BGP
16 8 (1.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.34%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
General
1 33 (5.53%) Electronics
2 23 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 23 (3.85%) Finance
3 13 (2.18%) Retail
4 10 (1.68%) Banking
5 8 (1.34%) Advertising
6 6 (1.01%) Games
7 5 (0.84%) Law
8 4 (0.67%) Legal
9 3 (0.50%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.50%) ODBC
1 3 (0.50%) WAP
2 2 (0.34%) HTML
2 2 (0.34%) .NET
2 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.34%) Web Services
2 2 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.73%) EPoS
2 19 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.85%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.01%) Chip and PIN
5 6 (1.01%) User Experience
6 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.50%) NHS
8 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.50%) Replication
8 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.34%) PDA
9 2 (0.34%) CCTV
9 2 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.34%) Clustering
9 2 (0.34%) VHDL
9 2 (0.34%) Verilog
9 2 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 315 (52.76%) Windows
2 114 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (13.57%) Windows 7
6 60 (10.05%) Windows 8
7 55 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 25 (4.19%) Linux
9 24 (4.02%) Windows Vista
10 19 (3.18%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.84%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.01%) UNIX
13 5 (0.84%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.67%) Android
15 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.17%) Solaris
16 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.17%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (9.55%) ITIL
2 36 (6.03%) Time Management
3 35 (5.86%) Line Management
4 30 (5.03%) Incident Management
5 29 (4.86%) Service Delivery
6 11 (1.84%) Configuration Management
7 10 (1.68%) Project Management
8 9 (1.51%) Project Planning
8 9 (1.51%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (1.34%) Service Management
10 7 (1.17%) Migration
11 6 (1.01%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (1.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (0.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (0.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (0.84%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (0.84%) Information Security
13 4 (0.67%) Security Management
13 4 (0.67%) CRM
13 4 (0.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.21%) SQL
2 6 (1.01%) Java
3 4 (0.67%) C
4 3 (0.50%) C++
4 3 (0.50%) PHP
4 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.34%) VB
5 2 (0.34%) VBA
5 2 (0.34%) C#
5 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (9.55%) CCNA
4 53 (8.88%) Security Cleared
5 46 (7.71%) SC Cleared
6 44 (7.37%) MCP
7 35 (5.86%) MCSE
8 25 (4.19%) Degree
9 23 (3.85%) MCITP
9 23 (3.85%) A+ Certification
10 13 (2.18%) CCNP
11 10 (1.68%) MCSA
12 8 (1.34%) HNC
12 8 (1.34%) CCENT
13 7 (1.17%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.01%) MCTS
15 4 (0.67%) HP APS
15 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.50%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (12.56%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 201 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 114 (19.10%) Hyper-V
3 105 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.51%) XenServer
5 7 (1.17%) vSphere
5 7 (1.17%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 238 (39.87%) Microsoft
2 147 (24.62%) Cisco
3 132 (22.11%) VMware
4 64 (10.72%) Citrix
5 53 (8.88%) Apple
6 48 (8.04%) HP
7 35 (5.86%) NetApp
8 21 (3.52%) Dell
9 20 (3.35%) WatchGuard
10 19 (3.18%) Symantec
11 16 (2.68%) Avaya
12 15 (2.51%) CheckPoint
13 12 (2.01%) F5
14 11 (1.84%) IBM
15 10 (1.68%) BT
15 10 (1.68%) NetScout
15 10 (1.68%) Riverbed
16 8 (1.34%) Sun
17 7 (1.17%) Juniper
17 7 (1.17%) EMC
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Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 Car
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Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £21000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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