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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 716 680 656
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 189 193 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 170 140 208
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,175 £19,993
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,200
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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -23 175 £26,000 +4.00% 38
South East -32 41 £28,000 -6.66% 9
London -6 38 £27,500 +5.76% 6
Yorkshire -15 29 £23,000 -23.33% 3
West Yorkshire -3 19 £23,000 +2.22% 3
North West -7 19 £24,500 +2.08% 6
East of England -20 17 £25,500 +6.25% 6
South West -25 16 £23,500 +2.17% 4
Surrey -8 12 £29,000 -10.76%
Hampshire -8 12 £26,125 -19.61% 2
Bradford - 10 £23,000 -
City of London +18 8 £27,500 - 3
Manchester -2 8 £24,500 -6.66% 2
West Midlands -13 8 £22,500 -4.25% 3
Scotland -18 6 £24,250 -18.48% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Bristol -7 5 £22,000 -4.34% 2
Cheshire -20 5 £23,500 -22.95% 3
East Midlands -20 5 £25,750 +11.95%
Hertfordshire -29 5 £26,500 +10.41% 4
Leeds - 5 £24,250 -
Epsom 0 4 £37,500 -
Derbyshire -11 4 £27,500 +14.58%
St Albans -13 4 £26,000 -8.77%
Swindon - 4 £32,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Hook +13 3 £25,000 -
Merseyside +8 3 £25,000 -9.09%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 206 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 203 (49.03%) Windows
3 133 (32.13%) Active Directory
4 117 (28.26%) MS Excel
5 113 (27.29%) MS Exchange
6 92 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (20.77%) Cisco
8 83 (20.05%) Firewall
9 76 (18.36%) VMware
10 69 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 61 (14.73%) Windows XP
12 60 (14.49%) LAN
13 59 (14.25%) MS Office
14 58 (14.01%) DNS
15 56 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 55 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
17 53 (12.80%) Windows 7
18 52 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 52 (12.56%) CCNA
19 51 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
20 50 (12.08%) Citrix
20 50 (12.08%) DHCP
21 49 (11.84%) WAN
21 49 (11.84%) Windows 8
22 48 (11.59%) Wireless
23 45 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (10.63%) Hyper-V
25 42 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
25 42 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
26 40 (9.66%) Telecoms

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 113 (27.29%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.45%) IIS
9 4 (0.97%) Apache
9 4 (0.97%) Lync
10 3 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.24%) Site Server
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 117 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 59 (14.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.72%) IaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (20.05%) Firewall
2 69 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 60 (14.49%) LAN
4 58 (14.01%) DNS
5 50 (12.08%) DHCP
6 49 (11.84%) WAN
7 48 (11.59%) Wireless
8 29 (7.00%) Internet
9 28 (6.76%) VPN
10 17 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (3.38%) TETRA
11 14 (3.38%) VLAN
12 11 (2.66%) SAN
13 10 (2.42%) VoIP
13 10 (2.42%) ADSL
13 10 (2.42%) GPRS
14 8 (1.93%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
16 5 (1.21%) Broadband
17 4 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.48%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
General
1 40 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.11%) Electronics
3 16 (3.86%) Retail
4 15 (3.62%) Finance
5 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.93%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) French Language
8 3 (0.72%) German Language
8 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.72%) HTML
1 3 (0.72%) Web Services
1 3 (0.72%) Middleware
1 3 (0.72%) Spring
2 2 (0.48%) .NET
2 2 (0.48%) COM
3 1 (0.24%) SOAP
3 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.31%) EPoS
3 9 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.69%) iPhone
5 6 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.45%) Firmware
6 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.21%) Clustering
7 4 (0.97%) DTV
7 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.97%) iPad
7 4 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.72%) Kindle
8 3 (0.72%) CCTV
9 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.48%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.48%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 203 (49.03%) Windows
2 92 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (14.73%) Windows XP
4 53 (12.80%) Windows 7
5 49 (11.84%) Windows 8
6 45 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (6.28%) Windows Vista
9 25 (6.04%) Linux
10 12 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.66%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.93%) UNIX
13 7 (1.69%) Android
14 5 (1.21%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.24%) AIX
17 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (5.56%) ITIL
2 20 (4.83%) Incident Management
3 16 (3.86%) Problem Management
4 15 (3.62%) Project Management
4 15 (3.62%) Service Delivery
5 13 (3.14%) Service Management
5 13 (3.14%) Time Management
6 8 (1.93%) Migration
7 7 (1.69%) CRM
7 7 (1.69%) Line Management
8 6 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (1.21%) Software Deployment
9 5 (1.21%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (0.97%) Change Management
10 4 (0.97%) Network Design
10 4 (0.97%) Data Security
11 3 (0.72%) Asset Management
11 3 (0.72%) Project Planning
11 3 (0.72%) ITSM
11 3 (0.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.11%) SQL
2 8 (1.93%) Java
3 5 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.72%) Ruby
5 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.24%) C
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (12.56%) CCNA
4 32 (7.73%) MCSE
5 19 (4.59%) MCP
6 17 (4.11%) Degree
7 16 (3.86%) MCITP
8 15 (3.62%) CCNP
9 13 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (2.90%) HNC
11 9 (2.17%) MCSA
11 9 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.45%) MCDST
13 5 (1.21%) MCTS
13 5 (1.21%) HND
13 5 (1.21%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.72%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.72%) CCVP
14 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 133 (32.13%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.63%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.83%) Terminal Services
5 16 (3.86%) XenApp
6 13 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.42%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.45%) vSphere
9 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.97%) DameWare
3 4 (0.97%) SCCM
4 3 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.72%) WSUS
5 2 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 206 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 86 (20.77%) Cisco
3 76 (18.36%) VMware
4 50 (12.08%) Citrix
5 36 (8.70%) HP
6 20 (4.83%) Symantec
7 19 (4.59%) Apple
8 18 (4.35%) NetApp
9 15 (3.62%) WatchGuard
10 11 (2.66%) Veeam
11 9 (2.17%) SonicWALL
11 9 (2.17%) Sophos
11 9 (2.17%) Dell
11 9 (2.17%) IBM
12 8 (1.93%) Juniper
12 8 (1.93%) Draytek
13 7 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless
13 7 (1.69%) Motorola
14 6 (1.45%) Sage
14 6 (1.45%) Avaya
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Salary: £29000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: £21,709
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + VEHICLE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + car + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Van + Petrol Card
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Devon
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Van + Petrol Card
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