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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 693 668 656
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 211 213 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 188 161 223
Average salary £26,500 £25,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 -19 197 £26,500 +3.92% 35
South East -25 47 £30,000 - 6
London -15 45 £27,500 -5.17% 12
Yorkshire -5 22 £23,000 +2.22% 1
West Midlands -11 21 £22,500 -10.00% 3
South West -10 20 £24,250 -19.16% 3
West Yorkshire -14 17 £24,000 +6.66% 1
East of England -37 16 £26,000 +8.33% 2
North West -2 15 £26,500 +12.76% 3
City of London +14 12 £28,000 +1.81% 4
Surrey -10 12 £30,000 -55.55%
Birmingham -10 11 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Reading -7 9 £28,000 +24.44% 1
Hampshire -8 9 £27,500 -5.17%
Berkshire -12 9 £28,000 +24.44% 1
Hertfordshire -23 9 £26,500 +10.41%
Bristol +5 8 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £31,500 +0.80% 1
Manchester -12 7 £26,500 +13.97%
Scotland -3 6 £24,250 -15.28% 3
North East -19 6 £27,500 +25.00% 5
Leeds - 6 £27,000 - 1
Bradford - 6 £23,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 5 £27,500 +19.56% 4
Somerset -6 5 £27,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear -12 5 £27,500 +23.59% 5
Cheshire -14 5 £23,500 -22.95%
Yeovil - 5 £27,500 - 1
Epsom - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands -16 4 £23,000 -

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 205 (51.90%) Windows
2 198 (50.13%) Microsoft
3 140 (35.44%) Active Directory
4 118 (29.87%) MS Excel
5 103 (26.08%) MS Exchange
6 96 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (21.01%) Firewall
8 80 (20.25%) VMware
8 80 (20.25%) Cisco
9 62 (15.70%) LAN
9 62 (15.70%) MS Office
10 60 (15.19%) Windows 7
11 58 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 58 (14.68%) Windows XP
12 55 (13.92%) DNS
12 55 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 54 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 53 (13.42%) Citrix
14 53 (13.42%) WAN
15 52 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 51 (12.91%) Windows 8
17 50 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (12.66%) TCP/IP
18 47 (11.90%) DHCP
19 45 (11.39%) Hyper-V
20 43 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
21 42 (10.63%) HP
22 40 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
23 39 (9.87%) Wireless
24 37 (9.37%) CCNA

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 103 (26.08%) MS Exchange
2 54 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.03%) IIS
7 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.27%) Lync
9 4 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.25%) Site Server
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 118 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 62 (15.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.81%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.76%) IaaS
4 2 (0.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.01%) Firewall
2 62 (15.70%) LAN
3 55 (13.92%) DNS
4 53 (13.42%) WAN
5 50 (12.66%) TCP/IP
6 47 (11.90%) DHCP
7 39 (9.87%) Wireless
8 28 (7.09%) VPN
9 27 (6.84%) Internet
10 17 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.29%) VLAN
11 13 (3.29%) VoIP
12 8 (2.03%) GPRS
13 6 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (1.52%) SAN
14 5 (1.27%) ADSL
15 4 (1.01%) HSPA
15 4 (1.01%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.01%) 3G
15 4 (1.01%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.01%) FileMaker
5 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.80%) Finance
3 14 (3.54%) Electronics
3 14 (3.54%) Retail
4 10 (2.53%) Banking
5 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.27%) Marketing
7 4 (1.01%) French Language
8 3 (0.76%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.01%) Web Services
2 3 (0.76%) Spring
2 3 (0.76%) Middleware
3 2 (0.51%) HTML
3 2 (0.51%) .NET
3 2 (0.51%) COM
4 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.25%) SOAP
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.33%) EPoS
3 10 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.28%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.52%) iPhone
6 5 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.01%) Clustering
8 3 (0.76%) CCTV
8 3 (0.76%) iPad
8 3 (0.76%) Kindle
9 2 (0.51%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.25%) IPTV
10 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.25%) CMDB
10 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 205 (51.90%) Windows
2 96 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (15.19%) Windows 7
4 58 (14.68%) Windows XP
5 52 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (12.91%) Windows 8
7 50 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (6.08%) Linux
9 21 (5.32%) Windows Vista
10 12 (3.04%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.28%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.03%) Android
13 5 (1.27%) UNIX
14 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.51%) AIX
17 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (7.34%) ITIL
2 17 (4.30%) Time Management
3 15 (3.80%) Service Delivery
4 11 (2.78%) Service Management
4 11 (2.78%) Project Management
5 10 (2.53%) Incident Management
6 9 (2.28%) Migration
7 7 (1.77%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (1.77%) Line Management
8 5 (1.27%) Project Planning
8 5 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (1.27%) Configuration Management
8 5 (1.27%) Software Deployment
9 4 (1.01%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.01%) Change Management
9 4 (1.01%) ITSM
9 4 (1.01%) Data Security
9 4 (1.01%) Problem Management
10 3 (0.76%) Asset Management
10 3 (0.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.57%) SQL
2 7 (1.77%) Java
3 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.76%) Ruby
5 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) C
6 1 (0.25%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 55 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (9.37%) CCNA
4 29 (7.34%) MCSE
5 26 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.81%) MCP
7 18 (4.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.54%) Degree
8 14 (3.54%) MCITP
9 12 (3.04%) CCNP
10 11 (2.78%) HNC
11 10 (2.53%) MCSA
12 8 (2.03%) MCDST
13 7 (1.77%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.52%) MCTS
14 6 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.01%) HND
16 4 (1.01%) CCVP
17 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.11%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 140 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 58 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.06%) Terminal Services
5 17 (4.30%) XenApp
6 12 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.03%) vSphere
9 4 (1.01%) Firmware
10 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.28%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.27%) SCCM
2 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.01%) DameWare
4 3 (0.76%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 198 (50.13%) Microsoft
2 80 (20.25%) VMware
2 80 (20.25%) Cisco
3 53 (13.42%) Citrix
4 42 (10.63%) HP
5 18 (4.56%) NetApp
5 18 (4.56%) Apple
5 18 (4.56%) Symantec
6 16 (4.05%) WatchGuard
7 11 (2.78%) Avaya
7 11 (2.78%) Veeam
8 9 (2.28%) Sophos
8 9 (2.28%) Juniper
9 8 (2.03%) Ruckus Wireless
9 8 (2.03%) Motorola
9 8 (2.03%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.77%) Draytek
10 7 (1.77%) IBM
10 7 (1.77%) Trapeze
11 6 (1.52%) Dell
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