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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 660 688 722
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 306 298 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 279 261 240
Average salary £25,750 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.83% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £29,669
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -15.73%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 29 April 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
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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 +3 277 £26,000 -1.88% 34
London -14 86 £26,500 -2.75% 10
South East +68 84 £26,000 -3.25% 9
Berkshire +21 29 £22,500 -11.54% 1
West Midlands -10 24 £22,500 -16.66% 3
North West +16 22 £26,250 +22.09% 1
Surrey +11 21 £32,000 +6.66% 2
East of England -12 20 £28,250 +15.30%
Scotland 0 13 £23,000 -7.07% 4
South West -7 13 £22,000 -9.27% 3
Yorkshire +13 12 £26,000 -1.88% 6
Slough +11 12 £19,575 -21.70% 1
Manchester +4 11 £25,000 +16.27% 1
City of London +41 10 £27,500 +5.76% 1
South Wales +16 10 £27,000 +21.34%
Wales +14 10 £27,000 +22.72%
Edinburgh +18 9 £32,750 +33.67% 3
Hertfordshire -2 9 £35,000 +25.00%
West Sussex -4 9 £16,500 -29.78% 2
East Midlands -5 9 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 9 £19,000 -
Warrington - 9 £19,000 -
Buckinghamshire +26 8 £31,250 -30.55% 1
West Yorkshire +8 8 £23,500 -53.00% 3
Oxfordshire +2 8 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Epsom - 8 £37,500 -
Bristol -4 7 £22,000 +4.76% 1
Crawley - 7 £16,500 - 2
Reading +18 6 £38,250 +51.85%
Bracknell +2 6 £25,500 -

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 255 (48.48%) Windows
2 202 (38.40%) Microsoft
3 154 (29.28%) Active Directory
4 128 (24.33%) MS Excel
5 119 (22.62%) HP
6 113 (21.48%) MS Office
7 110 (20.91%) Windows Server
8 102 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 99 (18.82%) Cisco
9 99 (18.82%) Firewall
10 95 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 92 (17.49%) Dell
12 85 (16.16%) EPoS
13 83 (15.78%) VMware
14 77 (14.64%) Security Cleared
15 74 (14.07%) Driving Licence
16 73 (13.88%) LAN
17 72 (13.69%) Citrix
18 69 (13.12%) Finance
19 67 (12.74%) SC Cleared
20 66 (12.55%) TCP/IP
20 66 (12.55%) MS Exchange
21 65 (12.36%) Marketing
22 63 (11.98%) Resource Management
22 63 (11.98%) Wireless
23 57 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
23 57 (10.84%) Health Informatics
23 57 (10.84%) Informatics
23 57 (10.84%) Fujitsu
24 56 (10.65%) Cisco Certification

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 66 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (4.75%) Skype for Business
5 19 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (24.33%) MS Excel
2 113 (21.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.08%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (18.82%) Firewall
2 73 (13.88%) LAN
3 66 (12.55%) TCP/IP
4 63 (11.98%) Wireless
5 53 (10.08%) WAN
6 52 (9.89%) VPN
7 51 (9.70%) VoIP
8 46 (8.75%) DNS
9 32 (6.08%) VLAN
10 27 (5.13%) DHCP
11 26 (4.94%) SAN
12 20 (3.80%) Telepresence
13 18 (3.42%) DSL
13 18 (3.42%) xDSL
14 15 (2.85%) 3G
14 15 (2.85%) GSM
15 13 (2.47%) HSPA
16 12 (2.28%) IPsec
16 12 (2.28%) PBX
17 11 (2.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.38%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 69 (13.12%) Finance
2 65 (12.36%) Marketing
3 55 (10.46%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.23%) Electronics
4 17 (3.23%) Retail
5 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.14%) Games
6 6 (1.14%) Law
7 5 (0.95%) Banking
7 5 (0.95%) Billing
8 4 (0.76%) Advertising
8 4 (0.76%) French Language
8 4 (0.76%) German Language
8 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.57%) Apache Camel
2 2 (0.38%) Django
2 2 (0.38%) WAP
3 1 (0.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.16%) EPoS
2 74 (14.07%) Driving Licence
3 57 (10.84%) Health Informatics
3 57 (10.84%) Informatics
4 39 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.89%) Data Centre
6 23 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 13 (2.47%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.33%) iPhone
9 5 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.76%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (0.76%) Handset
10 4 (0.76%) STB
11 3 (0.57%) Life Science
11 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.57%) Physics
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 255 (48.48%) Windows
2 110 (20.91%) Windows Server
3 102 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (10.46%) Windows 7
6 40 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (6.08%) Mac OS X
8 22 (4.18%) Windows XP
9 21 (3.99%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.80%) Linux
11 12 (2.28%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.33%) Android
12 7 (1.33%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (11.98%) Resource Management
2 36 (6.84%) ITIL
3 33 (6.27%) Service Delivery
4 29 (5.51%) Presales
5 15 (2.85%) Project Planning
6 13 (2.47%) ITSM
6 13 (2.47%) Migration
6 13 (2.47%) Product Management
6 13 (2.47%) Service Management
7 8 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (1.33%) Project Management
9 6 (1.14%) Business Development
9 6 (1.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (1.14%) Logistics
9 6 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (0.95%) Coaching
10 5 (0.95%) Line Management
11 4 (0.76%) Change Control
11 4 (0.76%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (0.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.51%) SQL
2 2 (0.38%) C
2 2 (0.38%) Perl
2 2 (0.38%) Python
3 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 77 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 67 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 56 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (8.94%) CCNA
6 27 (5.13%) MCP
7 25 (4.75%) MCSE
8 19 (3.61%) Degree
9 18 (3.42%) A+ Certification
10 15 (2.85%) MCSA
11 13 (2.47%) CCENT
11 13 (2.47%) MCITP
12 11 (2.09%) CCNP
13 8 (1.52%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.76%) HND
14 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.57%) HNC
16 2 (0.38%) MCTS
17 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 46 (8.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (29.28%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.65%) Terminal Services
5 20 (3.80%) XenApp
6 11 (2.09%) VMware Server
6 11 (2.09%) vSphere
7 10 (1.90%) Firmware
8 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.76%) Xen
10 3 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.57%) Opsview
3 1 (0.19%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.19%) QRadar
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 202 (38.40%) Microsoft
2 119 (22.62%) HP
3 99 (18.82%) Cisco
4 92 (17.49%) Dell
5 83 (15.78%) VMware
6 72 (13.69%) Citrix
7 57 (10.84%) Fujitsu
8 28 (5.32%) Apple
9 25 (4.75%) IBM
10 23 (4.37%) NetApp
11 16 (3.04%) Polycom
12 15 (2.85%) BT
13 14 (2.66%) CheckPoint
14 13 (2.47%) Mitel
14 13 (2.47%) NETGEAR
15 12 (2.28%) EMC
15 12 (2.28%) ZyXEL
16 11 (2.09%) Draytek
16 11 (2.09%) Juniper
17 7 (1.33%) Kaspersky
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable salary + Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 per annum + CAR, OT, HOLS, MOB, LAPTOP
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £43k per annum plus car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days, Pension, Training
Posted: Yesterday
South East
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Vehicle, overtime, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £17000 per annum + Bonus, Van, Fuel Card, Tools +More
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + van,hol,pen,bon,pet
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Salary negotiable + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Van, Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £21500 - £28000 per annum + van,hol,pen,bon,pet
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £21500 - £28000 per annum + Van, Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £21500 - £28000 per annum + van,hol,pen,bon,pet
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20.2k per year + inc' car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago