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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 651 744 682
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 257 195 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 227 164 167
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,405 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +80 245 £27,500 - 30
London +63 94 £30,116 +9.51% 10
South East +20 56 £25,000 -29.57% 8
East of England +23 38 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Berkshire +3 21 £24,500 -48.42% 1
Hertfordshire +14 18 £31,500 -3.07%
City of London +48 17 £27,500 +13.40%
Yorkshire +4 15 £30,000 +25.00%
South West -6 15 £22,500 -4.25%
Essex +11 11 £30,000 -14.28%
North West -14 11 £24,000 -2.04% 5
South Yorkshire +7 10 £30,000 +25.00%
Surrey 0 10 £27,500 -2.20% 2
Sheffield -2 9 £30,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £24,000 - 3
Reading +2 8 £24,000 -40.00%
High Wycombe +10 7 £47,500 +137.50%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £21,000 -26.95% 1
Bracknell - 7 £24,500 -
Wiltshire -7 6 £22,000 -22.12%
Birmingham - 6 £24,000 - 2
Scotland +6 5 £24,000 +26.31% 1
Middlesex +3 5 £29,500 -37.89%
Cheshire +1 5 £16,500 -23.25% 2
Manchester -7 5 £28,250 +15.30% 3
Hampshire -9 5 £24,000 -12.72% 2
Slough - 5 £25,000 - 1
Chippenham - 5 £20,000 -
Leeds +8 4 £25,000 +35.13%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 286 (52.87%) Windows
2 212 (39.19%) Microsoft
3 170 (31.42%) Active Directory
4 131 (24.21%) Cisco
5 119 (22.00%) MS Exchange
6 111 (20.52%) LAN
7 106 (19.59%) VMware
8 105 (19.41%) MS Excel
9 102 (18.85%) Firewall
10 97 (17.93%) WAN
11 88 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 87 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 87 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 87 (16.08%) SLA
13 81 (14.97%) MS Office
14 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 74 (13.68%) Hyper-V
16 72 (13.31%) Windows 7
17 71 (13.12%) Citrix
18 65 (12.01%) HP
18 65 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
18 65 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
19 63 (11.65%) ITIL
20 59 (10.91%) DNS
21 55 (10.17%) TCP/IP
21 55 (10.17%) SAN
22 52 (9.61%) CCNA
22 52 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
23 50 (9.24%) Windows 8
24 49 (9.06%) DHCP

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 119 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (4.25%) Lync
7 18 (3.33%) IIS
8 14 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.11%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.37%) Site Server
11 2 (0.37%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.37%) 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 (19.41%) MS Excel
2 81 (14.97%) MS Office
3 10 (1.85%) MS Project
4 8 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.02%) Office 365
2 4 (0.74%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.74%) IaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 111 (20.52%) LAN
2 102 (18.85%) Firewall
3 97 (17.93%) WAN
4 59 (10.91%) DNS
5 55 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 55 (10.17%) SAN
6 49 (9.06%) DHCP
7 46 (8.50%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (4.62%) Wireless
9 23 (4.25%) VPN
10 17 (3.14%) VLAN
11 16 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (2.96%) GPRS
12 15 (2.77%) ADSL
13 14 (2.59%) Internet
14 13 (2.40%) Structured Cabling
15 10 (1.85%) NAS
16 9 (1.66%) VoIP
17 7 (1.29%) Ethernet
17 7 (1.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.37%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.18%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (5.55%) Telecoms
2 24 (4.44%) Electronics
3 19 (3.51%) Finance
4 8 (1.48%) Games
5 6 (1.11%) Banking
5 6 (1.11%) Law
6 5 (0.92%) Advertising
6 5 (0.92%) Retail
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
8 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.55%) HTML
1 3 (0.55%) ODBC
1 3 (0.55%) WAP
2 2 (0.37%) Web Services
2 2 (0.37%) XML
2 2 (0.37%) .NET
2 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.76%) EPoS
2 30 (5.55%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.66%) Chip and PIN
6 8 (1.48%) NHS
7 7 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.74%) PDA
8 4 (0.74%) Replication
8 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.55%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.37%) Social Network
10 2 (0.37%) CCTV
10 2 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.18%) VHDL
11 1 (0.18%) Verilog
11 1 (0.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 286 (52.87%) Windows
2 88 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 87 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (13.31%) Windows 7
6 50 (9.24%) Windows 8
7 49 (9.06%) Windows XP
8 29 (5.36%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.59%) Linux
10 13 (2.40%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.29%) Android
11 7 (1.29%) UNIX
12 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (11.65%) ITIL
2 34 (6.28%) Service Delivery
2 34 (6.28%) Incident Management
3 30 (5.55%) Time Management
4 19 (3.51%) Line Management
5 14 (2.59%) Configuration Management
6 12 (2.22%) Migration
7 11 (2.03%) Service Management
7 11 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (2.03%) Network Management
8 10 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (1.48%) Project Management
9 8 (1.48%) Project Planning
10 7 (1.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (1.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (1.11%) Software Deployment
12 5 (0.92%) Software Distribution
12 5 (0.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (0.92%) Resource Management
13 4 (0.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.47%) SQL
2 6 (1.11%) C
3 4 (0.74%) VB
4 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.55%) PHP
5 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.37%) VBA
5 2 (0.37%) VBScript
5 2 (0.37%) C#
5 2 (0.37%) C++
5 2 (0.37%) Java
5 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
1 65 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.61%) CCNA
3 35 (6.47%) MCSE
4 34 (6.28%) MCP
5 33 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 28 (5.18%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.18%) A+ Certification
7 26 (4.81%) MCITP
8 15 (2.77%) Degree
9 14 (2.59%) CCNP
9 14 (2.59%) MCSA
10 12 (2.22%) CCENT
11 10 (1.85%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.29%) MCTS
13 6 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.92%) HNC
14 5 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.55%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (16.08%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (31.42%) Active Directory
2 87 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.85%) XenServer
4 10 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.92%) vSphere
7 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.74%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (2.77%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.37%) Casper Suite
3 2 (0.37%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 212 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 131 (24.21%) Cisco
3 106 (19.59%) VMware
4 71 (13.12%) Citrix
5 65 (12.01%) HP
6 41 (7.58%) Apple
7 31 (5.73%) Dell
8 29 (5.36%) NetApp
9 22 (4.07%) EMC
10 16 (2.96%) IBM
10 16 (2.96%) Symantec
11 11 (2.03%) Avaya
11 11 (2.03%) WatchGuard
12 10 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.85%) Sun
13 9 (1.66%) Juniper
13 9 (1.66%) F5
14 8 (1.48%) BT
15 7 (1.29%) Mitel
16 6 (1.11%) NetScout
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance / Phone / Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: fully neg
Posted: 4 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car, Traning & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Van + Laptop + Smart Phone
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London
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