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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 579 718 649
Rank change year-on-year
+139 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 319 176 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 295 154 206
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -2.04%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +105 297 £27,500 +10.00% 61
South East +15 104 £26,750 +7.00% 14
London +40 75 £27,500 - 13
Surrey +27 38 £27,000 +28.57% 2
Hampshire -9 28 £30,000 +36.36% 2
North West +8 27 £23,000 -8.00% 7
East of England -4 25 £22,500 - 7
South West -5 20 £26,000 +1.96% 3
Manchester +2 19 £31,500 +21.15% 5
West Midlands +1 19 £26,000 -13.33% 4
Birmingham +4 15 £26,500 -24.28% 1
North East 0 15 £27,500 +34.14% 1
Basingstoke +2 14 £34,000 +54.54%
Tyne and Wear -4 14 £27,500 +34.14% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 13 £27,500 +34.14% 1
City of London +6 12 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Northern Ireland - 10 £26,500 -
Belfast - 10 £26,500 -
County Antrim - 10 £26,500 -
Scotland +7 9 £21,500 -2.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £37,500 +48.07% 2
Oxfordshire -1 7 £21,000 -5.08%
Essex -16 7 £24,250 +21.25% 2
Cambridge - 7 £37,500 - 2
Epsom - 7 £32,500 -
Rochdale - 7 £32,500 -
Bristol 0 6 £21,750 -5.43% 2
Kent -3 6 £21,700 -33.23% 1
Ringwood - 6 £19,750 - 1
East Midlands +16 5 £27,000 +20.00% 1

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 290 (54.82%) Windows
2 233 (44.05%) Microsoft
3 187 (35.35%) Active Directory
4 148 (27.98%) Firewall
5 132 (24.95%) VMware
5 132 (24.95%) MS Exchange
6 129 (24.39%) Cisco
7 119 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 111 (20.98%) LAN
9 109 (20.60%) MS Excel
10 105 (19.85%) WAN
11 102 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 100 (18.90%) Hyper-V
13 95 (17.96%) MS Office
14 83 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 79 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 75 (14.18%) Windows 7
17 71 (13.42%) EPoS
18 67 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 64 (12.10%) Windows XP
20 63 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2013
21 62 (11.72%) TCP/IP
22 59 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
23 56 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2007
24 53 (10.02%) Security Cleared
25 52 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
26 51 (9.64%) Windows 8
27 50 (9.45%) Citrix
28 49 (9.26%) CCNA
28 49 (9.26%) HP

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 132 (24.95%) MS Exchange
2 63 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 59 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.46%) IIS
7 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.89%) Lync
8 8 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.38%) Site Server
12 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.19%) JBoss
12 1 (0.19%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 109 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 95 (17.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.43%) Office 365
2 6 (1.13%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (27.98%) Firewall
2 111 (20.98%) LAN
3 105 (19.85%) WAN
4 62 (11.72%) TCP/IP
5 46 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 45 (8.51%) Wireless
7 43 (8.13%) DNS
8 39 (7.37%) DHCP
9 34 (6.43%) SAN
10 32 (6.05%) VLAN
11 30 (5.67%) Internet
12 29 (5.48%) VPN
13 17 (3.21%) VoIP
14 15 (2.84%) ADSL
15 10 (1.89%) GPRS
16 9 (1.70%) Structured Cabling
17 8 (1.51%) IP Telephony
18 6 (1.13%) H.323
19 5 (0.95%) Unified Communications
19 5 (0.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.13%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.38%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (4.35%) Finance
2 21 (3.97%) Electronics
3 19 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.21%) Retail
5 12 (2.27%) Banking
6 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.76%) WAP
2 3 (0.57%) .NET
2 3 (0.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.38%) ODBC
3 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.42%) EPoS
2 27 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.51%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (0.95%) iPhone
7 3 (0.57%) User Experience
7 3 (0.57%) iPad
7 3 (0.57%) CCTV
7 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.57%) Device Driver
7 3 (0.57%) NHS
8 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.38%) VHDL
8 2 (0.38%) Verilog
8 2 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.19%) IPTV
9 1 (0.19%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 290 (54.82%) Windows
2 119 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (14.18%) Windows 7
6 64 (12.10%) Windows XP
7 51 (9.64%) Windows 8
8 31 (5.86%) Linux
9 24 (4.54%) Windows Vista
10 16 (3.02%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.65%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.51%) Mac OS X Server
13 7 (1.32%) Android
14 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.76%) UNIX
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.38%) AIX
17 1 (0.19%) OpenSolaris
17 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (7.56%) ITIL
2 35 (6.62%) Line Management
3 28 (5.29%) Time Management
4 21 (3.97%) Service Delivery
5 12 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 10 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 9 (1.70%) Project Management
8 8 (1.51%) Service Management
9 7 (1.32%) CRM
10 6 (1.13%) Migration
10 6 (1.13%) ITIL V3
11 5 (0.95%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (0.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (0.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (0.76%) Information Security
12 4 (0.76%) Business Development
12 4 (0.76%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (0.57%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (0.57%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (0.57%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.07%) SQL
2 7 (1.32%) Java
3 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.57%) C
3 3 (0.57%) C#
3 3 (0.57%) C++
4 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.19%) VBScript
4 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (10.02%) Security Cleared
3 52 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (9.26%) CCNA
5 40 (7.56%) MCP
6 39 (7.37%) SC Cleared
7 34 (6.43%) MCSE
8 27 (5.10%) Degree
9 18 (3.40%) MCITP
10 12 (2.27%) A+ Certification
11 10 (1.89%) HNC
11 10 (1.89%) MCSA
12 8 (1.51%) CCNP
13 7 (1.32%) MCDST
14 6 (1.13%) CCVP
15 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.95%) CCENT
16 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.57%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (0.57%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 187 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 102 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (18.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.46%) Terminal Services
5 12 (2.27%) vSphere
6 8 (1.51%) XenApp
7 3 (0.57%) XenServer
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.21%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.32%) SCCM
3 6 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.38%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.38%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 233 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 132 (24.95%) VMware
3 129 (24.39%) Cisco
4 50 (9.45%) Citrix
5 49 (9.26%) HP
6 44 (8.32%) Apple
7 29 (5.48%) NetApp
8 17 (3.21%) WatchGuard
9 15 (2.84%) Avaya
10 13 (2.46%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.08%) Dell
11 11 (2.08%) Symantec
12 10 (1.89%) NetScout
12 10 (1.89%) Riverbed
12 10 (1.89%) F5
13 9 (1.70%) Polycom
14 8 (1.51%) Veeam
15 6 (1.13%) BT
15 6 (1.13%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.13%) Google
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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