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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 672 731 710
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 228 179 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 194 158 131
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -1.00%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +75 219 £27,500 +5.76% 40
London +42 75 £29,000 +5.45% 14
South East +13 43 £27,500 -1.78% 8
East of England +18 34 £29,500 +7.27% 3
North West +8 22 £22,500 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +12 17 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Yorkshire -7 15 £30,000 +30.43% 6
Berkshire +29 13 £24,750 - 2
South West -24 12 £20,000 -13.97% 5
East Midlands +10 10 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Manchester +6 10 £26,500 +10.41%
Cambridgeshire +26 8 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Hampshire +19 7 £24,000 -6.79% 2
South Yorkshire +4 7 £30,000 +39.53% 3
Surrey +1 7 £27,500 -2.20% 2
Essex +1 7 £35,500 +1.42%
West Yorkshire -5 7 £24,500 +6.52% 3
Leeds +8 6 £24,000 +11.62% 2
Sheffield +8 6 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +7 6 £29,500 +51.28% 2
Wiltshire +6 6 £20,000 -31.03% 1
Cheshire +5 6 £18,000 -16.27% 1
West Midlands -2 6 £23,375 +1.63%
Buckinghamshire -17 6 £32,500 +18.18%
City of London +29 5 £28,000 +1.81%
Lancashire +8 5 £22,250 +0.56%
Blackburn -3 5 £22,250 -
Bracknell - 5 £24,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £32,500 -
Chippenham - 5 £20,000 - 1

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 267 (55.86%) Windows
2 169 (35.36%) Active Directory
3 160 (33.47%) Microsoft
4 122 (25.52%) Cisco
5 110 (23.01%) MS Exchange
6 108 (22.59%) VMware
7 99 (20.71%) MS Excel
8 96 (20.08%) Firewall
9 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
10 89 (18.62%) SLA
11 86 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 81 (16.95%) LAN
14 73 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 69 (14.44%) Citrix
17 68 (14.23%) HP
18 65 (13.60%) ITIL
19 63 (13.18%) WAN
19 63 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
20 62 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (12.76%) MS Office
22 60 (12.55%) DNS
23 55 (11.51%) DHCP
24 54 (11.30%) Hyper-V
25 53 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
26 49 (10.25%) CCNA
27 46 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
28 44 (9.21%) Windows XP
29 40 (8.37%) SAN

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 110 (23.01%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (7.32%) Lync
5 31 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.72%) IIS
8 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 99 (20.71%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.76%) MS Office
3 7 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.84%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 96 (20.08%) Firewall
2 81 (16.95%) LAN
3 63 (13.18%) WAN
4 60 (12.55%) DNS
5 55 (11.51%) DHCP
6 40 (8.37%) SAN
6 40 (8.37%) Wi-Fi
7 38 (7.95%) TCP/IP
8 31 (6.49%) VPN
9 29 (6.07%) Wireless
10 18 (3.77%) VLAN
11 16 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (2.72%) Internet
13 11 (2.30%) IPsec
14 9 (1.88%) VoIP
15 8 (1.67%) NAS
16 6 (1.26%) Structured Cabling
16 6 (1.26%) GPRS
17 5 (1.05%) ADSL
17 5 (1.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.42%) MSI
3 1 (0.21%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.14%) Finance
2 15 (3.14%) Electronics
3 8 (1.67%) Law
3 8 (1.67%) Games
4 6 (1.26%) Banking
5 5 (1.05%) Retail
6 4 (0.84%) German Language
7 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.63%) HTML
1 3 (0.63%) WAP
2 2 (0.42%) COM
2 2 (0.42%) Apache Camel
2 2 (0.42%) XML
3 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.23%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.97%) Blackberry
2 19 (3.97%) EPoS
3 16 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.46%) NHS
6 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.26%) CMDB
7 4 (0.84%) PDA
7 4 (0.84%) Handset
7 4 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.42%) Replication
8 2 (0.42%) VHDL
8 2 (0.42%) Verilog
8 2 (0.42%) CCTV
8 2 (0.42%) Social Network
9 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.21%) iPad
9 1 (0.21%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 267 (55.86%) Windows
2 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
3 84 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (9.21%) Windows XP
7 39 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 32 (6.69%) Mac OS X
9 16 (3.35%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.09%) Linux
11 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.05%) Android
12 4 (0.84%) UNIX
12 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.60%) ITIL
2 29 (6.07%) Service Delivery
3 25 (5.23%) Incident Management
4 23 (4.81%) Time Management
5 21 (4.39%) Migration
6 18 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 13 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (2.30%) Service Management
8 11 (2.30%) Network Management
9 7 (1.46%) PRINCE2
10 6 (1.26%) Project Management
10 6 (1.26%) Resource Management
10 6 (1.26%) Problem Management
10 6 (1.26%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.05%) Software Distribution
11 5 (1.05%) Software Engineering
11 5 (1.05%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (0.84%) Network Design
12 4 (0.84%) CRM
12 4 (0.84%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.23%) SQL
2 8 (1.67%) C
3 3 (0.63%) C++
3 3 (0.63%) Java
3 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.42%) PHP
4 2 (0.42%) VBScript
4 2 (0.42%) VB
4 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (10.25%) CCNA
4 35 (7.32%) MCSE
5 28 (5.86%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.02%) SC Cleared
6 24 (5.02%) MCP
7 20 (4.18%) A+ Certification
8 19 (3.97%) MCITP
9 17 (3.56%) CCNP
10 16 (3.35%) MCSA
11 10 (2.09%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.88%) Degree
13 8 (1.67%) MCTS
13 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.05%) CCENT
15 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.05%) HNC
16 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (18.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 169 (35.36%) Active Directory
2 86 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.81%) XenApp
5 14 (2.93%) Terminal Services
6 9 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.67%) XenServer
8 6 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.05%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.84%) vSphere
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.42%) Firmware
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.46%) SCCM
3 4 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.42%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.42%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.42%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 160 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 122 (25.52%) Cisco
3 108 (22.59%) VMware
4 69 (14.44%) Citrix
5 68 (14.23%) HP
6 40 (8.37%) Apple
7 39 (8.16%) Dell
8 24 (5.02%) NetApp
9 22 (4.60%) EMC
10 17 (3.56%) IBM
11 13 (2.72%) Avaya
12 11 (2.30%) Symantec
13 10 (2.09%) WatchGuard
14 9 (1.88%) Wyse
14 9 (1.88%) F5
14 9 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.88%) Mitel
15 8 (1.67%) Sun
16 7 (1.46%) Oracle
17 6 (1.26%) Juniper
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 25 days holiday + Life assurance + More!!
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Pension + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and other com
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call and overtime and other
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 + commission + vehicle
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £26880 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Car, cert. training, overtime
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago