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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 623 649 631
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 280 254 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 250 218 220
Average salary £25,876 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.90% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +47 267 £25,000 -9.09% 68
South East -27 67 £23,875 -13.18% 15
London +31 63 £27,000 -1.81% 16
East of England +35 44 £21,500 -15.68% 10
North West +18 23 £23,000 -20.68% 4
South West -16 19 £23,950 -12.90% 8
West Midlands -16 19 £27,000 +1.88% 2
Manchester +17 17 £21,500 -25.86% 2
Hertfordshire +13 16 £24,000 -2.04% 2
Hampshire -5 16 £25,000 +13.63% 4
Berkshire +5 13 £22,956 -22.18% 4
Surrey +1 13 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Yorkshire +9 12 £40,000 +81.81% 7
Essex +6 12 £28,250 -37.22% 6
City of London +5 11 £27,500 -42.10% 6
West Yorkshire +4 11 £50,000 +127.27% 4
North East +2 11 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 11 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Tyne and Wear -5 11 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Birmingham 0 10 £26,500 -57.25% 2
East Midlands +19 9 £25,000 -6.54% 1
Leeds +15 9 £50,000 +150.00% 4
Reading +2 9 £22,956 -13.37% 2
Suffolk - 9 £21,000 -
Bristol +1 7 £21,000 -23.63% 4
Hemel Hempstead -12 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Ipswich - 7 £21,000 -
Ringwood - 7 £19,750 -
Coventry -12 6 £27,000 +1.88%
Kent +22 5 £20,400 -29.04%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 324 (54.45%) Windows
2 254 (42.69%) Microsoft
3 217 (36.47%) Active Directory
4 156 (26.22%) Firewall
5 145 (24.37%) MS Exchange
6 142 (23.87%) Cisco
7 141 (23.70%) LAN
8 136 (22.86%) VMware
9 128 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 124 (20.84%) WAN
11 119 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 113 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 111 (18.66%) MS Excel
14 101 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 99 (16.64%) MS Office
16 90 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 89 (14.96%) Windows 7
18 76 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
19 72 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
19 72 (12.10%) EPoS
20 68 (11.43%) Citrix
21 67 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
22 65 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 65 (10.92%) Windows 8
23 63 (10.59%) TCP/IP
24 62 (10.42%) ITIL
25 61 (10.25%) Wi-Fi
25 61 (10.25%) Security Cleared
26 60 (10.08%) Windows XP
26 60 (10.08%) SAN

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 145 (24.37%) MS Exchange
2 76 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 72 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 43 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (3.36%) IIS
7 13 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.51%) Lync
9 6 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.34%) Site Server
12 2 (0.34%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 111 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 99 (16.64%) MS Office
3 11 (1.85%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (26.22%) Firewall
2 141 (23.70%) LAN
3 124 (20.84%) WAN
4 63 (10.59%) TCP/IP
5 61 (10.25%) Wi-Fi
6 60 (10.08%) SAN
7 46 (7.73%) DNS
8 40 (6.72%) VLAN
9 38 (6.39%) Wireless
10 37 (6.22%) DHCP
11 28 (4.71%) VPN
12 25 (4.20%) Internet
13 22 (3.70%) ADSL
14 20 (3.36%) GPRS
15 15 (2.52%) Structured Cabling
16 14 (2.35%) VoIP
17 11 (1.85%) Ethernet
18 9 (1.51%) IP Telephony
19 8 (1.34%) BGP
19 8 (1.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.50%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.34%) MSI
3 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (5.71%) Electronics
2 25 (4.20%) Finance
3 24 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.35%) Retail
5 12 (2.02%) Banking
6 8 (1.34%) Advertising
7 4 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.50%) Web Services
1 3 (0.50%) ODBC
1 3 (0.50%) WAP
2 2 (0.34%) XML
2 2 (0.34%) HTML
2 2 (0.34%) .NET
2 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.10%) EPoS
2 22 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.69%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.68%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (1.01%) User Experience
7 4 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.50%) NHS
8 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.34%) Clustering
9 2 (0.34%) VHDL
9 2 (0.34%) Verilog
9 2 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.34%) IPTV
9 2 (0.34%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 324 (54.45%) Windows
2 128 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (14.96%) Windows 7
6 65 (10.92%) Windows 8
7 60 (10.08%) Windows XP
8 29 (4.87%) Windows Vista
9 27 (4.54%) Linux
10 18 (3.03%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.18%) UNIX
13 5 (0.84%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.67%) Android
14 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.17%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) Solaris
15 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.17%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (10.42%) ITIL
2 36 (6.05%) Line Management
3 32 (5.38%) Time Management
4 26 (4.37%) Service Delivery
5 25 (4.20%) Incident Management
6 12 (2.02%) Project Planning
6 12 (2.02%) Configuration Management
7 10 (1.68%) Project Management
8 9 (1.51%) Migration
9 8 (1.34%) ITIL V3
9 8 (1.34%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (1.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (1.01%) CRM
10 6 (1.01%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.84%) Service Management
11 5 (0.84%) Information Security
11 5 (0.84%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (0.67%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (0.67%) Data Entry
12 4 (0.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.75%) SQL
2 6 (1.01%) Java
3 3 (0.50%) C
3 3 (0.50%) C++
3 3 (0.50%) PHP
3 3 (0.50%) VB
3 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.34%) VBA
4 2 (0.34%) C#
4 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.17%) VBScript
5 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (10.25%) Security Cleared
4 55 (9.24%) CCNA
5 49 (8.24%) SC Cleared
6 46 (7.73%) MCP
7 34 (5.71%) MCSE
8 26 (4.37%) Degree
9 25 (4.20%) A+ Certification
10 21 (3.53%) MCITP
11 13 (2.18%) CCNP
12 11 (1.85%) MCSA
13 10 (1.68%) CCENT
13 10 (1.68%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.34%) HNC
15 7 (1.18%) MCTS
16 4 (0.67%) MCDST
16 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.67%) CCVP
17 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.41%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.50%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 217 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 119 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 113 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.85%) vSphere
5 9 (1.51%) XenServer
5 9 (1.51%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.84%) XenApp
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.18%) SCCM
3 4 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 254 (42.69%) Microsoft
2 142 (23.87%) Cisco
3 136 (22.86%) VMware
4 68 (11.43%) Citrix
5 49 (8.24%) Apple
5 49 (8.24%) HP
6 34 (5.71%) NetApp
7 18 (3.03%) Symantec
7 18 (3.03%) WatchGuard
8 17 (2.86%) Avaya
9 14 (2.35%) Dell
10 13 (2.18%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.85%) BT
12 10 (1.68%) NetScout
12 10 (1.68%) Riverbed
12 10 (1.68%) F5
13 8 (1.34%) Veeam
14 6 (1.01%) Polycom
14 6 (1.01%) Sophos
14 6 (1.01%) Mitel
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Car and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £19k - 21k per year + car and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car allowance and on call
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus+ 6000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £30k, Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22956 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus overtime and on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + 28 days holiday + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + 28 days holiday + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £19k - 21k per year + car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago