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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 682 735 721
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 234 198 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 199 172 135
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,468 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £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 30 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 30 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 +71 227 £27,500 +3.77% 41
London +66 71 £30,000 +7.14% 13
South East +7 52 £25,000 -11.09% 10
East of England +21 39 £30,000 +13.20% 6
Yorkshire -1 18 £30,000 +30.43% 3
Berkshire +17 16 £24,500 -48.42% 3
Hertfordshire +11 16 £30,000 +13.20% 4
North West -7 16 £22,375 -8.67% 3
South West -17 15 £20,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £23,000 -20.68% 1
City of London +41 10 £28,000 +2.75% 3
South Yorkshire +10 10 £30,000 +25.00%
Essex +2 10 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £47,500 -
Surrey +7 9 £27,500 -2.20% 2
Sheffield +4 9 £30,000 +25.00%
High Wycombe +3 8 £47,500 +137.50%
Hampshire +2 8 £24,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +9 7 £25,000 +13.63% 3
Manchester +6 7 £28,250 +15.30% 3
West Yorkshire 0 7 £27,000 +17.39% 2
Bracknell - 7 £24,500 -
Leeds +6 6 £25,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -3 6 £23,250 -3.12% 2
Wiltshire -8 6 £20,000 -29.20% 1
Cheshire +5 5 £16,500 -23.25%
Bristol -12 5 £23,750 +10.46%
Chippenham - 5 £20,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 5 £25,000 -
Portsmouth +28 4 £24,000 -20.00%

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 276 (54.44%) Windows
2 189 (37.28%) Microsoft
3 174 (34.32%) Active Directory
4 125 (24.65%) Cisco
5 112 (22.09%) MS Exchange
6 105 (20.71%) MS Excel
7 104 (20.51%) VMware
8 95 (18.74%) Firewall
9 94 (18.54%) LAN
10 88 (17.36%) SLA
11 85 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 83 (16.37%) Windows 7
13 82 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 79 (15.58%) WAN
15 78 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 77 (15.19%) Citrix
17 75 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 72 (14.20%) ITIL
19 67 (13.21%) DNS
20 66 (13.02%) HP
21 65 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
21 65 (12.82%) Hyper-V
22 63 (12.43%) MS Office
23 62 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
24 56 (11.05%) DHCP
25 51 (10.06%) CCNA
26 50 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
27 49 (9.66%) SAN
27 49 (9.66%) TCP/IP
28 47 (9.27%) Windows XP

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 112 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (5.33%) Lync
7 17 (3.35%) IIS
8 13 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.78%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.39%) Site Server
11 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 105 (20.71%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.43%) MS Office
3 10 (1.97%) MS Project
4 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.30%) Office 365
2 4 (0.79%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) IaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (18.74%) Firewall
2 94 (18.54%) LAN
3 79 (15.58%) WAN
4 67 (13.21%) DNS
5 56 (11.05%) DHCP
6 49 (9.66%) SAN
6 49 (9.66%) TCP/IP
7 45 (8.88%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (5.13%) VPN
9 25 (4.93%) Wireless
10 17 (3.35%) VLAN
11 16 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (3.16%) Internet
12 15 (2.96%) GPRS
13 12 (2.37%) ADSL
14 11 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
15 10 (1.97%) NAS
15 10 (1.97%) VoIP
16 7 (1.38%) Ethernet
17 5 (0.99%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.20%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (6.11%) Telecoms
2 24 (4.73%) Electronics
3 18 (3.55%) Finance
4 8 (1.58%) Games
5 6 (1.18%) Banking
5 6 (1.18%) Law
6 5 (0.99%) Retail
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.59%) HTML
1 3 (0.59%) ODBC
1 3 (0.59%) WAP
2 2 (0.39%) COM
2 2 (0.39%) XML
3 1 (0.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.73%) EPoS
3 19 (3.75%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.38%) Chip and PIN
5 7 (1.38%) NHS
6 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.79%) CMDB
7 4 (0.79%) PDA
7 4 (0.79%) Handset
7 4 (0.79%) Replication
8 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.59%) User Experience
9 2 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.39%) Clustering
9 2 (0.39%) CCTV
9 2 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.20%) Celerra
10 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 276 (54.44%) Windows
2 85 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (16.37%) Windows 7
4 78 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (9.27%) Windows XP
7 44 (8.68%) Windows 8
8 32 (6.31%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.37%) Linux
10 9 (1.78%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.38%) Android
12 5 (0.99%) UNIX
12 5 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.20%) ITIL
2 35 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 33 (6.51%) Incident Management
4 29 (5.72%) Time Management
5 16 (3.16%) Configuration Management
6 13 (2.56%) Migration
7 11 (2.17%) Network Management
8 10 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (1.97%) Service Management
9 9 (1.78%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (1.58%) Project Management
11 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (1.18%) Software Deployment
12 6 (1.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (0.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (0.99%) Software Distribution
13 5 (0.99%) Project Planning
13 5 (0.99%) Resource Management
14 4 (0.79%) Problem Management
14 4 (0.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.72%) SQL
2 7 (1.38%) C
3 4 (0.79%) VB
4 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.59%) PHP
5 2 (0.39%) Java
5 2 (0.39%) VBA
5 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (10.06%) CCNA
4 33 (6.51%) MCSE
5 30 (5.92%) MCP
6 28 (5.52%) Security Cleared
7 25 (4.93%) A+ Certification
8 24 (4.73%) SC Cleared
9 23 (4.54%) MCITP
10 16 (3.16%) CCNP
11 15 (2.96%) MCSA
12 10 (1.97%) Degree
12 10 (1.97%) CCENT
12 10 (1.97%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.78%) MCTS
14 7 (1.38%) HNC
15 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.59%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (17.36%) SLA
2 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 174 (34.32%) Active Directory
2 82 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.17%) XenApp
6 10 (1.97%) XenServer
6 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.79%) vSphere
10 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.20%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Firmware
11 1 (0.20%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 15 (2.96%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.39%) Casper Suite
3 2 (0.39%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 189 (37.28%) Microsoft
2 125 (24.65%) Cisco
3 104 (20.51%) VMware
4 77 (15.19%) Citrix
5 66 (13.02%) HP
6 44 (8.68%) Apple
7 34 (6.71%) Dell
8 24 (4.73%) NetApp
9 22 (4.34%) EMC
10 16 (3.16%) IBM
11 15 (2.96%) Symantec
12 13 (2.56%) Avaya
13 10 (1.97%) WatchGuard
14 9 (1.78%) F5
14 9 (1.78%) Sun
14 9 (1.78%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.58%) BT
15 8 (1.58%) Mitel
15 8 (1.58%) Juniper
16 7 (1.38%) Wyse
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 6K On call + Van
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + company vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum Up to £30,000 +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Engineering
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + £5k and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modern Networks
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Van + Laptop + Smart Phone
Posted: 6 days ago