The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 215 213 199
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.055% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.058% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £23,375 £23,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,800 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -1.00%
Field Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Field Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the West Midlands region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 3 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £15,000 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Apple
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Wyse
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCEA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) Wyse
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam