The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Field Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 257 226
Rank change year-on-year +36 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 24 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 33
Median salary £23,250 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.87% +77.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,300 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 9 £22,500 -43.75%
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £20,500 +7.89% 4
Essex - 5 £34,000 -
Bedfordshire +21 2 £29,250 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Field Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Driving Licence
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
6 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (15.56%) EPoS
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.89%) Time Management
9 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
9 4 (8.89%) Degree
9 4 (8.89%) DBS Check
9 4 (8.89%) Mitel
9 4 (8.89%) Retail
9 4 (8.89%) Back Office
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.89%) Avaya
9 4 (8.89%) Siemens
9 4 (8.89%) MCP
9 4 (8.89%) DNS

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LAN
1 8 (17.78%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) Wireless
3 4 (8.89%) DHCP
3 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) Broadband
5 1 (2.22%) GPRS
5 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Driving Licence
2 7 (15.56%) EPoS
3 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Analytics
4 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Development
5 1 (2.22%) CAD
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Design
5 1 (2.22%) Product Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) DBS Check
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCENT
5 1 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) Avaya
3 4 (8.89%) Mitel
3 4 (8.89%) Siemens
4 2 (4.44%) Draytek
4 2 (4.44%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.22%) 3Com
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.22%) ZyXEL
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