The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 89 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £18,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.55% -  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year -4.95% +1.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Edinburgh

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in Edinburgh

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper