Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Field Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 774 867
Rank change year-on-year -14 +93 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 396 449 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 398 391 375
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.64% +1.85%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year - -3.64% +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Field Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in England

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in England

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in England

Field Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +56 123 £26,500 -3.64% 4
London +21 102 £31,500 +14.55% 5
North of England +20 58 £23,500 -2.08% 6
Midlands +23 51 £31,000 +40.91% 6
South West -1 44 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 29 £27,500 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +17 29 £33,000 +50.00% 4
North West +12 28 £21,500 -6.72% 3
East of England -30 25 £24,500 -5.77% 1
East Midlands +25 22 £24,000 +26.32% 2
North East +9 3 £25,000 +27.39% 1
Field Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (53.03%) Windows
2 130 (32.83%) Microsoft
3 95 (23.99%) Firewall
4 94 (23.74%) Active Directory
5 88 (22.22%) Cisco
5 88 (22.22%) Driving Licence
6 82 (20.71%) WAN
7 81 (20.45%) LAN
8 74 (18.69%) Windows Server
9 69 (17.42%) Office 365
10 67 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
11 62 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (13.38%) MS Exchange
12 53 (13.38%) VMware
13 47 (11.87%) Wireless
14 42 (10.61%) Telecoms
15 39 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (9.85%) Break/Fix
16 38 (9.60%) HP
17 35 (8.84%) Hyper-V
18 34 (8.59%) Android
18 34 (8.59%) Mobile Computing
18 34 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (8.59%) ITIL
18 34 (8.59%) RFID
19 33 (8.33%) Retail
20 32 (8.08%) TCP/IP
20 32 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (7.32%) Windows 10
21 29 (7.32%) Linux

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 53 (13.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.53%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.01%) IIS
9 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 67 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 69 (17.42%) Office 365
2 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.99%) Firewall
2 82 (20.71%) WAN
3 81 (20.45%) LAN
4 47 (11.87%) Wireless
5 34 (8.59%) RFID
6 32 (8.08%) TCP/IP
7 26 (6.57%) WLAN
8 25 (6.31%) VPN
9 20 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (4.55%) Internet
11 16 (4.04%) DNS
11 16 (4.04%) SAN
12 13 (3.28%) DHCP
12 13 (3.28%) VoIP
13 11 (2.78%) MPLS
14 10 (2.53%) DSL
14 10 (2.53%) Ethernet
14 10 (2.53%) VLAN
15 9 (2.27%) ATM
15 9 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) MySQL
3 2 (0.51%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 33 (8.33%) Retail
3 17 (4.29%) Finance
4 13 (3.28%) Electronics
4 13 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.27%) Advertising
6 8 (2.02%) Marketing
7 6 (1.52%) Games
8 4 (1.01%) German Language
9 3 (0.76%) Banking
9 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.51%) COM
1 2 (0.51%) MAPI
2 1 (0.25%) OSGi
2 1 (0.25%) WAP
2 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 34 (8.59%) Mobile Computing
3 27 (6.82%) EPoS
4 25 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.80%) Fat Client
5 19 (4.80%) Thin Client
6 17 (4.29%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.28%) iPad
8 12 (3.03%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.53%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.77%) SCADA
11 6 (1.52%) CCTV
11 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.76%) Handset
13 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.51%) Replication
14 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 210 (53.03%) Windows
2 74 (18.69%) Windows Server
3 62 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.59%) Android
6 29 (7.32%) Linux
6 29 (7.32%) Windows 10
7 28 (7.07%) Windows 7
8 27 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.30%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.29%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.54%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.78%) Unix
13 10 (2.53%) Apple iOS
14 8 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (9.85%) Break/Fix
2 34 (8.59%) ITIL
3 22 (5.56%) Presales
4 17 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 15 (3.79%) Time Management
6 13 (3.28%) Logistics
7 11 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (2.53%) Configuration Management
8 10 (2.53%) Data Management
8 10 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (2.53%) Patch Management
9 9 (2.27%) SDLC
10 8 (2.02%) Line Management
11 7 (1.77%) Migration
11 7 (1.77%) Service Delivery
11 7 (1.77%) Service Management
12 6 (1.52%) Information Security
13 5 (1.26%) Business Continuity
14 4 (1.01%) Mentoring
14 4 (1.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (0.76%) Python
3 2 (0.51%) C
3 2 (0.51%) C++
3 2 (0.51%) Java
3 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.25%) Perl
4 1 (0.25%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.32%) MCSE
3 25 (6.31%) Degree
4 21 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.05%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.80%) MCSA
7 17 (4.29%) CCNA
7 17 (4.29%) DBS Check
8 11 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (2.27%) HND
11 8 (2.02%) HNC
12 7 (1.77%) MCP
12 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.52%) Server+ Certification
14 5 (1.26%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.26%) CCNP
14 5 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) DICOM
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.84%) Hyper-V
3 32 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.52%) vSphere
5 5 (1.26%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.26%) XenApp
6 2 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.25%) Snort
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.05%) SCCM
2 17 (4.29%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.51%) DameWare
4 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.51%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 2 (0.51%) Simpana
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (32.83%) Microsoft
2 88 (22.22%) Cisco
3 53 (13.38%) VMware
4 38 (9.60%) HP
5 28 (7.07%) Juniper
6 27 (6.82%) Dell
7 24 (6.06%) Citrix
8 21 (5.30%) Brocade
9 17 (4.29%) SOTI
10 16 (4.04%) Intel
11 15 (3.79%) Apple
12 9 (2.27%) Siemens
13 8 (2.02%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.77%) Meraki
14 7 (1.77%) Panasonic
14 7 (1.77%) Rockwell
14 7 (1.77%) ZyXEL
15 6 (1.52%) Avaya
15 6 (1.52%) IBM
15 6 (1.52%) Mitel