Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 126 145
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Kent median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +13.40% -23.02%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,087 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £28,750 £27,175
South East median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% - -1.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1298 1693 2128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.20% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1495 1903
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,025
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Kent

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in Kent

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in Kent

Field Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 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
Dartford - 8 £26,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £37,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,500 -
Stansted - 1 £19,000 -
Field Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
3 7 (58.33%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
3 7 (58.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (50.00%) DSL
4 6 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (50.00%) Skype
5 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Sun
6 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) DSL
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Sun