Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 187 211
Rank change year-on-year +50 +24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 18 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.75% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 8
Reading median annual salary £22,000 £35,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% +47.37% -13.64%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,000 £22,894
90th Percentile £42,750 £35,375 £28,850
Berkshire median annual salary £22,000 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -37.14% +40.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3354 4416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2512 3513
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,925 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Reading

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in Reading

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in Reading

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

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 Reading region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) Brocade
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) EPoS
4 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Break/Fix
4 5 (27.78%) Presales
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) WLAN
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) RFID
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (22.22%) RFID
4 4 (22.22%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) EPoS
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Break/Fix
1 5 (27.78%) Presales
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Brocade
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) VMware