The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 372 391
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 45 85 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 85 71
Median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £16,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £43,000
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +21 13 £25,000 +13.63% 3
Surrey +32 11 £23,250 -27.34% 1
Hampshire +29 7 £27,500 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £23,000 -23.33%
Oxfordshire +5 4 £26,000 -7.14%
East Sussex - 4 £28,750 -
Kent +13 3 £37,500 +25.00%
West Sussex +3 3 £40,000 +142.42%
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (43.59%) Windows
2 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.21%) VMware
2 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (28.21%) Driving Licence
3 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
4 23 (19.66%) Citrix
4 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
6 20 (17.09%) Cisco
6 20 (17.09%) MS Office
7 17 (14.53%) Presales
8 16 (13.68%) Java
8 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
8 16 (13.68%) IIS
9 15 (12.82%) .NET
9 15 (12.82%) Oracle
9 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET
9 15 (12.82%) CSS
9 15 (12.82%) HTML
9 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (12.82%) SSL
9 15 (12.82%) Electronics
9 15 (12.82%) CMS
9 15 (12.82%) DBS Check
9 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
9 15 (12.82%) Oracle Cash Management
9 15 (12.82%) Ajax
9 15 (12.82%) Cash Management
10 14 (11.97%) Telecoms

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (13.68%) IIS
2 15 (12.82%) CMS
3 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Office
2 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) SSL
2 14 (11.97%) LAN
3 11 (9.40%) Firewall
3 11 (9.40%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.40%) Wireless
4 10 (8.55%) DHCP
4 10 (8.55%) WAN
5 9 (7.69%) DNS
5 9 (7.69%) SAN
6 6 (5.13%) VLAN
7 4 (3.42%) VoIP
8 3 (2.56%) Internet
8 3 (2.56%) LTE
8 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.71%) 2G
9 2 (1.71%) 3G
9 2 (1.71%) 4G
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (12.82%) Electronics
2 14 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Finance
4 4 (3.42%) Automotive
4 4 (3.42%) Avionics
4 4 (3.42%) Games
4 4 (3.42%) Military
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) .NET
1 15 (12.82%) Ajax
1 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET
1 15 (12.82%) CSS
1 15 (12.82%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.84%) iPad
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) EPoS
4 6 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.59%) Windows
2 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.13%) Linux
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) Presales
2 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (12.82%) Cash Management
3 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (1.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.71%) ITIL
4 2 (1.71%) Line Management
5 1 (0.85%) Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) CRM
5 1 (0.85%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (0.85%) Data Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (0.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (0.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (0.85%) Network Management
5 1 (0.85%) Patch Management
5 1 (0.85%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Signal Processing
5 1 (0.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) Java
2 11 (9.40%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) DBS Check
2 13 (11.11%) CCNA
2 13 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.40%) Degree
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.13%) MCSE
6 5 (4.27%) MCSA
7 4 (3.42%) CCENT
8 3 (2.56%) CCNP
8 3 (2.56%) HNC
8 3 (2.56%) MCP
9 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.85%) CCA
10 1 (0.85%) CCDP
10 1 (0.85%) CCIE
10 1 (0.85%) CISA
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.85%) MCITP
10 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.84%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
1 33 (28.21%) VMware
2 23 (19.66%) Citrix
3 20 (17.09%) Cisco
4 15 (12.82%) Oracle
5 6 (5.13%) Intel
6 5 (4.27%) Apple
6 5 (4.27%) Meraki
7 4 (3.42%) HP
7 4 (3.42%) ZyXEL
8 2 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.71%) Ciena
8 2 (1.71%) Dell
8 2 (1.71%) Huawei
8 2 (1.71%) Juniper
8 2 (1.71%) Nokia
8 2 (1.71%) Tellabs
9 1 (0.85%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.85%) SOTI
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