The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 399 412
Rank change year-on-year +52 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 47 37 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 51
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £24,625 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.58% -1.50%  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +28 10 £25,000 -34.64% 1
Kent - 10 £27,750 - 1
Surrey +47 9 £23,500 -22.95%
Hampshire +29 6 £35,000 - 2
West Sussex +13 5 £42,000 +44.82%
Oxfordshire +17 4 £22,000 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £26,000 -13.33%
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Driving Licence
3 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
4 37 (39.78%) Active Directory
5 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
6 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (20.43%) Cisco
8 16 (17.20%) LAN
8 16 (17.20%) WAN
8 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (17.20%) DBS Check
9 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
9 13 (13.98%) Wireless
9 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.98%) HP
10 12 (12.90%) Dell
10 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (12.90%) CCNA
10 12 (12.90%) DNS
10 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.83%) DHCP
11 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
11 11 (11.83%) Electronics
11 11 (11.83%) Firewall
12 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.75%) Apple
12 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
12 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
12 10 (10.75%) Office 365

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 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) LAN
1 16 (17.20%) WAN
2 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.98%) Wireless
3 12 (12.90%) DNS
4 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 11 (11.83%) Firewall
5 6 (6.45%) VLAN
6 4 (4.30%) Internet
6 4 (4.30%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) DSL
7 3 (3.23%) GPRS
7 3 (3.23%) GSM
7 3 (3.23%) LTE
7 3 (3.23%) MPLS
7 3 (3.23%) SAN
7 3 (3.23%) Skype
7 3 (3.23%) UMTS
7 3 (3.23%) VoLTE
7 3 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 11 (11.83%) Electronics
2 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Automotive
3 4 (4.30%) Military
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Driving Licence
2 8 (8.60%) iPad
3 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.23%) EPoS
3 3 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
6 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.15%) Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.60%) Break/Fix
2 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.30%) ITIL
3 4 (4.30%) Patch Management
3 4 (4.30%) Presales
4 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.23%) Logistics
4 3 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.15%) High Availability
5 2 (2.15%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Test Management
5 2 (2.15%) Time Management
6 1 (1.08%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.08%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.08%) Network Management
6 1 (1.08%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.08%) Signal Processing
6 1 (1.08%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) Java
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) DBS Check
2 12 (12.90%) CCNA
2 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.60%) HNC
4 5 (5.38%) HND
5 4 (4.30%) Degree
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 37 (39.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.23%) XenServer
6 2 (2.15%) Firmware
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) Cisco
3 13 (13.98%) HP
4 12 (12.90%) Dell
5 10 (10.75%) Apple
6 9 (9.68%) VMware
7 8 (8.60%) IBM
8 5 (5.38%) Citrix
8 5 (5.38%) Juniper
9 4 (4.30%) Sun
10 2 (2.15%) Aruba
10 2 (2.15%) Meru Networks
10 2 (2.15%) Wyse
10 2 (2.15%) Xerox
11 1 (1.08%) AirMagnet
11 1 (1.08%) Huawei
11 1 (1.08%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.08%) SOTI
11 1 (1.08%) Trapeze
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