Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 499 559
Rank change year-on-year +77 +60 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 117 97 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 147 77 81
South East median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,050 £43,750
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year - -3.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28051 34095 41120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.96% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23397 28657 34171
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley +57 51 £25,000 -21.26% 1
Berkshire +65 33 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Hampshire +38 21 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Surrey +7 17 £23,500 -9.62%
Oxfordshire +20 15 £22,000 +2.33%
Kent +32 14 £26,500 -3.64%
West Sussex +14 9 £41,000 +74.47% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £26,750 +7.00%
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 69 (58.97%) Windows
2 52 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 38 (32.48%) Active Directory
4 35 (29.91%) Driving Licence
5 34 (29.06%) Firewall
6 33 (28.21%) Cisco
7 27 (23.08%) LAN
7 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 26 (22.22%) WAN
9 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
10 23 (19.66%) Office 365
11 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
12 17 (14.53%) HP
13 16 (13.68%) Break/Fix
14 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (11.97%) Wireless
15 13 (11.11%) Dell
15 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (10.26%) Juniper
16 12 (10.26%) EPoS
16 12 (10.26%) DBS Check
17 11 (9.40%) Time Management
17 11 (9.40%) Electronics
18 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
19 9 (7.69%) SCCM
19 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
20 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
20 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification

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 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) Firewall
2 27 (23.08%) LAN
3 26 (22.22%) WAN
4 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.97%) Wireless
6 7 (5.98%) Internet
6 7 (5.98%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (5.13%) DSL
7 6 (5.13%) MPLS
7 6 (5.13%) Skype
8 4 (3.42%) DNS
8 4 (3.42%) RFID
8 4 (3.42%) VPN
8 4 (3.42%) WLAN
9 3 (2.56%) DHCP
10 2 (1.71%) ATM
10 2 (1.71%) LTE
10 2 (1.71%) UMTS
10 2 (1.71%) VLAN
10 2 (1.71%) VoIP
General
1 11 (9.40%) Electronics
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) WAP
2 1 (0.85%) COM
2 1 (0.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.91%) Driving Licence
2 12 (10.26%) EPoS
3 8 (6.84%) iPad
4 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.42%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (58.97%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.84%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.42%) Linux
9 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.56%) Android
10 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.71%) Unix
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) Break/Fix
2 11 (9.40%) Time Management
3 7 (5.98%) ITIL
3 7 (5.98%) Patch Management
4 4 (3.42%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (3.42%) Presales
5 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.71%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (1.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (1.71%) High Availability
5 2 (1.71%) Logistics
5 2 (1.71%) Migration
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (1.71%) SDLC
5 2 (1.71%) Test Management
6 1 (0.85%) Business Development
6 1 (0.85%) Project Management
6 1 (0.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (0.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) DBS Check
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.84%) HNC
3 8 (6.84%) HND
3 8 (6.84%) MCSE
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.98%) CCNA
5 6 (5.13%) MCSA
6 5 (4.27%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.56%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.71%) Degree
8 2 (1.71%) MCP
8 2 (1.71%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (32.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.21%) Cisco
3 17 (14.53%) HP
4 13 (11.11%) Dell
5 12 (10.26%) Juniper
6 8 (6.84%) Brocade
7 7 (5.98%) Apple
8 6 (5.13%) IBM
9 5 (4.27%) VMware
10 4 (3.42%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (3.42%) Meraki
10 4 (3.42%) ZyXEL
11 3 (2.56%) Citrix
12 2 (1.71%) Huawei
12 2 (1.71%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.71%) McAfee
12 2 (1.71%) SOTI
12 2 (1.71%) Sun
12 2 (1.71%) Symantec
12 2 (1.71%) Xerox