Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 280 336
Rank change year-on-year -23 +56 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 45 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.53% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 21
South West median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,010 £19,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year - -3.64% +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the South West

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in the South West

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in the South West

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Wiltshire +5 20 £22,000 -12.00%
Gloucestershire +24 10 £25,000 -4.76%
Bristol -20 8 £24,750 +3.86% 1
Dorset +4 4 £28,250 -13.08%
Devon +20 2 £26,250 +3.96%
Cornwall -5 1 £21,000 -30.00%
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Firewall
3 12 (26.67%) Driving Licence
4 11 (24.44%) WAN
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.22%) Office 365
5 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 10 (22.22%) LAN
5 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (15.56%) Break/Fix
8 6 (13.33%) CCNA
8 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) EPoS
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.11%) Juniper
9 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
9 5 (11.11%) MCSE
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
10 4 (8.89%) VoIP
10 4 (8.89%) Dell
10 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.89%) Time Management

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 10 (22.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.89%) VoIP
7 3 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security
8 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) VSAN
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless Security
9 1 (2.22%) ATM
9 1 (2.22%) DHCP
9 1 (2.22%) DNS
9 1 (2.22%) PBX
9 1 (2.22%) SMS
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Advertising
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) French Language
2 2 (4.44%) German Language
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Break/Fix
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Time Management
3 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Logistics
5 1 (2.22%) Presales
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.22%) Social Engineering
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CCA
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (8.89%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Ciena
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Huawei
6 2 (4.44%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.44%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia
6 2 (4.44%) Tellabs
6 2 (4.44%) Trend Micro
6 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard