The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
England / South West
Rank 211 238 227
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 21 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 18
Median salary £27,750 £21,000 £23,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,500 £19,680
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,300 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year -4.95% +1.00%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +11 5 £25,000 +31.57%
Devon +4 4 £25,750 +56.06% 1
Wiltshire +21 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Somerset -4 3 £35,000 +66.66%
Bristol 0 2 £30,750 +39.77%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 £21,000 - 2
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) MS Office
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco
4 19 (27.94%) Intel
4 19 (27.94%) Thin Client
4 19 (27.94%) Fat Client
4 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
5 15 (22.06%) VMware
5 15 (22.06%) SAN
6 14 (20.59%) Firewall
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
8 12 (17.65%) Driving Licence
9 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
9 11 (16.18%) WAN
9 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
9 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (14.71%) EPoS
10 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (13.24%) VLAN
11 9 (13.24%) NetApp
11 9 (13.24%) LAN
11 9 (13.24%) SQL
12 8 (11.76%) VPN
12 8 (11.76%) MAPI
12 8 (11.76%) SMTP

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (39.71%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 14 (20.59%) Firewall
3 11 (16.18%) WAN
3 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (13.24%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) VLAN
5 8 (11.76%) IMAP
5 8 (11.76%) SMTP
5 8 (11.76%) VPN
6 5 (7.35%) Wireless
7 4 (5.88%) DHCP
7 4 (5.88%) Internet
7 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.41%) ADSL
8 3 (4.41%) DPNSS
8 3 (4.41%) Intranet
8 3 (4.41%) Q.931
8 3 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.47%) 4G
9 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Electronics
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
2 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) MAPI
2 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Fat Client
1 19 (27.94%) Thin Client
2 12 (17.65%) Driving Licence
3 10 (14.71%) EPoS
4 8 (11.76%) iPad
5 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 1 (1.47%) CCTV
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.88%) Line Management
2 3 (4.41%) Migration
3 2 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (2.94%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.94%) Informatics
3 2 (2.94%) Resource Management
3 2 (2.94%) Social Engineering
4 1 (1.47%) Broadcast Engineering
4 1 (1.47%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL
4 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.47%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (1.47%) Service Management
4 1 (1.47%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) MCP
2 5 (7.35%) CCNA
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) CCA
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCENT
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) HNC
6 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Cisco
2 19 (27.94%) Intel
3 15 (22.06%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (5.88%) Ciena
6 4 (5.88%) Huawei
6 4 (5.88%) Nokia
6 4 (5.88%) Tellabs
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 3 (4.41%) Mitel
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 2 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) 3Com
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
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