The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Field Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 670 692
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 220 306 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 192 279 261
Median salary £25,000 £25,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% -2.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £16,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the UK

Field Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in the UK

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in the UK

Field Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England +26 205 £25,000 -3.84% 19
London +38 58 £24,500 -7.54% 2
South East +26 44 £27,000 +3.84% 3
North West -22 24 £25,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +16 23 £24,500 -13.27% 1
South West +24 18 £26,000 +18.18% 3
West Midlands +10 16 £30,500 +35.55% 2
East Midlands +23 13 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £21,050 -6.44%
Berkshire +12 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +12 9 £21,500 -17.30% 3
Manchester -22 9 £25,000 - 1
Lewisham - 9 £18,000 -
Surrey +40 8 £25,000 -21.87%
City of London +32 8 £28,750 +4.54%
Kent +22 8 £33,750 +12.50%
Cheshire -9 8 £19,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 7 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +17 7 £22,625 -35.35% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £19,000 -22.44%
Nottingham +8 7 £19,000 -20.83%
Warrington 0 7 £19,000 - 1
Reading +19 6 £26,000 -32.02%
Gloucestershire +13 6 £25,000 +31.57% 1
Essex +7 6 £34,000 +36.00%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £26,000 -6.30% 1
Cambridge -17 5 £32,500 +44.44%
Gloucester - 5 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 4 £22,500 -4.25%
Peterborough +17 4 £20,500 +7.89%

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 257 (54.80%) Windows
2 150 (31.98%) Microsoft
3 140 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
4 105 (22.39%) Driving Licence
5 104 (22.17%) Active Directory
6 101 (21.54%) Windows Server
7 93 (19.83%) VMware
8 88 (18.76%) Cisco
9 87 (18.55%) Windows 7
10 83 (17.70%) Hyper-V
11 79 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 74 (15.78%) LAN
13 73 (15.57%) WAN
14 68 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 59 (12.58%) MS Exchange
16 56 (11.94%) Citrix
16 56 (11.94%) Windows 10
17 54 (11.51%) Windows 8
18 53 (11.30%) Fat Client
18 53 (11.30%) Intel
18 53 (11.30%) Thin Client
18 53 (11.30%) DHCP
18 53 (11.30%) TCP/IP
18 53 (11.30%) Firewall
19 51 (10.87%) DNS
20 50 (10.66%) Telecoms
20 50 (10.66%) Office 365
21 44 (9.38%) SLA
22 42 (8.96%) EPoS
23 38 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 59 (12.58%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.82%) IIS
3 26 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (5.12%) Skype for Business
5 22 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.92%) CMS
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 140 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (5.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (4.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.66%) Office 365
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 74 (15.78%) LAN
2 73 (15.57%) WAN
3 53 (11.30%) DHCP
3 53 (11.30%) Firewall
3 53 (11.30%) TCP/IP
4 51 (10.87%) DNS
5 28 (5.97%) SMTP
5 28 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (5.76%) SAN
7 25 (5.33%) Wireless
8 23 (4.90%) SNMP
9 22 (4.69%) VPN
10 21 (4.48%) Internet
11 19 (4.05%) VLAN
12 18 (3.84%) Telnet
13 12 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (2.35%) ATM
15 9 (1.92%) VoIP
16 8 (1.71%) Broadband
16 8 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.43%) MySQL
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
General
1 50 (10.66%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.12%) Electronics
3 16 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.77%) Finance
5 11 (2.35%) Retail
6 10 (2.13%) Automotive
7 8 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.49%) Games
9 6 (1.28%) Back Office
9 6 (1.28%) Banking
10 4 (0.85%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Marketing
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.92%) .NET
2 8 (1.71%) Ajax
2 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET
2 8 (1.71%) CSS
2 8 (1.71%) HTML
2 8 (1.71%) MAPI
3 3 (0.64%) Web Services
4 2 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.21%) ODBC
5 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (22.39%) Driving Licence
2 53 (11.30%) Fat Client
2 53 (11.30%) Thin Client
3 42 (8.96%) EPoS
4 35 (7.46%) Blackberry
5 21 (4.48%) iPad
6 20 (4.26%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.99%) iPhone
8 13 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.85%) NHS
13 3 (0.64%) CCTV
13 3 (0.64%) Chip and PIN
13 3 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 257 (54.80%) Windows
2 101 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 87 (18.55%) Windows 7
4 68 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (11.94%) Windows 10
6 54 (11.51%) Windows 8
7 38 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.41%) Android
10 12 (2.56%) Linux
11 10 (2.13%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.13%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.64%) Unix
12 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (5.12%) Line Management
2 22 (4.69%) ITIL
3 20 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 15 (3.20%) Presales
5 10 (2.13%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (1.92%) Time Management
7 8 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (1.71%) Cash Management
8 7 (1.49%) Project Management
9 6 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.28%) Migration
9 6 (1.28%) Service Management
10 5 (1.07%) Validation
11 4 (0.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (0.85%) Mechatronics
12 3 (0.64%) CRM
12 3 (0.64%) Logistics
12 3 (0.64%) Software Delivery
12 3 (0.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (0.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.25%) SQL
2 11 (2.35%) Java
3 5 (1.07%) Python
4 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.43%) C
5 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (6.82%) DBS Check
3 31 (6.61%) Degree
3 31 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.76%) CCNA
5 24 (5.12%) MCSE
6 21 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.62%) MCP
8 13 (2.77%) CCNP
9 9 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (1.71%) MCSA
11 6 (1.28%) MCITP
12 5 (1.07%) CCIE
12 5 (1.07%) HNC
12 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.64%) CCA
13 3 (0.64%) CCENT
13 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.38%) SLA
2 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) DICOM
System Software
1 104 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 83 (17.70%) Hyper-V
3 79 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.12%) XenApp
5 15 (3.20%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.85%) vSphere
7 3 (0.64%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.64%) XenServer
8 2 (0.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (4.05%) SCCM
2 4 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.43%) DameWare
4 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.43%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (31.98%) Microsoft
2 93 (19.83%) VMware
3 88 (18.76%) Cisco
4 56 (11.94%) Citrix
5 53 (11.30%) Intel
6 36 (7.68%) Apple
7 23 (4.90%) Huawei
8 22 (4.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 22 (4.69%) Ciena
8 22 (4.69%) Nokia
8 22 (4.69%) Tellabs
9 21 (4.48%) HP
10 18 (3.84%) Dell
11 13 (2.77%) NetApp
12 12 (2.56%) Oracle
13 9 (1.92%) Mitel
14 7 (1.49%) IBM
14 7 (1.49%) Sun
15 6 (1.28%) NEC
16 4 (0.85%) Avaya
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