Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Field Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 98 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 16 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.69% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 8
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £27,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.37% +31.71% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £30,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £31,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +26.00% +4.17% -18.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 928 978 939
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 96.26% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 787 801 807
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £71,250 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Watford

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in Watford

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in Watford over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in Watford

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Field Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (50.00%) Remedy
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
6 6 (37.50%) NEC
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Back Office
7 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (12.50%) EPoS
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) CCNA
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) MCSA
9 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Remedy
2 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 6 (37.50%) NEC
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Polycom
5 2 (12.50%) Sonus
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter