The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 222 224
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 17 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 7
Median salary £31,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.77% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £25,400
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £24,625 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.59% -1.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5013 5995 5541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4715 4618
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Birmingham +14 10 £31,000 +38.14%
Worcestershire - 3 £31,000 -
Staffordshire +17 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) WAN
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 9 (26.47%) Driving Licence
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) Citrix
8 7 (20.59%) Electronics
9 6 (17.65%) Veeam
9 6 (17.65%) vSphere
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
9 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.65%) IIS
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.71%) Internet
10 5 (14.71%) Android
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) Retail
11 4 (11.76%) AirWatch
11 4 (11.76%) SOTI
11 4 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) LAN
1 12 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) RFID
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) WLAN
4 3 (8.82%) ATM
5 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) Broadband
6 1 (2.94%) DDNS
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Electronics
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Automotive
5 2 (5.88%) Finance
5 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Robotics
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.82%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Presales
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) HNC
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Veeam
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) SOTI
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Wyse
7 1 (2.94%) Xerox