Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Field Engineer was £21,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 142 169
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Field Engineer 19 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 9
Cheshire median annual salary £21,250 £20,750 £23,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -11.32% -0.43%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,000 £15,750
90th Percentile £24,500 £24,875 £55,000
North West median annual salary £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -4.26% -4.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Cheshire

Field Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Field Engineer in Cheshire

Field Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Field Engineer in Cheshire

Field Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Warrington +11 16 £21,000 +10.53%
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £21,500 -
Field Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
3 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
3 8 (42.11%) Intel
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Siemens
5 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Rockwell
5 6 (31.58%) SCADA
5 6 (31.58%) Profibus
5 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) 3Com
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
1 6 (31.58%) Profibus
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
1 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
2 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
2 6 (31.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Intel
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Rockwell
3 6 (31.58%) Siemens
4 2 (10.53%) 3Com
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) HP