The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 103 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 10 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 0.060% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.062% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £79,750 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 - £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Hardware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Hardware Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) LXC
2 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) FIPS 140-2
2 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Xen
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Hardware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Use Case
1 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
1 4 (33.33%) LXC
1 4 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
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