The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 818 749 797
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 55 110 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 34 90 59
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £20,797
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.69%
Hardware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101049 94581 101587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.55% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83422 79408 87220
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -45 23 £38,750 -7.73% 2
London -25 13 £31,000 +12.72% 4
East Midlands - 7 £42,500 -
South West -26 5 £34,500 - 4
North West -24 4 £25,000 -28.57% 6
West Midlands -26 1 £25,000 -11.50%
North East - 1 £32,500 - 2
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 59 (43.38%) Electronics
2 41 (30.15%) Degree
3 39 (28.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 36 (26.47%) Linux
5 35 (25.74%) EMC
6 34 (25.00%) Firmware
7 33 (24.26%) VHDL
8 29 (21.32%) C
9 25 (18.38%) Windows
10 23 (16.91%) Manufacturing
11 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
11 20 (14.71%) C++
12 17 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
13 15 (11.03%) Firewall
14 14 (10.29%) Military
14 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
14 14 (10.29%) ITIL
15 13 (9.56%) HND
15 13 (9.56%) System Testing
16 12 (8.82%) CMDB
16 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
17 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
18 10 (7.35%) Problem Management
18 10 (7.35%) CAD
18 10 (7.35%) Embedded C
19 9 (6.62%) Embedded C++
19 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
19 9 (6.62%) SAN
19 9 (6.62%) MS Excel

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.47%) CMS
2 2 (1.47%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS Project
3 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) Firewall
2 9 (6.62%) SAN
2 9 (6.62%) Wireless
3 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.41%) GPRS
5 5 (3.68%) NAS
6 4 (2.94%) LAN
7 3 (2.21%) WAN
7 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.74%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
General
1 59 (43.38%) Electronics
2 23 (16.91%) Manufacturing
3 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 14 (10.29%) Military
5 6 (4.41%) Finance
6 2 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) Qt
2 2 (1.47%) POSIX
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 33 (24.26%) VHDL
3 17 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (8.82%) CMDB
5 9 (6.62%) Device Driver
6 8 (5.88%) Smart Meter
6 8 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.88%) Physics
7 5 (3.68%) MPEG
8 4 (2.94%) CPLD
8 4 (2.94%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.74%) ASIC
11 1 (0.74%) EPoS
11 1 (0.74%) Statistics
11 1 (0.74%) STB
11 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Linux
2 25 (18.38%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.41%) UNIX
5 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.21%) Android
6 2 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
1 14 (10.29%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) System Testing
3 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 10 (7.35%) CAD
6 7 (5.15%) Information Security
6 7 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (5.15%) Image Processing
7 5 (3.68%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.94%) Product Management
8 4 (2.94%) Signal Processing
9 3 (2.21%) Project Management
9 3 (2.21%) Line Management
9 3 (2.21%) Digital Signal Processing
10 2 (1.47%) Cyber Security
10 2 (1.47%) Validation
10 2 (1.47%) OO
11 1 (0.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.32%) C
2 20 (14.71%) C++
3 10 (7.35%) Embedded C
4 9 (6.62%) Embedded C++
5 6 (4.41%) Assembly Language
6 3 (2.21%) Java
7 2 (1.47%) R
8 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.74%) Tcl
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 41 (30.15%) Degree
2 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.56%) HND
4 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) MCP
7 2 (1.47%) PhD
7 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.00%) Firmware
2 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) EMC
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Dell
3 6 (4.41%) HP
4 4 (2.94%) NetApp
4 4 (2.94%) IBM
5 3 (2.21%) Symantec
5 3 (2.21%) McAfee
5 3 (2.21%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.47%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.47%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) Genesys
7 1 (0.74%) Juniper
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Agilent
7 1 (0.74%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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