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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 805 791 812
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 61 82 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.082% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.087% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 54
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £29,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +21.62%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -16 25 £32,500 -27.77% 8
London -10 18 £31,000 -16.21% 2
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 2
North West -17 3 £25,000 -9.09% 2
East of England -8 2 £61,250 +18.93% 2
South West -33 2 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North East - 2 £32,000 -
West Midlands -11 1 £40,000 +29.03%
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (40.71%) Electronics
2 41 (29.29%) Linux
3 40 (28.57%) Firmware
4 39 (27.86%) Degree
5 35 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 35 (25.00%) VHDL
6 34 (24.29%) EMC
7 28 (20.00%) C
8 26 (18.57%) Windows
9 25 (17.86%) C++
10 24 (17.14%) Security Cleared
11 20 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 18 (12.86%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (10.71%) Device Driver
13 15 (10.71%) Embedded C
13 15 (10.71%) Embedded C++
13 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
14 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 14 (10.00%) Firewall
15 13 (9.29%) ITIL
15 13 (9.29%) HP
15 13 (9.29%) Dell
15 13 (9.29%) SAN
15 13 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
15 13 (9.29%) Image Processing
16 12 (8.57%) System Testing
17 11 (7.86%) CMDB
17 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
17 11 (7.86%) IBM

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.43%) CMS
2 2 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.71%) MS Project
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Firewall
2 13 (9.29%) SAN
3 9 (6.43%) Wireless
4 7 (5.00%) NAS
5 6 (4.29%) GPRS
6 5 (3.57%) LAN
7 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.43%) VLAN
9 2 (1.43%) WAN
9 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (40.71%) Electronics
2 20 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.86%) Military
5 7 (5.00%) Finance
6 2 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) Qt
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) Firmware
2 35 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 35 (25.00%) VHDL
3 18 (12.86%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (10.71%) Device Driver
5 11 (7.86%) CMDB
6 8 (5.71%) Smart Meter
7 6 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.29%) Physics
8 5 (3.57%) MPEG
9 3 (2.14%) DTV
10 2 (1.43%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.43%) STB
10 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.43%) CPLD
10 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.71%) IPTV
11 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.29%) Linux
2 26 (18.57%) Windows
3 9 (6.43%) UNIX
4 6 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
2 13 (9.29%) ITIL
2 13 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (9.29%) Image Processing
3 12 (8.57%) System Testing
4 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.86%) Time Management
9 3 (2.14%) Signal Processing
9 3 (2.14%) Line Management
9 3 (2.14%) Product Management
10 2 (1.43%) Validation
10 2 (1.43%) Project Management
10 2 (1.43%) CAD
10 2 (1.43%) OO
10 2 (1.43%) Digital Signal Processing
11 1 (0.71%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.00%) C
2 25 (17.86%) C++
3 15 (10.71%) Embedded C
3 15 (10.71%) Embedded C++
4 2 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (27.86%) Degree
2 24 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) HND
4 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) CCNA
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.43%) SNIA Certification
6 2 (1.43%) SCSE
6 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.43%) MCP
6 2 (1.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (24.29%) EMC
2 13 (9.29%) HP
2 13 (9.29%) Dell
3 11 (7.86%) IBM
4 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.71%) Cisco
6 7 (5.00%) NetApp
7 5 (3.57%) Sun
8 4 (2.86%) VMware
9 3 (2.14%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.14%) Juniper
9 3 (2.14%) Xilinx
10 2 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.43%) StorageTek
10 2 (1.43%) ADIC
10 2 (1.43%) Symantec
10 2 (1.43%) McAfee
10 2 (1.43%) SAP
10 2 (1.43%) F5
10 2 (1.43%) SonicWALL
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