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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 802 766 790
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 66 106 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 42 96 76
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -19 41 £40,750 -2.97% 13
East Midlands +21 9 £37,500 -2.59% 1
South West -15 5 £30,000 -25.00% 6
North West -3 4 £23,000 -38.66% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £20,500 -28.07%
London +3 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 60 (46.15%) Electronics
2 42 (32.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 41 (31.54%) C
4 39 (30.00%) Degree
5 31 (23.85%) EMC
6 30 (23.08%) Windows
6 30 (23.08%) VHDL
7 28 (21.54%) Firmware
8 26 (20.00%) Linux
9 25 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (17.69%) CAD
11 21 (16.15%) Manufacturing
12 20 (15.38%) C++
13 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
14 17 (13.08%) Physics
15 16 (12.31%) Military
16 15 (11.54%) Firewall
16 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
17 13 (10.00%) ITIL
17 13 (10.00%) HND
17 13 (10.00%) System Testing
18 12 (9.23%) Assembly Language
19 11 (8.46%) Configuration Management
19 11 (8.46%) CMDB
20 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
20 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
20 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
21 9 (6.92%) Ethernet
21 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
21 9 (6.92%) Problem Management

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) SAS
2 2 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) Firewall
2 9 (6.92%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 4 (3.08%) Wireless
5 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.31%) LAN
5 3 (2.31%) WAN
6 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.54%) GPRS
6 2 (1.54%) VLAN
7 1 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.31%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (46.15%) Electronics
2 21 (16.15%) Manufacturing
3 16 (12.31%) Military
4 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.15%) Finance
6 5 (3.85%) Automotive
7 3 (2.31%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.31%) Avionics
8 1 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) POSIX
2 2 (1.54%) Qt
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (23.08%) VHDL
3 25 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (13.08%) Physics
5 11 (8.46%) CMDB
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.08%) CPLD
7 3 (2.31%) Verilog
7 3 (2.31%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.31%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.31%) Telematics
7 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.54%) Robotics
8 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.77%) CCTV
9 1 (0.77%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.62%) UNIX
5 4 (3.08%) Android
6 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.54%) CentOS
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) CAD
2 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
3 13 (10.00%) ITIL
3 13 (10.00%) System Testing
4 11 (8.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.38%) Information Security
7 6 (4.62%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (4.62%) Signal Processing
8 5 (3.85%) Validation
8 5 (3.85%) Line Management
9 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.08%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.08%) Time Management
10 3 (2.31%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.31%) PLM
10 3 (2.31%) Project Management
10 3 (2.31%) Cyber Security
11 2 (1.54%) Product Management
12 1 (0.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.54%) C
2 20 (15.38%) C++
3 12 (9.23%) Assembly Language
4 5 (3.85%) Java
5 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (2.31%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.54%) R
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) SQL
8 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.77%) Tcl
8 1 (0.77%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 39 (30.00%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) HND
3 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.08%) CCNA
5 3 (2.31%) MCP
5 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.31%) DO-254
3 2 (1.54%) JTAG
4 1 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 28 (21.54%) Firmware
2 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) EMC
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Altera
3 6 (4.62%) SolidWorks
4 5 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (3.08%) Dell
5 4 (3.08%) Juniper
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco
5 4 (3.08%) Xilinx
6 3 (2.31%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (2.31%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.31%) NEC
6 3 (2.31%) Cadence
6 3 (2.31%) Symantec
6 3 (2.31%) McAfee
6 3 (2.31%) Genesys
6 3 (2.31%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.31%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.31%) Atmel
6 3 (2.31%) F5
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