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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 818 769 810
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 70 84 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.084% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.090% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 59
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +20.00%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -38 29 £32,500 -22.61% 4
London +1 18 £31,000 +12.72% 3
East Midlands - 9 £38,750 - 1
East of England -12 5 £60,000 +126.41%
North West -17 3 £23,000 -16.36% 1
South West -21 2 £35,000 - 2
North East - 2 £32,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -44 1 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (39.44%) Electronics
2 41 (28.87%) Linux
3 39 (27.46%) Firmware
3 39 (27.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 38 (26.76%) Degree
4 38 (26.76%) EMC
5 34 (23.94%) VHDL
6 28 (19.72%) C
7 25 (17.61%) C++
8 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
9 23 (16.20%) Windows
10 19 (13.38%) Manufacturing
11 16 (11.27%) Embedded C
12 15 (10.56%) Embedded C++
12 15 (10.56%) Device Driver
12 15 (10.56%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (10.56%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
13 14 (9.86%) Firewall
14 13 (9.15%) HP
14 13 (9.15%) Dell
14 13 (9.15%) SAN
14 13 (9.15%) ITIL
14 13 (9.15%) Image Processing
15 12 (8.45%) System Testing
15 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
16 11 (7.75%) IBM
16 11 (7.75%) Configuration Management
16 11 (7.75%) CMDB
17 10 (7.04%) Problem Management

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.41%) SAS
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) Firewall
2 13 (9.15%) SAN
3 8 (5.63%) Wireless
4 7 (4.93%) NAS
5 6 (4.23%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.23%) GPRS
6 3 (2.11%) LAN
7 2 (1.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) VLAN
7 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.70%) LTE
8 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 56 (39.44%) Electronics
2 19 (13.38%) Manufacturing
3 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.34%) Military
5 7 (4.93%) Finance
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Qt
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Firmware
1 39 (27.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (23.94%) VHDL
3 15 (10.56%) Device Driver
3 15 (10.56%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (7.75%) CMDB
5 8 (5.63%) Smart Meter
6 6 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.23%) Physics
7 5 (3.52%) MPEG
8 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.11%) DTV
9 3 (2.11%) CPLD
10 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.41%) STB
10 2 (1.41%) Statistics
11 1 (0.70%) IPTV
11 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.87%) Linux
2 23 (16.20%) Windows
3 9 (6.34%) UNIX
4 6 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.56%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (9.15%) Image Processing
2 13 (9.15%) ITIL
3 12 (8.45%) System Testing
4 11 (7.75%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.04%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.93%) Information Security
8 5 (3.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.82%) Time Management
10 3 (2.11%) Product Management
11 2 (1.41%) Signal Processing
11 2 (1.41%) Requirements Management
11 2 (1.41%) Electronic Design Automation
11 2 (1.41%) CAD
11 2 (1.41%) Validation
11 2 (1.41%) OO
12 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.70%) Project Management
12 1 (0.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.72%) C
2 25 (17.61%) C++
3 16 (11.27%) Embedded C
4 15 (10.56%) Embedded C++
5 2 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (26.76%) Degree
2 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) HND
4 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) CCNA
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) PhD
6 2 (1.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) SNIA Certification
6 2 (1.41%) SCSE
7 1 (0.70%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) EMC
2 13 (9.15%) HP
2 13 (9.15%) Dell
3 11 (7.75%) IBM
4 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.63%) Cisco
5 7 (4.93%) NetApp
6 5 (3.52%) Sun
7 4 (2.82%) VMware
8 3 (2.11%) Intel
8 3 (2.11%) Juniper
8 3 (2.11%) Xilinx
8 3 (2.11%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.41%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.41%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.41%) F5
9 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.41%) ADIC
9 2 (1.41%) StorageTek
9 2 (1.41%) SAP
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