The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 234 252 253
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.044% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £24,000 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Hardware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Manchester +13 5 £24,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) VHDL
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) PhD
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) MFC
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (18.18%) CPLD
5 2 (18.18%) Xilinx

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) VHDL
1 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (18.18%) CPLD
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Juniper
1 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
1 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
1 3 (27.27%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
2 2 (18.18%) EMC