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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 237 - 269
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.073% - 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% - 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £23,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.49%
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram 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 28 January 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
Cheshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
Manchester - 1 £21,000 - 1
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) PhD
4 2 (20.00%) MFC
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) VHDL
4 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (20.00%) CPLD
4 2 (20.00%) Xilinx

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) VHDL
1 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (20.00%) CPLD
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago