The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 413 372 418
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 33 60 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 18
Average salary £32,000 £42,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +28.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +9.80%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20998 20896 20988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.81% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16760 17048 18116
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
East Sussex -28 10 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £26,500 -29.33%
Surrey - 6 £39,500 - 2
West Sussex -8 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Oxfordshire +12 2 £31,000 -31.11% 4
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
Hampshire -10 1 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (47.54%) Electronics
2 20 (32.79%) C
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Degree
4 17 (27.87%) EMC
5 16 (26.23%) Linux
6 15 (24.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (22.95%) ITIL
8 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
9 12 (19.67%) Firewall
9 12 (19.67%) CAD
9 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
9 12 (19.67%) CMDB
9 12 (19.67%) System Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
11 9 (14.75%) Physics
11 9 (14.75%) C++
12 8 (13.11%) HND
12 8 (13.11%) Assembly Language
12 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.48%) VHDL
13 7 (11.48%) Information Security
13 7 (11.48%) Firmware
13 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
14 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
14 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
15 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.20%) MySQL
15 5 (8.20%) SolidWorks
15 5 (8.20%) Finance

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (4.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 2 (3.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (47.54%) Electronics
2 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.20%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Military
5 2 (3.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Avionics
6 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (19.67%) CMDB
3 9 (14.75%) Physics
4 7 (11.48%) VHDL
5 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) EPoS
7 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.92%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) CAD
2 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
2 12 (19.67%) System Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.48%) Information Security
5 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
6 4 (6.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.92%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.64%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.64%) Time Management
8 1 (1.64%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.64%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (1.64%) PLM
8 1 (1.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) C
2 9 (14.75%) C++
3 8 (13.11%) Assembly Language
4 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) HND
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Firmware
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) EMC
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SolidWorks
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Altera
4 2 (3.28%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Dell
4 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Cadence
5 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.64%) Agilent
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