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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 399 395 421
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 42 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 18
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 19 December 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 19 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
East Sussex -22 12 - - 1
Hampshire -19 7 £47,500 +26.66% 3
West Sussex -1 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £26,500 -
Surrey -2 5 £39,500 +83.72% 2
Oxfordshire +6 4 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Kent -5 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (52.24%) Electronics
2 30 (44.78%) C
3 26 (38.81%) Degree
4 24 (35.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 22 (32.84%) CAD
6 20 (29.85%) EMC
7 17 (25.37%) Windows
7 17 (25.37%) Physics
8 13 (19.40%) VHDL
8 13 (19.40%) Linux
9 12 (17.91%) Assembly Language
9 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
10 11 (16.42%) ITIL
11 10 (14.93%) C++
11 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (13.43%) CMDB
12 9 (13.43%) Firewall
12 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (13.43%) System Testing
13 8 (11.94%) HND
13 8 (11.94%) Firmware
14 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
14 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
14 7 (10.45%) Digital Signal Processing
14 7 (10.45%) Signal Processing
14 7 (10.45%) Altera
15 6 (8.96%) SolidWorks
15 6 (8.96%) Information Security
15 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
15 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (52.24%) Electronics
2 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Military
6 3 (4.48%) Avionics
6 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.99%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 17 (25.37%) Physics
3 13 (19.40%) VHDL
4 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (13.43%) CMDB
6 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.48%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.99%) Robotics
9 1 (1.49%) Verilog
9 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.48%) Android
5 2 (2.99%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) CAD
2 11 (16.42%) ITIL
3 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.43%) System Testing
4 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.45%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Signal Processing
5 6 (8.96%) Information Security
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) PLM
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Line Management
7 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.49%) CAE
9 1 (1.49%) Time Management
9 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C
2 12 (17.91%) Assembly Language
3 10 (14.93%) C++
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) HND
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) HNC
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) DO-254
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) JTAG
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Firmware
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) EMC
2 7 (10.45%) Altera
3 6 (8.96%) SolidWorks
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
5 3 (4.48%) McAfee
5 3 (4.48%) Cadence
5 3 (4.48%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.49%) Agilent
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