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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 410 399 416
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 27 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 13
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +30.43%
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
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Surrey +6 14 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £22,500 -40.00% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex -42 2 £40,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +6 1 - - 2
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (37.88%) Electronics
2 24 (36.36%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) VHDL
4 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 16 (24.24%) Firmware
4 16 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 15 (22.73%) Degree
6 14 (21.21%) C
6 14 (21.21%) EMC
6 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (19.70%) C++
7 13 (19.70%) ITIL
7 13 (19.70%) Embedded C
7 13 (19.70%) Embedded C++
7 13 (19.70%) Device Driver
7 13 (19.70%) Image Processing
7 13 (19.70%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.67%) Firewall
9 11 (16.67%) CMDB
9 11 (16.67%) System Testing
10 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
11 8 (12.12%) HND
11 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
12 7 (10.61%) IBM
12 7 (10.61%) Information Security
13 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
13 6 (9.09%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.06%) NAS
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (37.88%) Electronics
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.06%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Military
6 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) VHDL
2 16 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (24.24%) Firmware
3 13 (19.70%) Device Driver
4 11 (16.67%) CMDB
5 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.09%) Physics
6 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
2 13 (19.70%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (19.70%) Image Processing
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (16.67%) System Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.61%) Information Security
6 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.55%) Product Management
7 3 (4.55%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
9 1 (1.52%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.52%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.52%) Time Management
9 1 (1.52%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) C
2 13 (19.70%) C++
2 13 (19.70%) Embedded C
2 13 (19.70%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) Degree
3 8 (12.12%) HND
4 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) PhD
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) EMC
2 7 (10.61%) IBM
3 5 (7.58%) HP
3 5 (7.58%) Dell
3 5 (7.58%) NetApp
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Symantec
5 2 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (1.52%) Cadence
6 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.52%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.52%) Sun
6 1 (1.52%) Compaq
6 1 (1.52%) ADIC
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