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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 421 391 431
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 33 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 18
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% +28.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
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
20932 20929 21912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.12% 94.85% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16738 17047 18976
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 25 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 25 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 -25 10 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £26,500 -29.33%
Surrey - 6 £39,500 - 2
West Sussex -4 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Oxfordshire +8 3 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Hampshire -18 2 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Berkshire -11 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 22 (36.07%) C
3 19 (31.15%) Windows
4 18 (29.51%) Degree
5 17 (27.87%) Linux
6 16 (26.23%) EMC
6 16 (26.23%) 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
10 10 (16.39%) Physics
10 10 (16.39%) C++
11 8 (13.11%) HND
11 8 (13.11%) Assembly Language
11 8 (13.11%) VHDL
12 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
12 7 (11.48%) Information Security
12 7 (11.48%) Firmware
12 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.84%) Signal Processing
13 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.84%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
14 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
14 5 (8.20%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 25 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%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (47.54%) Electronics
2 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.48%) 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 16 (26.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (19.67%) CMDB
3 10 (16.39%) Physics
4 8 (13.11%) VHDL
5 6 (9.84%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
7 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.64%) Robotics
8 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.64%) EPoS
8 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) 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
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
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 6 (9.84%) Signal Processing
6 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.20%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Image Processing
9 1 (1.64%) Time Management
9 1 (1.64%) PLM
9 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.64%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) C
2 10 (16.39%) C++
3 8 (13.11%) Assembly Language
4 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.28%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
7 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 16 (26.23%) EMC
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SolidWorks
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee
3 3 (4.92%) Altera
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Cadence
4 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.64%) Agilent
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.64%) NetApp
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago