The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 411 396 418
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 40 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.19% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Hardware Engineer
England

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 July 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 July 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 -7 20 £34,500 -8.00%
Berkshire +4 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £20,000 -
West Sussex -4 3 £42,500 +30.76%
M4 Corridor - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (42.31%) Electronics
2 25 (32.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (32.05%) EMC
3 24 (30.77%) Linux
4 23 (29.49%) VHDL
5 17 (21.79%) C
5 17 (21.79%) Firmware
5 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
6 16 (20.51%) Windows
6 16 (20.51%) Degree
7 15 (19.23%) C++
8 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
9 13 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 13 (16.67%) Image Processing
10 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 11 (14.10%) System Testing
11 11 (14.10%) ITIL
11 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
11 11 (14.10%) Firewall
11 11 (14.10%) CMDB
12 10 (12.82%) Problem Management
13 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
14 7 (8.97%) Information Security
14 7 (8.97%) IBM
14 7 (8.97%) HND
15 6 (7.69%) HP
15 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
15 6 (7.69%) Physics
16 5 (6.41%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (42.31%) Electronics
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.13%) Automotive
4 4 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (29.49%) VHDL
3 17 (21.79%) Firmware
4 13 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 11 (14.10%) CMDB
6 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.69%) Physics
7 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.56%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.56%) Windows XP Embedded
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Image Processing
2 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.10%) System Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.97%) Information Security
5 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.85%) Product Management
7 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.56%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.56%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (1.28%) Time Management
8 1 (1.28%) Signal Processing
8 1 (1.28%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) C
2 15 (19.23%) C++
3 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
4 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 3 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) Degree
3 7 (8.97%) HND
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) PhD
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) EMC
2 7 (8.97%) IBM
3 6 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (6.41%) Dell
4 5 (6.41%) NetApp
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Compaq
7 1 (1.28%) ADIC
7 1 (1.28%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.28%) Cadence
7 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
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