The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 369 432 427
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 41 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 23
Median salary £29,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +29 16 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Hampshire +18 15 £23,000 -17.11%
Berkshire +48 3 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +9 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £27,500 +17.02%
West Sussex - 2 £43,750 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Hardware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (41.98%) Electronics
1 34 (41.98%) Degree
2 31 (38.27%) Windows
3 24 (29.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (28.40%) Linux
5 22 (27.16%) C
5 22 (27.16%) EMC
6 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 17 (20.99%) Unix
8 13 (16.05%) ITIL
8 13 (16.05%) Firmware
8 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (14.81%) Requirements Management
9 12 (14.81%) CAD
9 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.81%) UML
9 12 (14.81%) Schematic Capture
10 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
10 11 (13.58%) IBM
11 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) Dell
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle
11 10 (12.35%) C++
12 9 (11.11%) AIX
12 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.11%) Sun
12 9 (11.11%) Assembly Language
12 9 (11.11%) Firewall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) OrCAD
3 2 (2.47%) Mathcad
3 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.94%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WLAN
5 1 (1.23%) 3G
5 1 (1.23%) 4G
5 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) VoIP
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (41.98%) Electronics
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Avionics
3 4 (4.94%) Games
4 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.11%) CPLD
3 9 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.11%) Physics
4 8 (9.88%) Driving Licence
4 8 (9.88%) VHDL
5 6 (7.41%) iPad
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Handset
7 1 (1.23%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Linux
3 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.99%) Unix
5 9 (11.11%) AIX
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) CAD
2 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 12 (14.81%) Requirements Management
2 12 (14.81%) Schematic Capture
2 12 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
2 12 (14.81%) UML
3 7 (8.64%) FPGA Design
3 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.17%) Network Design
5 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (2.47%) Information Security
6 2 (2.47%) PDM
6 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.23%) Power Management
7 1 (1.23%) Process Improvement
7 1 (1.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) C
2 10 (12.35%) C++
3 9 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) Def Stans
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) DO-254
3 3 (3.70%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.47%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Firmware
2 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) EMC
2 11 (13.58%) IBM
3 10 (12.35%) Dell
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.11%) Sun
5 8 (9.88%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) Citrix
7 5 (6.17%) Xilinx
8 3 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) Veeam
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