The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 943 973 985
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 13 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Average salary £25,500 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% -10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -10.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Hardware Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
England +12 13 £25,500 +4.08%
London +13 8 £27,750 +3.25%
City of London +52 6 £25,500 -5.11%
South East +36 5 £25,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £25,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £25,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) Hedge funds
9 4 (18.18%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) Reuters
10 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
11 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
11 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
11 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
11 2 (9.09%) SCCM
11 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (9.09%) Android
11 2 (9.09%) Symantec
11 2 (9.09%) Intel Security

Hardware Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
2 3 (13.64%) Reuters
3 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec