The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Hardware Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Support Engineer
UK
Rank 852 939 950
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 11 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 13
Median salary £23,000 £25,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% -3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £22,650 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £25,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-9.80% -3.77%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Hardware Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Hardware Support Engineer in the job title.

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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England +85 11 £23,000 -9.80%
South East +50 5 £23,000 -9.80%
Hampshire +27 4 £23,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £23,000 -
London +54 3 £22,500 -11.76%
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +48 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £17,250 -
South West - 1 £17,250 -
Yeovil - 1 £17,250 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -
Harlow - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 - -

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Hardware Support 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 featuring Hardware Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) AIX
4 7 (30.43%) SLA
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) Sun
4 7 (30.43%) Dell
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Apple
8 3 (13.04%) Intranet
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Electronics
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
9 2 (8.70%) OrCAD
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.70%) Finance

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) OrCAD
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Avionics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) CCTV
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) iSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) AIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.35%) VMS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) CAD
1 2 (8.70%) PDM
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Business Development
2 1 (4.35%) Content Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Information Security
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Dell
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
1 7 (30.43%) Sun
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam