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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 886 870 898
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 18 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £18,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £18,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,000 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £18,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -14.28%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 10 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 22 August 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
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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 +2 18 £32,500 +80.55% 1
South East - 11 £32,500 -
Surrey - 10 £32,500 -
Guildford - 8 £32,500 -
London - 6 - - 1
Croydon - 6 - -
North West - 1 £23,000 -
Woking - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £23,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) CMDB
3 10 (55.56%) System Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (33.33%) Electronics
5 6 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (5.56%) HND
10 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.56%) SAN
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.56%) CentOS
10 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V

Hardware Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) System Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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