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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 918 961 963
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 9 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 15
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £20,000 £24,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -24.61%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
England +13 9 £25,000 -
London +41 4 £46,000 +26.89%
West Midlands -1 2 £20,000 -13.04%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £20,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £20,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £20,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £20,000 -
City of London +59 1 £30,000 -7.69%
South East +5 1 £25,000 +2.04%
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) SCCM
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Reuters
7 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
9 1 (4.76%) German Language
9 1 (4.76%) Law
9 1 (4.76%) Legal
9 1 (4.76%) Linux
9 1 (4.76%) MS Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 3 (14.29%) Reuters