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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 862 959 960
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 16 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 19
Median salary £23,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £23,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £32,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +22.64%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 15 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 2 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
England +97 16 £23,000 -29.23% 3
South East +83 11 £23,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +9 6 £23,000 -17.11%
Portsmouth - 6 £23,000 -
East of England - 4 £18,000 -
Berkshire +50 3 £45,000 +52.54%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £18,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £18,000 -
Harlow - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £27,500 -
London - 1 £22,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 £52,500 -

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (25.00%) Sun
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) Dell
5 6 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) MS Office
5 6 (25.00%) SLA
5 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Electronics
9 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.33%) CAD
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) WLAN
9 2 (8.33%) WAN

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 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) OrCAD
4 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Avionics
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) CAD
1 2 (8.33%) Information Security
1 2 (8.33%) PDM
1 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.17%) Business Development
2 1 (4.17%) Content Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Dell
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Veeam
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
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