The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 900 881 894
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £21,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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
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 28 July 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
(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 - 13 £32,500 - 1
Surrey - 10 £32,500 -
South East - 10 £32,500 -
Guildford - 8 £32,500 -
London - 3 - - 1
Croydon - 3 - - 1
Woking - 1 £35,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (71.43%) CMDB
2 10 (71.43%) System Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.14%) HND
9 1 (7.14%) CentOS
9 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security

Hardware Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 10 (71.43%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
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