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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Support Engineer
Rank 902 959 982
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Median salary £30,000 £24,125 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% -12.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Hardware Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 7 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 29 May 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 +44 9 £30,000 +24.35%
London +49 7 £30,000 -7.69%
City of London +65 4 £30,000 -7.69%
South East +32 1 £25,000 +1.01%
East Midlands +14 1 £20,000 +8.10%
Lincolnshire - 1 £20,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 10 (41.67%) WAN
5 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
7 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (16.67%) Reuters
9 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) SCCM
10 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) SLA
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (8.33%) MCP
11 2 (8.33%) Symantec
11 2 (8.33%) Intel Security

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) LAN
1 10 (41.67%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.33%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.17%) Document Management
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL
1 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 4 (16.67%) Reuters
3 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec