The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Hardware Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Technician
Rank 892 958 981
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 16 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Median salary £26,250 £25,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,950 £33,550
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Hardware Technician in the job title.

Hardware Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Technician within the UK.

Hardware Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Hardware Technician
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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +66 16 £26,250 +1.94%
London +44 8 - -
South East +32 5 £27,500 +3.77%
Oxford - 4 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £20,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £27,500 -
Kent - 1 £27,500 -

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Hardware Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (44.44%) Dell
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) FreeBSD
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) Sun
5 8 (44.44%) A+ Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Law
5 8 (44.44%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Firewall
7 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) DNS

Hardware Technician 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 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (44.44%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) FreeBSD
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Data Management
1 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) A+ Certification
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (44.44%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Dell
3 8 (44.44%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam