The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Technician
Rank 891 877 901
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £17,000 £18,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £17,000 £18,000 £17,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Hardware Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Technician over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Hardware Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Technician
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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 -52 3 £17,000 -5.55%
East of England - 1 £17,000 -
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £17,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £17,000 -
London - 1 £32,500 -
Luton - 1 £17,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £17,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £17,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £17,000 -
City of London - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Hardware Technician
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

Hardware Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris