The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 226 209 196
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.12% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.12% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £32,500 £17,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.17% -40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Hardware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Dudley - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Hardware 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HND
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) iSeries
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Hardware 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) HND
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment
Salary: £Dependent On Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago