Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Technician was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Hardware Technician
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1096 1173 1185
Rank change year-on-year +77 +12 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 8 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 6
England median annual salary £23,250 £24,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,250 £17,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £27,250 £24,500 £31,250
UK median annual salary £23,250 £24,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.05% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 142,193 161,257 169,844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115,182 130,777 142,992
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Hardware Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Hardware Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Technician in England

Hardware Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Hardware Technician in England

Hardware Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Technician within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 5 £24,000 -
North West - 2 £21,500 -
North of England - 2 £21,500 -
East of England - 1 £21,000 -
Hardware Technician
UK

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Hardware Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Hardware Technician in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Tech Ops
5 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Polycom
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SMS
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Polycom