The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Hardware Engineer
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% - 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% - 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £40,750 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 655 926 1050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.05% 98.20% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 567 817 933
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.62% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Kent

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Kent

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Kent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Kent

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Rochester - 2 - -
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £29,000 -
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Hardware 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 across the Kent region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CAE
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Military
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) DO-254
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CAE
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper