The median annual salary for a Hardware Specialist was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Hardware Specialist
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 931 -
Rank change year-on-year +59 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Specialist 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £44,000 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.65% -  
UK excluding London median salary - £21,500 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Hardware Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Specialist in the UK

Hardware Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hardware Specialist in the UK

Hardware Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +47 2 £44,000 +104.65% 3
UK excluding London +32 1 - - 3
London - 1 £44,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1

Hardware Specialist Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Hardware Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Supermicro
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Consumerization

Hardware Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Consumerization
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Supermicro
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Salary: Competitive salary + early stage equity
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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