The median annual salary for a Hardware Support Engineer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Support Engineer
UK
Rank 857 942 956
Rank change year-on-year +85 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Support Engineer 3 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 9
Median salary £23,500 £25,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.84% -3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,150 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £25,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -3.77%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Hardware Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Support Engineer in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hardware Support Engineer in the UK

Hardware Support Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +98 3 £23,500 -7.84% 1
London +72 1 £23,000 -9.80%
South East +56 1 - -
Surrey +40 1 - -
North West - 1 £24,000 -
Manchester - 1 £24,000 -
Wigan - 1 £24,000 -

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Hardware Support 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 featuring Hardware Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) SLA
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Sun
3 7 (31.82%) Dell
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Apple
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.64%) Electronics
6 3 (13.64%) Intranet
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) CAD
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.09%) PDM

Hardware Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) OrCAD
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CCTV
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) iSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) VMS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) CAD
1 2 (9.09%) PDM
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Business Development
2 1 (4.55%) Content Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) Time Management
2 1 (4.55%) Video Content Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Dell
1 7 (31.82%) IBM
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) Sun
2 4 (18.18%) Apple
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
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