Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Technician was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Hardware Technician
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1211 1298
Rank change year-on-year +40 +87 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 11 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 11
UK median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £22,150 £19,000 £21,875
90th Percentile £24,750 £31,250 £27,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £18,500 £27,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year -32.73% +6.80% +47.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Hardware Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Technician over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England +15 11 £24,000 -12.73% 1
London -2 8 £24,000 -
UK excluding London +38 3 £18,500 -32.73% 1
Midlands +30 2 £27,000 +35.00%
East Midlands - 2 £27,000 -
South West - 1 £10,000 -

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Hardware Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
1 8 (72.73%) DBS Check
1 8 (72.73%) Hardware Maintenance
2 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Linksys
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics

Hardware Technician 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:

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Hardware Maintenance
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Linksys