Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Technician was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1183 1182 1297
Rank change year-on-year -1 +115 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 15 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 3
UK median annual salary £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +25.00%

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 170,110 168,598 202,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139,266 140,109 169,391
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
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 Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 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
England 0 15 £24,000 +4.35% 8
UK excluding London -11 10 £26,000 +13.04% 8
South West - 6 £26,000 - 3
London - 5 £24,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £18,000 -
Midlands - 3 £18,000 - 1
South East +10 1 - - 2

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 featuring Hardware Technician in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Driving Licence
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) EPoS
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
9 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
9 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (6.67%) ITSM
9 1 (6.67%) ACMT
9 1 (6.67%) MCP
9 1 (6.67%) Apple
9 1 (6.67%) DHCP
9 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

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 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 3 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) ACMT
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apple