Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1148 1194 1216
Rank change year-on-year +46 +22 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
UK median annual salary £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.73% +6.80%
10th Percentile £20,250 £22,150 £19,000
90th Percentile £25,600 £24,750 £31,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,500 £18,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +16.22% -32.73% +3.77%

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 155,234 173,013 183,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124,965 138,802 153,718
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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
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 17 November 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 +20 7 £22,500 -6.25% 2
London +45 4 £24,000 - 1
UK excluding London +33 3 £21,500 +16.22% 1
North of England - 2 £21,500 -
North West - 2 £21,500 -
East of England - 1 £21,000 -

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Tech Ops
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Polycom
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Tech Ops
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom