The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 310 316 307
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.68% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 11
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1323 1133 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.20% 9.67% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1020 1118
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region.

Firmware Salary Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the City of London

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) SCOM
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) Multicast
4 2 (14.29%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) WMI
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Dell KACE
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) EMC