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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 302 317 305
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.094% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 1.02% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £37,500 £49,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.85% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1336 1078 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.48% 9.24% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 978 986
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 1 April 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the City of London

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) C
3 11 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (45.45%) Electronics
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Bluetooth
5 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
5 8 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) vSphere
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Marketing
10 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Bluetooth
1 8 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Multicast
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (45.45%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) WCF
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
1 2 (9.09%) DTV
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) VHDL
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 11 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) QEMU
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) F5
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago