The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 566 575 566
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 322 291 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 266 240 281
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firmware
Salary Trend in England

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

Firmware Salary Trend in England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in England

Firmware
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 91 £43,500 -3.33% 24
London -17 54 £50,000 +14.28% 5
East of England -13 49 £45,000 +14.64% 17
South West -33 33 £45,000 +20.00% 15
East Midlands +14 28 £37,500 +36.36% 2
North West -6 24 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -39 23 £38,750 +6.16% 1
West Midlands -16 14 £37,500 +15.38% 2
North East -9 3 £31,500 -4.54%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 275 (38.52%) C
2 257 (35.99%) Linux
3 238 (33.33%) Degree
4 198 (27.73%) Windows
4 198 (27.73%) C++
5 173 (24.23%) Software Engineering
6 167 (23.39%) Electronics
7 154 (21.57%) Cisco
8 147 (20.59%) ITIL
9 121 (16.95%) TCP/IP
10 118 (16.53%) VMware
11 112 (15.69%) EMC
12 111 (15.55%) HP
13 108 (15.13%) UNIX
14 101 (14.15%) Microsoft
15 99 (13.87%) Computer Science
16 93 (13.03%) SAN
17 91 (12.75%) Embedded Systems
18 86 (12.04%) Embedded C
19 83 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
20 82 (11.48%) Ethernet
21 81 (11.34%) Firewall
22 76 (10.64%) SLA
23 75 (10.50%) NetApp
24 74 (10.36%) C#
25 73 (10.22%) Red Hat
26 69 (9.66%) SQL
26 69 (9.66%) WAN
26 69 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
26 69 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 37 (5.18%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.50%) IIS
3 23 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.24%) Apache
7 15 (2.10%) Lync
8 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.84%) Moodle
11 6 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.84%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.56%) CMS
13 4 (0.56%) SAS
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.62%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) MS Project
4 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) Simulink
7 1 (0.14%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) IaaS
2 8 (1.12%) PaaS
3 6 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 121 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 93 (13.03%) SAN
3 82 (11.48%) Ethernet
4 81 (11.34%) Firewall
5 69 (9.66%) WAN
6 66 (9.24%) LAN
7 64 (8.96%) DNS
8 51 (7.14%) NAS
9 41 (5.74%) VPN
10 39 (5.46%) Wireless
11 36 (5.04%) DHCP
11 36 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (4.76%) Internet
13 24 (3.36%) NetScaler
14 23 (3.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (2.38%) SSL
16 17 (2.38%) HTTP
17 16 (2.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.80%) SQL Server
1 20 (2.80%) Oracle Database
2 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (0.84%) MySQL
2 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) Big Data
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.28%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) DTS
5 1 (0.14%) Adabas
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.10%) LabVIEW
3 13 (1.82%) Subversion
4 8 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.12%) JIRA
4 8 (1.12%) WinDbg
5 6 (0.84%) Bugzilla
5 6 (0.84%) GDB
6 5 (0.70%) Maven
6 5 (0.70%) JUnit
6 5 (0.70%) Hudson
6 5 (0.70%) Selenium
7 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.14%) PVCS
9 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 167 (23.39%) Electronics
2 66 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 60 (8.40%) Finance
4 35 (4.90%) Back Office
5 32 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.66%) Military
7 18 (2.52%) Marketing
8 17 (2.38%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.96%) Automotive
10 10 (1.40%) Banking
10 10 (1.40%) Retail
10 10 (1.40%) French Language
11 7 (0.98%) Publishing
11 7 (0.98%) Games
12 5 (0.70%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Legal
14 3 (0.42%) Local Government
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (17.93%) Software Engineer
2 61 (8.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 61 (8.54%) Firmware Engineer
3 42 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 41 (5.74%) Hardware Engineer
4 41 (5.74%) Analyst
5 40 (5.60%) Storage Specialist
6 39 (5.46%) Network Engineer
6 39 (5.46%) Developer
7 38 (5.32%) Design Engineer
8 37 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 37 (5.18%) Technical Specialist
8 37 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
9 35 (4.90%) Consultant
10 33 (4.62%) Administrator
11 32 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (4.06%) Support Engineer
13 28 (3.92%) Junior
13 28 (3.92%) Senior Firmware Engineer
14 25 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.02%) .NET
2 16 (2.24%) OpenGL
3 15 (2.10%) HTML
3 15 (2.10%) Direct3D
4 12 (1.68%) XML
4 12 (1.68%) J2EE
5 11 (1.54%) MFC
6 10 (1.40%) CSS
6 10 (1.40%) Flash
7 8 (1.12%) Qt
8 7 (0.98%) WinForms
8 7 (0.98%) SOAP
8 7 (0.98%) Web Services
9 6 (0.84%) JSON
9 6 (0.84%) jQuery
10 5 (0.70%) Ext JS
10 5 (0.70%) MyBatis
10 5 (0.70%) JSF
10 5 (0.70%) Hibernate
10 5 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 91 (12.75%) Embedded Systems
3 65 (9.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 54 (7.56%) VHDL
5 53 (7.42%) Device Driver
6 45 (6.30%) CLARiiON
6 45 (6.30%) EMC Centera
6 45 (6.30%) Symmetrix DMX
7 39 (5.46%) Management Information System
8 38 (5.32%) Replication
8 38 (5.32%) Clustering
9 31 (4.34%) Physics
10 24 (3.36%) Mathematics
10 24 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (3.22%) MPEG
12 20 (2.80%) Streaming Video
13 18 (2.52%) STB
14 16 (2.24%) CMDB
15 15 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
16 14 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 257 (35.99%) Linux
2 198 (27.73%) Windows
3 108 (15.13%) UNIX
4 69 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (7.14%) Solaris
7 49 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (5.18%) AIX
8 37 (5.18%) HPUX
9 27 (3.78%) Embedded Linux
9 27 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (3.64%) Android
11 20 (2.80%) SUSE
12 16 (2.24%) Windows 7
13 15 (2.10%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.96%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.26%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.12%) CentOS
17 5 (0.70%) VxWorks
18 4 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (24.23%) Software Engineering
2 147 (20.59%) ITIL
3 83 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 67 (9.38%) Project Management
5 51 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (6.58%) Change Control
7 42 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 41 (5.74%) Problem Management
9 40 (5.60%) Validation
9 40 (5.60%) Embedded Software Development
10 36 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (4.76%) Network Management
12 32 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (4.34%) Migration
13 31 (4.34%) Service Delivery
14 29 (4.06%) Line Management
15 27 (3.78%) Change Management
16 26 (3.64%) Time Management
16 26 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
17 24 (3.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (38.52%) C
2 198 (27.73%) C++
3 86 (12.04%) Embedded C
4 74 (10.36%) C#
5 69 (9.66%) SQL
6 54 (7.56%) Python
7 51 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 46 (6.44%) Perl
9 43 (6.02%) Java
9 43 (6.02%) Shell Script
10 37 (5.18%) Assembly Language
11 30 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.52%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.38%) sed
14 16 (2.24%) Bourne shell
14 16 (2.24%) AWK
15 14 (1.96%) JavaScript
16 9 (1.26%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 238 (33.33%) Degree
2 63 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 53 (7.42%) CCNA
5 33 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 27 (3.78%) MCSE
8 25 (3.50%) CCNP
9 23 (3.22%) CCSA
10 21 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.96%) ISEB
12 12 (1.68%) MCSA
13 11 (1.54%) VCP4
13 11 (1.54%) VCP5
14 9 (1.26%) CCIE
15 8 (1.12%) MCP
15 8 (1.12%) HNC
15 8 (1.12%) MOS
15 8 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.64%) SLA
2 44 (6.16%) QA
3 14 (1.96%) ISO 9000
4 12 (1.68%) JTAG
5 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 69 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.36%) vSphere
4 21 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.68%) NFS
7 8 (1.12%) XenServer
8 7 (0.98%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.70%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.56%) KVM
11 2 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.28%) UAG
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (3.78%) NetBackup
2 25 (3.50%) Data Guard
3 24 (3.36%) HP SIM
4 17 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 14 (1.96%) SCOM
6 13 (1.82%) WSUS
7 11 (1.54%) SCCM
8 8 (1.12%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (0.84%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.84%) Puppet
11 5 (0.70%) Nagios
12 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
15 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
15 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
15 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (21.57%) Cisco
2 118 (16.53%) VMware
3 112 (15.69%) EMC
4 111 (15.55%) HP
5 101 (14.15%) Microsoft
6 75 (10.50%) NetApp
7 73 (10.22%) Red Hat
8 47 (6.58%) CheckPoint
8 47 (6.58%) F5
9 36 (5.04%) Symantec
10 33 (4.62%) Citrix
11 31 (4.34%) Oracle
12 27 (3.78%) Sun
13 24 (3.36%) Juniper
14 23 (3.22%) IBM
15 20 (2.80%) BT
16 15 (2.10%) Atmel
16 15 (2.10%) Dell
17 13 (1.82%) Sophos
18 12 (1.68%) Sybase
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits & Amazing proje
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago