The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 533 521 650
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +129
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 406 358 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 335 294 206
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37546 34232 38718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.89% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29975 28091 32949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -18 126 £40,000 - 20
East of England +32 113 £44,000 +10.00% 24
London -68 55 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire -25 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands -11 22 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North West +9 20 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South West +1 19 £40,000 +23.07% 8
North East +3 12 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -17 8 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 230 (33.05%) C
2 194 (27.87%) Windows
3 179 (25.72%) Degree
4 176 (25.29%) Linux
5 175 (25.14%) C++
6 173 (24.86%) Software Engineering
7 130 (18.68%) Electronics
8 124 (17.82%) ITIL
8 124 (17.82%) Cisco
9 123 (17.67%) Microsoft
10 109 (15.66%) VMware
11 104 (14.94%) TCP/IP
12 98 (14.08%) UNIX
13 97 (13.94%) Embedded C
14 96 (13.79%) Firewall
15 90 (12.93%) SAN
16 88 (12.64%) HP
17 81 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 81 (11.64%) DNS
18 77 (11.06%) MS Exchange
19 76 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
20 75 (10.78%) LAN
20 75 (10.78%) Perl
21 74 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 71 (10.20%) MS Excel
23 70 (10.06%) Telecoms
24 69 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
25 67 (9.63%) Project Management
25 67 (9.63%) CCNA
26 65 (9.34%) Active Directory

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.45%) IIS
5 21 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (3.02%) Lync
6 13 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.72%) Moodle
8 11 (1.58%) Apache
9 10 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.57%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.43%) CMS
13 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.33%) MS Office
3 16 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.72%) Office 365
2 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (14.94%) TCP/IP
2 96 (13.79%) Firewall
3 90 (12.93%) SAN
4 81 (11.64%) DNS
5 75 (10.78%) LAN
6 64 (9.20%) Internet
7 57 (8.19%) Wireless
8 53 (7.61%) Ethernet
9 52 (7.47%) WAN
10 50 (7.18%) DHCP
11 45 (6.47%) VPN
12 42 (6.03%) Bluetooth
13 38 (5.46%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (4.60%) NAS
15 26 (3.74%) SSL
16 24 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (3.02%) HTTP
18 16 (2.30%) FWSM
19 15 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
19 15 (2.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.87%) MySQL
4 7 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.72%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.29%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (4.45%) Subversion
2 17 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.15%) LabVIEW
5 6 (0.86%) NUnit
6 5 (0.72%) WebLOAD
6 5 (0.72%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.72%) JIRA
7 4 (0.57%) TestPartner
7 4 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.57%) GDB
7 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) JUnit
9 1 (0.14%) PVCS
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 130 (18.68%) Electronics
2 70 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 34 (4.89%) Finance
5 30 (4.31%) Marketing
6 21 (3.02%) Military
7 17 (2.44%) Automotive
8 14 (2.01%) Back Office
9 13 (1.87%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.58%) Retail
11 9 (1.29%) Banking
12 7 (1.01%) Games
13 5 (0.72%) Law
13 5 (0.72%) Legal
14 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Avionics
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (18.25%) Software Engineer
2 78 (11.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 64 (9.20%) Firmware Engineer
4 45 (6.47%) Analyst
5 41 (5.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 37 (5.32%) Support Engineer
7 34 (4.89%) Administrator
8 33 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (4.45%) Network Engineer
9 31 (4.45%) Developer
10 28 (4.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 27 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
12 24 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.02%) Test Engineer
14 20 (2.87%) Consultant
15 19 (2.73%) Service Analyst
15 19 (2.73%) Service Desk Analyst
15 19 (2.73%) Technical Engineer
16 18 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.16%) .NET
2 21 (3.02%) Qt
3 10 (1.44%) Middleware
3 10 (1.44%) Web Services
3 10 (1.44%) MFC
3 10 (1.44%) HTML
4 8 (1.15%) Flash
5 7 (1.01%) WinForms
6 6 (0.86%) XML
7 4 (0.57%) CSS
8 3 (0.43%) XSD
8 3 (0.43%) XSLT
9 2 (0.29%) JSON
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.29%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.29%) SOAP
9 2 (0.29%) RSS
9 2 (0.29%) POSIX
9 2 (0.29%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.48%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.05%) Embedded Systems
3 52 (7.47%) Clustering
4 51 (7.33%) Device Driver
5 39 (5.60%) VHDL
6 36 (5.17%) Replication
7 29 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 28 (4.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 27 (3.88%) Mathematics
10 21 (3.02%) CLARiiON
11 20 (2.87%) Blackberry
12 14 (2.01%) ASIC
12 14 (2.01%) Symmetrix DMX
13 13 (1.87%) Physics
14 12 (1.72%) Open Source
15 11 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (1.58%) MPEG
15 11 (1.58%) EMC Centera
16 10 (1.44%) Verilog
17 8 (1.15%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 194 (27.87%) Windows
2 176 (25.29%) Linux
3 98 (14.08%) UNIX
4 69 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.45%) Windows 7
7 28 (4.02%) AIX
8 27 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (3.45%) Windows XP
11 22 (3.16%) Android
11 22 (3.16%) SUSE
12 20 (2.87%) Embedded Linux
13 16 (2.30%) Solaris
14 10 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.44%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.15%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.86%) Scientific Linux
16 6 (0.86%) CentOS
17 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (24.86%) Software Engineering
2 124 (17.82%) ITIL
3 67 (9.63%) Project Management
4 61 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 47 (6.75%) Configuration Management
6 43 (6.18%) Network Management
6 43 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
7 39 (5.60%) Change Control
8 38 (5.46%) Embedded Software Development
9 35 (5.03%) Network Design
9 35 (5.03%) Service Delivery
10 33 (4.74%) Validation
11 29 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (3.88%) Service Management
13 26 (3.74%) Performance Management
14 25 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
16 23 (3.30%) Scrum
17 22 (3.16%) Problem Management
17 22 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 230 (33.05%) C
2 175 (25.14%) C++
3 97 (13.94%) Embedded C
4 75 (10.78%) Perl
5 65 (9.34%) Assembly Language
6 64 (9.20%) Python
7 59 (8.48%) SQL
8 48 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 42 (6.03%) C#
10 29 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 29 (4.17%) Java
11 23 (3.30%) Bourne shell
12 18 (2.59%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.44%) sed
13 17 (2.44%) AWK
14 16 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 14 (2.01%) VB
17 10 (1.44%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 179 (25.72%) Degree
2 81 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (9.63%) CCNA
5 60 (8.62%) MCSE
6 59 (8.48%) Security Cleared
7 36 (5.17%) MCSA
8 28 (4.02%) MCP
9 26 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 24 (3.45%) CCNP
11 20 (2.87%) CCSA
11 20 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
12 19 (2.73%) MOS
13 15 (2.16%) CCA
13 15 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (2.16%) MCITP
14 12 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.15%) OCA
15 8 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.19%) SLA
2 18 (2.59%) QA
3 10 (1.44%) JTAG
4 7 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (1.01%) GAMP
4 7 (1.01%) GCP
4 7 (1.01%) GMP
4 7 (1.01%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.86%) DO-254
5 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.57%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) ARP4761
System Software
1 74 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 26 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.59%) XenServer
6 22 (3.16%) ISA Server
7 17 (2.44%) XenApp
7 17 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.58%) vSphere
9 11 (1.58%) KVM
9 11 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (1.29%) UAG
11 9 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.57%) NFS
12 4 (0.57%) Novell eDirectory
13 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.31%) Data Guard
2 27 (3.88%) SCCM
3 23 (3.30%) HP SIM
4 22 (3.16%) NetBackup
5 16 (2.30%) SCOM
6 15 (2.16%) Puppet
7 14 (2.01%) WSUS
8 11 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (1.15%) SCDPM
10 7 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (1.01%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.57%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.57%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
13 3 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.43%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.43%) Nagios
14 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 124 (17.82%) Cisco
2 123 (17.67%) Microsoft
3 109 (15.66%) VMware
4 88 (12.64%) HP
5 64 (9.20%) EMC
6 49 (7.04%) IBM
7 40 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 38 (5.46%) Juniper
9 37 (5.32%) NetApp
9 37 (5.32%) CheckPoint
10 36 (5.17%) Oracle
11 35 (5.03%) Citrix
11 35 (5.03%) F5
12 31 (4.45%) BT
13 25 (3.59%) Symantec
14 24 (3.45%) SolarWinds
15 19 (2.73%) Dell
16 18 (2.59%) Sun
17 17 (2.44%) Hitachi
18 16 (2.30%) Brocade
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Wilkinson
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + shares + bonus + relocation + bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago