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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 556 585 589
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 332 266 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 273 220 257
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34300 33702 37031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.86% 33.09% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27462 27606 31575
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +20 106 £40,500 +1.25% 17
London -14 58 £53,500 +22.28% 7
East of England -5 45 £40,000 - 21
East Midlands +24 44 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -33 24 £42,500 +32.81%
South West -43 20 £42,250 +12.66% 8
North West +15 17 £51,250 +17.81% 1
West Midlands +6 11 £42,500 +21.42% 7
North East -8 4 £31,000 -6.06% 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 294 (39.20%) C
2 242 (32.27%) Degree
3 227 (30.27%) Linux
4 212 (28.27%) C++
5 194 (25.87%) Windows
6 187 (24.93%) Software Engineering
7 158 (21.07%) Electronics
8 147 (19.60%) Cisco
9 137 (18.27%) ITIL
10 135 (18.00%) TCP/IP
11 122 (16.27%) Microsoft
12 111 (14.80%) VMware
13 110 (14.67%) Embedded C
14 107 (14.27%) EMC
15 102 (13.60%) HP
16 100 (13.33%) UNIX
16 100 (13.33%) Computer Science
17 97 (12.93%) SAN
18 93 (12.40%) Firewall
19 87 (11.60%) Telecoms
19 87 (11.60%) Embedded Systems
20 81 (10.80%) Python
21 80 (10.67%) Ethernet
21 80 (10.67%) Project Management
22 78 (10.40%) LAN
23 77 (10.27%) DNS
23 77 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
24 74 (9.87%) NetApp
24 74 (9.87%) Security Cleared
25 71 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 61 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 25 (3.33%) IIS
5 15 (2.00%) Lync
6 13 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.60%) Apache
7 12 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.67%) Moodle
13 4 (0.53%) SAS
13 4 (0.53%) CMS
13 4 (0.53%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.53%) MS Office
3 11 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.93%) MS Project
6 4 (0.53%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.07%) IaaS
1 8 (1.07%) PaaS
2 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.67%) Office 365
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (18.00%) TCP/IP
2 97 (12.93%) SAN
3 93 (12.40%) Firewall
4 80 (10.67%) Ethernet
5 78 (10.40%) LAN
6 77 (10.27%) DNS
7 66 (8.80%) Wireless
8 62 (8.27%) WAN
9 60 (8.00%) NAS
10 48 (6.40%) Internet
11 47 (6.27%) VPN
12 44 (5.87%) DHCP
13 43 (5.73%) Bluetooth
14 35 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (3.60%) SSL
16 18 (2.40%) HTTP
16 18 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
18 14 (1.87%) VLAN
19 13 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.67%) MySQL
4 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.13%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 23 (3.07%) Subversion
2 19 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.87%) LabVIEW
4 7 (0.93%) JIRA
5 6 (0.80%) Bugzilla
5 6 (0.80%) GDB
6 5 (0.67%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.40%) TestPartner
7 3 (0.40%) Selenium
7 3 (0.40%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.13%) PVCS
General
1 158 (21.07%) Electronics
2 87 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.67%) Finance
4 34 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.87%) Marketing
6 21 (2.80%) Back Office
7 19 (2.53%) Military
7 19 (2.53%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.87%) Automotive
9 10 (1.33%) Retail
10 9 (1.20%) Games
10 9 (1.20%) Banking
11 7 (0.93%) Publishing
12 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.53%) Legal
14 3 (0.40%) Law
14 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.27%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (17.33%) Software Engineer
2 75 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 66 (8.80%) Firmware Engineer
4 45 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 44 (5.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 40 (5.33%) Analyst
7 37 (4.93%) Consultant
7 37 (4.93%) Design Engineer
7 37 (4.93%) Hardware Engineer
8 36 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (4.67%) Electronics Engineer
10 34 (4.53%) Network Engineer
10 34 (4.53%) Storage Specialist
11 33 (4.40%) Developer
12 30 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
12 30 (4.00%) Junior
12 30 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 27 (3.60%) Test Engineer
13 27 (3.60%) Administrator
14 24 (3.20%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.53%) .NET
2 16 (2.13%) Qt
3 15 (2.00%) MFC
4 13 (1.73%) HTML
5 12 (1.60%) OpenGL
6 10 (1.33%) Flash
6 10 (1.33%) Direct3D
7 8 (1.07%) Middleware
8 7 (0.93%) WinForms
8 7 (0.93%) J2EE
9 6 (0.80%) Web Services
10 4 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.27%) RSS
11 2 (0.27%) SOAP
11 2 (0.27%) XML
11 2 (0.27%) XSD
11 2 (0.27%) XSLT
11 2 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.27%) LINQ
12 1 (0.13%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 87 (11.60%) Embedded Systems
3 58 (7.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 57 (7.60%) Device Driver
5 56 (7.47%) VHDL
6 42 (5.60%) Clustering
7 41 (5.47%) Management Information System
8 39 (5.20%) Replication
9 38 (5.07%) CLARiiON
9 38 (5.07%) EMC Centera
9 38 (5.07%) Symmetrix DMX
10 36 (4.80%) Mathematics
11 26 (3.47%) Physics
12 21 (2.80%) MPEG
13 18 (2.40%) STB
14 15 (2.00%) Streaming Video
15 14 (1.87%) CMDB
16 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (1.73%) Blackberry
16 13 (1.73%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 227 (30.27%) Linux
2 194 (25.87%) Windows
3 100 (13.33%) UNIX
4 71 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (5.33%) Solaris
8 35 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (4.27%) Android
10 30 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 30 (4.00%) AIX
11 27 (3.60%) HPUX
12 23 (3.07%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (2.40%) Apple iOS
15 16 (2.13%) SUSE
16 8 (1.07%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.80%) Windows CE
18 4 (0.53%) NetWare
18 4 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.93%) Software Engineering
2 137 (18.27%) ITIL
3 80 (10.67%) Project Management
4 77 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (7.73%) Change Control
6 48 (6.40%) Validation
6 48 (6.40%) Network Management
7 38 (5.07%) Configuration Management
8 37 (4.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 34 (4.53%) Asset Management
10 33 (4.40%) Problem Management
10 33 (4.40%) Network Design
11 29 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (3.47%) Migration
14 25 (3.33%) Service Delivery
15 24 (3.20%) OO
15 24 (3.20%) Performance Management
16 23 (3.07%) UML
17 22 (2.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 294 (39.20%) C
2 212 (28.27%) C++
3 110 (14.67%) Embedded C
4 81 (10.80%) Python
5 68 (9.07%) Perl
6 63 (8.40%) SQL
7 62 (8.27%) Assembly Language
8 60 (8.00%) C#
8 60 (8.00%) Embedded C++
9 45 (6.00%) Java
10 37 (4.93%) Shell Script
11 30 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.53%) MATLAB
13 16 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.73%) sed
15 12 (1.60%) AWK
15 12 (1.60%) Bourne shell
16 11 (1.47%) JavaScript
17 10 (1.33%) VB
18 9 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 242 (32.27%) Degree
2 74 (9.87%) Security Cleared
3 69 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (8.40%) CCNA
5 61 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (4.93%) MCSE
7 32 (4.27%) CCSA
7 32 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 25 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (3.07%) MCSA
10 22 (2.93%) CCNP
11 16 (2.13%) MCP
12 14 (1.87%) MCITP
13 12 (1.60%) ISEB
13 12 (1.60%) VCP5
14 10 (1.33%) OCA
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (1.33%) VCP4
15 9 (1.20%) PhD
16 8 (1.07%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.53%) SLA
2 41 (5.47%) QA
3 13 (1.73%) ISO 9000
4 12 (1.60%) JTAG
5 7 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.93%) GAMP
5 7 (0.93%) GCP
5 7 (0.93%) GMP
6 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 71 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (8.67%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.13%) XenServer
6 14 (1.87%) ISA Server
6 14 (1.87%) vSphere
7 13 (1.73%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.33%) KVM
10 9 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.20%) NFS
11 8 (1.07%) XenApp
11 8 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.07%) UAG
12 7 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.53%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 23 (3.07%) NetBackup
3 22 (2.93%) SCCM
4 18 (2.40%) HP SIM
4 18 (2.40%) SCOM
5 14 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (1.60%) Puppet
7 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.20%) SCDPM
9 7 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.80%) WSUS
11 5 (0.67%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.67%) Nagios
12 4 (0.53%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.53%) ZENworks
13 3 (0.40%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
14 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 147 (19.60%) Cisco
2 122 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 111 (14.80%) VMware
4 107 (14.27%) EMC
5 102 (13.60%) HP
6 74 (9.87%) NetApp
7 52 (6.93%) CheckPoint
8 47 (6.27%) Red Hat
9 35 (4.67%) F5
10 34 (4.53%) Oracle
11 29 (3.87%) Citrix
11 29 (3.87%) BT
12 25 (3.33%) Symantec
12 25 (3.33%) Sun
13 22 (2.93%) Juniper
14 21 (2.80%) IBM
15 17 (2.27%) Hitachi
16 14 (1.87%) Dell
17 13 (1.73%) Atmel
18 10 (1.33%) Brocade
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £400 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMC Computer Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: Competative
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago