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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 562 575 574
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 334 284 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.84% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 272 232 280
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 £27,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
33768 33787 37211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.16% 33.52% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26740 27509 31622
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 +8 102 £44,000 +10.00% 18
East of England +8 53 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London -9 50 £54,500 +36.25% 5
East Midlands +7 31 £37,500 +36.36% 4
North West +8 28 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West -34 28 £42,500 +15.64% 9
Yorkshire -37 24 £40,000 +9.58% 5
West Midlands -12 12 £40,000 +23.07% 3
North East -11 3 £31,500 -4.54% 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 286 (38.96%) C
2 251 (34.20%) Degree
3 248 (33.79%) Linux
4 205 (27.93%) C++
5 201 (27.38%) Windows
6 178 (24.25%) Software Engineering
7 166 (22.62%) Electronics
8 157 (21.39%) Cisco
9 149 (20.30%) ITIL
10 132 (17.98%) TCP/IP
11 117 (15.94%) HP
12 115 (15.67%) Microsoft
12 115 (15.67%) VMware
13 114 (15.53%) EMC
14 109 (14.85%) UNIX
15 105 (14.31%) Computer Science
16 103 (14.03%) SAN
17 94 (12.81%) Embedded C
18 92 (12.53%) Embedded Systems
19 82 (11.17%) Ethernet
20 81 (11.04%) NetApp
20 81 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
20 81 (11.04%) Firewall
21 79 (10.76%) LAN
22 76 (10.35%) SLA
23 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
24 73 (9.95%) C#
25 72 (9.81%) DNS
26 70 (9.54%) Red Hat
26 70 (9.54%) Project Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (6.81%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.00%) IIS
5 20 (2.72%) Lync
6 17 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.04%) Apache
8 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.82%) Moodle
13 6 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.82%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.68%) SAS
15 4 (0.54%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.54%) CMS
15 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.90%) MS Office
3 11 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.09%) MS Project
5 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.54%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.14%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.23%) IaaS
2 8 (1.09%) PaaS
3 6 (0.82%) Office 365
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 132 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 103 (14.03%) SAN
3 82 (11.17%) Ethernet
4 81 (11.04%) Firewall
5 79 (10.76%) LAN
6 72 (9.81%) DNS
7 68 (9.26%) WAN
8 61 (8.31%) NAS
9 55 (7.49%) Wireless
10 44 (5.99%) DHCP
11 39 (5.31%) VPN
12 36 (4.90%) Internet
13 32 (4.36%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (3.54%) Bluetooth
15 20 (2.72%) NetScaler
16 19 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (2.59%) SSL
17 18 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
18 16 (2.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.45%) SQL Server
1 18 (2.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.54%) Relational Database
2 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
2 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.41%) MySQL
4 2 (0.27%) Big Data
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.27%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) Adabas
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.18%) Subversion
1 16 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.91%) LabVIEW
3 9 (1.23%) JIRA
4 8 (1.09%) WinDbg
4 8 (1.09%) Bugzilla
4 8 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.09%) GDB
5 5 (0.68%) Selenium
6 3 (0.41%) Hudson
6 3 (0.41%) JUnit
6 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.41%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.14%) PVCS
8 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 166 (22.62%) Electronics
2 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 58 (7.90%) Finance
4 34 (4.63%) Back Office
5 31 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.86%) Marketing
7 18 (2.45%) Military
8 17 (2.32%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.77%) Automotive
10 11 (1.50%) Banking
11 10 (1.36%) Retail
12 8 (1.09%) Games
13 7 (0.95%) Publishing
13 7 (0.95%) French Language
14 4 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.41%) Law
16 2 (0.27%) Local Government
17 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (17.98%) Software Engineer
2 66 (8.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 63 (8.58%) Firmware Engineer
4 44 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
5 43 (5.86%) Storage Specialist
6 41 (5.59%) Analyst
7 40 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
8 39 (5.31%) Hardware Engineer
8 39 (5.31%) Design Engineer
8 39 (5.31%) Technical Specialist
9 37 (5.04%) Network Engineer
10 36 (4.90%) Consultant
10 36 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 35 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (4.63%) Developer
13 32 (4.36%) Junior
13 32 (4.36%) Administrator
14 28 (3.81%) Support Engineer
15 27 (3.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 26 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.72%) .NET
2 16 (2.18%) HTML
2 16 (2.18%) OpenGL
3 14 (1.91%) Direct3D
4 12 (1.63%) MFC
5 11 (1.50%) Flash
6 10 (1.36%) J2EE
7 9 (1.23%) Qt
8 8 (1.09%) XML
9 7 (0.95%) WinForms
10 6 (0.82%) Middleware
10 6 (0.82%) CSS
11 4 (0.54%) SOAP
11 4 (0.54%) Web Services
11 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.54%) JSON
11 4 (0.54%) jQuery
12 3 (0.41%) Ext JS
12 3 (0.41%) RESTful
12 3 (0.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.31%) Computer Science
2 92 (12.53%) Embedded Systems
3 60 (8.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 55 (7.49%) Device Driver
5 53 (7.22%) VHDL
6 47 (6.40%) CLARiiON
6 47 (6.40%) EMC Centera
6 47 (6.40%) Symmetrix DMX
7 41 (5.59%) Clustering
7 41 (5.59%) Management Information System
8 40 (5.45%) Replication
9 34 (4.63%) Mathematics
10 30 (4.09%) Physics
11 24 (3.27%) MPEG
12 19 (2.59%) Streaming Video
13 18 (2.45%) STB
14 16 (2.18%) CMDB
15 14 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (1.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 248 (33.79%) Linux
2 201 (27.38%) Windows
3 109 (14.85%) UNIX
4 68 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (6.95%) Solaris
7 37 (5.04%) AIX
8 36 (4.90%) HPUX
9 34 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (3.95%) Android
11 24 (3.27%) Embedded Linux
12 20 (2.72%) SUSE
13 19 (2.59%) Windows 7
14 17 (2.32%) Apple iOS
14 17 (2.32%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.09%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.09%) CentOS
16 6 (0.82%) Windows CE
17 5 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (24.25%) Software Engineering
2 149 (20.30%) ITIL
3 81 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (9.54%) Project Management
5 49 (6.68%) Validation
5 49 (6.68%) Change Control
6 44 (5.99%) Asset Management
7 39 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 39 (5.31%) Network Management
8 34 (4.63%) Embedded Software Development
9 32 (4.36%) Migration
10 31 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 28 (3.81%) Service Delivery
13 25 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
14 24 (3.27%) Change Management
14 24 (3.27%) Network Design
14 24 (3.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (38.96%) C
2 205 (27.93%) C++
3 94 (12.81%) Embedded C
4 73 (9.95%) C#
5 69 (9.40%) Python
6 65 (8.86%) SQL
7 59 (8.04%) Perl
8 52 (7.08%) Embedded C++
9 45 (6.13%) Java
10 42 (5.72%) Assembly Language
11 39 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 30 (4.09%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.45%) MATLAB
14 15 (2.04%) sed
15 14 (1.91%) Bourne shell
15 14 (1.91%) AWK
16 13 (1.77%) JavaScript
17 10 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.23%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 251 (34.20%) Degree
2 62 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (8.31%) Security Cleared
4 56 (7.63%) CCNA
5 42 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (4.36%) MCSE
7 30 (4.09%) SC Cleared
8 25 (3.41%) CCSA
9 22 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (2.86%) CCNP
11 19 (2.59%) MCSA
12 14 (1.91%) ISEB
13 11 (1.50%) MCP
13 11 (1.50%) VCP4
13 11 (1.50%) VCP5
14 8 (1.09%) MCITP
14 8 (1.09%) MOS
14 8 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.09%) HNC
14 8 (1.09%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.35%) SLA
2 44 (5.99%) QA
3 14 (1.91%) JTAG
3 14 (1.91%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.54%) GAMP
5 4 (0.54%) GCP
5 4 (0.54%) GMP
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 68 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (3.00%) vSphere
4 20 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.77%) XenServer
6 12 (1.63%) NFS
7 8 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.82%) KVM
10 5 (0.68%) XenApp
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
12 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (3.54%) Data Guard
2 25 (3.41%) NetBackup
2 25 (3.41%) HP SIM
3 18 (2.45%) SCCM
4 17 (2.32%) HP Data Protector
5 16 (2.18%) SCOM
6 14 (1.91%) WSUS
7 9 (1.23%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.09%) Puppet
8 8 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.68%) Nagios
12 4 (0.54%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.54%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 157 (21.39%) Cisco
2 117 (15.94%) HP
3 115 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 115 (15.67%) VMware
4 114 (15.53%) EMC
5 81 (11.04%) NetApp
6 70 (9.54%) Red Hat
7 49 (6.68%) CheckPoint
8 44 (5.99%) F5
9 34 (4.63%) Symantec
10 32 (4.36%) Oracle
11 30 (4.09%) Citrix
12 29 (3.95%) Sun
13 24 (3.27%) BT
14 23 (3.13%) Juniper
15 22 (3.00%) IBM
16 19 (2.59%) Dell
17 14 (1.91%) Hitachi
17 14 (1.91%) Atmel
18 13 (1.77%) Sophos
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago