The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 552 556 519
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 338 325 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.65% 3.01% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 256 285 324
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12747 10801 11158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.14% 10.56% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10872 9019 9656
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 System Software 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 December 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 December 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 -14 90 £48,500 +14.11% 19
London +24 69 £50,000 - 8
East of England -19 55 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +54 43 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Yorkshire -8 34 £35,000 +2.94% 2
South West -3 27 £36,500 +4.32% 9
West Midlands -3 11 £33,750 -6.89%
North West -14 9 £35,000 +27.27%
North East -15 1 £37,500 +11.11%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 259 (39.24%) Linux
2 245 (37.12%) C
3 199 (30.15%) Degree
4 196 (29.70%) C++
5 193 (29.24%) Windows
6 191 (28.94%) Software Engineering
7 174 (26.36%) Electronics
8 123 (18.64%) TCP/IP
9 119 (18.03%) Cisco
10 110 (16.67%) VMware
11 98 (14.85%) ITIL
12 90 (13.64%) Embedded C
13 89 (13.48%) Firewall
14 87 (13.18%) DNS
15 85 (12.88%) C#
16 84 (12.73%) UNIX
17 82 (12.42%) WAN
18 80 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
19 79 (11.97%) LAN
20 74 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
21 73 (11.06%) Microsoft
22 71 (10.76%) SQL
23 70 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 70 (10.61%) EMC
23 70 (10.61%) Red Hat
24 68 (10.30%) HP
25 67 (10.15%) Python
26 64 (9.70%) Perl
26 64 (9.70%) Cisco ASA
26 64 (9.70%) Computer Science

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.39%) IIS
3 27 (4.09%) Apache
3 27 (4.09%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.73%) Lync
5 16 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.52%) SAS
7 10 (1.52%) Moodle
8 9 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.91%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.30%) CMS
12 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.39%) MS Office
3 17 (2.58%) Simulink
4 8 (1.21%) TargetLink
5 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.61%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.67%) PaaS
3 9 (1.36%) Office 365
4 6 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (18.64%) TCP/IP
2 89 (13.48%) Firewall
3 87 (13.18%) DNS
4 82 (12.42%) WAN
5 79 (11.97%) LAN
6 64 (9.70%) Cisco ASA
7 63 (9.55%) Ethernet
8 57 (8.64%) VPN
9 54 (8.18%) SAN
10 46 (6.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (5.91%) Wireless
12 38 (5.76%) NetScaler
13 37 (5.61%) DHCP
13 37 (5.61%) FTP
14 35 (5.30%) Internet
15 29 (4.39%) MPLS
16 28 (4.24%) SNMP
17 27 (4.09%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (4.09%) NAS
18 26 (3.94%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.73%) MySQL
4 9 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.36%) Big Data
5 8 (1.21%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.76%) DB2
7 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) SQLite
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) DTS
10 1 (0.15%) Adabas
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.33%) Subversion
3 21 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (1.82%) GDB
6 11 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.52%) LabVIEW
7 10 (1.52%) JIRA
8 9 (1.36%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.91%) Maven
9 6 (0.91%) Hudson
9 6 (0.91%) JUnit
10 5 (0.76%) Selenium
10 5 (0.76%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.61%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 174 (26.36%) Electronics
2 58 (8.79%) Finance
3 41 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 38 (5.76%) Automotive
5 31 (4.70%) Military
6 25 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 24 (3.64%) Back Office
8 20 (3.03%) Aerospace
8 20 (3.03%) Marketing
9 12 (1.82%) Banking
10 11 (1.67%) French Language
11 10 (1.52%) Retail
12 9 (1.36%) Legal
13 6 (0.91%) Law
14 5 (0.76%) Avionics
14 5 (0.76%) Games
15 3 (0.45%) Local Government
15 3 (0.45%) Advertising
16 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (20.45%) Software Engineer
2 62 (9.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 58 (8.79%) Developer
4 55 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 53 (8.03%) Firmware Engineer
6 52 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
7 38 (5.76%) Electronics Engineer
8 36 (5.45%) Administrator
9 31 (4.70%) Support Engineer
9 31 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 28 (4.24%) Hardware Engineer
11 27 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (3.64%) Design Engineer
12 24 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
14 20 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
15 19 (2.88%) Storage Specialist
16 17 (2.58%) Technical Specialist
16 17 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.48%) .NET
2 33 (5.00%) CSS
2 33 (5.00%) XML
3 26 (3.94%) Web Services
4 23 (3.48%) SOAP
5 21 (3.18%) HTML
6 12 (1.82%) Flash
6 12 (1.82%) LAMP
6 12 (1.82%) XML-RPC
6 12 (1.82%) JSON
6 12 (1.82%) REST
7 11 (1.67%) Direct3D
7 11 (1.67%) OpenGL
8 10 (1.52%) MFC
9 9 (1.36%) J2EE
9 9 (1.36%) jQuery
10 8 (1.21%) Qt
10 8 (1.21%) RESTful
10 8 (1.21%) XSLT
10 8 (1.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 64 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 59 (8.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 44 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (6.36%) Management Information System
6 36 (5.45%) Physics
7 35 (5.30%) Algorithms
8 31 (4.70%) VHDL
9 30 (4.55%) Clustering
10 29 (4.39%) Mathematics
10 29 (4.39%) Replication
11 27 (4.09%) Device Driver
12 21 (3.18%) Hedge funds
13 18 (2.73%) CLARiiON
14 17 (2.58%) EMC Centera
14 17 (2.58%) Symmetrix DMX
15 16 (2.42%) Telematics
16 15 (2.27%) CAN bus
17 11 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
17 11 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 259 (39.24%) Linux
2 193 (29.24%) Windows
3 84 (12.73%) UNIX
4 70 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (6.36%) Solaris
7 39 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (4.85%) Android
9 25 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (3.79%) SUSE
10 24 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
11 22 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 21 (3.18%) Apple iOS
13 20 (3.03%) HPUX
14 15 (2.27%) AIX
15 12 (1.82%) CentOS
16 8 (1.21%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.06%) Scientific Linux
18 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (28.94%) Software Engineering
2 98 (14.85%) ITIL
3 52 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (6.67%) Project Management
6 43 (6.52%) Change Management
6 43 (6.52%) Validation
6 43 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 39 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 37 (5.61%) Load Balancing
9 32 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (4.70%) Embedded Software Development
10 31 (4.70%) UML
11 29 (4.39%) Line Management
12 28 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (4.24%) Incident Management
13 27 (4.09%) Configuration Management
14 26 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (3.79%) Signal Processing
16 22 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (37.12%) C
2 196 (29.70%) C++
3 90 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 85 (12.88%) C#
5 71 (10.76%) SQL
6 67 (10.15%) Python
7 64 (9.70%) Perl
8 60 (9.09%) Embedded C++
9 48 (7.27%) Java
10 46 (6.97%) Assembly Language
11 42 (6.36%) Shell Script
12 40 (6.06%) MATLAB
13 34 (5.15%) PHP
14 27 (4.09%) JavaScript
15 20 (3.03%) Bash Shell
16 16 (2.42%) sed
17 15 (2.27%) Bourne shell
17 15 (2.27%) AWK
18 13 (1.97%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 199 (30.15%) Degree
2 63 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (6.67%) CCNA
3 44 (6.67%) CCNP
4 38 (5.76%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.79%) CCIE
7 18 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (1.21%) HND
9 8 (1.21%) MCSE
10 7 (1.06%) CCDP
10 7 (1.06%) ISEB
10 7 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (0.91%) HNC
12 5 (0.76%) MCSA
12 5 (0.76%) MCAD
12 5 (0.76%) CCSE
12 5 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.61%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.79%) SLA
2 29 (4.39%) QA
3 20 (3.03%) JTAG
4 12 (1.82%) DO-254
5 11 (1.67%) ISO 9000
6 9 (1.36%) IEC 61508
7 8 (1.21%) DO-178B
8 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) BS7799
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 74 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (5.91%) vSphere
3 37 (5.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.27%) NFS
4 15 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (2.12%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.97%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.06%) XenApp
8 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.91%) vCloud
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.61%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.30%) XenServer
11 2 (0.30%) KVM
11 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) SRDF
12 1 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 31 (4.70%) NetBackup
2 23 (3.48%) HP SIM
3 19 (2.88%) Data Guard
4 17 (2.58%) SCCM
5 15 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.12%) WSUS
7 10 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.36%) SCOM
9 7 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
9 7 (1.06%) Nagios
9 7 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.91%) Puppet
11 5 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
14 2 (0.30%) OpenView
14 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.30%) Control-M
14 2 (0.30%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 119 (18.03%) Cisco
2 110 (16.67%) VMware
3 73 (11.06%) Microsoft
4 70 (10.61%) EMC
4 70 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 68 (10.30%) HP
6 55 (8.33%) F5
7 42 (6.36%) NetApp
8 40 (6.06%) Citrix
9 32 (4.85%) CheckPoint
9 32 (4.85%) Symantec
10 31 (4.70%) Juniper
11 25 (3.79%) Oracle
12 18 (2.73%) SolarWinds
13 17 (2.58%) Sun
14 15 (2.27%) IBM
14 15 (2.27%) Dell
14 15 (2.27%) Riverbed
15 13 (1.97%) NEC
16 12 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits & High Profile Projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EMC Computer Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competative
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£40,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago