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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 584 550 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 306 336 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 2.51% 3.18% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 254 280 297
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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
12205 10577 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.42% 10.41% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10312 9012 9750
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -48 82 £44,000 -2.22% 32
London +21 62 £50,000 +3.09% 12
East of England -24 40 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South West -15 38 £45,000 +20.00% 16
North West -8 26 £34,000 -9.33% 4
East Midlands +10 22 £40,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -56 21 £31,250 -14.38% 2
West Midlands -21 13 £38,750 +19.23% 2
North East -20 2 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 253 (38.98%) C
1 253 (38.98%) Linux
2 209 (32.20%) Degree
3 186 (28.66%) C++
4 177 (27.27%) Windows
5 163 (25.12%) Software Engineering
6 159 (24.50%) Electronics
7 134 (20.65%) Cisco
8 128 (19.72%) ITIL
9 118 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 110 (16.95%) VMware
11 97 (14.95%) UNIX
12 90 (13.87%) EMC
13 87 (13.41%) HP
14 86 (13.25%) Computer Science
15 85 (13.10%) Firewall
16 84 (12.94%) Embedded C
17 82 (12.63%) Embedded Systems
18 79 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 76 (11.71%) WAN
19 76 (11.71%) SAN
20 74 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 72 (11.09%) LAN
22 71 (10.94%) DNS
22 71 (10.94%) Ethernet
22 71 (10.94%) C#
23 70 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
24 68 (10.48%) Red Hat
25 67 (10.32%) SLA
26 65 (10.02%) Finance

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.85%) IIS
3 17 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.31%) Lync
6 14 (2.16%) Apache
6 14 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.54%) CloudStack
8 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.08%) Moodle
10 6 (0.92%) SAS
11 5 (0.77%) JBoss
11 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.01%) MS Office
3 7 (1.08%) Simulink
4 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.69%) IaaS
2 8 (1.23%) PaaS
3 6 (0.92%) Office 365
4 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 85 (13.10%) Firewall
3 76 (11.71%) SAN
3 76 (11.71%) WAN
4 72 (11.09%) LAN
5 71 (10.94%) Ethernet
5 71 (10.94%) DNS
6 50 (7.70%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (7.24%) VPN
8 45 (6.93%) NAS
9 39 (6.01%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (5.55%) Wireless
11 34 (5.24%) DHCP
11 34 (5.24%) NetScaler
12 27 (4.16%) FTP
13 22 (3.39%) Internet
14 21 (3.24%) MPLS
14 21 (3.24%) SNMP
14 21 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.00%) MySQL
4 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 6 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.77%) Big Data
5 5 (0.77%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.62%) DB2
7 2 (0.31%) DTS
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 20 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.47%) Subversion
3 11 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.69%) LabVIEW
4 8 (1.23%) JIRA
4 8 (1.23%) WinDbg
5 6 (0.92%) Hudson
5 6 (0.92%) GDB
5 6 (0.92%) JUnit
5 6 (0.92%) Selenium
5 6 (0.92%) Maven
5 6 (0.92%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
General
1 159 (24.50%) Electronics
2 65 (10.02%) Finance
3 40 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.31%) Back Office
6 21 (3.24%) Military
7 15 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 13 (2.00%) Automotive
9 11 (1.69%) Marketing
9 11 (1.69%) French Language
10 9 (1.39%) Banking
11 7 (1.08%) Publishing
12 5 (0.77%) Games
12 5 (0.77%) Law
13 4 (0.62%) Legal
13 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.62%) Retail
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (17.57%) Software Engineer
2 55 (8.47%) Firmware Engineer
3 47 (7.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 45 (6.93%) Network Engineer
5 44 (6.78%) Developer
6 41 (6.32%) Administrator
7 35 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
8 34 (5.24%) Hardware Engineer
9 33 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 33 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 32 (4.93%) Electronics Engineer
11 31 (4.78%) Storage Specialist
12 29 (4.47%) Technical Specialist
12 29 (4.47%) Design Engineer
12 29 (4.47%) Analyst
13 28 (4.31%) Consultant
13 28 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
14 26 (4.01%) Senior Firmware Engineer
15 25 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.01%) .NET
2 21 (3.24%) XML
3 18 (2.77%) CSS
4 16 (2.47%) SOAP
5 15 (2.31%) Web Services
5 15 (2.31%) OpenGL
5 15 (2.31%) Direct3D
6 13 (2.00%) HTML
7 12 (1.85%) J2EE
8 9 (1.39%) MFC
8 9 (1.39%) Flash
9 8 (1.23%) JSON
9 8 (1.23%) jQuery
10 7 (1.08%) REST
10 7 (1.08%) RESTful
10 7 (1.08%) LAMP
10 7 (1.08%) XML-RPC
10 7 (1.08%) XSLT
10 7 (1.08%) XSD
11 6 (0.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 82 (12.63%) Embedded Systems
3 59 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 43 (6.63%) Algorithms
5 38 (5.86%) VHDL
6 37 (5.70%) CLARiiON
6 37 (5.70%) EMC Centera
6 37 (5.70%) Symmetrix DMX
7 36 (5.55%) Replication
8 34 (5.24%) Device Driver
9 31 (4.78%) Management Information System
10 28 (4.31%) Clustering
11 27 (4.16%) Physics
11 27 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (3.39%) Mathematics
13 16 (2.47%) MPEG
13 16 (2.47%) Hedge funds
14 15 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
14 15 (2.31%) Streaming Video
14 15 (2.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 253 (38.98%) Linux
2 177 (27.27%) Windows
3 97 (14.95%) UNIX
4 63 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (7.70%) Solaris
6 49 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (4.78%) HPUX
9 28 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
10 27 (4.16%) AIX
11 25 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (3.39%) Android
13 17 (2.62%) SUSE
14 13 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.69%) CentOS
16 9 (1.39%) Windows 7
16 9 (1.39%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.92%) Scientific Linux
18 5 (0.77%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (25.12%) Software Engineering
2 128 (19.72%) ITIL
3 70 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 60 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (7.24%) Project Management
6 45 (6.93%) Problem Management
7 36 (5.55%) Asset Management
7 36 (5.55%) Embedded Software Development
8 35 (5.39%) Change Control
8 35 (5.39%) Validation
9 32 (4.93%) Change Management
9 32 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (4.78%) UML
11 28 (4.31%) Migration
12 27 (4.16%) Line Management
13 26 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (4.01%) Network Management
14 22 (3.39%) Service Delivery
14 22 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (38.98%) C
2 186 (28.66%) C++
3 84 (12.94%) Embedded C
4 71 (10.94%) C#
5 64 (9.86%) SQL
6 57 (8.78%) Python
7 49 (7.55%) Embedded C++
8 48 (7.40%) Perl
9 40 (6.16%) Java
10 38 (5.86%) Shell Script
11 32 (4.93%) Assembly Language
12 24 (3.70%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.39%) MATLAB
14 14 (2.16%) sed
14 14 (2.16%) JavaScript
15 13 (2.00%) AWK
15 13 (2.00%) Bourne shell
15 13 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.54%) PHP
17 6 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 209 (32.20%) Degree
2 58 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 43 (6.63%) CCNA
5 36 (5.55%) CCNP
6 27 (4.16%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.62%) CCIE
7 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.85%) CCSA
8 12 (1.85%) MCSE
9 11 (1.69%) ISEB
9 11 (1.69%) VCP4
9 11 (1.69%) VCP5
10 8 (1.23%) HNC
11 7 (1.08%) HND
12 6 (0.92%) MCSA
13 5 (0.77%) MCP
13 5 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.77%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.32%) SLA
2 37 (5.70%) QA
3 13 (2.00%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.23%) JTAG
5 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.62%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.15%) BS7799
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 74 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.31%) vSphere
4 15 (2.31%) NFS
4 15 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.77%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.62%) vCloud
9 4 (0.62%) KVM
10 3 (0.46%) XenApp
10 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.31%) XenServer
11 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (4.78%) NetBackup
2 20 (3.08%) HP SIM
3 19 (2.93%) Data Guard
4 13 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 13 (2.00%) SCCM
5 12 (1.85%) SCOM
5 12 (1.85%) WSUS
6 9 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.23%) Puppet
8 7 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.92%) Nagios
9 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Control-M
12 1 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 134 (20.65%) Cisco
2 110 (16.95%) VMware
3 90 (13.87%) EMC
4 87 (13.41%) HP
5 79 (12.17%) Microsoft
6 68 (10.48%) Red Hat
7 64 (9.86%) NetApp
8 47 (7.24%) F5
9 36 (5.55%) CheckPoint
10 35 (5.39%) Citrix
11 33 (5.08%) Symantec
12 26 (4.01%) Oracle
13 23 (3.54%) Juniper
14 20 (3.08%) Sun
15 17 (2.62%) IBM
16 15 (2.31%) Dell
17 13 (2.00%) SolarWinds
17 13 (2.00%) Atmel
18 12 (1.85%) Riverbed
19 11 (1.69%) Egenera
Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £48000 to £60000 per annum - Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Full Package
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Trimdon Station, County Durham
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita
Salary: Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
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