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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 553 587 573
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 343 275 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 280 224 282
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 £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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
34164 34017 37205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.23% 33.45% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27033 27659 31648
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 August 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 August 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 +1 110 £44,000 +10.00% 15
East of England +23 50 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London +1 48 £54,500 +41.55% 4
East Midlands +7 35 £37,500 +25.00% 4
South West -25 32 £42,500 +13.33% 7
North West -5 24 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -31 24 £41,250 +13.01% 4
West Midlands -14 14 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North East -5 3 £31,500 -4.54% 3
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 293 (39.38%) C
2 255 (34.27%) Degree
3 245 (32.93%) Linux
4 207 (27.82%) C++
5 198 (26.61%) Windows
6 185 (24.87%) Software Engineering
7 169 (22.72%) Electronics
8 155 (20.83%) Cisco
9 146 (19.62%) ITIL
10 134 (18.01%) TCP/IP
11 115 (15.46%) HP
11 115 (15.46%) VMware
12 114 (15.32%) EMC
12 114 (15.32%) Microsoft
13 107 (14.38%) UNIX
14 105 (14.11%) Computer Science
15 101 (13.58%) SAN
16 98 (13.17%) Embedded C
17 90 (12.10%) Embedded Systems
18 83 (11.16%) Ethernet
18 83 (11.16%) Firewall
19 80 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 80 (10.75%) NetApp
19 80 (10.75%) LAN
20 78 (10.48%) Telecoms
21 74 (9.95%) Python
22 73 (9.81%) SLA
22 73 (9.81%) Project Management
23 72 (9.68%) DNS
24 71 (9.54%) C#

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 53 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.23%) IIS
5 21 (2.82%) Lync
6 16 (2.15%) Apache
7 15 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.81%) Moodle
11 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.67%) SAS
13 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.54%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.54%) CMS
13 4 (0.54%) GroupWise
Applications
1 49 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.97%) MS Office
3 11 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.08%) MS Project
4 8 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.13%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
6 1 (0.13%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.21%) IaaS
2 8 (1.08%) PaaS
3 6 (0.81%) Office 365
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 134 (18.01%) TCP/IP
2 101 (13.58%) SAN
3 83 (11.16%) Ethernet
3 83 (11.16%) Firewall
4 80 (10.75%) LAN
5 72 (9.68%) DNS
6 66 (8.87%) WAN
7 62 (8.33%) Wireless
7 62 (8.33%) NAS
8 43 (5.78%) DHCP
9 38 (5.11%) VPN
10 37 (4.97%) Internet
11 36 (4.84%) Bluetooth
12 35 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (2.69%) SSL
15 19 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
16 18 (2.42%) NetScaler
17 17 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) Big Data
5 2 (0.27%) DB2
5 2 (0.27%) MySQL
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.13%) Adabas
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 18 (2.42%) Subversion
2 15 (2.02%) LabVIEW
3 9 (1.21%) JIRA
4 8 (1.08%) WinDbg
4 8 (1.08%) GDB
4 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.08%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.54%) Selenium
6 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.27%) Hudson
7 2 (0.27%) JUnit
7 2 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.13%) PVCS
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 169 (22.72%) Electronics
2 78 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 57 (7.66%) Finance
4 32 (4.30%) Back Office
5 29 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.96%) Marketing
7 18 (2.42%) Aerospace
8 15 (2.02%) Military
9 14 (1.88%) Automotive
10 10 (1.34%) Banking
10 10 (1.34%) Retail
11 8 (1.08%) Games
12 7 (0.94%) Publishing
13 6 (0.81%) French Language
14 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.27%) Law
16 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 133 (17.88%) Software Engineer
2 69 (9.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 66 (8.87%) Firmware Engineer
4 47 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
5 42 (5.65%) Storage Specialist
6 40 (5.38%) Electronics Engineer
7 39 (5.24%) Design Engineer
7 39 (5.24%) Analyst
8 38 (5.11%) Network Engineer
8 38 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 38 (5.11%) Technical Specialist
8 38 (5.11%) Hardware Engineer
9 37 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.84%) Consultant
11 34 (4.57%) Junior
12 33 (4.44%) Developer
13 31 (4.17%) Administrator
14 28 (3.76%) Support Engineer
15 26 (3.49%) Senior Firmware Engineer
16 25 (3.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.65%) .NET
2 17 (2.28%) HTML
3 16 (2.15%) OpenGL
4 14 (1.88%) Direct3D
5 13 (1.75%) MFC
6 12 (1.61%) Flash
7 10 (1.34%) Qt
8 9 (1.21%) J2EE
9 7 (0.94%) WinForms
9 7 (0.94%) Middleware
9 7 (0.94%) XML
10 4 (0.54%) Web Services
10 4 (0.54%) CSS
10 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.40%) JSON
11 3 (0.40%) jQuery
11 3 (0.40%) SOAP
12 2 (0.27%) RESTful
12 2 (0.27%) Ext JS
12 2 (0.27%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.11%) Computer Science
2 90 (12.10%) Embedded Systems
3 61 (8.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 56 (7.53%) Device Driver
5 51 (6.85%) VHDL
6 46 (6.18%) CLARiiON
6 46 (6.18%) EMC Centera
6 46 (6.18%) Symmetrix DMX
7 41 (5.51%) Management Information System
7 41 (5.51%) Clustering
8 39 (5.24%) Replication
9 37 (4.97%) Mathematics
10 30 (4.03%) Physics
11 24 (3.23%) MPEG
12 19 (2.55%) Streaming Video
13 18 (2.42%) STB
14 16 (2.15%) CMDB
15 14 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
16 13 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 245 (32.93%) Linux
2 198 (26.61%) Windows
3 107 (14.38%) UNIX
4 69 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (6.85%) Solaris
8 37 (4.97%) AIX
9 34 (4.57%) HPUX
9 34 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (4.03%) Android
11 24 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
12 20 (2.69%) Windows 7
13 19 (2.55%) SUSE
14 18 (2.42%) Windows XP
15 17 (2.28%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.08%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.81%) CentOS
17 6 (0.81%) Windows CE
18 5 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (24.87%) Software Engineering
2 146 (19.62%) ITIL
3 80 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 73 (9.81%) Project Management
5 54 (7.26%) Change Control
6 52 (6.99%) Validation
7 43 (5.78%) Asset Management
8 40 (5.38%) Network Management
9 38 (5.11%) Problem Management
10 34 (4.57%) Configuration Management
10 34 (4.57%) Embedded Software Development
11 31 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (4.03%) Migration
12 30 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (3.90%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
15 26 (3.49%) Network Design
16 25 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
17 23 (3.09%) Performance Management
17 23 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 293 (39.38%) C
2 207 (27.82%) C++
3 98 (13.17%) Embedded C
4 74 (9.95%) Python
5 71 (9.54%) C#
6 64 (8.60%) Perl
7 60 (8.06%) SQL
8 54 (7.26%) Embedded C++
9 50 (6.72%) Assembly Language
10 44 (5.91%) Java
11 36 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 30 (4.03%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.55%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.88%) sed
15 13 (1.75%) AWK
15 13 (1.75%) JavaScript
15 13 (1.75%) Bourne shell
16 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 255 (34.27%) Degree
2 61 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (7.80%) Security Cleared
4 57 (7.66%) CCNA
5 46 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (4.30%) MCSE
7 29 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.63%) CCSA
9 22 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (2.82%) MCSA
11 19 (2.55%) CCNP
12 13 (1.75%) ISEB
13 12 (1.61%) MCP
14 11 (1.48%) VCP5
14 11 (1.48%) VCP4
15 10 (1.34%) OCA
15 10 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (1.34%) MCITP
16 8 (1.08%) PhD
16 8 (1.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.81%) SLA
2 44 (5.91%) QA
3 14 (1.88%) JTAG
4 12 (1.61%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (0.81%) GAMP
5 6 (0.81%) GCP
5 6 (0.81%) GMP
6 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (7.93%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.69%) vSphere
6 14 (1.88%) XenServer
7 12 (1.61%) NFS
8 9 (1.21%) ISA Server
8 9 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.81%) XenApp
11 6 (0.81%) KVM
12 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
13 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.40%) UAG
14 2 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 27 (3.63%) Data Guard
2 25 (3.36%) NetBackup
3 24 (3.23%) HP SIM
4 20 (2.69%) SCCM
5 17 (2.28%) SCOM
5 17 (2.28%) HP Data Protector
6 13 (1.75%) WSUS
7 9 (1.21%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.08%) Puppet
9 7 (0.94%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.54%) Nagios
11 4 (0.54%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.54%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 155 (20.83%) Cisco
2 115 (15.46%) HP
2 115 (15.46%) VMware
3 114 (15.32%) EMC
3 114 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 80 (10.75%) NetApp
5 67 (9.01%) Red Hat
6 50 (6.72%) CheckPoint
7 42 (5.65%) F5
8 33 (4.44%) Oracle
8 33 (4.44%) Symantec
9 30 (4.03%) Citrix
10 29 (3.90%) Sun
11 27 (3.63%) BT
12 22 (2.96%) IBM
13 21 (2.82%) Juniper
14 18 (2.42%) Dell
15 14 (1.88%) Atmel
15 14 (1.88%) Hitachi
16 12 (1.61%) Sybase
Emsworth
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London, United Kingdom
Tower Hamlets College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package - See description
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £20 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago