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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 589 550 527
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 297 326 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.43% 3.08% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 249 274 301
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,900 £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
12209 10578 11189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.45% 10.38% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10331 9023 9716
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,435
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 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 31 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 -46 81 £43,500 -3.33% 31
London +17 62 £50,000 +1.52% 11
South West -19 36 £45,000 +20.00% 16
East of England -35 36 £38,000 -5.00% 18
North West -11 24 £32,500 -13.33% 5
East Midlands +11 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire -43 22 £35,000 -4.10% 3
West Midlands -22 12 £37,500 +15.38% 2
North East - 1 £37,500 - 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 254 (39.50%) C
2 252 (39.19%) Linux
3 203 (31.57%) Degree
4 187 (29.08%) C++
5 178 (27.68%) Windows
6 161 (25.04%) Software Engineering
7 156 (24.26%) Electronics
8 133 (20.68%) Cisco
9 126 (19.60%) ITIL
10 118 (18.35%) TCP/IP
11 114 (17.73%) VMware
12 95 (14.77%) UNIX
13 87 (13.53%) Firewall
14 86 (13.37%) HP
14 86 (13.37%) EMC
15 85 (13.22%) Embedded C
16 84 (13.06%) Computer Science
17 82 (12.75%) Embedded Systems
18 79 (12.29%) Microsoft
19 76 (11.82%) SAN
19 76 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 75 (11.66%) DNS
21 74 (11.51%) WAN
22 71 (11.04%) Ethernet
22 71 (11.04%) LAN
23 69 (10.73%) C#
24 68 (10.58%) Red Hat
25 67 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
26 66 (10.26%) Finance
26 66 (10.26%) SLA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.20%) IIS
3 19 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.64%) Apache
5 16 (2.49%) Lync
5 16 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.18%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.56%) CloudStack
8 8 (1.24%) Moodle
8 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.93%) SAS
11 5 (0.78%) JBoss
11 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.20%) MS Office
3 9 (1.40%) Simulink
4 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.62%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.16%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.71%) IaaS
2 9 (1.40%) PaaS
3 7 (1.09%) Office 365
4 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 118 (18.35%) TCP/IP
2 87 (13.53%) Firewall
3 76 (11.82%) SAN
4 75 (11.66%) DNS
5 74 (11.51%) WAN
6 71 (11.04%) Ethernet
6 71 (11.04%) LAN
7 52 (8.09%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (7.47%) VPN
9 45 (7.00%) NAS
10 40 (6.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (5.75%) Wireless
12 35 (5.44%) NetScaler
13 34 (5.29%) DHCP
14 29 (4.51%) FTP
15 25 (3.89%) Internet
16 22 (3.42%) MPLS
16 22 (3.42%) SNMP
17 21 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.49%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.18%) MySQL
4 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.78%) Big Data
5 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.78%) DB2
6 2 (0.31%) DTS
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 21 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.49%) Subversion
3 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.71%) LabVIEW
4 8 (1.24%) JIRA
4 8 (1.24%) WinDbg
5 6 (0.93%) Hudson
5 6 (0.93%) GDB
5 6 (0.93%) JUnit
5 6 (0.93%) Maven
5 6 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.78%) Selenium
7 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 156 (24.26%) Electronics
2 66 (10.26%) Finance
3 36 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.29%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.04%) Back Office
6 21 (3.27%) Military
7 16 (2.49%) Aerospace
8 15 (2.33%) Automotive
9 11 (1.71%) French Language
10 10 (1.56%) Marketing
11 8 (1.24%) Banking
12 6 (0.93%) Publishing
13 5 (0.78%) Law
14 4 (0.62%) Legal
14 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.62%) Games
14 4 (0.62%) Retail
15 3 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (17.73%) Software Engineer
2 57 (8.86%) Firmware Engineer
3 46 (7.15%) Developer
3 46 (7.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 45 (7.00%) Network Engineer
5 40 (6.22%) Administrator
6 37 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
8 32 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 32 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 30 (4.67%) Electronics Engineer
9 30 (4.67%) Storage Specialist
10 28 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
10 28 (4.35%) Design Engineer
11 27 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.20%) Analyst
12 26 (4.04%) Consultant
12 26 (4.04%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 25 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (3.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.91%) .NET
2 22 (3.42%) XML
3 18 (2.80%) CSS
4 17 (2.64%) SOAP
5 16 (2.49%) Web Services
6 15 (2.33%) OpenGL
6 15 (2.33%) Direct3D
7 13 (2.02%) HTML
8 12 (1.87%) J2EE
9 9 (1.40%) MFC
9 9 (1.40%) Flash
10 8 (1.24%) LAMP
10 8 (1.24%) XML-RPC
10 8 (1.24%) JSON
10 8 (1.24%) jQuery
10 8 (1.24%) REST
11 7 (1.09%) RESTful
11 7 (1.09%) XSLT
11 7 (1.09%) XSD
12 6 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.06%) Computer Science
2 82 (12.75%) Embedded Systems
3 58 (9.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 41 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 37 (5.75%) Replication
6 36 (5.60%) VHDL
7 35 (5.44%) CLARiiON
7 35 (5.44%) EMC Centera
7 35 (5.44%) Symmetrix DMX
8 32 (4.98%) Device Driver
9 28 (4.35%) Management Information System
10 27 (4.20%) Clustering
10 27 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (3.89%) Physics
12 19 (2.95%) Mathematics
13 18 (2.80%) Hedge funds
14 15 (2.33%) MPEG
14 15 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
14 15 (2.33%) Streaming Video
15 14 (2.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 252 (39.19%) Linux
2 178 (27.68%) Windows
3 95 (14.77%) UNIX
4 66 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (7.93%) Solaris
6 42 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (4.51%) HPUX
8 27 (4.20%) AIX
8 27 (4.20%) Embedded Linux
8 27 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (3.27%) Android
10 18 (2.80%) SUSE
11 12 (1.87%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.71%) CentOS
13 9 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.24%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.93%) Scientific Linux
16 5 (0.78%) VxWorks
17 4 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (25.04%) Software Engineering
2 126 (19.60%) ITIL
3 67 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (6.84%) Problem Management
6 43 (6.69%) Project Management
7 35 (5.44%) Embedded Software Development
8 34 (5.29%) Validation
8 34 (5.29%) Asset Management
9 33 (5.13%) Change Management
9 33 (5.13%) UML
10 31 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (4.82%) Change Control
10 31 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 28 (4.35%) Migration
12 26 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
12 26 (4.04%) Line Management
13 24 (3.73%) Network Management
13 24 (3.73%) Load Balancing
14 21 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (39.50%) C
2 187 (29.08%) C++
3 85 (13.22%) Embedded C
4 69 (10.73%) C#
5 64 (9.95%) SQL
6 58 (9.02%) Python
7 50 (7.78%) Embedded C++
8 49 (7.62%) Perl
9 40 (6.22%) Java
10 38 (5.91%) Shell Script
11 34 (5.29%) Assembly Language
12 24 (3.73%) MATLAB
13 23 (3.58%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.33%) JavaScript
15 13 (2.02%) PHP
15 13 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.02%) sed
16 12 (1.87%) Bourne shell
16 12 (1.87%) AWK
17 6 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 203 (31.57%) Degree
2 56 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (6.38%) CCNA
4 40 (6.22%) Security Cleared
5 36 (5.60%) CCNP
6 25 (3.89%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.64%) CCIE
7 17 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.71%) MCSE
9 11 (1.71%) VCP4
9 11 (1.71%) VCP5
10 10 (1.56%) ISEB
10 10 (1.56%) CCSA
11 8 (1.24%) HNC
12 7 (1.09%) HND
13 6 (0.93%) MCSA
14 5 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (0.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.26%) SLA
2 36 (5.60%) QA
3 13 (2.02%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.24%) JTAG
5 7 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.62%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) BS7799
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 76 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.67%) vSphere
4 15 (2.33%) NFS
5 13 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.62%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.62%) vCloud
8 4 (0.62%) KVM
9 3 (0.47%) XenApp
10 2 (0.31%) XenServer
10 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.31%) UAG
10 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 19 (2.95%) HP SIM
3 17 (2.64%) Data Guard
4 14 (2.18%) SCCM
5 12 (1.87%) SCOM
5 12 (1.87%) WSUS
6 11 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.24%) Puppet
9 7 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.09%) Nagios
9 7 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.16%) Control-M
13 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
13 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 133 (20.68%) Cisco
2 114 (17.73%) VMware
3 86 (13.37%) HP
3 86 (13.37%) EMC
4 79 (12.29%) Microsoft
5 68 (10.58%) Red Hat
6 64 (9.95%) NetApp
7 48 (7.47%) F5
8 36 (5.60%) CheckPoint
8 36 (5.60%) Citrix
9 34 (5.29%) Symantec
10 25 (3.89%) Juniper
10 25 (3.89%) Oracle
11 20 (3.11%) Sun
12 19 (2.95%) IBM
13 16 (2.49%) Dell
14 14 (2.18%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.02%) Riverbed
16 12 (1.87%) Atmel
17 11 (1.71%) Egenera
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £48,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 to £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
CK Group
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago