The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 85 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.62% 0.37% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 4.51% 3.05% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 20
Median salary £34,000 £33,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,350 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
133 131 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.71% 12.21% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 121 129 130
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,675
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firmware
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Kent region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Kent

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Kent

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) Change Control
2 16 (72.73%) Coaching
3 14 (63.64%) IP Telephony
4 10 (45.45%) CCSE
4 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 10 (45.45%) CCNA
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 8 (36.36%) F5
5 8 (36.36%) ExtremeXOS
6 6 (27.27%) NGN
6 6 (27.27%) LANDesk
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) CMS
6 6 (27.27%) Avaya
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) ISDN
7 3 (13.64%) Electronics
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Wiki
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) IP Telephony
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) VPN
3 8 (36.36%) ExtremeXOS
4 6 (27.27%) ISDN
4 6 (27.27%) NGN
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) RS-232
6 1 (4.55%) RS-485
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Avionics
3 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Voice Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) CPLD
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Verilog
2 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Change Control
2 16 (72.73%) Coaching
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) CCNP
1 10 (45.45%) CCSE
1 10 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
1 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Avaya
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) LANDesk
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Renesas
5 1 (4.55%) Atmel
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