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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 61 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.46% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 16.55% 6.06% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 10
Median salary £37,750 £36,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
145 132 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.89% 11.93% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 128 122 123
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 July 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Kent

Firmware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 2 - -
Folkestone - 1 £37,500 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (78.13%) ITIL
2 24 (75.00%) Change Control
3 20 (62.50%) VPN
3 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 20 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
4 18 (56.25%) Coaching
5 17 (53.13%) Finance
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco
5 17 (53.13%) CCNP
5 17 (53.13%) CCNA
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (53.13%) CCSE
6 14 (43.75%) IP Telephony
6 14 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (25.00%) F5
7 8 (25.00%) ExtremeXOS
8 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) C
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 4 (12.50%) C++
11 3 (9.38%) ISDN
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
11 3 (9.38%) Avaya
11 3 (9.38%) HP
11 3 (9.38%) Change Management
11 3 (9.38%) CMS
11 3 (9.38%) Subversion
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (9.38%) NGN

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 3 (9.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
1 20 (62.50%) VPN
2 14 (43.75%) IP Telephony
3 8 (25.00%) ExtremeXOS
4 3 (9.38%) ISDN
4 3 (9.38%) NGN
5 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) RS-232
6 1 (3.13%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) German Language
2 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Network Support
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Support
5 6 (18.75%) Data Network Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Check Point Support
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Voice Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) ITIL
2 24 (75.00%) Change Control
3 18 (56.25%) Coaching
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) OOD
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Signal Processing
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
2 4 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CCNA
1 17 (53.13%) CCNP
1 17 (53.13%) CCSE
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 20 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) Renesas
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago