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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Kent
Rank 74 93 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.45% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 3.42% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £28,750 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%

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
123 146 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.89% 14.13% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 114 131
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 6 - -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 21 (51.22%) ITIL
1 21 (51.22%) VPN
1 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
1 21 (51.22%) Change Control
1 21 (51.22%) Extreme Networks
2 19 (46.34%) CCNA
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) CCSE
3 15 (36.59%) CCNP
4 14 (34.15%) C
4 14 (34.15%) C++
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
4 14 (34.15%) Coaching
5 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
5 13 (31.71%) Subversion
5 13 (31.71%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Embedded C
5 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Validation
6 12 (29.27%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
6 12 (29.27%) UML
6 12 (29.27%) OO
6 12 (29.27%) OOD
6 12 (29.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
6 12 (29.27%) Qt

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 5 (12.20%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
1 21 (51.22%) VPN
2 8 (19.51%) IP Telephony
3 4 (9.76%) ExtremeXOS
4 1 (2.44%) RS-232
4 1 (2.44%) RS-485
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
1 13 (31.71%) Subversion
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Law
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Support
2 14 (34.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco Support
4 10 (24.39%) Check Point Support
5 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) Server Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Algorithms
1 12 (29.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Embedded Linux
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Change Control
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Coaching
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
3 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (29.27%) OO
3 12 (29.27%) OOD
3 12 (29.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (29.27%) Signal Processing
3 12 (29.27%) UML
3 12 (29.27%) Validation
4 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) SDLC
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C
1 14 (34.15%) C++
2 13 (31.71%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) CCNA
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
2 15 (36.59%) CCSE
3 12 (29.27%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
1 21 (51.22%) Extreme Networks
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Atmel
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