The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.89% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 1.77% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 283 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.47% 26.82% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 309 225 183
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 25 July 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Kent

Firmware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Folkestone - 3 £40,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 26 (89.66%) LAN
1 26 (89.66%) WAN
1 26 (89.66%) CCNA
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (89.66%) CheckPoint
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
1 26 (89.66%) Firewall
1 26 (89.66%) Telecoms
1 26 (89.66%) CCSA
1 26 (89.66%) Network Management
1 26 (89.66%) Change Control
2 21 (72.41%) BT
2 21 (72.41%) Project Management
3 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
3 13 (44.83%) Network Design
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) C
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Windows
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.90%) Electronics
8 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Java

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
1 26 (89.66%) WAN
1 26 (89.66%) Firewall
General
1 26 (89.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Network Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate
8 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Voice Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Network Management
1 26 (89.66%) Change Control
2 21 (72.41%) Project Management
3 13 (44.83%) Network Design
3 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C
2 3 (10.34%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) CCNA
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (89.66%) CCSA
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
1 26 (89.66%) CheckPoint
2 21 (72.41%) BT