The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 86 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.11% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 7.45% 3.77% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
161 159 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.94% 15.04% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 142 95
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Dartford - 1 £40,000 - 2
Sandwich - 1 £46,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
3 8 (42.11%) Change Control
3 8 (42.11%) Coaching
4 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) RS-232
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) CMS
6 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) CCSE
6 4 (21.05%) NGN
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) ISDN
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) Tivoli

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
2 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
2 5 (26.32%) RS-232
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) ISDN
3 4 (21.05%) NGN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) GCC
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Avionics
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Voice Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Voice Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Flash
1 2 (10.53%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) CPLD
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (15.79%) Verilog
2 3 (15.79%) VHDL
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
2 8 (42.11%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) CCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Check Point Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) HND
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) EMC
2 4 (21.05%) Avaya
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) F5
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
3 3 (15.79%) Atmel
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Amdocs
4 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
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Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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