The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 554 581 570
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 58 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 1.13% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 32
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5244 4145 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.46% 9.63% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 3568 3501
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firmware
Salary Trend in London

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

Firmware Salary Trend in London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in London

Firmware
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
City of London 0 9 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Uxbridge - 8 £40,000 -
Bromley - 3 £35,000 -
Brentford - 2 £48,500 -
Greenford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 66 (51.56%) Linux
2 49 (38.28%) Cisco
3 47 (36.72%) Windows
4 46 (35.94%) DNS
5 45 (35.16%) TCP/IP
6 40 (31.25%) LAN
6 40 (31.25%) WAN
7 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (27.34%) Firewall
8 34 (26.56%) Load Balancing
9 33 (25.78%) F5
10 31 (24.22%) FTP
10 31 (24.22%) VPN
11 30 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (21.88%) DHCP
13 27 (21.09%) CCNP
14 26 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (19.53%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (19.53%) Perl
16 24 (18.75%) UNIX
16 24 (18.75%) HTTP
16 24 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (17.97%) C
17 23 (17.97%) MPLS
17 23 (17.97%) NetScaler
18 22 (17.19%) CSS
18 22 (17.19%) CCIE
19 21 (16.41%) C++
20 19 (14.84%) CCNA
21 18 (14.06%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.91%) Node.js
3 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.56%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) DNS
2 45 (35.16%) TCP/IP
3 40 (31.25%) LAN
3 40 (31.25%) WAN
4 35 (27.34%) Firewall
5 31 (24.22%) VPN
5 31 (24.22%) FTP
6 30 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (21.88%) DHCP
8 26 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (19.53%) Cisco PIX
10 24 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (18.75%) HTTP
11 23 (17.97%) MPLS
11 23 (17.97%) NetScaler
12 18 (14.06%) SSH
13 17 (13.28%) Ethernet
14 14 (10.94%) SSL
14 14 (10.94%) SMTP
15 13 (10.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.91%) SQLite
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.91%) LabVIEW
2 5 (3.91%) Bugzilla
3 4 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (13.28%) Electronics
2 14 (10.94%) Finance
3 11 (8.59%) Banking
4 8 (6.25%) Law
5 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Military
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Administrator
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.03%) DBA
5 9 (7.03%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Support
9 5 (3.91%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Embedded Software Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) CSS
2 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) OpenMP
2 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.91%) JSON
2 5 (3.91%) WCF
2 5 (3.91%) .NET Compact Framework
2 5 (3.91%) .NET
3 4 (3.13%) XML
4 2 (1.56%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.56%) libvirt
5 1 (0.78%) Flash
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.72%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.81%) Clustering
4 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.47%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.47%) Physics
6 5 (3.91%) SystemC
6 5 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.91%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.91%) Verilog
6 5 (3.91%) Equities
6 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.91%) Replication
7 4 (3.13%) CLARiiON
7 4 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.13%) User Experience
8 3 (2.34%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 66 (51.56%) Linux
2 47 (36.72%) Windows
3 24 (18.75%) UNIX
4 15 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.16%) Solaris
6 10 (7.81%) SUSE
7 9 (7.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.69%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.91%) Android
9 5 (3.91%) Windows CE
10 4 (3.13%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Debian
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) Load Balancing
2 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.50%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.81%) Change Management
6 9 (7.03%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.03%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.03%) Performance Management
6 9 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.25%) Network Management
8 7 (5.47%) Project Management
9 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.69%) Signal Processing
9 6 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.69%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.91%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.91%) Memory Management
10 5 (3.91%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.53%) Perl
2 23 (17.97%) C
3 21 (16.41%) C++
4 15 (11.72%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.38%) Python
6 10 (7.81%) Java
7 9 (7.03%) AWK
7 9 (7.03%) SQL
7 9 (7.03%) Bourne shell
7 9 (7.03%) sed
8 7 (5.47%) Assembly Language
8 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.69%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.91%) C#
10 5 (3.91%) Fortran
11 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (21.09%) CCNP
3 22 (17.19%) CCIE
4 19 (14.84%) CCNA
5 18 (14.06%) Degree
6 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) VCP4
8 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (3.13%) PMP
8 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.34%) MCSE
9 3 (2.34%) CCSE
10 2 (1.56%) HND
10 2 (1.56%) CCSA
11 1 (0.78%) CCDP
11 1 (0.78%) CCA
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (5.47%) vSphere
5 6 (4.69%) NFS
5 6 (4.69%) XenApp
6 3 (2.34%) XenServer
6 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.34%) KVM
7 2 (1.56%) vCloud
7 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.56%) SRDF
8 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.78%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) HP SIM
2 9 (7.03%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.91%) SCCM
4 4 (3.13%) SCOM
4 4 (3.13%) WSUS
4 4 (3.13%) Puppet
4 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.56%) OpenView
6 2 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.56%) Nagios
6 2 (1.56%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.78%) WMI
7 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (38.28%) Cisco
2 33 (25.78%) F5
3 17 (13.28%) VMware
4 11 (8.59%) SolarWinds
4 11 (8.59%) Citrix
4 11 (8.59%) CheckPoint
5 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.81%) HP
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle
6 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.25%) Juniper
8 7 (5.47%) EMC
9 5 (3.91%) Renesas
9 5 (3.91%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.13%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.13%) Assembla
10 4 (3.13%) Dell
11 3 (2.34%) Avaya
11 3 (2.34%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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