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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 576 595 554
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 37 63 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 1.32% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 40
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £21,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
4958 4784 4117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.41% 9.83% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 4207 3496
Average salary £47,500 £45,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.97% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +39 13 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon +12 1 £35,000 +41.41%
Harrow +3 1 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Sidcup - 1 £26,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 35 (38.04%) C
3 29 (31.52%) Windows
3 29 (31.52%) TCP/IP
3 29 (31.52%) Cisco
4 28 (30.43%) C++
5 25 (27.17%) Electronics
6 24 (26.09%) Degree
7 21 (22.83%) DNS
8 19 (20.65%) Wireless
9 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (18.48%) DHCP
9 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
10 15 (16.30%) VMware
10 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (16.30%) Firewall
11 14 (15.22%) Finance
11 14 (15.22%) HP
11 14 (15.22%) LAN
11 14 (15.22%) WAN
12 13 (14.13%) VPN
12 13 (14.13%) HTTP
12 13 (14.13%) Mathematics
12 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
13 12 (13.04%) Load Balancing
13 12 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (13.04%) SSL
13 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
13 12 (13.04%) Multicast

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.52%) TCP/IP
2 21 (22.83%) DNS
3 19 (20.65%) Wireless
4 17 (18.48%) DHCP
5 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (16.30%) Firewall
6 14 (15.22%) LAN
6 14 (15.22%) WAN
7 13 (14.13%) VPN
7 13 (14.13%) HTTP
8 12 (13.04%) SSL
8 12 (13.04%) Multicast
9 10 (10.87%) VoIP
9 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
9 10 (10.87%) BGP
9 10 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (9.78%) Internet
10 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (9.78%) Bluetooth
11 8 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.43%) SQLite
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) LabVIEW
2 5 (5.43%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.09%) RequisitePro
General
1 25 (27.17%) Electronics
2 14 (15.22%) Finance
3 9 (9.78%) Banking
4 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.43%) Marketing
6 3 (3.26%) Law
6 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Military
7 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (1.09%) Avionics
8 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Firmware Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Firmware Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET Compact Framework
1 5 (5.43%) Web Services
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
1 5 (5.43%) JSON
1 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
1 5 (5.43%) WCF
1 5 (5.43%) OpenMP
2 4 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (3.26%) CSS
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Mathematics
1 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (10.87%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.70%) VHDL
4 8 (8.70%) Physics
5 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
5 7 (7.61%) Equities
6 5 (5.43%) SystemC
6 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.43%) Clustering
6 5 (5.43%) Verilog
7 4 (4.35%) Replication
7 4 (4.35%) Device Driver
7 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 29 (31.52%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Android
5 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.78%) UNIX
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.43%) Windows CE
8 5 (5.43%) SUSE
9 4 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
2 12 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.70%) Signal Processing
4 7 (7.61%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (7.61%) Low Latency
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.52%) Change Management
5 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.52%) Cyber Security
5 6 (6.52%) Android Development
6 5 (5.43%) Memory Management
6 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.43%) TDD
7 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.35%) Investment Management
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) C
2 28 (30.43%) C++
3 11 (11.96%) Java
4 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.78%) Assembly Language
5 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.70%) Embedded C
6 7 (7.61%) Python
7 5 (5.43%) Fortran
7 5 (5.43%) C#
8 4 (4.35%) AWK
8 4 (4.35%) Perl
8 4 (4.35%) SQL
8 4 (4.35%) Bourne shell
8 4 (4.35%) sed
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.96%) CCNP
3 11 (11.96%) CCNA
4 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CCIE
6 2 (2.17%) CCSA
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.17%) CCSE
6 2 (2.17%) HND
6 2 (2.17%) PhD
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.17%) VCP5
6 2 (2.17%) VCAP
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) CCA
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 6 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.78%) vSphere
3 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.26%) XenServer
6 2 (2.17%) NFS
6 2 (2.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.17%) SRDF
7 1 (1.09%) QEMU
7 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.35%) Nagios
4 3 (3.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.17%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (1.09%) OpenView
6 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Cisco
2 15 (16.30%) VMware
3 14 (15.22%) HP
4 11 (11.96%) F5
5 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 9 (9.78%) Juniper
7 8 (8.70%) SonicWALL
7 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.61%) EMC
9 6 (6.52%) WatchGuard
9 6 (6.52%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.52%) Avaya
10 5 (5.43%) Renesas
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle
11 4 (4.35%) Assembla
12 3 (3.26%) Dell
12 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.26%) Citrix
12 3 (3.26%) Brocade
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + equity, pension, bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrow
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 25 days ago