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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 568 582 612
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 65 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 1.14% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 50
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £36,828
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
4741 5178 4279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.51% 12.61% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4508 3651
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
Kingston Upon Thames +4 5 £52,500 +20.00%
City of London +49 4 £57,500 +9.52%
Chiswick - 4 £50,000 -
Brentford +2 3 £47,500 -2.06%
Romford - 3 £47,500 -
Greenford - 2 £61,250 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 65 (52.85%) Windows
2 48 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 47 (38.21%) Linux
3 47 (38.21%) VMware
4 46 (37.40%) Degree
5 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
6 43 (34.96%) C
7 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
9 34 (27.64%) Cisco
9 34 (27.64%) C++
9 34 (27.64%) SAN
10 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (24.39%) Software Engineering
12 28 (22.76%) Clustering
12 28 (22.76%) DNS
12 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (21.95%) DHCP
14 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
15 25 (20.33%) Electronics
16 23 (18.70%) SCCM
17 22 (17.89%) Finance
18 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (17.07%) Citrix
19 20 (16.26%) Perl
19 20 (16.26%) CommVault
19 20 (16.26%) High Availability
19 20 (16.26%) Performance Management
20 19 (15.45%) SQL
21 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) IaaS
1 8 (6.50%) PaaS
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.69%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.64%) SAN
2 28 (22.76%) DNS
3 27 (21.95%) DHCP
4 18 (14.63%) Firewall
5 12 (9.76%) NAS
6 10 (8.13%) Wireless
7 8 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.69%) Bluetooth
8 7 (5.69%) Ethernet
8 7 (5.69%) Skype
8 7 (5.69%) ZigBee
9 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.07%) FCoE
10 5 (4.07%) Internet
10 5 (4.07%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.07%) VLAN
11 4 (3.25%) RS-232
11 4 (3.25%) VoIP
12 3 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.25%) Big Data
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) GDB
1 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.63%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.33%) Electronics
2 22 (17.89%) Finance
3 15 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 14 (11.38%) Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Marketing
6 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.25%) Legal
8 3 (2.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Software Engineer
2 14 (11.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (11.38%) IT Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Architect
5 11 (8.94%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) DBA
6 10 (8.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (7.32%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Linux Scripter
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) MFC
4 1 (0.81%) Express
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) HTML5
4 1 (0.81%) Qt
4 1 (0.81%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Clustering
2 18 (14.63%) EMC VMAX
2 18 (14.63%) EMC VNX
3 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.50%) CLARiiON
4 8 (6.50%) Symmetrix
4 8 (6.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 8 (6.50%) VCE vBlock
5 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.88%) iSeries
6 6 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.88%) Replication
7 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.25%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (3.25%) Handset
7 4 (3.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.85%) Windows
2 48 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 47 (38.21%) Linux
4 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (12.20%) Unix
8 14 (11.38%) SUSE
9 13 (10.57%) Windows 7
10 11 (8.94%) Android
11 10 (8.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (7.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.44%) OS/400
13 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.44%) Solaris
14 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.81%) AIX
15 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 20 (16.26%) High Availability
2 20 (16.26%) Performance Management
3 18 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (13.82%) ITIL
5 15 (12.20%) Capacity Management
5 15 (12.20%) Change Management
6 13 (10.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.94%) Signal Processing
8 10 (8.13%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.13%) Patch Management
8 10 (8.13%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.13%) Project Management
9 9 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (7.32%) Digital Signal Processing
10 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.50%) Server Building
11 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) C
2 34 (27.64%) C++
3 20 (16.26%) Perl
4 19 (15.45%) SQL
5 16 (13.01%) Embedded C
6 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.13%) AWK
7 10 (8.13%) Bourne shell
7 10 (8.13%) sed
8 9 (7.32%) Embedded C++
9 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.88%) C#
11 5 (4.07%) Java
12 4 (3.25%) Python
12 4 (3.25%) VBScript
13 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.44%) PHP
13 3 (2.44%) RPG
13 3 (2.44%) RPG/400
13 3 (2.44%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.94%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) VCAP
5 7 (5.69%) MCP
6 4 (3.25%) MCTS
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.25%) VCP5
7 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (11.38%) vSphere
5 8 (6.50%) NFS
6 7 (5.69%) vCloud
7 6 (4.88%) XenApp
8 5 (4.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.44%) SRDF
10 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.70%) SCCM
2 17 (13.82%) SCOM
3 10 (8.13%) Data Guard
3 10 (8.13%) HP SIM
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (6.50%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (6.50%) SCOrch
5 7 (5.69%) Simpana
6 5 (4.07%) WSUS
7 4 (3.25%) vRealize
8 3 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (2.44%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 47 (38.21%) VMware
2 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 34 (27.64%) Cisco
4 21 (17.07%) Citrix
5 20 (16.26%) CommVault
6 18 (14.63%) EMC
7 17 (13.82%) HP
7 17 (13.82%) IBM
8 15 (12.20%) Veeam
9 13 (10.57%) Symantec
10 12 (9.76%) SAP
11 11 (8.94%) Oracle
12 9 (7.32%) Dell
13 8 (6.50%) Brocade
14 7 (5.69%) NetApp
15 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
15 5 (4.07%) Remedy
16 3 (2.44%) Meraki
16 3 (2.44%) Sybase
17 2 (1.63%) AVG
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