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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 584 603 554
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -49
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 45 56 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 1.17% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 51 47
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
5391 4786 4200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.11% 9.72% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4670 4171 3576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +31 13 £37,500 -40.00% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Brentford - 2 £48,500 -
Greenford - 1 £27,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £26,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (43.81%) Linux
2 33 (31.43%) Cisco
3 32 (30.48%) TCP/IP
4 31 (29.52%) Windows
5 30 (28.57%) C
6 28 (26.67%) C++
6 28 (26.67%) DNS
7 23 (21.90%) Electronics
8 22 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (19.05%) LAN
9 20 (19.05%) WAN
10 19 (18.10%) VPN
10 19 (18.10%) Firewall
10 19 (18.10%) Load Balancing
10 19 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (17.14%) Degree
11 18 (17.14%) F5
12 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
12 17 (16.19%) Wireless
13 16 (15.24%) DHCP
14 15 (14.29%) SSL
14 15 (14.29%) CCNA
14 15 (14.29%) Hedge funds
15 14 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (13.33%) CCNP
15 14 (13.33%) HTTP
15 14 (13.33%) UNIX
15 14 (13.33%) VMware
16 13 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (12.38%) FTP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) TCP/IP
2 28 (26.67%) DNS
3 20 (19.05%) LAN
3 20 (19.05%) WAN
4 19 (18.10%) VPN
4 19 (18.10%) Firewall
4 19 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (16.19%) Wireless
6 16 (15.24%) DHCP
7 15 (14.29%) SSL
8 14 (13.33%) HTTP
8 14 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (12.38%) FTP
10 11 (10.48%) Internet
10 11 (10.48%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (9.52%) Multicast
11 10 (9.52%) NetScaler
11 10 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (9.52%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) SQLite
3 5 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.76%) LabVIEW
2 5 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (21.90%) Electronics
2 12 (11.43%) Finance
3 10 (9.52%) Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.81%) Law
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Military
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.29%) Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.71%) DBA
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Firmware Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Firmware Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (3.81%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) CSS
2 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 5 (4.76%) OpenMP
2 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.76%) JSON
2 5 (4.76%) WCF
2 5 (4.76%) .NET Compact Framework
2 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 4 (3.81%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) Flash
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.62%) Physics
4 8 (7.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (6.67%) Equities
5 7 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (6.67%) Clustering
5 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.76%) SystemC
6 5 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.76%) Verilog
7 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.81%) VHDL
7 4 (3.81%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.81%) Replication
7 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.81%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) Windows
3 14 (13.33%) UNIX
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.67%) Android
6 7 (6.67%) SUSE
7 6 (5.71%) Solaris
7 6 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.76%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.95%) Debian
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Load Balancing
2 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.57%) Change Management
4 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.62%) ITIL
5 7 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 7 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 6 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.76%) TDD
7 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.76%) Memory Management
8 4 (3.81%) Product Management
8 4 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.57%) C
2 28 (26.67%) C++
3 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) Java
4 11 (10.48%) Perl
5 9 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 7 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 7 (6.67%) Python
7 6 (5.71%) SQL
7 6 (5.71%) sed
7 6 (5.71%) AWK
7 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.71%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.76%) Fortran
8 5 (4.76%) C#
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.14%) Degree
3 15 (14.29%) CCNA
4 14 (13.33%) CCNP
5 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.57%) CCIE
6 2 (1.90%) PhD
6 2 (1.90%) HND
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CCSA
6 2 (1.90%) CCSE
7 1 (0.95%) MCITP
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.95%) CCA
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) vSphere
3 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.86%) XenServer
7 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.90%) SRDF
7 2 (1.90%) NFS
8 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.95%) QEMU
8 1 (0.95%) KVM
8 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) SCCM
2 7 (6.67%) HP SIM
3 6 (5.71%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.81%) Nagios
5 3 (2.86%) WSUS
6 2 (1.90%) EMC TimeFinder
6 2 (1.90%) OpenView
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Cisco
2 18 (17.14%) F5
3 14 (13.33%) VMware
4 13 (12.38%) HP
5 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 8 (7.62%) EMC
8 7 (6.67%) Juniper
8 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.71%) Citrix
9 6 (5.71%) Oracle
10 5 (4.76%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.76%) Renesas
11 4 (3.81%) Assembla
11 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.86%) Brocade
12 3 (2.86%) Avaya
12 3 (2.86%) Dell
12 3 (2.86%) WatchGuard
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