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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 575 607 578
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 61 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 1.21% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 21
Average salary £50,000 £54,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% +31.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £37,309
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
4516 4874 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.21% 10.13% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3940 4183 3626
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 13 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Greenford - 4 £55,000 -
New Malden - 4 - -
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £35,000 -
Harrow - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £26,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £38,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Linux
2 33 (32.67%) VMware
3 32 (31.68%) Degree
4 30 (29.70%) C
5 28 (27.72%) TCP/IP
5 28 (27.72%) HP
6 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
7 24 (23.76%) DHCP
7 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
7 24 (23.76%) C++
7 24 (23.76%) PowerShell
8 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (22.77%) Hedge funds
9 22 (21.78%) DNS
9 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (20.79%) VMware ESX
10 21 (20.79%) Electronics
10 21 (20.79%) vSphere
10 21 (20.79%) SCCM
10 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
11 20 (19.80%) Asset Management
11 20 (19.80%) MS Office
11 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
12 19 (18.81%) SharePoint
12 19 (18.81%) Cisco
12 19 (18.81%) QA
12 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (18.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (17.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (17.82%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.98%) Lync
5 1 (0.99%) Node.js
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.76%) DHCP
3 22 (21.78%) DNS
4 16 (15.84%) Wireless
5 12 (11.88%) SAN
6 9 (8.91%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (8.91%) Bluetooth
6 9 (8.91%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (7.92%) Firewall
8 7 (6.93%) BGP
8 7 (6.93%) Internet
8 7 (6.93%) VoIP
8 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
8 7 (6.93%) Multicast
9 6 (5.94%) VPN
9 6 (5.94%) WAN
9 6 (5.94%) LAN
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 21 (20.79%) Electronics
2 18 (17.82%) Finance
3 10 (9.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.96%) Marketing
6 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Legal
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.99%) Military
8 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.99%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (9.90%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Administrator
4 8 (7.92%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Wintel Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Firmware Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Firmware Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Firmware Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) .NET
1 1 (0.99%) CSS
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
1 1 (0.99%) XML
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Basis
1 1 (0.99%) OpenMP
1 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.99%) JSON
1 1 (0.99%) WCF
1 1 (0.99%) .NET Compact Framework
1 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Hedge funds
2 18 (17.82%) Blackberry
3 13 (12.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.89%) VHDL
5 8 (7.92%) Mathematics
6 7 (6.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.93%) Equities
7 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
8 5 (4.95%) EMC VNX
9 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
9 4 (3.96%) Clustering
10 3 (2.97%) E-Learning
10 3 (2.97%) Replication
10 3 (2.97%) Physics
10 3 (2.97%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.98%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Linux
3 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (13.86%) Android
6 11 (10.89%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.95%) UNIX
8 4 (3.96%) SUSE
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.98%) Windows CE
10 2 (1.98%) VMS
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
2 20 (19.80%) Asset Management
3 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 9 (8.91%) ITIL
4 9 (8.91%) Cyber Security
5 8 (7.92%) Android Development
5 8 (7.92%) Change Management
6 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.93%) Low Latency
7 6 (5.94%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.94%) People Management
7 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.94%) Validation
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.95%) TDD
9 4 (3.96%) Migration
9 4 (3.96%) Earned Value Management
9 4 (3.96%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) C
2 24 (23.76%) C++
2 24 (23.76%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.91%) Embedded C
4 6 (5.94%) Java
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
5 4 (3.96%) Assembly Language
6 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.98%) AWK
7 2 (1.98%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.98%) sed
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Fortran
8 1 (0.99%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 32 (31.68%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.93%) CCNP
4 7 (6.93%) CCNA
4 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.95%) VCP5
6 3 (2.97%) VCAP
6 3 (2.97%) PhD
7 2 (1.98%) CCIE
7 2 (1.98%) MCSE
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.79%) VMware ESX
2 21 (20.79%) vSphere
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.99%) XenServer
6 1 (0.99%) SRDF
6 1 (0.99%) vCloud
6 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) SCCM
2 7 (6.93%) WSUS
3 4 (3.96%) Nagios
4 3 (2.97%) SCOM
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.98%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.99%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.99%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) VMware
2 28 (27.72%) HP
3 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.81%) Cisco
5 8 (7.92%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.93%) Juniper
7 6 (5.94%) EMC
8 4 (3.96%) CommVault
9 3 (2.97%) Citrix
9 3 (2.97%) Avaya
9 3 (2.97%) Brocade
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.97%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.97%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.97%) Veeam
10 2 (1.98%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.98%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.98%) Symantec
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