The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 317 378 359
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 125 95 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 4.96% 3.10% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 55 101
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2519 3065 2963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 14.43% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2186 2550 2425
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the South East

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the South East

Firmware
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +41 49 £51,000 +7.36% 8
Oxfordshire -9 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey +36 12 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Hampshire -14 12 £51,250 +4.59% 6
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £37,500 -14.77% 1
West Sussex +5 10 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Kent +17 8 £38,000 +15.15% 2
East Sussex -2 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 107 (43.15%) C
2 77 (31.05%) C++
3 73 (29.44%) Electronics
4 69 (27.82%) Software Engineering
4 69 (27.82%) Linux
5 66 (26.61%) Degree
6 50 (20.16%) ITIL
6 50 (20.16%) Cisco
7 49 (19.76%) Firewall
8 43 (17.34%) HP
8 43 (17.34%) Embedded Systems
9 42 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (16.94%) VMware
10 41 (16.53%) Computer Science
11 39 (15.73%) Data Centre
12 38 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 38 (15.32%) Windows
13 37 (14.92%) Python
14 36 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
16 31 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
17 27 (10.89%) F5
18 26 (10.48%) CCNP
18 26 (10.48%) CCNA
19 24 (9.68%) SLA
19 24 (9.68%) Assembly Language
19 24 (9.68%) Red Hat
19 24 (9.68%) FWSM
19 24 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (9.27%) Active Directory

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.63%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.42%) CMS
3 5 (2.02%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) IIS
4 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.76%) Firewall
2 24 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (9.68%) FWSM
3 22 (8.87%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.47%) DNS
4 21 (8.47%) Wireless
5 20 (8.06%) VPN
6 15 (6.05%) DHCP
7 14 (5.65%) IP Telephony
7 14 (5.65%) LDAP
8 11 (4.44%) LAN
9 10 (4.03%) Network Security
9 10 (4.03%) RS-232
10 9 (3.63%) 3G
10 9 (3.63%) WAN
11 8 (3.23%) ExtremeXOS
11 8 (3.23%) MPLS
11 8 (3.23%) RS-485
11 8 (3.23%) VoIP
12 7 (2.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) Big Data
2 3 (1.21%) MySQL
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.40%) Redis
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.05%) Eclipse
3 15 (6.05%) Subversion
4 9 (3.63%) Robot Framework
5 8 (3.23%) JIRA
6 4 (1.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 73 (29.44%) Electronics
2 22 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.47%) Finance
4 13 (5.24%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.63%) Games
5 9 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.23%) Military
7 5 (2.02%) Automotive
7 5 (2.02%) Avionics
8 2 (0.81%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.98%) Embedded Engineer
2 50 (20.16%) Software Engineer
3 39 (15.73%) Firmware Engineer
4 34 (13.71%) Systems Engineer
5 33 (13.31%) Network Engineer
6 32 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 30 (12.10%) Hardware Engineer
8 27 (10.89%) Support Engineer
9 22 (8.87%) Server Engineer
10 21 (8.47%) Analyst
11 19 (7.66%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) FPGA Engineer
13 17 (6.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (6.45%) Audio Engineer
14 16 (6.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
14 16 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (6.45%) Server Support
14 16 (6.45%) Systems Support
14 16 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.03%) DirectX
1 10 (4.03%) MFC
1 10 (4.03%) OpenGL
2 8 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.42%) HTML
4 3 (1.21%) .NET
4 3 (1.21%) XML
5 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.81%) CSS
5 2 (0.81%) LAMP
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.81%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.40%) JAAS
6 1 (0.40%) Java EE
6 1 (0.40%) JMX
6 1 (0.40%) JNDI
6 1 (0.40%) Qt
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.34%) Embedded Systems
2 41 (16.53%) Computer Science
3 39 (15.73%) Data Centre
4 38 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (6.45%) CPLD
6 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.65%) Clustering
8 10 (4.03%) VHDL
9 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.23%) Life Science
11 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
12 5 (2.02%) Cybercrime
12 5 (2.02%) Internet of Things
12 5 (2.02%) Physics
13 4 (1.61%) Mechatronics
13 4 (1.61%) Verilog
14 3 (1.21%) iPad
14 3 (1.21%) Machine to Machine
15 2 (0.81%) Arduino
15 2 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.82%) Linux
2 38 (15.32%) Windows
3 18 (7.26%) Unix
4 17 (6.85%) VxWorks
5 16 (6.45%) CentOS
5 16 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 16 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.02%) Solaris
9 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.82%) Software Engineering
2 50 (20.16%) ITIL
3 31 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.66%) Change Control
4 19 (7.66%) Coaching
5 18 (7.26%) Scrum
6 16 (6.45%) Change Management
7 15 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (5.65%) Schematic Capture
8 14 (5.65%) Validation
9 13 (5.24%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.84%) Project Management
11 10 (4.03%) High Availability
11 10 (4.03%) SDLC
12 9 (3.63%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (3.63%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (3.63%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (43.15%) C
2 77 (31.05%) C++
3 37 (14.92%) Python
4 24 (9.68%) Assembly Language
5 21 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.66%) Embedded C
6 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.05%) Java
8 14 (5.65%) Perl
9 12 (4.84%) SQL
10 11 (4.44%) C#
11 7 (2.82%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.02%) Delphi
12 5 (2.02%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.02%) Ruby
13 4 (1.61%) C-shell
14 3 (1.21%) PHP
15 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (26.61%) Degree
2 36 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (10.48%) CCNA
3 26 (10.48%) CCNP
4 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.84%) CCSE
5 12 (4.84%) Check Point Certification
6 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.23%) ISEB
7 8 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.23%) MCSA
7 8 (3.23%) MCSE
7 8 (3.23%) MOS
7 8 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (2.42%) CCSP
8 6 (2.42%) CCVP
8 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.02%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.02%) Dell Certification
9 5 (2.02%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) SLA
2 12 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.44%) QA
4 6 (2.42%) Def Stans
5 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.21%) DO-254
6 3 (1.21%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.21%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.40%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 42 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.27%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.47%) vSphere
4 11 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.61%) NFS
6 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.21%) iptables
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.81%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.40%) Nessus
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (20.16%) Cisco
2 43 (17.34%) HP
3 42 (16.94%) VMware
4 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
5 27 (10.89%) F5
6 24 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 21 (8.47%) IBM
7 21 (8.47%) Palo Alto
8 20 (8.06%) CheckPoint
8 20 (8.06%) Extreme Networks
8 20 (8.06%) Juniper
9 15 (6.05%) Dell
9 15 (6.05%) SolarWinds
10 14 (5.65%) Oracle
10 14 (5.65%) Sun
11 13 (5.24%) EMC
12 7 (2.82%) Avaya
13 6 (2.42%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.42%) NetApp
14 5 (2.02%) Agilent
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