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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 319 348 363
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 118 107 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.10% 3.70% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 73
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £55,000
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2876 2889 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.90% 12.84% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2294 2403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Hampshire +41 38 £49,000 +12.64% 4
Berkshire +7 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 10 £46,500 +9.41% 5
Kent +6 9 £36,000 -1.36% 3
East Sussex +28 7 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Oxfordshire +13 7 £36,750 -24.61% 4
West Sussex 0 7 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey -16 7 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 88 (45.13%) C++
2 79 (40.51%) C
3 78 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 73 (37.44%) Degree
5 55 (28.21%) Embedded C
6 52 (26.67%) Windows
7 49 (25.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 46 (23.59%) Linux
9 43 (22.05%) Subversion
10 41 (21.03%) Manufacturing
10 41 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (20.00%) Electronics
12 34 (17.44%) Firewall
13 33 (16.92%) Embedded C++
13 33 (16.92%) TCP/IP
13 33 (16.92%) JIRA
14 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
15 31 (15.90%) TeamCity
16 29 (14.87%) LAN
17 28 (14.36%) WAN
17 28 (14.36%) VPN
17 28 (14.36%) EMC
18 26 (13.33%) Cisco
19 25 (12.82%) DNS
20 23 (11.79%) DHCP
20 23 (11.79%) Cisco Certification
21 22 (11.28%) Wireless
21 22 (11.28%) Ethernet
21 22 (11.28%) ITIL
21 22 (11.28%) VMware

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (8.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.15%) SAS
3 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.59%) IIS
6 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.03%) Node.js
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.44%) Firewall
2 33 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 29 (14.87%) LAN
4 28 (14.36%) WAN
4 28 (14.36%) VPN
5 25 (12.82%) DNS
6 23 (11.79%) DHCP
7 22 (11.28%) Ethernet
7 22 (11.28%) Wireless
8 21 (10.77%) Internet
9 18 (9.23%) VoIP
10 16 (8.21%) SAN
11 15 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (6.67%) IPsec
13 13 (6.67%) VLAN
14 12 (6.15%) 802.11
14 12 (6.15%) SSL
15 8 (4.10%) 3G
15 8 (4.10%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.56%) Big Data
3 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.51%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (22.05%) Subversion
2 33 (16.92%) JIRA
3 31 (15.90%) TeamCity
4 18 (9.23%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.62%) GCC
6 6 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (2.56%) GDB
7 5 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.05%) Valgrind
9 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.54%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 41 (21.03%) Manufacturing
2 39 (20.00%) Electronics
3 12 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.64%) Finance
4 11 (5.64%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (33.85%) Software Engineer
2 20 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
2 20 (10.26%) Principal Software Engineer
2 20 (10.26%) Principal Engineer
3 18 (9.23%) Firmware Engineer
4 17 (8.72%) Electronics Engineer
5 16 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.69%) Administrator
6 15 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Network Administrator
8 12 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Real Time Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Network Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.08%) DirectX
3 4 (2.05%) .NET
3 4 (2.05%) STL
3 4 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (2.05%) Flash
4 3 (1.54%) Qt
5 2 (1.03%) OpenMP
5 2 (1.03%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.51%) WPF
6 1 (0.51%) Web Services
6 1 (0.51%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.51%) LAMP
6 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 41 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.77%) Algorithms
4 18 (9.23%) Mathematics
5 14 (7.18%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (6.67%) VHDL
7 10 (5.13%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.59%) Blackberry
9 7 (3.59%) Replication
9 7 (3.59%) EMC VNX
10 6 (3.08%) Physics
10 6 (3.08%) Statistics
11 5 (2.56%) Clustering
11 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.05%) iPad
12 4 (2.05%) iPhone
12 4 (2.05%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.05%) Verilog
12 4 (2.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.67%) Windows
2 46 (23.59%) Linux
3 12 (6.15%) UNIX
3 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.10%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.03%) Solaris
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) HPUX
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (11.28%) ITIL
3 21 (10.77%) Project Management
3 21 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.72%) Release Management
5 16 (8.21%) Validation
6 14 (7.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.67%) SDLC
8 12 (6.15%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.15%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.64%) Information Security
10 10 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.62%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.62%) Change Management
12 8 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.10%) UML
12 8 (4.10%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 88 (45.13%) C++
2 79 (40.51%) C
3 55 (28.21%) Embedded C
4 33 (16.92%) Embedded C++
5 18 (9.23%) Assembly Language
6 15 (7.69%) C#
7 10 (5.13%) Java
8 9 (4.62%) Perl
8 9 (4.62%) Python
9 7 (3.59%) SQL
10 5 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) Fortran
12 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
13 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (37.44%) Degree
2 23 (11.79%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (10.26%) CCNA
4 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.13%) MCSE
6 9 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.08%) MCP
8 6 (3.08%) CCNP
9 5 (2.56%) PhD
9 5 (2.56%) SAP Certification
9 5 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.56%) Dell Certification
9 5 (2.56%) HP ASE
10 4 (2.05%) CCIE
11 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.59%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.05%) QA
5 2 (1.03%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.13%) vSphere
3 10 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.62%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (2.05%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.03%) XenApp
7 2 (1.03%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Samba
8 1 (0.51%) iptables
8 1 (0.51%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) WSUS
1 5 (2.56%) SCOM
2 4 (2.05%) SCCM
2 4 (2.05%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.05%) Check_MK
2 4 (2.05%) Icinga
3 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.51%) Cacti
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.51%) Nmap
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.36%) EMC
3 26 (13.33%) Cisco
4 22 (11.28%) VMware
5 21 (10.77%) QNX
6 12 (6.15%) Meraki
7 11 (5.64%) Progress
7 11 (5.64%) Citrix
8 8 (4.10%) HP
8 8 (4.10%) Altera
9 7 (3.59%) Dell
9 7 (3.59%) CommVault
10 6 (3.08%) SAP
10 6 (3.08%) Xilinx
11 4 (2.05%) Synplicity
12 3 (1.54%) i2
12 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.03%) Avaya
13 2 (1.03%) F5
13 2 (1.03%) Renesas
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East (Home Counties)
TRG
Salary: 55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East (Home Counties)
TRG
Salary: 40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 7 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago