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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 288 340 386
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +46
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 134 127 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.47% 4.50% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 111 81 54
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
2450 2824 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.12% 13.35% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2108 2373 2413
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +39 48 £54,000 +8.00% 1
Kent +37 37 £38,000 -5.00%
Hampshire +4 14 £37,500 -23.46% 6
Surrey +24 11 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +13 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire +2 9 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 103 (40.08%) Linux
2 83 (32.30%) C
3 69 (26.85%) C++
4 63 (24.51%) Firewall
5 60 (23.35%) Software Engineering
6 59 (22.96%) Cisco
7 54 (21.01%) VMware
7 54 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (20.62%) Degree
9 52 (20.23%) ITIL
10 49 (19.07%) Python
11 47 (18.29%) Electronics
12 46 (17.90%) Virtual Environments
13 45 (17.51%) Data Centre
14 44 (17.12%) HP
15 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
15 41 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (15.95%) Windows
16 37 (14.40%) VPN
17 36 (14.01%) Red Hat
17 36 (14.01%) Computer Science
18 35 (13.62%) Change Control
18 35 (13.62%) CCNP
18 35 (13.62%) Unix
19 33 (12.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 33 (12.84%) vSphere
20 32 (12.45%) Active Directory
20 32 (12.45%) CheckPoint
21 31 (12.06%) Extreme Networks
22 30 (11.67%) PowerShell

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 17 (6.61%) Apache
2 10 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.72%) IIS
4 5 (1.95%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.72%) Office 365
3 4 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.56%) IaaS
3 4 (1.56%) PaaS
3 4 (1.56%) SaaS
4 3 (1.17%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.51%) Firewall
2 37 (14.40%) VPN
3 23 (8.95%) DNS
4 22 (8.56%) DHCP
5 21 (8.17%) LDAP
6 19 (7.39%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (7.39%) FWSM
7 14 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.06%) LAN
8 13 (5.06%) Wireless
9 12 (4.67%) Network Security
10 11 (4.28%) IP Telephony
10 11 (4.28%) MPLS
11 9 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.50%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.11%) Ethernet
12 8 (3.11%) Internet
12 8 (3.11%) WAN
13 7 (2.72%) OSPF
13 7 (2.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.89%) MySQL
2 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.17%) Big Data
4 3 (1.17%) DB2
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.39%) OLAP
6 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.39%) Redis
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.23%) Subversion
3 11 (4.28%) JIRA
4 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.72%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.72%) Robot Framework
6 4 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 47 (18.29%) Electronics
2 22 (8.56%) Finance
3 10 (3.89%) Games
3 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.11%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.95%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Automotive
7 3 (1.17%) Avionics
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 53 (20.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 52 (20.23%) Software Engineer
3 42 (16.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (15.95%) Support Engineer
5 37 (14.40%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (10.12%) Network Engineer
8 24 (9.34%) Server Engineer
9 22 (8.56%) Firmware Engineer
10 21 (8.17%) Network Support
10 21 (8.17%) Unix Engineer
11 20 (7.78%) Analyst
11 20 (7.78%) Hardware Engineer
11 20 (7.78%) Server Support
11 20 (7.78%) Systems Support
11 20 (7.78%) Systems Support Engineer
12 18 (7.00%) FPGA Engineer
13 17 (6.61%) Cisco Support
14 16 (6.23%) IT Engineer
15 15 (5.84%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) OpenCL
2 8 (3.11%) HTML
3 7 (2.72%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.72%) DirectX
3 7 (2.72%) MFC
3 7 (2.72%) OpenGL
3 7 (2.72%) Qt
3 7 (2.72%) XML
4 6 (2.33%) .NET
4 6 (2.33%) LAMP
5 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.95%) RESTful
5 5 (1.95%) Web Services
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.39%) JAAS
7 1 (0.39%) Java EE
7 1 (0.39%) JMS
7 1 (0.39%) JMX
7 1 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.51%) Data Centre
2 36 (14.01%) Computer Science
3 33 (12.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 30 (11.67%) Clustering
5 22 (8.56%) Embedded Systems
6 16 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.23%) VHDL
7 15 (5.84%) CPLD
8 14 (5.45%) Mathematics
9 10 (3.89%) Algorithms
10 8 (3.11%) Life Science
11 7 (2.72%) Internet of Things
11 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.95%) Contactless
12 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.95%) Smartcard
12 5 (1.95%) Verilog
12 5 (1.95%) Wiki
13 4 (1.56%) Device Driver
14 3 (1.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (40.08%) Linux
2 41 (15.95%) Windows
3 35 (13.62%) Unix
4 21 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (7.78%) CentOS
6 19 (7.39%) Ubuntu
7 17 (6.61%) Windows Server
8 16 (6.23%) Solaris
8 16 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.06%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.72%) VxWorks
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.17%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.35%) Software Engineering
2 52 (20.23%) ITIL
3 46 (17.90%) Virtual Environments
4 35 (13.62%) Change Control
5 24 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.17%) Coaching
6 21 (8.17%) Scrum
7 18 (7.00%) Change Management
8 17 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (6.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (5.84%) Validation
11 13 (5.06%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.67%) TDD
12 12 (4.67%) UML
13 11 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.28%) OO
13 11 (4.28%) Project Management
13 11 (4.28%) SDLC
14 10 (3.89%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (3.89%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.30%) C
2 69 (26.85%) C++
3 49 (19.07%) Python
4 30 (11.67%) PowerShell
5 25 (9.73%) Embedded C
6 24 (9.34%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.61%) C#
8 15 (5.84%) Perl
9 11 (4.28%) Java
10 9 (3.50%) Assembly Language
10 9 (3.50%) SQL
11 7 (2.72%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.17%) PHP
12 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.78%) VB
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (20.62%) Degree
2 41 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (13.62%) CCNP
4 30 (11.67%) CCNA
5 23 (8.95%) CCSE
6 18 (7.00%) Check Point Certification
6 18 (7.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.28%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.11%) ISEB
8 8 (3.11%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.72%) CCSP
9 7 (2.72%) CCVP
10 6 (2.33%) RHCE
10 6 (2.33%) SCSA
10 6 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.95%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.95%) Dell Certification
11 5 (1.95%) MCSE
11 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.51%) SLA
2 11 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.89%) ISO 9001
4 9 (3.50%) QA
5 5 (1.95%) ISO 14001
6 4 (1.56%) ISO13485
7 3 (1.17%) Def Stans
7 3 (1.17%) DO-254
7 3 (1.17%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.78%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 54 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.84%) vSphere
3 32 (12.45%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.89%) iptables
6 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (1.17%) Samba
8 3 (1.17%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.17%) XenServer
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) NFS
10 1 (0.39%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.17%) Cacti
3 3 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.17%) Nagios
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Cisco
2 54 (21.01%) VMware
3 44 (17.12%) HP
4 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
5 36 (14.01%) Red Hat
6 32 (12.45%) CheckPoint
7 31 (12.06%) Extreme Networks
8 28 (10.89%) Oracle
8 28 (10.89%) Sun
9 22 (8.56%) IBM
10 21 (8.17%) F5
11 15 (5.84%) Dell
12 12 (4.67%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.89%) EMC
14 9 (3.50%) Juniper
15 8 (3.11%) Xilinx
16 7 (2.72%) Egenera
16 7 (2.72%) Foundry
16 7 (2.72%) SolarWinds
17 6 (2.33%) Veritas
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Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
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High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Montash Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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