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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 348 319 286
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -33
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 91 113 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 3.06% 4.41% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 157
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
2972 2561 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.70% 11.89% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 2098 2422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -11 29 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey -17 25 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Oxfordshire +22 21 £40,000 -46.66% 6
Berkshire +12 11 £60,000 +60.00% 2
West Sussex -3 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £41,000 -3.52%
Kent -18 2 £48,750 +77.27%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 72 (40.91%) C
2 63 (35.80%) Linux
3 56 (31.82%) C++
4 51 (28.98%) Degree
5 47 (26.70%) Windows
6 46 (26.14%) Electronics
7 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
8 39 (22.16%) ITIL
8 39 (22.16%) TCP/IP
9 36 (20.45%) VMware
10 32 (18.18%) Cisco
11 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.48%) HP
13 28 (15.91%) Embedded C
14 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (13.64%) XML
16 22 (12.50%) Firewall
16 22 (12.50%) UNIX
16 22 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
17 21 (11.93%) F5
17 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
17 21 (11.93%) Change Management
18 20 (11.36%) SLA
18 20 (11.36%) Active Directory
18 20 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (10.80%) DNS
19 19 (10.80%) Red Hat
19 19 (10.80%) Perl
19 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
19 19 (10.80%) Project Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (7.95%) MS Exchange
1 14 (7.95%) IIS
2 10 (5.68%) Moodle
2 10 (5.68%) Lync
2 10 (5.68%) SAS
3 7 (3.98%) Apache
4 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MS Office
2 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.16%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.50%) Firewall
3 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
4 20 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (10.80%) DNS
6 18 (10.23%) Wireless
7 17 (9.66%) GPRS
8 16 (9.09%) GSM
8 16 (9.09%) LAN
8 16 (9.09%) WAN
9 15 (8.52%) FWSM
10 12 (6.82%) SNMP
11 11 (6.25%) ADSL
11 11 (6.25%) SAN
12 10 (5.68%) Bluetooth
13 9 (5.11%) VoIP
13 9 (5.11%) BGP
14 8 (4.55%) Internet
14 8 (4.55%) DHCP
14 8 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.82%) MySQL
2 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) Big Data
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Subversion
2 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.55%) JIRA
4 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.98%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.98%) GDB
4 7 (3.98%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 46 (26.14%) Electronics
2 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.82%) Finance
4 8 (4.55%) Military
5 6 (3.41%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.84%) Automotive
6 5 (2.84%) Avionics
7 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.27%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (13.07%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 18 (10.23%) Developer
3 18 (10.23%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Software Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Development Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Electronics Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Consultant
8 11 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Administrator
10 8 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.98%) Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Systems Support
12 6 (3.41%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) XML
2 17 (9.66%) SOAP
3 14 (7.95%) Web Services
4 13 (7.39%) .NET
5 12 (6.82%) LAMP
5 12 (6.82%) XML-RPC
5 12 (6.82%) REST
6 9 (5.11%) HTML
7 6 (3.41%) Flash
8 4 (2.27%) MFC
8 4 (2.27%) WPF
9 3 (1.70%) jQuery
9 3 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.70%) Ajax
9 3 (1.70%) JSON
9 3 (1.70%) WCF
9 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.70%) CSS
9 3 (1.70%) Middleware
10 2 (1.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 16 (9.09%) Physics
2 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (5.68%) CMDB
5 9 (5.11%) VHDL
6 8 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.98%) Replication
8 6 (3.41%) VLE
9 4 (2.27%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (2.27%) Home Automation
9 4 (2.27%) Clustering
10 3 (1.70%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.70%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (1.70%) ASIC
10 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.80%) Linux
2 47 (26.70%) Windows
3 22 (12.50%) UNIX
4 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.95%) Solaris
6 12 (6.82%) AIX
7 10 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.98%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.84%) Android
10 5 (2.84%) HPUX
10 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.70%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.70%) Fedora
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.70%) CentOS
12 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
2 39 (22.16%) ITIL
3 21 (11.93%) Change Management
4 19 (10.80%) Project Management
5 17 (9.66%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.52%) Signal Processing
7 11 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.25%) UML
7 11 (6.25%) Validation
8 10 (5.68%) CAD
9 9 (5.11%) Line Management
9 9 (5.11%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.98%) Content Management
11 7 (3.98%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.91%) C
2 56 (31.82%) C++
3 28 (15.91%) Embedded C
4 19 (10.80%) Perl
5 17 (9.66%) SQL
5 17 (9.66%) C#
6 16 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 14 (7.95%) Java
7 14 (7.95%) PHP
8 7 (3.98%) Assembly Language
8 7 (3.98%) Python
8 7 (3.98%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.41%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.14%) Jython
12 2 (1.14%) Korn
12 2 (1.14%) XPath
13 1 (0.57%) XAML
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (28.98%) Degree
2 15 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.82%) CCNA
3 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.98%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (2.84%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (2.27%) MCSE
7 4 (2.27%) MCSA
7 4 (2.27%) SCSA
7 4 (2.27%) MOS
7 4 (2.27%) SCSE
8 3 (1.70%) MCITP
8 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) CCNP
8 3 (1.70%) ISEB
9 2 (1.14%) HNC
9 2 (1.14%) PhD
9 2 (1.14%) CCIE
9 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) SLA
2 12 (6.82%) DO-254
3 8 (4.55%) QA
4 7 (3.98%) JTAG
4 7 (3.98%) DO-178B
5 5 (2.84%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.11%) vSphere
4 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.84%) SCCM
2 5 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.70%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.70%) Nagios
4 2 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.14%) Control-M
4 2 (1.14%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (20.45%) VMware
2 32 (18.18%) Cisco
3 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
4 29 (16.48%) HP
5 21 (11.93%) F5
6 19 (10.80%) Red Hat
7 18 (10.23%) EMC
8 17 (9.66%) Juniper
9 14 (7.95%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.82%) Egenera
11 9 (5.11%) Citrix
12 7 (3.98%) Nortel
12 7 (3.98%) Cognizant
12 7 (3.98%) Symantec
12 7 (3.98%) Ciena
13 6 (3.41%) Foundry
13 6 (3.41%) NetApp
13 6 (3.41%) Cadence
13 6 (3.41%) BT
13 6 (3.41%) Sun
Portsmouth
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago