The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 339 329 316
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 103 93 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.51% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 113
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6761 6157 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.96% 28.97% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4983 5878
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Berkshire +14 37 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey -7 24 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 18 £30,000 -22.58%
Hampshire -20 9 £48,750 +5.40% 6
Kent -6 5 £43,250 +8.12%
Oxfordshire 0 4 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Middlesex 0 3 £65,000 +13.04% 1
West Sussex -10 2 £27,500 -31.25%
East Sussex -31 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (41.85%) Linux
2 91 (40.09%) C
3 74 (32.60%) Degree
4 64 (28.19%) C++
5 58 (25.55%) ITIL
6 57 (25.11%) Electronics
6 57 (25.11%) Telecoms
7 56 (24.67%) Cisco
8 52 (22.91%) HP
9 47 (20.70%) Windows
10 45 (19.82%) Firewall
11 43 (18.94%) Software Engineering
12 42 (18.50%) Project Management
13 40 (17.62%) UNIX
13 40 (17.62%) Embedded Systems
14 39 (17.18%) Embedded C
15 37 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (15.86%) CCNA
16 36 (15.86%) WAN
17 35 (15.42%) TCP/IP
18 34 (14.98%) VMware
18 34 (14.98%) CheckPoint
19 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
19 32 (14.10%) LAN
20 31 (13.66%) SLA
21 30 (13.22%) EMC
22 29 (12.78%) Embedded C++
23 28 (12.33%) Ethernet
24 27 (11.89%) Red Hat
24 27 (11.89%) Management Information System

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (7.05%) IIS
2 12 (5.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.08%) Lync
4 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.64%) Moodle
5 5 (2.20%) SAS
6 4 (1.76%) Apache
7 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.88%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.82%) Firewall
2 36 (15.86%) WAN
3 35 (15.42%) TCP/IP
4 32 (14.10%) LAN
5 28 (12.33%) Ethernet
6 19 (8.37%) DNS
7 17 (7.49%) Wireless
7 17 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (6.17%) SAN
9 12 (5.29%) FWSM
10 11 (4.85%) DHCP
10 11 (4.85%) GPRS
11 10 (4.41%) GSM
12 7 (3.08%) ADSL
12 7 (3.08%) Internet
13 6 (2.64%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.64%) Broadband
13 6 (2.64%) VPN
13 6 (2.64%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.64%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Subversion
2 8 (3.52%) JIRA
2 8 (3.52%) Bugzilla
2 8 (3.52%) GDB
3 3 (1.32%) Selenium
3 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (25.11%) Electronics
1 57 (25.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.29%) Finance
3 10 (4.41%) Back Office
4 7 (3.08%) Military
4 7 (3.08%) Automotive
5 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.76%) Games
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (15.42%) Consultant
1 35 (15.42%) Firmware Engineer
2 24 (10.57%) Software Engineer
3 17 (7.49%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (7.49%) Hardware Engineer
4 14 (6.17%) Network Engineer
4 14 (6.17%) Development Engineer
4 14 (6.17%) Operations Consultant
5 13 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (5.29%) Analyst
6 12 (5.29%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
8 9 (3.96%) Junior
9 8 (3.52%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.52%) Network Consultant
9 8 (3.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.61%) .NET
2 8 (3.52%) MFC
3 6 (2.64%) HTML
4 5 (2.20%) XML
4 5 (2.20%) Flash
5 3 (1.32%) WinForms
6 2 (0.88%) HTML5
6 2 (0.88%) WebGL
6 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) JSON
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) WPF
7 1 (0.44%) jQuery
7 1 (0.44%) Ajax
7 1 (0.44%) Middleware
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) CSS
7 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.62%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (11.89%) Management Information System
3 26 (11.45%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (7.93%) Device Driver
5 17 (7.49%) VHDL
5 17 (7.49%) Physics
6 16 (7.05%) CMDB
7 15 (6.61%) Clustering
8 12 (5.29%) Mathematics
9 9 (3.96%) STB
9 9 (3.96%) Grid Computing
10 8 (3.52%) Home Automation
11 5 (2.20%) Replication
12 4 (1.76%) iPhone
12 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (1.32%) Handset
13 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.88%) Telematics
14 2 (0.88%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 95 (41.85%) Linux
2 47 (20.70%) Windows
3 40 (17.62%) UNIX
4 25 (11.01%) Solaris
5 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (9.69%) AIX
7 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (7.49%) HPUX
9 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.73%) Android
10 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.64%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.76%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.88%) NetWare
14 2 (0.88%) SUSE
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.55%) ITIL
2 43 (18.94%) Software Engineering
3 42 (18.50%) Project Management
4 27 (11.89%) Change Control
5 21 (9.25%) Network Management
5 21 (9.25%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (7.93%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.05%) Change Management
8 15 (6.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (6.17%) Image Processing
10 13 (5.73%) Signal Processing
11 12 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.85%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.85%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.41%) OO
14 9 (3.96%) Network Design
15 8 (3.52%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (3.08%) Android Development
16 7 (3.08%) iOS Development
16 7 (3.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.09%) C
2 64 (28.19%) C++
3 39 (17.18%) Embedded C
4 29 (12.78%) Embedded C++
5 20 (8.81%) C#
6 18 (7.93%) SQL
7 15 (6.61%) Perl
8 10 (4.41%) Assembly Language
9 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.52%) Java
11 7 (3.08%) Python
12 3 (1.32%) VB
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (32.60%) Degree
2 37 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (15.86%) CCNA
4 25 (11.01%) CCSA
5 24 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (7.49%) MCSE
7 11 (4.85%) MCSA
8 8 (3.52%) OCA
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (3.52%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (3.52%) MOS
9 5 (2.20%) HNC
9 5 (2.20%) CCNP
10 4 (1.76%) SCSA
10 4 (1.76%) CCSE
10 4 (1.76%) SCSE
11 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.32%) PhD
12 2 (0.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.66%) SLA
2 19 (8.37%) QA
3 8 (3.52%) JTAG
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.96%) vSphere
4 8 (3.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.88%) Novell eDirectory
7 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.49%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (5.29%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.88%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.88%) WSUS
4 2 (0.88%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.44%) Icinga
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (24.67%) Cisco
2 52 (22.91%) HP
3 34 (14.98%) CheckPoint
3 34 (14.98%) VMware
4 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 30 (13.22%) EMC
6 27 (11.89%) Red Hat
7 26 (11.45%) F5
8 22 (9.69%) BT
9 14 (6.17%) Juniper
9 14 (6.17%) Oracle
10 12 (5.29%) Citrix
11 10 (4.41%) Egenera
12 9 (3.96%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.96%) Sun
13 8 (3.52%) NEC
14 7 (3.08%) NetApp
14 7 (3.08%) BMC
15 6 (2.64%) Nortel
15 6 (2.64%) Sophos
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Emsworth
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Romsey
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Romsey
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago