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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 360 333 313
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 92 96 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.32% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 106
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
7950 7269 8237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.10% 34.60% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6006 5934 6902
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,850 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +18 33 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Surrey +4 22 £37,750 -26.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Hampshire -22 7 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Oxfordshire +7 5 £51,250 +13.88% 8
Kent 0 4 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -17 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Middlesex -3 1 £65,000 +13.04% 2
East Sussex -22 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 92 (41.63%) Linux
2 88 (39.82%) C
3 68 (30.77%) Degree
4 62 (28.05%) C++
5 58 (26.24%) ITIL
5 58 (26.24%) Electronics
6 54 (24.43%) Cisco
7 52 (23.53%) HP
7 52 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 49 (22.17%) Windows
9 43 (19.46%) Firewall
10 41 (18.55%) Project Management
11 40 (18.10%) Software Engineering
12 39 (17.65%) UNIX
12 39 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
13 37 (16.74%) VMware
14 35 (15.84%) TCP/IP
14 35 (15.84%) Embedded C
14 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (15.38%) CCNA
15 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 34 (15.38%) WAN
16 32 (14.48%) CheckPoint
17 31 (14.03%) SLA
18 30 (13.57%) EMC
18 30 (13.57%) LAN
19 29 (13.12%) Embedded C++
20 28 (12.67%) Red Hat
21 27 (12.22%) Active Directory
21 27 (12.22%) Ethernet

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 17 (7.69%) IIS
2 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.17%) Lync
4 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.71%) Moodle
5 5 (2.26%) SAS
6 4 (1.81%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.46%) Firewall
2 35 (15.84%) TCP/IP
3 34 (15.38%) WAN
4 30 (13.57%) LAN
5 27 (12.22%) Ethernet
6 19 (8.60%) DNS
7 17 (7.69%) Wireless
7 17 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (5.43%) FWSM
8 12 (5.43%) SAN
9 11 (4.98%) DHCP
10 10 (4.52%) GPRS
11 9 (4.07%) GSM
12 7 (3.17%) ADSL
12 7 (3.17%) Internet
13 6 (2.71%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.71%) Broadband
13 6 (2.71%) VPN
13 6 (2.71%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.71%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Subversion
2 7 (3.17%) JIRA
2 7 (3.17%) Bugzilla
2 7 (3.17%) GDB
3 3 (1.36%) Selenium
3 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (26.24%) Electronics
2 52 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.98%) Finance
4 8 (3.62%) Back Office
5 7 (3.17%) Military
6 5 (2.26%) Automotive
6 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Games
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (15.38%) Consultant
2 30 (13.57%) Firmware Engineer
3 22 (9.95%) Software Engineer
4 17 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (7.24%) Hardware Engineer
6 14 (6.33%) Development Engineer
6 14 (6.33%) Operations Consultant
7 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Network Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Analyst
8 12 (5.43%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.07%) Electronics Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.17%) Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
12 7 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.79%) .NET
2 8 (3.62%) MFC
3 6 (2.71%) HTML
4 5 (2.26%) XML
5 4 (1.81%) Flash
6 3 (1.36%) WinForms
7 2 (0.90%) HTML5
7 2 (0.90%) WebGL
7 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.45%) JSON
8 1 (0.45%) WCF
8 1 (0.45%) WPF
8 1 (0.45%) jQuery
8 1 (0.45%) Ajax
8 1 (0.45%) Middleware
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 24 (10.86%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.95%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 17 (7.69%) VHDL
5 17 (7.69%) Physics
6 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (7.24%) CMDB
7 12 (5.43%) Clustering
7 12 (5.43%) Mathematics
8 9 (4.07%) STB
8 9 (4.07%) Grid Computing
9 8 (3.62%) Home Automation
10 5 (2.26%) Replication
11 4 (1.81%) iPhone
11 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.36%) Handset
13 2 (0.90%) ASIC
13 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 92 (41.63%) Linux
2 49 (22.17%) Windows
3 39 (17.65%) UNIX
4 25 (11.31%) Solaris
5 24 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (9.95%) AIX
7 20 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (7.69%) HPUX
9 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.88%) Android
11 10 (4.52%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.17%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.45%) NetWare
16 1 (0.45%) SUSE
16 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.24%) ITIL
2 41 (18.55%) Project Management
3 40 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.31%) Change Control
5 22 (9.95%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (8.60%) Network Management
7 18 (8.14%) Problem Management
8 17 (7.69%) Change Management
8 17 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.33%) Image Processing
10 13 (5.88%) Line Management
11 12 (5.43%) Signal Processing
11 12 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (4.98%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.62%) OO
14 8 (3.62%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (3.62%) Coaching
15 7 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.82%) C
2 62 (28.05%) C++
3 35 (15.84%) Embedded C
4 29 (13.12%) Embedded C++
5 20 (9.05%) C#
6 19 (8.60%) SQL
7 15 (6.79%) Perl
8 11 (4.98%) Assembly Language
9 9 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.62%) Java
11 6 (2.71%) Python
12 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.90%) VB
13 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (30.77%) Degree
2 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (15.38%) CCNA
4 24 (10.86%) Security Cleared
5 23 (10.41%) CCSA
6 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (7.24%) MCSE
7 10 (4.52%) MCSA
8 8 (3.62%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (3.62%) MOS
9 5 (2.26%) HNC
9 5 (2.26%) CCNP
9 5 (2.26%) OCA
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.81%) SCSA
10 4 (1.81%) CCSE
10 4 (1.81%) SCSE
11 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.36%) PhD
12 2 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) SLA
2 18 (8.14%) QA
3 7 (3.17%) JTAG
4 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.52%) vSphere
4 7 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) KVM
8 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.45%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (4.07%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.90%) WSUS
4 2 (0.90%) SCCM
4 2 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.45%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.45%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.45%) Icinga
Vendors
1 54 (24.43%) Cisco
2 52 (23.53%) HP
3 37 (16.74%) VMware
4 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 32 (14.48%) CheckPoint
6 30 (13.57%) EMC
7 28 (12.67%) Red Hat
8 26 (11.76%) F5
9 20 (9.05%) BT
10 15 (6.79%) Juniper
11 13 (5.88%) Citrix
12 11 (4.98%) Oracle
12 11 (4.98%) Egenera
13 9 (4.07%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.07%) Sun
14 8 (3.62%) NEC
15 7 (3.17%) BMC
15 7 (3.17%) Nortel
15 7 (3.17%) Ciena
16 6 (2.71%) Barracuda Networks
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