The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 328 310 379
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +69
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 126 130 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.97% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7340 6601 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.53% 29.41% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5723 5343 5982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +5 27 £31,250 -21.87% 10
Berkshire -5 24 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -17 20 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Kent -2 17 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £40,000 -3.61%
West Sussex +12 11 £40,000 -
Middlesex -3 10 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Oxfordshire -13 7 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (31.05%) C
2 55 (25.11%) Software Engineering
3 54 (24.66%) ITIL
4 53 (24.20%) Cisco
5 50 (22.83%) Linux
5 50 (22.83%) Firewall
5 50 (22.83%) Telecoms
6 48 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (21.46%) Windows
7 47 (21.46%) Electronics
8 45 (20.55%) CCNA
9 42 (19.18%) Embedded C
9 42 (19.18%) Degree
10 38 (17.35%) C++
11 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
12 33 (15.07%) Project Management
13 30 (13.70%) HP
13 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (13.70%) MCSE
14 29 (13.24%) Security Cleared
15 28 (12.79%) BT
16 27 (12.33%) WAN
17 26 (11.87%) Active Directory
17 26 (11.87%) CheckPoint
17 26 (11.87%) Manufacturing
18 25 (11.42%) SLA
18 25 (11.42%) LAN
19 24 (10.96%) SAN
19 24 (10.96%) EMC
19 24 (10.96%) Embedded Systems

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (10.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.94%) Lync
3 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.48%) Moodle
4 6 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.74%) IBM Notes
4 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.28%) IIS
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.91%) SAS
7 2 (0.91%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.31%) MS Office
2 15 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.83%) Firewall
2 27 (12.33%) WAN
3 25 (11.42%) LAN
4 24 (10.96%) SAN
5 22 (10.05%) DNS
6 20 (9.13%) Internet
7 18 (8.22%) Ethernet
7 18 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (7.76%) TCP/IP
9 16 (7.31%) FWSM
10 12 (5.48%) ADSL
11 11 (5.02%) VPN
11 11 (5.02%) Wireless
12 10 (4.57%) DHCP
13 8 (3.65%) GSM
13 8 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (3.20%) Broadband
14 7 (3.20%) VoIP
14 7 (3.20%) HTTP
15 6 (2.74%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Subversion
2 4 (1.83%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.83%) GDB
2 4 (1.83%) JIRA
3 3 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.91%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 50 (22.83%) Telecoms
2 47 (21.46%) Electronics
3 26 (11.87%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.31%) Military
5 9 (4.11%) Automotive
5 9 (4.11%) Finance
6 8 (3.65%) Aerospace
7 7 (3.20%) Marketing
8 4 (1.83%) Games
9 3 (1.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.91%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (14.16%) Software Engineer
2 27 (12.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 21 (9.59%) Analyst
4 19 (8.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (8.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (8.68%) Service Analyst
5 15 (6.85%) Consultant
6 13 (5.94%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Technical Manager
8 10 (4.57%) Embedded C Engineer
9 9 (4.11%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.65%) Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.28%) Flash
1 5 (2.28%) WinForms
2 3 (1.37%) Web Services
2 3 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (0.91%) MFC
3 2 (0.91%) XML
3 2 (0.91%) XSD
3 2 (0.91%) XSLT
3 2 (0.91%) SOAP
3 2 (0.91%) RSS
3 2 (0.91%) Middleware
3 2 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) LINQ
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) WPF
4 1 (0.46%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.46%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.46%) POSIX
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (10.50%) Device Driver
3 18 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.31%) VHDL
4 16 (7.31%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.94%) Clustering
6 12 (5.48%) Replication
7 9 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (3.20%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.74%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.74%) Physics
10 5 (2.28%) CAN bus
10 5 (2.28%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.83%) iPad
11 4 (1.83%) iPhone
12 3 (1.37%) CMDB
12 3 (1.37%) Chemistry
12 3 (1.37%) Open Source
12 3 (1.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.83%) Linux
2 47 (21.46%) Windows
3 21 (9.59%) UNIX
4 16 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.57%) Solaris
8 7 (3.20%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.74%) AIX
10 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.37%) Android
11 3 (1.37%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.37%) CentOS
11 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.37%) HPUX
12 2 (0.91%) SUSE
12 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.91%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.91%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.11%) Software Engineering
2 54 (24.66%) ITIL
3 33 (15.07%) Project Management
4 22 (10.05%) Network Management
4 22 (10.05%) Change Control
5 16 (7.31%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.94%) Resource Management
6 13 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.48%) Network Design
8 11 (5.02%) Service Management
9 9 (4.11%) Release Management
9 9 (4.11%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.65%) Validation
10 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (3.65%) Multithreading
11 7 (3.20%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.74%) OO
12 6 (2.74%) Image Processing
13 5 (2.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.05%) C
2 42 (19.18%) Embedded C
3 38 (17.35%) C++
4 16 (7.31%) Embedded C++
5 14 (6.39%) Perl
6 12 (5.48%) C#
7 9 (4.11%) Assembly Language
8 6 (2.74%) SQL
9 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.28%) Python
10 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.83%) Korn
11 3 (1.37%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.37%) Java
11 3 (1.37%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.46%) XPath
13 1 (0.46%) Lua
13 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.46%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 48 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (20.55%) CCNA
3 42 (19.18%) Degree
4 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (13.70%) MCSE
5 29 (13.24%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.05%) MCSA
7 20 (9.13%) Network+ Certification
8 19 (8.68%) MOS
9 18 (8.22%) CCSA
10 9 (4.11%) CCNP
11 8 (3.65%) OCA
11 8 (3.65%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.83%) HNC
12 4 (1.83%) PhD
12 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.91%) CCSE
14 2 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.42%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.28%) JTAG
3 5 (2.28%) DO-254
4 4 (1.83%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.83%) QA
5 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.91%) ARP4761
System Software
1 26 (11.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (3.20%) vSphere
5 7 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.37%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.91%) Novell eDirectory
7 2 (0.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) Xen
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) KVM
8 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.65%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.83%) HP SIM
3 4 (1.83%) SCOM
4 3 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.37%) Nagios
5 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.91%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.91%) OSSEC
5 2 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.91%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 53 (24.20%) Cisco
2 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.70%) HP
4 28 (12.79%) BT
5 26 (11.87%) CheckPoint
6 24 (10.96%) EMC
7 22 (10.05%) F5
8 21 (9.59%) VMware
9 20 (9.13%) SolarWinds
10 19 (8.68%) Juniper
11 13 (5.94%) BMC
12 12 (5.48%) NetApp
12 12 (5.48%) Sophos
12 12 (5.48%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (5.02%) IBM
14 10 (4.57%) Symantec
15 8 (3.65%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.65%) Oracle
15 8 (3.65%) Brocade
16 6 (2.74%) Citrix
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Blue Town Online
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago