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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 364 321 295
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 85 118 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 4.55% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 107 131
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 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
3031 2596 2656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.71% 11.95% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2465 2152 2299
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Oxfordshire +30 22 £40,000 -46.66% 16
Surrey -18 22 £43,000 -9.47% 9
Hampshire -24 20 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Berkshire +21 14 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Kent -4 3 £48,750 +77.27%
West Sussex -9 3 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 86 (44.56%) C
2 80 (41.45%) Linux
3 64 (33.16%) C++
4 57 (29.53%) Degree
5 56 (29.02%) Electronics
6 48 (24.87%) Windows
7 45 (23.32%) ITIL
8 43 (22.28%) Software Engineering
9 41 (21.24%) TCP/IP
10 37 (19.17%) VMware
11 34 (17.62%) Cisco
11 34 (17.62%) Embedded C
11 34 (17.62%) HP
12 30 (15.54%) Microsoft
12 30 (15.54%) Embedded Systems
13 28 (14.51%) UNIX
14 27 (13.99%) Ethernet
15 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (12.95%) EMC
16 25 (12.95%) Telecoms
16 25 (12.95%) Firewall
17 23 (11.92%) Embedded C++
17 23 (11.92%) SLA
17 23 (11.92%) Red Hat
17 23 (11.92%) C#
18 22 (11.40%) SQL
18 22 (11.40%) XML
18 22 (11.40%) F5
19 21 (10.88%) Project Management
19 21 (10.88%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (8.81%) IIS
2 11 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.66%) Moodle
3 9 (4.66%) Lync
4 7 (3.63%) SAS
5 5 (2.59%) Apache
5 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) MS Office
2 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.24%) TCP/IP
2 27 (13.99%) Ethernet
3 25 (12.95%) Firewall
4 21 (10.88%) Wireless
5 20 (10.36%) DNS
6 19 (9.84%) GPRS
6 19 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (9.33%) GSM
7 18 (9.33%) WAN
8 16 (8.29%) LAN
9 13 (6.74%) FWSM
10 11 (5.70%) SAN
11 10 (5.18%) ADSL
11 10 (5.18%) Bluetooth
12 8 (4.15%) DHCP
12 8 (4.15%) SNMP
13 7 (3.63%) VoIP
13 7 (3.63%) Internet
13 7 (3.63%) BGP
13 7 (3.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) MySQL
3 6 (3.11%) Big Data
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Subversion
2 7 (3.63%) JIRA
2 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.63%) GDB
2 7 (3.63%) Bugzilla
3 4 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.04%) Selenium
4 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 56 (29.02%) Electronics
2 25 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.22%) Finance
4 9 (4.66%) Military
5 6 (3.11%) Back Office
6 5 (2.59%) Automotive
7 4 (2.07%) Legal
7 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 3 (1.55%) Avionics
9 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (13.47%) Firmware Engineer
2 24 (12.44%) Software Engineer
3 23 (11.92%) Developer
4 21 (10.88%) Consultant
5 19 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (8.29%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Development Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Embedded Software Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Electronics Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Operations Consultant
11 8 (4.15%) Administrator
12 7 (3.63%) Analyst
12 7 (3.63%) Hardware Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Development Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) XML
2 20 (10.36%) .NET
3 16 (8.29%) SOAP
4 13 (6.74%) Web Services
5 11 (5.70%) LAMP
5 11 (5.70%) XML-RPC
5 11 (5.70%) REST
6 8 (4.15%) HTML
7 7 (3.63%) MFC
8 4 (2.07%) Flash
8 4 (2.07%) WPF
9 3 (1.55%) jQuery
9 3 (1.55%) WinForms
9 3 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.55%) Ajax
9 3 (1.55%) JSON
9 3 (1.55%) WCF
9 3 (1.55%) Middleware
9 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.25%) CMDB
4 14 (7.25%) Physics
5 13 (6.74%) Algorithms
5 13 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (5.70%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.66%) VHDL
8 7 (3.63%) STB
8 7 (3.63%) Replication
8 7 (3.63%) Home Automation
9 6 (3.11%) Clustering
10 5 (2.59%) VLE
10 5 (2.59%) Device Driver
11 4 (2.07%) Grid Computing
11 4 (2.07%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.07%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (41.45%) Linux
2 48 (24.87%) Windows
3 28 (14.51%) UNIX
4 19 (9.84%) Solaris
4 19 (9.84%) AIX
5 17 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.70%) Android
8 10 (5.18%) HPUX
9 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.15%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.63%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.04%) Fedora
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.04%) CentOS
12 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.04%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.32%) ITIL
2 43 (22.28%) Software Engineering
3 21 (10.88%) Project Management
4 19 (9.84%) Change Management
5 16 (8.29%) Configuration Management
6 15 (7.77%) Signal Processing
7 14 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 13 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.22%) UML
9 12 (6.22%) Line Management
9 12 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.18%) Change Control
10 10 (5.18%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (4.15%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.15%) Validation
12 7 (3.63%) Android Development
12 7 (3.63%) iOS Development
12 7 (3.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.56%) C
2 64 (33.16%) C++
3 34 (17.62%) Embedded C
4 23 (11.92%) Embedded C++
4 23 (11.92%) C#
5 22 (11.40%) SQL
6 17 (8.81%) Perl
7 13 (6.74%) PHP
7 13 (6.74%) Java
8 11 (5.70%) Assembly Language
9 8 (4.15%) Python
10 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.11%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.04%) Jython
13 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (29.53%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.77%) CCNA
3 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (2.59%) CCSA
6 4 (2.07%) SCSA
6 4 (2.07%) HNC
6 4 (2.07%) MCSE
6 4 (2.07%) MCSA
6 4 (2.07%) CCNP
6 4 (2.07%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (2.07%) MOS
6 4 (2.07%) SCSE
7 3 (1.55%) MCITP
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) ISEB
7 3 (1.55%) CCSE
8 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.92%) SLA
2 13 (6.74%) QA
3 7 (3.63%) JTAG
3 7 (3.63%) DO-254
4 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.07%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.66%) vSphere
4 8 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.07%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.18%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (3.11%) SCCM
4 5 (2.59%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.55%) Nagios
6 2 (1.04%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.04%) Control-M
6 2 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 37 (19.17%) VMware
2 34 (17.62%) Cisco
2 34 (17.62%) HP
3 30 (15.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (12.95%) EMC
5 23 (11.92%) Red Hat
6 22 (11.40%) F5
7 18 (9.33%) CheckPoint
8 16 (8.29%) Juniper
9 11 (5.70%) Egenera
10 10 (5.18%) Citrix
11 7 (3.63%) Nortel
11 7 (3.63%) Oracle
11 7 (3.63%) NEC
11 7 (3.63%) Symantec
11 7 (3.63%) Ciena
12 6 (3.11%) NetApp
13 5 (2.59%) BT
13 5 (2.59%) SAP
13 5 (2.59%) IBM
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