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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 287 355 364
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 144 108 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 5.76% 3.54% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121 64 75
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.23%
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
2502 3049 2947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.57% 14.61% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2164 2547 2374
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 64 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Oxfordshire -11 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Kent +25 17 £38,000 +5.55% 4
Surrey +37 12 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Hampshire -28 12 £46,250 -7.50% 3
East Sussex +7 8 £47,500 +5.55%
West Sussex -7 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 96 (37.21%) C
2 86 (33.33%) Linux
3 71 (27.52%) C++
4 66 (25.58%) Electronics
4 66 (25.58%) Degree
5 61 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 56 (21.71%) Firewall
7 55 (21.32%) Cisco
8 53 (20.54%) ITIL
8 53 (20.54%) VMware
8 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (18.60%) HP
10 46 (17.83%) Data Centre
11 44 (17.05%) Virtual Environments
12 43 (16.67%) Python
13 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
14 40 (15.50%) Windows
15 39 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
16 38 (14.73%) Computer Science
17 36 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 36 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
18 32 (12.40%) Active Directory
19 30 (11.63%) vSphere
19 30 (11.63%) Red Hat
20 29 (11.24%) CCNP
20 29 (11.24%) CCNA
21 28 (10.85%) F5
22 27 (10.47%) Bash Shell
22 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
23 26 (10.08%) Cisco ASA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.88%) Apache
2 8 (3.10%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.94%) IIS
5 4 (1.55%) CMS
6 3 (1.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.16%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.71%) Firewall
2 26 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (10.08%) FWSM
2 26 (10.08%) VPN
3 23 (8.91%) DNS
4 20 (7.75%) Wireless
5 18 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.59%) DHCP
6 17 (6.59%) LDAP
7 14 (5.43%) IP Telephony
8 11 (4.26%) LAN
9 10 (3.88%) Network Security
10 9 (3.49%) Ethernet
10 9 (3.49%) WAN
11 8 (3.10%) ExtremeXOS
12 7 (2.71%) BGP
12 7 (2.71%) EIGRP
12 7 (2.71%) MPLS
12 7 (2.71%) OSPF
12 7 (2.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) MySQL
2 4 (1.55%) Big Data
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.39%) OLAP
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.39%) Redis
4 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.43%) Subversion
3 11 (4.26%) JIRA
3 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.88%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.49%) Robot Framework
6 4 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
General
1 66 (25.58%) Electronics
2 20 (7.75%) Finance
3 18 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 12 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.88%) Games
6 7 (2.71%) Military
7 6 (2.33%) Avionics
8 5 (1.94%) Automotive
9 3 (1.16%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Retail
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (21.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 45 (17.44%) Software Engineer
3 40 (15.50%) Systems Engineer
4 37 (14.34%) Support Engineer
5 36 (13.95%) Network Engineer
6 33 (12.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 32 (12.40%) Firmware Engineer
8 30 (11.63%) Hardware Engineer
9 26 (10.08%) Server Engineer
10 24 (9.30%) Analyst
11 20 (7.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 20 (7.75%) Server Support
11 20 (7.75%) Systems Support
11 20 (7.75%) Systems Support Engineer
12 19 (7.36%) C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (6.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (6.59%) FPGA Engineer
14 17 (6.59%) IT Engineer
15 15 (5.81%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.49%) DirectX
1 9 (3.49%) MFC
1 9 (3.49%) OpenGL
2 8 (3.10%) HTML
3 7 (2.71%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.94%) LAMP
4 5 (1.94%) XML
5 4 (1.55%) .NET
6 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.78%) CSS
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.78%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.39%) Java EE
7 1 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.39%) Qt
7 1 (0.39%) REST
7 1 (0.39%) RESTful
7 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 38 (14.73%) Computer Science
3 36 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
3 36 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 21 (8.14%) Clustering
5 17 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.81%) CPLD
7 11 (4.26%) VHDL
8 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.10%) Life Science
10 6 (2.33%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.33%) Physics
11 5 (1.94%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.94%) Wiki
12 4 (1.55%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.55%) Mechatronics
13 3 (1.16%) Machine to Machine
13 3 (1.16%) Verilog
14 2 (0.78%) Handset
14 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.33%) Linux
2 40 (15.50%) Windows
3 24 (9.30%) Unix
4 20 (7.75%) CentOS
5 19 (7.36%) Ubuntu
6 18 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 17 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.88%) VxWorks
10 9 (3.49%) Solaris
11 5 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) Android
12 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.39%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.64%) Software Engineering
2 53 (20.54%) ITIL
3 44 (17.05%) Virtual Environments
4 23 (8.91%) Change Control
5 22 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.75%) Coaching
7 19 (7.36%) Scrum
8 16 (6.20%) Change Management
9 15 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (5.43%) Project Management
11 13 (5.04%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.26%) Schematic Capture
13 10 (3.88%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (3.88%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.88%) TDD
13 10 (3.88%) Validation
14 9 (3.49%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (3.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.21%) C
2 71 (27.52%) C++
3 43 (16.67%) Python
4 27 (10.47%) Bash Shell
4 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
5 20 (7.75%) Assembly Language
6 17 (6.59%) Embedded C
6 17 (6.59%) Java
7 16 (6.20%) Perl
8 13 (5.04%) C#
9 9 (3.49%) SQL
10 6 (2.33%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.94%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.94%) Ruby
12 4 (1.55%) C-shell
13 2 (0.78%) PHP
14 1 (0.39%) Delphi
14 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (25.58%) Degree
2 39 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (11.24%) CCNA
3 29 (11.24%) CCNP
4 21 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.20%) CCSE
6 14 (5.43%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.10%) ISEB
9 8 (3.10%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.10%) MCSA
9 8 (3.10%) MCSE
9 8 (3.10%) MOS
9 8 (3.10%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (2.33%) CCSP
10 6 (2.33%) CCVP
11 5 (1.94%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.94%) Dell Certification
11 5 (1.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.69%) SLA
2 12 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.65%) QA
3 8 (3.10%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.94%) DO-254
5 4 (1.55%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.16%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.16%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.78%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.63%) vSphere
4 14 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.94%) iptables
6 4 (1.55%) NFS
6 4 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.16%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.16%) XenServer
8 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (1.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (21.32%) Cisco
2 53 (20.54%) VMware
3 48 (18.60%) HP
4 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 30 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 28 (10.85%) F5
7 26 (10.08%) CheckPoint
7 26 (10.08%) Extreme Networks
8 23 (8.91%) IBM
9 21 (8.14%) Palo Alto
10 19 (7.36%) Juniper
10 19 (7.36%) Oracle
11 18 (6.98%) Sun
12 15 (5.81%) SolarWinds
13 14 (5.43%) Dell
14 11 (4.26%) EMC
15 6 (2.33%) NetApp
16 5 (1.94%) Foundry
16 5 (1.94%) Veritas
16 5 (1.94%) Xilinx
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Prospects + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 30% shift + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits (£84,
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £650,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Littlehampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + 2000
Posted: 6 days ago