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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 318 353 333
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 123 100 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 4.39% 3.52% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 83
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
2804 2839 2756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.46% 12.75% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2272 2342
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +16 41 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire +32 35 £49,500 +1.53% 1
Kent +8 11 £36,000 -16.76% 5
Surrey -10 9 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 9 £50,000 +37.93% 6
East Sussex +23 5 £45,000 +80.00%
Oxfordshire +5 5 £45,000 -12.19% 6
West Sussex -2 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 - 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 90 (42.06%) C++
2 88 (41.12%) Degree
3 84 (39.25%) Software Engineering
4 81 (37.85%) C
5 66 (30.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 60 (28.04%) Embedded C
7 51 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (23.36%) Electronics
9 49 (22.90%) Windows
10 44 (20.56%) Subversion
11 43 (20.09%) Manufacturing
12 41 (19.16%) Linux
13 40 (18.69%) Firewall
14 39 (18.22%) JIRA
14 39 (18.22%) Cisco
15 38 (17.76%) EMC
16 37 (17.29%) Embedded C++
17 35 (16.36%) LAN
18 34 (15.89%) VPN
18 34 (15.89%) WAN
19 33 (15.42%) TeamCity
20 32 (14.95%) DNS
21 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
22 29 (13.55%) Cisco Certification
23 28 (13.08%) Internet
23 28 (13.08%) Algorithms
24 27 (12.62%) CCNA
24 27 (12.62%) Project Management
24 27 (12.62%) DHCP
24 27 (12.62%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (5.14%) SAS
2 10 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.27%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) Node.js
5 2 (0.93%) Lync
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.93%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.69%) Firewall
2 35 (16.36%) LAN
3 34 (15.89%) WAN
3 34 (15.89%) VPN
4 32 (14.95%) DNS
5 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
6 28 (13.08%) Internet
7 27 (12.62%) Wireless
7 27 (12.62%) DHCP
8 24 (11.21%) Ethernet
8 24 (11.21%) VoIP
9 23 (10.75%) SAN
10 20 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (8.41%) 802.11
11 18 (8.41%) IPsec
11 18 (8.41%) SSL
12 13 (6.07%) VLAN
12 13 (6.07%) 3G
13 11 (5.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.87%) Big Data
2 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Redis
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 44 (20.56%) Subversion
2 39 (18.22%) JIRA
3 33 (15.42%) TeamCity
4 15 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.67%) GCC
6 5 (2.34%) GDB
6 5 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.87%) TortoiseSVN
7 4 (1.87%) Valgrind
7 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.40%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.93%) LabVIEW
General
1 50 (23.36%) Electronics
2 43 (20.09%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.01%) Finance
4 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.14%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.34%) Legal
7 3 (1.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Software Engineer
2 26 (12.15%) Firmware Engineer
3 23 (10.75%) Principal Engineer
3 23 (10.75%) Principal Software Engineer
4 21 (9.81%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (9.81%) Administrator
4 21 (9.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (9.35%) Network Administrator
6 18 (8.41%) Electronics Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) Hardware Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Real Time Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Analyst
11 7 (3.27%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.81%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.80%) DirectX
3 5 (2.34%) OpenCL
4 4 (1.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (1.87%) STL
4 4 (1.87%) Flash
5 2 (0.93%) .NET
5 2 (0.93%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) OpenMP
5 2 (0.93%) Qt
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
6 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 51 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (13.08%) Algorithms
4 21 (9.81%) VHDL
5 19 (8.88%) Mathematics
6 15 (7.01%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (6.07%) EMC VNX
7 13 (6.07%) Replication
8 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
9 10 (4.67%) Clustering
10 8 (3.74%) Blackberry
10 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
11 7 (3.27%) Data Centre
12 6 (2.80%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (2.80%) Device Driver
12 6 (2.80%) Statistics
13 5 (2.34%) Physics
13 5 (2.34%) Verilog
14 4 (1.87%) iPhone
14 4 (1.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.90%) Windows
2 41 (19.16%) Linux
3 18 (8.41%) UNIX
4 8 (3.74%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.25%) Software Engineering
2 27 (12.62%) Project Management
3 24 (11.21%) ITIL
4 23 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.94%) Release Management
5 17 (7.94%) SDLC
6 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
6 15 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.07%) Validation
7 13 (6.07%) Multithreading
7 13 (6.07%) Patch Management
8 11 (5.14%) Business Continuity
8 11 (5.14%) Information Security
8 11 (5.14%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (4.67%) Change Control
10 9 (4.21%) Integration Testing
10 9 (4.21%) Change Management
10 9 (4.21%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 90 (42.06%) C++
2 81 (37.85%) C
3 60 (28.04%) Embedded C
4 37 (17.29%) Embedded C++
5 17 (7.94%) Assembly Language
6 12 (5.61%) C#
7 11 (5.14%) Python
8 10 (4.67%) SQL
9 9 (4.21%) Java
9 9 (4.21%) Perl
10 5 (2.34%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
13 2 (0.93%) Fortran
14 1 (0.47%) VB
14 1 (0.47%) VC++
14 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.47%) Tcl
14 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (41.12%) Degree
2 29 (13.55%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (12.62%) CCNA
4 12 (5.61%) MCSE
4 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.80%) PhD
8 5 (2.34%) CCNP
8 5 (2.34%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.34%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.34%) Dell Certification
8 5 (2.34%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.87%) MCP
10 3 (1.40%) CCIE
10 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.27%) SLA
1 7 (3.27%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) JTAG
4 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.67%) vSphere
2 10 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.21%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (2.80%) SRDF
6 4 (1.87%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.87%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.93%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) Samba
8 1 (0.47%) iptables
8 1 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) SCOM
1 6 (2.80%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (2.34%) WSUS
2 5 (2.34%) SCCM
3 4 (1.87%) Check_MK
3 4 (1.87%) Icinga
3 4 (1.87%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) Nmap
5 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.47%) Cacti
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 39 (18.22%) Cisco
2 38 (17.76%) EMC
3 24 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 23 (10.75%) VMware
5 22 (10.28%) QNX
6 18 (8.41%) Meraki
7 17 (7.94%) Altera
8 11 (5.14%) Progress
9 10 (4.67%) Xilinx
10 9 (4.21%) Synplicity
11 7 (3.27%) HP
11 7 (3.27%) Dell
11 7 (3.27%) Citrix
11 7 (3.27%) CommVault
12 6 (2.80%) SAP
13 5 (2.34%) Brocade
14 3 (1.40%) i2
15 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
15 2 (0.93%) IBM
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: market rate+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: Salary dependent on grade and role, Plus a £5,000 welcome package or potential relocation package
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago