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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 295 370 374
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 105 108 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.61% 3.70% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 88 62
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
2280 2918 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.08% 13.58% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2497 2544
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Surrey +46 29 £60,000 +17.07% 3
West Sussex +39 20 £37,500 -28.57%
Hampshire +7 19 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +45 15 £41,500 -24.54% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kent +19 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +32 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
East Sussex +15 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 105 (40.86%) Linux
2 86 (33.46%) C
3 64 (24.90%) C++
3 64 (24.90%) Firewall
4 59 (22.96%) Windows
4 59 (22.96%) Cisco
5 58 (22.57%) ITIL
6 57 (22.18%) Software Engineering
7 55 (21.40%) HP
8 51 (19.84%) Degree
9 50 (19.46%) Unix
10 47 (18.29%) Embedded C
11 45 (17.51%) Electronics
12 44 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
12 44 (17.12%) Python
13 43 (16.73%) Red Hat
14 41 (15.95%) Active Directory
15 40 (15.56%) PowerShell
16 39 (15.18%) CheckPoint
17 38 (14.79%) CCNP
17 38 (14.79%) VMware
18 36 (14.01%) Oracle
18 36 (14.01%) Computer Science
19 35 (13.62%) Change Control
19 35 (13.62%) Sun
20 33 (12.84%) VPN
20 33 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (12.06%) Clustering
21 31 (12.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 27 (10.51%) Apache
2 20 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.72%) IIS
3 7 (2.72%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.17%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.89%) Office 365
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.56%) IaaS
4 4 (1.56%) PaaS
4 4 (1.56%) SaaS
5 3 (1.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.90%) Firewall
2 33 (12.84%) VPN
3 23 (8.95%) SAN
4 21 (8.17%) LDAP
5 20 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.39%) DNS
7 18 (7.00%) DHCP
8 15 (5.84%) Network Security
9 14 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (5.06%) Ethernet
10 13 (5.06%) FWSM
10 13 (5.06%) Kerberos
10 13 (5.06%) SSH
11 11 (4.28%) IP Telephony
11 11 (4.28%) RS-232
12 8 (3.11%) Internet
12 8 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (3.11%) Wireless
12 8 (3.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.17%) MySQL
2 15 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.06%) DB2
4 7 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.45%) Subversion
3 8 (3.11%) JIRA
4 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.39%) Bundler
7 1 (0.39%) C++Builder
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.39%) Robot Framework
General
1 45 (17.51%) Electronics
2 23 (8.95%) Finance
3 7 (2.72%) Aerospace
3 7 (2.72%) Automotive
4 6 (2.33%) Legal
4 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.33%) Military
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) Avionics
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 61 (23.74%) Embedded Engineer
2 50 (19.46%) Software Engineer
3 47 (18.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (13.23%) Unix Engineer
6 31 (12.06%) Support Engineer
7 28 (10.89%) Network Engineer
8 21 (8.17%) Network Support
9 20 (7.78%) Developer
9 20 (7.78%) Firmware Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (6.61%) Cisco Support
11 16 (6.23%) Embedded C Engineer
12 15 (5.84%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 14 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
14 13 (5.06%) C Software Engineer
14 13 (5.06%) Firmware Developer
14 13 (5.06%) Hardware Engineer
14 13 (5.06%) Python Developer
14 13 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.61%) OpenCL
2 14 (5.45%) HTML
3 13 (5.06%) Qt
4 11 (4.28%) XML
5 10 (3.89%) Web Services
6 6 (2.33%) .NET
6 6 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.33%) LAMP
6 6 (2.33%) RESTful
7 4 (1.56%) jQuery
8 3 (1.17%) CSS
9 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.78%) Java EE
9 2 (0.78%) JMS
10 1 (0.39%) JNDI
10 1 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.39%) Memcached
10 1 (0.39%) REST
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.06%) Clustering
2 31 (12.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 27 (10.51%) Mathematics
4 23 (8.95%) VHDL
5 22 (8.56%) Data Centre
6 16 (6.23%) Algorithms
6 16 (6.23%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.06%) Statistics
8 8 (3.11%) CPLD
9 6 (2.33%) CAN bus
9 6 (2.33%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.95%) Life Science
11 4 (1.56%) Contactless
11 4 (1.56%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.56%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.56%) Verilog
11 4 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (40.86%) Linux
2 59 (22.96%) Windows
3 50 (19.46%) Unix
4 30 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (10.12%) Solaris
6 18 (7.00%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.89%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.11%) CentOS
10 7 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.72%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.78%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.57%) ITIL
2 57 (22.18%) Software Engineering
3 35 (13.62%) Change Control
4 26 (10.12%) Virtual Environments
5 25 (9.73%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (8.56%) OO
8 21 (8.17%) Coaching
9 17 (6.61%) UML
10 16 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (6.23%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (6.23%) Signal Processing
11 15 (5.84%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.84%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (5.84%) OOD
11 15 (5.84%) Patch Management
11 15 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 86 (33.46%) C
2 64 (24.90%) C++
3 47 (18.29%) Embedded C
4 44 (17.12%) Python
5 40 (15.56%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.39%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.39%) C#
7 16 (6.23%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.45%) Perl
9 12 (4.67%) Java
10 10 (3.89%) Embedded C++
11 9 (3.50%) SQL
12 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.78%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.78%) PHP
13 2 (0.78%) VB
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (19.84%) Degree
2 44 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (14.79%) CCNP
4 30 (11.67%) CCNA
5 23 (8.95%) CCSE
6 18 (7.00%) Check Point Certification
7 15 (5.84%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.72%) RHCE
10 6 (2.33%) MCSE
10 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.33%) SCSA
10 6 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.95%) ISEB
11 5 (1.95%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.56%) MCSA
13 2 (0.78%) CCSP
13 2 (0.78%) CCVP
14 1 (0.39%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.17%) SLA
2 9 (3.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.33%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.56%) ISO13485
5 3 (1.17%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.17%) DO-254
5 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.17%) QA
6 2 (0.78%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.39%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.39%) ISO26262
System Software
1 41 (15.95%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.73%) vSphere
4 22 (8.56%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.78%) iptables
6 13 (5.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 13 (5.06%) Samba
7 7 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.17%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.17%) XenServer
9 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Docker
9 1 (0.39%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 19 (7.39%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.45%) Nagios
3 13 (5.06%) Cacti
3 13 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
3 13 (5.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (5.06%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (4.67%) SCSM
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.56%) SCCM
7 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 1 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.39%) Kibana
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) Puppet
8 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Cisco
2 55 (21.40%) HP
3 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.73%) Red Hat
5 39 (15.18%) CheckPoint
6 38 (14.79%) VMware
7 36 (14.01%) Oracle
8 35 (13.62%) Sun
9 30 (11.67%) Extreme Networks
10 23 (8.95%) F5
11 17 (6.61%) IBM
12 15 (5.84%) NetApp
13 14 (5.45%) EMC
14 12 (4.67%) 3PAR
14 12 (4.67%) Juniper
15 8 (3.11%) Xilinx
16 7 (2.72%) Dell
16 7 (2.72%) Egenera
16 7 (2.72%) Foundry
17 6 (2.33%) Palo Alto
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