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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / South East
Rank 303 341 393
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +52
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 90 105 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 4.33% 3.92% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 55
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,650 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2079 2677 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.07% 14.12% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 2342 2429
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 £24,825 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +67 26 £33,750 -32.50%
Hampshire +13 21 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Sussex +15 14 £37,500 -2.59%
Kent +7 9 £30,000 -18.91%
Berkshire +35 8 £41,250 -21.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Oxfordshire +12 5 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Sussex -5 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 95 (44.39%) C
2 83 (38.79%) Windows
3 67 (31.31%) C++
4 64 (29.91%) Linux
5 51 (23.83%) Embedded C
5 51 (23.83%) Software Engineering
6 50 (23.36%) Degree
7 48 (22.43%) Electronics
7 48 (22.43%) ITIL
8 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
9 42 (19.63%) HP
10 41 (19.16%) Cisco
11 40 (18.69%) Microsoft
11 40 (18.69%) Firewall
12 37 (17.29%) Unix
13 35 (16.36%) Red Hat
14 33 (15.42%) Python
15 31 (14.49%) VHDL
16 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
17 29 (13.55%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (13.55%) Computer Science
18 28 (13.08%) Ethernet
18 28 (13.08%) Hyper-V
19 27 (12.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 26 (12.15%) Mathematics
20 26 (12.15%) SAN
21 25 (11.68%) Shell Script
21 25 (11.68%) DNS
21 25 (11.68%) Oracle
21 25 (11.68%) PowerShell

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 20 (9.35%) Apache
2 19 (8.88%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.67%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.80%) CMS
5 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.14%) Office 365
3 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
2 40 (18.69%) Firewall
3 28 (13.08%) Ethernet
4 26 (12.15%) SAN
5 25 (11.68%) DNS
6 24 (11.21%) DHCP
7 22 (10.28%) LAN
8 21 (9.81%) MPLS
9 19 (8.88%) Kerberos
9 19 (8.88%) LDAP
9 19 (8.88%) SSH
9 19 (8.88%) WAN
10 16 (7.48%) ADSL
11 13 (6.07%) ICMP
11 13 (6.07%) IPsec
11 13 (6.07%) ISDN
11 13 (6.07%) PSTN
11 13 (6.07%) SNMP
11 13 (6.07%) SSL
11 13 (6.07%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.35%) MySQL
1 20 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (8.88%) DB2
3 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.74%) Subversion
2 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.47%) Bundler
4 1 (0.47%) C++Builder
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (22.43%) Electronics
2 17 (7.94%) Finance
3 13 (6.07%) Legal
4 12 (5.61%) Automotive
5 10 (4.67%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.67%) Military
6 6 (2.80%) Law
7 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.03%) Embedded Engineer
2 39 (18.22%) Software Engineer
3 31 (14.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 31 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (14.02%) Developer
5 27 (12.62%) Firmware Engineer
6 25 (11.68%) Network Engineer
6 25 (11.68%) Unix Engineer
7 20 (9.35%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (8.41%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 15 (7.01%) Firmware Developer
10 15 (7.01%) Python Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Electronics Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) C Software Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) Embedded C Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) FPGA Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) Hardware Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.88%) OpenCL
2 15 (7.01%) 802.1X
3 11 (5.14%) HTML
4 10 (4.67%) Qt
5 9 (4.21%) Web Services
6 7 (3.27%) jQuery
7 6 (2.80%) CSS
8 5 (2.34%) XML
9 4 (1.87%) .NET
9 4 (1.87%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.87%) MFC
9 4 (1.87%) RESTful
10 2 (0.93%) REST
11 1 (0.47%) Java EE
11 1 (0.47%) JMS
11 1 (0.47%) JSON
11 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.47%) Memcached
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) VHDL
2 29 (13.55%) Computer Science
3 27 (12.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (8.41%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.41%) Driving Licence
5 17 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
7 12 (5.61%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.67%) CAN bus
9 8 (3.74%) Clustering
10 7 (3.27%) Verilog
11 5 (2.34%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.87%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.87%) Home Automation
13 3 (1.40%) CPLD
14 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.47%) ASIC
14 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.79%) Windows
2 64 (29.91%) Linux
3 37 (17.29%) Unix
4 20 (9.35%) Solaris
5 16 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.14%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.67%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.74%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (3.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.83%) Software Engineering
2 48 (22.43%) ITIL
3 29 (13.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (12.15%) Mathematics
5 25 (11.68%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (10.75%) Mentoring
7 22 (10.28%) Asset Management
7 22 (10.28%) Patch Management
7 22 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (9.81%) Server Building
9 19 (8.88%) Capacity Management
9 19 (8.88%) Signal Processing
9 19 (8.88%) Statistics
10 17 (7.94%) Change Management
10 17 (7.94%) OO
10 17 (7.94%) Security Patching
10 17 (7.94%) Threat Detection
11 15 (7.01%) Prototyping
11 15 (7.01%) UML
12 14 (6.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (44.39%) C
2 67 (31.31%) C++
3 51 (23.83%) Embedded C
4 33 (15.42%) Python
5 25 (11.68%) PowerShell
5 25 (11.68%) Shell Script
6 18 (8.41%) C#
7 17 (7.94%) Embedded C++
8 14 (6.54%) Java
9 8 (3.74%) SQL
10 6 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (23.36%) Degree
2 18 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.01%) CCNP
4 13 (6.07%) GCIH
4 13 (6.07%) GIAC
5 7 (3.27%) CCNA
5 7 (3.27%) MCSE
5 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.87%) CCSE
6 4 (1.87%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (1.87%) MCSA
7 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.47%) LPIC
9 1 (0.47%) PhD
9 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.21%) SLA
3 6 (2.80%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.34%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.47%) ISO26262
System Software
1 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.08%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.35%) iptables
4 19 (8.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 19 (8.88%) Samba
5 3 (1.40%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (9.35%) Nagios
2 19 (8.88%) Cacti
2 19 (8.88%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (8.88%) NetBackup
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle ZFS
2 19 (8.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 17 (7.94%) SCSM
4 5 (2.34%) SCCM
5 3 (1.40%) SCOM
6 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.47%) Kibana
7 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) HP
2 41 (19.16%) Cisco
3 40 (18.69%) Microsoft
4 35 (16.36%) Red Hat
5 25 (11.68%) Oracle
6 24 (11.21%) Sun
7 21 (9.81%) EMC
7 21 (9.81%) NetApp
8 17 (7.94%) 3PAR
9 14 (6.54%) CheckPoint
10 12 (5.61%) F5
11 10 (4.67%) Juniper
12 7 (3.27%) Altera
12 7 (3.27%) Avaya
12 7 (3.27%) VMware
12 7 (3.27%) Xilinx
13 6 (2.80%) Dell
13 6 (2.80%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (2.80%) IBM
14 4 (1.87%) NEC
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16500 - £19000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16500 - £19000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Alliance Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Bonus/Pension
Posted: 4 days ago