The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 193 211 226
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 43 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 6.23% 5.35% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 25
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,375 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
690 692 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.47% 11.89% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 548 622 671
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South West region.

Firmware Salary Trend in the South West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the South West

Firmware
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Devon -12 12 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Bristol +25 10 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Gloucestershire -5 9 £42,500 -3.95% 2
Wiltshire +22 8 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Somerset +6 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 31 (36.05%) Windows
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 28 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
4 20 (23.26%) Citrix
4 20 (23.26%) SAN
4 20 (23.26%) C#
4 20 (23.26%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) Electronics
6 18 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
6 18 (20.93%) Patch Management
6 18 (20.93%) Driving Licence
7 17 (19.77%) Change Control
7 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (19.77%) NAS
7 17 (19.77%) .NET
7 17 (19.77%) C
7 17 (19.77%) HP
7 17 (19.77%) VPN
7 17 (19.77%) Clustering
8 16 (18.60%) Security Management
8 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (18.60%) TDD
8 16 (18.60%) Terminal Services
8 16 (18.60%) Product Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) IaaS
1 14 (16.28%) PaaS
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) SAN
2 17 (19.77%) NAS
2 17 (19.77%) VPN
3 15 (17.44%) Firewall
3 15 (17.44%) Internet
4 14 (16.28%) Wireless
5 9 (10.47%) 3GPP
5 9 (10.47%) FCAPS
5 9 (10.47%) GGSN
5 9 (10.47%) MGW
5 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (8.14%) DNS
6 7 (8.14%) WAN
7 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.65%) LAN
8 4 (4.65%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (22.09%) Electronics
2 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Server Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Active Directory Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Windows Server Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) Network Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (8.14%) Firmware Engineer
9 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Administrator
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) Web Services
3 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.30%) RESTful
4 3 (3.49%) JSON
4 3 (3.49%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) SOAP
6 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 18 (20.93%) Driving Licence
3 17 (19.77%) Clustering
4 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
5 15 (17.44%) Internet of Things
6 13 (15.12%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (4.65%) VHDL
8 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.49%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.16%) CMDB
10 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.16%) Physics
10 1 (1.16%) PKI
10 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.63%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (20.93%) Patch Management
2 17 (19.77%) Change Control
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.60%) Product Management
3 16 (18.60%) Security Management
3 16 (18.60%) TDD
4 15 (17.44%) Information Security
4 15 (17.44%) Information Security Management
4 15 (17.44%) ISMS
5 14 (16.28%) BDD
5 14 (16.28%) Kanban
5 14 (16.28%) Presales
5 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 14 (16.28%) Use Case
6 13 (15.12%) Analytics
6 13 (15.12%) Data Analytics
6 13 (15.12%) Front End Development
6 13 (15.12%) Machine Learning
6 13 (15.12%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) C#
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C
3 11 (12.79%) C++
4 8 (9.30%) Embedded C
5 5 (5.81%) Embedded C++
5 5 (5.81%) Java
5 5 (5.81%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) Perl
6 3 (3.49%) Tcl
7 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) LINC
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) CCNP
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.30%) CCNA
5 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) CCDA
7 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) ISO 14001
1 12 (13.95%) ISO 9001
2 7 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
2 16 (18.60%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) WSUS
2 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) MOM
3 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Citrix
3 17 (19.77%) HP
4 15 (17.44%) CommVault
5 9 (10.47%) Intel
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco
6 8 (9.30%) VMware
7 4 (4.65%) Xilinx
8 3 (3.49%) Altera
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 2 (2.33%) EMC
10 1 (1.16%) Dell
10 1 (1.16%) IronPort
10 1 (1.16%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (1.16%) RightFax
10 1 (1.16%) Symantec
10 1 (1.16%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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