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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 210 229 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 41 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.49% 3.18% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 27
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,360 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
747 755 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.19% 12.94% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 608 590 565
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
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 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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Bristol +17 12 £33,000 -22.35%
Devon +5 8 £52,500 +44.13%
Wiltshire +16 7 £42,500 +8.28% 1
Gloucestershire -6 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Somerset - 6 £30,000 -
Dorset +5 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) C
2 22 (30.56%) Electronics
3 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 19 (26.39%) Firewall
6 17 (23.61%) Linux
7 16 (22.22%) C++
8 15 (20.83%) Cisco
8 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 14 (19.44%) C#
9 14 (19.44%) HP
10 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
10 13 (18.06%) SAN
11 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 12 (16.67%) Network Security
11 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
12 11 (15.28%) LAN
12 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
13 10 (13.89%) VHDL
13 10 (13.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (13.89%) WAN
13 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (13.89%) Degree
14 9 (12.50%) Driving Licence
14 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
14 9 (12.50%) SQL
14 9 (12.50%) .NET
14 9 (12.50%) Internet

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 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (8.33%) JBoss
1 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) IaaS
2 6 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) Firewall
2 13 (18.06%) SAN
3 12 (16.67%) Network Security
4 11 (15.28%) LAN
5 10 (13.89%) WAN
6 9 (12.50%) Internet
7 7 (9.72%) NAS
7 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.72%) VPN
8 6 (8.33%) Wireless
9 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.56%) DNS
10 4 (5.56%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.78%) DHCP
11 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
12 1 (1.39%) SMTP
12 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 6 (8.33%) Big Data
1 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
General
1 22 (30.56%) Electronics
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (6.94%) FPGA Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) ELK Stack
2 6 (8.33%) Kafka
3 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.94%) RESTful
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (13.89%) VHDL
3 9 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 8 (11.11%) Clustering
4 8 (11.11%) Internet of Things
5 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
6 6 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (8.33%) Physics
6 6 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (6.94%) Cryptography
7 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
7 5 (6.94%) Smartphone
8 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.78%) iPad
10 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.61%) Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.33%) CentOS
6 4 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
2 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 7 (9.72%) Change Control
5 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.72%) Security Management
6 6 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 6 (8.33%) ISMS
6 6 (8.33%) Product Management
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) UML
6 6 (8.33%) Validation
7 5 (6.94%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) C
2 16 (22.22%) C++
3 14 (19.44%) C#
4 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
5 8 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.33%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) LINC
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) Degree
3 6 (8.33%) CCNP
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.94%) CCNA
4 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) CCDA
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.17%) SLA
4 2 (2.78%) DO-160
4 2 (2.78%) QA
5 1 (1.39%) ARP4754
5 1 (1.39%) DO-254
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.33%) Apache Flume
3 6 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 6 (8.33%) Kibana
1 6 (8.33%) logstash
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) MOM
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) OpenView
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Cisco
3 14 (19.44%) HP
4 9 (12.50%) EMC
5 8 (11.11%) Citrix
5 8 (11.11%) Dell
6 6 (8.33%) CommVault
6 6 (8.33%) Hortonworks
6 6 (8.33%) Intel
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.94%) Mentor Graphics
7 5 (6.94%) Xilinx
8 4 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (4.17%) IBM
10 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.39%) IronPort
10 1 (1.39%) RightFax
10 1 (1.39%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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