The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 196 190 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.99% 4.77% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 11
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
604 629 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 13.12% 11.97% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 542 531 485
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Surrey

Firmware
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Staines - 6 £42,500 -
Woking +6 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Guildford -2 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) C++
3 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) SLA
5 10 (31.25%) Electronics
5 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
5 10 (31.25%) Physics
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) Firewall
7 8 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) HP
7 8 (25.00%) C
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
9 6 (18.75%) VoIP
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) MATLAB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Moodle
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) VoIP
4 6 (18.75%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.38%) ADSL
7 3 (9.38%) Software-Defined Radio
7 3 (9.38%) FWSM
7 3 (9.38%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.13%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) X-Windows
1 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
1 10 (31.25%) Physics
2 8 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (15.63%) VHDL
4 3 (9.38%) VLE
4 3 (9.38%) CMDB
4 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) SCADA
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) CAD
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C++
2 8 (25.00%) C
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Certification
2 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Dell Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) HP ASE
3 4 (12.50%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) SAP
6 4 (12.50%) BT
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Veritas
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) Brocade