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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 196 173 176
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.97% 5.10% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 17
Average salary £47,500 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.91% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £22,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £33,550 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
559 510 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 12.74% 11.32% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 489 403 428
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Guildford +7 5 £47,500 +42.85% 2
Woking - 2 £57,500 -
Staines - 1 £42,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (40.00%) C++
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) Electronics
3 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
3 12 (34.29%) Physics
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (28.57%) LAN
4 10 (28.57%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (28.57%) SLA
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
5 9 (25.71%) BGP
5 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
5 9 (25.71%) VoIP
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) C
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) CCNA
7 7 (20.00%) F5
8 6 (17.14%) FWSM
8 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) Moodle

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Moodle
2 6 (17.14%) Lync
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (28.57%) LAN
2 10 (28.57%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) BGP
3 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
3 9 (25.71%) VoIP
4 6 (17.14%) FWSM
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) OSPF
4 6 (17.14%) ADSL
4 6 (17.14%) SNMP
4 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) SHDSL
5 4 (11.43%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (11.43%) MPLS
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (34.29%) Electronics
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
2 3 (8.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
3 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (8.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
1 12 (34.29%) Physics
2 8 (22.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (17.14%) VLE
3 6 (17.14%) CMDB
4 5 (14.29%) VHDL
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Replication
5 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) SCADA
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (17.14%) Signal Processing
2 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Security Management
4 3 (8.57%) CAD
4 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) C
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) CCIE
5 4 (11.43%) CCNP
5 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) PhD
8 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
1 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) BT
7 3 (8.57%) Brocade
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Agilent
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
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