Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 307 361 381
Rank change year-on-year +54 +20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 36 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.77% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 12
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £39,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.03% -20.00% -9.30%
10th Percentile £40,200 £30,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £69,250 £68,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.71% +2.11% -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,031 2,214 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.67% 17.12% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 1,975 1,937
Central London median annual salary £62,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,875
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +8.91%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Central London

Firmware
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Central London.

Salary trend for Firmware in Central London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Central London over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Central London

Firmware
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 27 £62,000 +58.97% 4
West End of London - 7 £55,000 -
City of Westminster - 2 £43,750 -
Firmware
London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 16 (44.44%) Windows
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (30.56%) Python
5 11 (30.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.22%) Citrix
8 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.22%) FortiGate
8 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (19.44%) VMware NSX
9 7 (19.44%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco CME
9 7 (19.44%) Patch Management

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) WebEx
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
3 5 (13.89%) VoIP
4 4 (11.11%) DMZ
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) GitLab
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) CMake
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Games
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) XMPP
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 4 (11.11%) Kafka
5 1 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) CCTV
3 6 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (16.67%) User Experience
4 4 (11.11%) PKI
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) CMDB
7 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (19.44%) Information Security
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Patch Management
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
7 6 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) OOP
7 6 (16.67%) Open Source
7 6 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 7 (19.44%) C++
5 6 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (13.89%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) RHCE
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (16.67%) QA
3 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) VMware NSX
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco CME
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 5 (13.89%) vCenter Server
5 4 (11.11%) Ansible
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) Avaya
6 6 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 4 (11.11%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL