Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 256 308
Rank change year-on-year +31 +52 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 24 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 1.77% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 18
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £48,125 £51,625 £34,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.26% +61.04% -23.00%
75th Percentile £63,125 £76,000 £41,438
90th Percentile £63,750 £90,000 £50,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £62,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -7.26% +61.04% -23.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 974 1,359 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.61% 18.67% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,211 1,632
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +13.64%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in the City of London.

Salary trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) vRealize
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
1 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy