Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 339 400
Rank change year-on-year +23 +61 +60
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.095% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £43,125 £34,450 £42,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,750 £65,475
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +2.44%

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 1476 1365 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.38% 11.75% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1243 1440
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Modbus
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) PowerHA
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (16.67%) Dell KACE
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) VMware