Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 312 338
Rank change year-on-year +99 +26 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 10 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.099% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 0.50% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 7
Median annual salary £62,000 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.26% -9.00% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,450 £43,000
90th Percentile £75,125 £55,500 £74,250
Central London median annual salary £62,000 £40,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +54.04% -19.50% -

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 933 1,984 1,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.96% 19.56% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,808 1,467
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,425 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% +15.00%

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 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
4 2 (25.00%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
2 2 (25.00%) Proactive Maintenance
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco