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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 259 299
Rank change year-on-year +28 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.016% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.12% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Median salary £50,000 £25,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -51.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 742 807 971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.17% 12.84% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 664 746 858
Median salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) FWSM
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago