Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 105 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.24% 1.43% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.65% 8.88% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 21
Kent median annual salary £22,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.94% +4.73% -8.64%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £23,750 £40,000 £40,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 113 259 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.93% 16.14% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 215 283
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -14.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £58,750 £58,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Kent

Firmware
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Kent

Firmware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
West Malling - 2 £22,500 -
Chatham - 1 - - 1
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Security
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Google