Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 102 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +40
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.70% 0.39% 2.46%
As % of the System Software category 6.59% 4.17% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 28
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £22,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.22% -41.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,250 £28,175
90th Percentile £42,000 £46,750 £40,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 91 120 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.59% 9.43% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 225
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,325 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 16 January 2019. 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
Tonbridge - 5 £41,000 - 1
West Malling +7 1 £35,000 +55.56% 2
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (66.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware