The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 600 643
Rank change year-on-year +36 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 50 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 26
Median salary £55,000 £37,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.69% -24.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £25,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £67,500 £72,500
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4977 5194 4990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.64% 12.92% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4258 4550 4339
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Firmware
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in London

Firmware
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 3 £50,000 +100.00% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £29,000 -
Greenford -5 1 £52,500 -22.22%
Croydon - 1 £37,000 -
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 31 (41.89%) C
2 23 (31.08%) Degree
3 19 (25.68%) C++
3 19 (25.68%) Cisco
4 18 (24.32%) Wireless
5 17 (22.97%) Linux
6 16 (21.62%) Firewall
7 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
10 12 (16.22%) Electronics
10 12 (16.22%) Windows
10 12 (16.22%) Internet
11 11 (14.86%) Embedded C
11 11 (14.86%) Juniper
11 11 (14.86%) Java
11 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.86%) VLAN
11 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.51%) SDLC
12 10 (13.51%) Information Security
13 8 (10.81%) Machine Learning
13 8 (10.81%) Device Driver
14 7 (9.46%) Device Driver Development
14 7 (9.46%) FPGA Design
14 7 (9.46%) Banking
14 7 (9.46%) VHDL
14 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (9.46%) VPN
14 7 (9.46%) Python

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Mathcad
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) Wireless
2 16 (21.62%) Firewall
3 12 (16.22%) Internet
4 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.86%) VLAN
5 7 (9.46%) DHCP
5 7 (9.46%) VPN
6 6 (8.11%) BGP
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
6 6 (8.11%) InfiniBand
6 6 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (8.11%) Network Security
6 6 (8.11%) OSPF
6 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (6.76%) Bluetooth
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (6.76%) IPsec
7 5 (6.76%) SSL
8 4 (5.41%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.35%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (16.22%) Electronics
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Firmware Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) FPGA Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) FPGA Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) Velocity
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Device Driver
4 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (9.46%) VHDL
5 6 (8.11%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
7 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
8 3 (4.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.05%) Smart Home
9 2 (2.70%) Clustering
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.70%) User Experience
10 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.35%) CESG
10 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.35%) Replication
10 1 (1.35%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Android
4 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) SUSE
7 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.51%) Information Security
3 10 (13.51%) SDLC
4 8 (10.81%) Machine Learning
5 7 (9.46%) Device Driver Development
5 7 (9.46%) FPGA Design
6 6 (8.11%) Analytics
6 6 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (8.11%) High Availability
6 6 (8.11%) High-Frequency Trading
6 6 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (8.11%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (8.11%) OO
6 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
6 6 (8.11%) Threat Detection
6 6 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) C
2 19 (25.68%) C++
3 11 (14.86%) Embedded C
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) AWK
7 1 (1.35%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) sed
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) CCNP
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (5.41%) ISO 14001
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.35%) KVM
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.35%) vCloud
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Xen
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Cacti
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
2 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.35%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Cisco
2 11 (14.86%) Juniper
3 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
4 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.76%) Dell
4 5 (6.76%) MikroTik
4 5 (6.76%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.76%) Ubiquiti
5 4 (5.41%) Avaya
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.70%) Brocade
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Isilon
8 1 (1.35%) Polycom
8 1 (1.35%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.35%) Xilinx
London
WA Consultants
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago