Period
to 5 December 2019

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 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 583 696 772
Rank change year-on-year +113 +76 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 145 118 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.50% 1.10% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 90 76
London median annual salary £58,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.81% -7.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,125 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,651 10,749 9,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.76% 15.96% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7,999 9,011 8,429
London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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 6 months to 5 December 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
Central London +41 26 £50,000 -25.93% 6
West London +9 20 £52,500 +61.54% 5
East London +35 12 £43,000 -15.69% 4
South London -2 6 £22,500 -16.67% 3
North London - 1 £90,000 - 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 44 (30.34%) C
2 42 (28.97%) Active Directory
3 37 (25.52%) Linux
3 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
4 33 (22.76%) Oracle
5 32 (22.07%) Firewall
6 31 (21.38%) Finance
7 29 (20.00%) C++
8 28 (19.31%) SLA
8 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (19.31%) High Availability
9 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
9 27 (18.62%) Patch Management
10 26 (17.93%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (17.93%) Cisco
10 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (17.93%) Degree
11 25 (17.24%) SQL
11 25 (17.24%) ITIL
11 25 (17.24%) Unix
11 25 (17.24%) Solaris
12 24 (16.55%) Information Security
12 24 (16.55%) Ticket Management
13 22 (15.17%) Ansible
13 22 (15.17%) Windows
13 22 (15.17%) DNS
14 20 (13.79%) Test Automation
14 20 (13.79%) ServiceNow
15 19 (13.10%) DHCP
16 18 (12.41%) Flash

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 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Azure
2 12 (8.28%) AWS
3 11 (7.59%) Office 365
4 5 (3.45%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.38%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Slack
6 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.07%) Firewall
2 22 (15.17%) DNS
3 19 (13.10%) DHCP
4 15 (10.34%) DMZ
4 15 (10.34%) LAN
5 12 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (7.59%) Ethernet
6 11 (7.59%) RS-232
7 10 (6.90%) RS-485
7 10 (6.90%) VPN
8 9 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.21%) WAN
9 8 (5.52%) SAN
10 7 (4.83%) BGP
10 7 (4.83%) IPv6
10 7 (4.83%) NAS
10 7 (4.83%) OSPF
10 7 (4.83%) WebEx
10 7 (4.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 18 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (10.34%) Big Data
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) GitLab
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Law
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Games
4 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.07%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) Software Engineer
2 22 (15.17%) Network Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) DBA
3 18 (12.41%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (11.03%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Embedded C Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Unix Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Oracle Financials DBA
8 9 (6.21%) Administrator
8 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.21%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Wintel Support
8 9 (6.21%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) Flash
2 16 (11.03%) LDAP
3 15 (10.34%) Kafka
4 7 (4.83%) XMPP
5 6 (4.14%) 802.1X
6 5 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (2.76%) Web Services
8 3 (2.07%) Middleware
9 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.69%) CSS
9 1 (0.69%) CSS3
9 1 (0.69%) HTML
9 1 (0.69%) HTML5
9 1 (0.69%) Node.js
9 1 (0.69%) ONVIF
9 1 (0.69%) React
9 1 (0.69%) SAML
9 1 (0.69%) SOAP
9 1 (0.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.03%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (6.90%) User Experience
5 8 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.83%) CCTV
6 7 (4.83%) Clustering
7 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.38%) CMDB
9 2 (1.38%) Wiki
10 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.69%) PKI
10 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.52%) Linux
2 25 (17.24%) Solaris
2 25 (17.24%) Unix
3 22 (15.17%) Windows
4 17 (11.72%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.90%) FreeRTOS
5 10 (6.90%) VxWorks
6 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
2 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.31%) High Availability
3 27 (18.62%) Patch Management
4 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (17.93%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (17.24%) ITIL
6 24 (16.55%) Information Security
6 24 (16.55%) Ticket Management
7 20 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 18 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (12.41%) Virtual Environments
9 17 (11.72%) Change Control
10 16 (11.03%) Computer Science
11 15 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (10.34%) GitOps
12 13 (8.97%) Capacity Management
13 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (6.90%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.34%) C
2 29 (20.00%) C++
3 25 (17.24%) SQL
4 17 (11.72%) Python
5 14 (9.66%) C#
5 14 (9.66%) Java
6 10 (6.90%) ANSI C
7 9 (6.21%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) Go
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 17 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (10.34%) MCP
4 15 (10.34%) RHCE
5 14 (9.66%) CCNP
6 10 (6.90%) CCNA
7 8 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.38%) MCSA
8 2 (1.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCIE
9 1 (0.69%) CWNA
9 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.69%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.31%) SLA
2 10 (6.90%) JTAG
3 8 (5.52%) QA
4 7 (4.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (4.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 42 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (10.34%) NFS
4 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.83%) VMware NSX
6 6 (4.14%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) Ansible
2 18 (12.41%) Data Guard
3 8 (5.52%) FortiGate
4 7 (4.83%) Cisco CME
4 7 (4.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.83%) WSUS
5 6 (4.14%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (4.14%) SCCM
6 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.69%) Grafana
9 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (22.76%) Oracle
2 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (17.93%) Cisco
4 20 (13.79%) ServiceNow
5 18 (12.41%) VMware
6 15 (10.34%) Splunk
7 12 (8.28%) Avaya
8 11 (7.59%) Aerohive Networks
9 10 (6.90%) Green Hills
9 10 (6.90%) QNX
10 8 (5.52%) Dell
11 7 (4.83%) Citrix
11 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.14%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (4.14%) Juniper
12 6 (4.14%) Meraki
12 6 (4.14%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.14%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (4.14%) Sophos
12 6 (4.14%) Zoho