Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 613 697 762
Rank change year-on-year +84 +65 +45
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 126 115 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 1.09% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 88 95 75
London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +30.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £59,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 9,942 10,561 9,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.80% 15.43% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,208 8,879 8,362
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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
West London +11 21 £52,500 +56.72% 7
Central London +32 14 £50,000 - 7
East London +42 12 £43,000 +1.18% 2
South London -5 9 £35,000 +29.63% 1
North London - 2 £90,000 - 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 42 (33.33%) C
2 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
3 27 (21.43%) Firewall
3 27 (21.43%) High Availability
4 26 (20.63%) Windows
5 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
6 23 (18.25%) C++
6 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
7 22 (17.46%) Finance
7 22 (17.46%) Degree
8 21 (16.67%) SLA
8 21 (16.67%) Cisco
8 21 (16.67%) SQL
8 21 (16.67%) Oracle
9 20 (15.87%) ITIL
9 20 (15.87%) Solaris
10 19 (15.08%) Unix
10 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.08%) Azure
11 18 (14.29%) Information Security
11 18 (14.29%) DNS
12 17 (13.49%) Ticket Management
12 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
13 16 (12.70%) Patch Management
13 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
14 15 (11.90%) VMware
14 15 (11.90%) DHCP
14 15 (11.90%) AWS
14 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.97%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.08%) Azure
2 15 (11.90%) AWS
2 15 (11.90%) Office 365
3 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (3.97%) G Suite
3 5 (3.97%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.17%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Slack
6 1 (0.79%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.79%) GCP
6 1 (0.79%) GitHub
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.43%) Firewall
2 18 (14.29%) DNS
3 15 (11.90%) DHCP
4 14 (11.11%) LAN
5 13 (10.32%) WAN
6 12 (9.52%) RS-232
7 11 (8.73%) Ethernet
7 11 (8.73%) RS-485
7 11 (8.73%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (7.14%) DMZ
9 8 (6.35%) MPLS
9 8 (6.35%) SAN
10 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.56%) VPN
10 7 (5.56%) WLAN
11 6 (4.76%) Skype
11 6 (4.76%) Wireless
12 5 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.97%) NAS
12 5 (3.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (7.14%) Big Data
5 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Law
3 7 (5.56%) Electronics
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Software Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Administrator
3 14 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (10.32%) Network Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) DBA
5 12 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (8.73%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Embedded C Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) IT Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) IT Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) Operations Support Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Wintel Support
8 8 (6.35%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) Flash
2 10 (7.94%) LDAP
3 9 (7.14%) Kafka
4 3 (2.38%) .NET
4 3 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (1.59%) Node.js
5 2 (1.59%) ONVIF
5 2 (1.59%) React
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) XMPP
6 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) CSS3
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) SAML
6 1 (0.79%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.73%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (7.14%) User Experience
5 8 (6.35%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.97%) Clustering
7 5 (3.97%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (3.17%) Wiki
9 2 (1.59%) CCTV
10 1 (0.79%) CMDB
10 1 (0.79%) PKI
10 1 (0.79%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 26 (20.63%) Windows
3 20 (15.87%) Solaris
4 19 (15.08%) Unix
5 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
7 11 (8.73%) VxWorks
8 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (2.38%) CentOS
12 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.59%) Debian
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.79%) Android
14 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) High Availability
2 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
3 20 (15.87%) ITIL
4 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.29%) Information Security
6 17 (13.49%) Ticket Management
7 16 (12.70%) Patch Management
8 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 13 (10.32%) Change Control
10 13 (10.32%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (10.32%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.73%) Capacity Management
13 9 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.14%) GitOps
14 8 (6.35%) Project Management
15 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) C
2 23 (18.25%) C++
3 21 (16.67%) SQL
4 14 (11.11%) Python
5 11 (8.73%) ANSI C
6 9 (7.14%) C#
7 8 (6.35%) Java
8 7 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.17%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.38%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.59%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) Go
13 1 (0.79%) Lua
13 1 (0.79%) R
13 1 (0.79%) Ruby
13 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.94%) MCP
4 9 (7.14%) RHCE
5 7 (5.56%) CCNA
6 6 (4.76%) CCNP
7 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.17%) MCSA
7 4 (3.17%) MCSE
8 3 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.38%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.79%) CCIE
10 1 (0.79%) CWNA
10 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.67%) SLA
2 14 (11.11%) JTAG
3 7 (5.56%) QA
4 6 (4.76%) GDPR
5 2 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (7.14%) NFS
3 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.17%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.79%) Docker
7 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Ansible
2 12 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 7 (5.56%) SCCM
3 7 (5.56%) WSUS
4 6 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco CME
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.59%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.79%) Grafana
9 1 (0.79%) OpenView
9 1 (0.79%) OVSD
9 1 (0.79%) SCOM
9 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) Cisco
2 21 (16.67%) Oracle
3 15 (11.90%) ServiceNow
3 15 (11.90%) VMware
4 11 (8.73%) Green Hills
4 11 (8.73%) QNX
5 10 (7.94%) Dell
5 10 (7.94%) Splunk
6 8 (6.35%) Juniper
7 7 (5.56%) Avaya
8 6 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
8 6 (4.76%) Citrix
8 6 (4.76%) Sophos
8 6 (4.76%) Zoho
9 5 (3.97%) HP
9 5 (3.97%) Polycom
9 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.97%) Symantec
10 4 (3.17%) Apple