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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / London
Rank 543 563 594
Rank change year-on-year +20 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 82 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 1.70% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 76 49
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 4099 4834 5412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.35% 11.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3502 4201 4686
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +48 5 £47,500 -20.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +6 3 £29,000 -44.76% 1
Enfield - 3 £45,000 -
Croydon - 1 £31,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (27.50%) C
2 20 (25.00%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) Firewall
3 19 (23.75%) Wireless
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco
4 17 (21.25%) Degree
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) C++
6 15 (18.75%) Banking
7 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.50%) Network Security
7 14 (17.50%) VMware
7 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
8 13 (16.25%) Skype for Business
8 13 (16.25%) Internet
8 13 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
9 12 (15.00%) CCNP
9 12 (15.00%) Linux
10 11 (13.75%) DHCP
10 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
10 11 (13.75%) VPN
11 10 (12.50%) BGP
11 10 (12.50%) OSPF
11 10 (12.50%) Electronics
11 10 (12.50%) Python
11 10 (12.50%) VLAN
12 9 (11.25%) Embedded C
12 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.25%) EIGRP

Firmware
Top Related 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 13 (16.25%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.75%) SaaS
5 2 (2.50%) GitHub
5 2 (2.50%) Heroku
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Firewall
1 19 (23.75%) Wireless
2 14 (17.50%) Network Security
3 13 (16.25%) Internet
4 11 (13.75%) DHCP
4 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) VPN
5 10 (12.50%) BGP
5 10 (12.50%) OSPF
5 10 (12.50%) VLAN
6 9 (11.25%) EIGRP
6 9 (11.25%) Skype
7 8 (10.00%) DNS
8 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (7.50%) MPLS
8 6 (7.50%) SSL
8 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.25%) HSRP
9 5 (6.25%) IPsec
9 5 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) KDB
3 1 (1.25%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Bundler
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (18.75%) Banking
2 10 (12.50%) Electronics
3 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Firmware Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Audio Visual Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Audio Visual Support
8 4 (5.00%) Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
1 3 (3.75%) LAMP
2 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.50%) jQuery
2 2 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.50%) Memcached
2 2 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) LINQ
3 1 (1.25%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Lucene
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.25%) STL
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.75%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) Fintech
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Signage
4 4 (5.00%) IPTV
4 4 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.75%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Linux
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Android
5 7 (8.75%) Unix
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (8.75%) High Availability
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
3 7 (8.75%) Threat Detection
4 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.50%) Network Design
4 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (7.50%) SDLC
5 5 (6.25%) Android Development
5 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (6.25%) Content Management
5 5 (6.25%) Cyber Intelligence
5 5 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.25%) Network Management
5 5 (6.25%) Open Source
5 5 (6.25%) SIEM
5 5 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) C
2 15 (18.75%) C++
3 10 (12.50%) Python
4 9 (11.25%) Embedded C
5 6 (7.50%) Java
6 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Tcl
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.00%) CCNP
4 6 (7.50%) CCDP
5 3 (3.75%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
7 1 (1.25%) CCSP
7 1 (1.25%) CCVP
7 1 (1.25%) HND
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.00%) SLA
4 3 (3.75%) QA
5 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Docker
4 2 (2.50%) vCloud
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (3.75%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.75%) Cacti
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) Kibana
5 1 (1.25%) Ansible
5 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.25%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Cisco
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.50%) VMware
4 9 (11.25%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.00%) Juniper
6 7 (8.75%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) Polycom
7 6 (7.50%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.50%) Brocade
7 6 (7.50%) F5
7 6 (7.50%) HP
7 6 (7.50%) Isilon
8 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.00%) Avaya
9 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (3.75%) Citrix
10 3 (3.75%) Cognizant
10 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
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