Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 770 780
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 81 83 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.88% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 98
London median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,800 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +4.94%

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 9891 9474 9718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.35% 12.32% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8401 8208 8411
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,220
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 +25 6 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West London -13 5 £52,500 +32.91% 1
South London - 5 £37,000 -
East London -2 2 £42,500 +29.77% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (37.04%) C
2 27 (33.33%) Cisco
3 25 (30.86%) Windows
3 25 (30.86%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) Degree
5 21 (25.93%) C++
6 20 (24.69%) Internet
7 17 (20.99%) Firewall
8 16 (19.75%) VMware
8 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
8 16 (19.75%) DNS
8 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
9 15 (18.52%) VPN
9 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 15 (18.52%) Dell
10 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
11 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.05%) Citrix
11 13 (16.05%) SAN
12 12 (14.81%) DHCP
13 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.58%) Java
13 11 (13.58%) SQL
13 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
13 11 (13.58%) Electronics
14 10 (12.35%) Finance
14 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
14 10 (12.35%) OO
14 10 (12.35%) vSphere

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 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) Internet
2 17 (20.99%) Firewall
3 16 (19.75%) DNS
3 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
4 15 (18.52%) VPN
5 13 (16.05%) SAN
6 12 (14.81%) DHCP
7 8 (9.88%) BGP
7 8 (9.88%) Ethernet
7 8 (9.88%) VLAN
7 8 (9.88%) WAN
7 8 (9.88%) Wireless
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (8.64%) IPsec
8 7 (8.64%) LAN
8 7 (8.64%) Network Security
9 6 (7.41%) DWDM
9 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (7.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.47%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (13.58%) Electronics
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Military
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Firmware Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Embedded Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Firmware Developer
6 6 (7.41%) FPGA Developer
6 6 (7.41%) FPGA Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.17%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 6 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (7.41%) Hedge funds
4 6 (7.41%) Replication
4 6 (7.41%) VHDL
5 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.94%) Clustering
6 3 (3.70%) User Experience
7 2 (2.47%) CESG
7 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.23%) CMDB
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.23%) iSeries
8 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.17%) AIX
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.47%) SUSE
7 1 (1.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.35%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (12.35%) OO
4 9 (11.11%) Information Security
5 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (9.88%) SDLC
6 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.64%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 6 (7.41%) High Availability
7 6 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (7.41%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.41%) Machine Learning
7 6 (7.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) Proprietary Trading
7 6 (7.41%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) C
2 21 (25.93%) C++
3 11 (13.58%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) SANS
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.47%) MCSE
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.23%) CCDP
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) vSphere
3 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.94%) XenServer
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.47%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) SCOM
2 5 (6.17%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) OpenView
3 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.70%) WMI
4 3 (3.70%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.47%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.47%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Cisco
2 16 (19.75%) VMware
3 15 (18.52%) Dell
4 13 (16.05%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.64%) IBM
6 7 (8.64%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.17%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (6.17%) Dell KACE
7 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
7 5 (6.17%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) Juniper
7 5 (6.17%) Veeam
8 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.47%) Avaya
9 2 (2.47%) CA
9 2 (2.47%) Cadence
9 2 (2.47%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.47%) Splunk