Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 532 651 739
Rank change year-on-year +119 +88 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 53 109 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 92 105
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% -19.05%
10th Percentile £35,225 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £84,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 5,917 10,026 10,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.37% 17.07% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,030 8,366 9,081
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +9.20%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in London.

Salary trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +100 16 £62,000 +61.04%
South London +14 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West London +22 2 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East London - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 20 (37.74%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (24.53%) Degree
4 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (22.64%) VoIP
5 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (22.64%) VLAN
6 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
6 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
6 11 (20.75%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) Python
7 10 (18.87%) CCNA
7 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (18.87%) Preventative Maintenance
8 9 (16.98%) High Availability
8 9 (16.98%) Office 365
8 9 (16.98%) Citrix
8 9 (16.98%) Wireless
8 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
8 9 (16.98%) Finance
9 8 (15.09%) MPLS
9 8 (15.09%) WAN

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Office 365
2 8 (15.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Azure
4 3 (5.66%) G Suite
4 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 3 (5.66%) Twilio
5 1 (1.89%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (22.64%) VLAN
3 12 (22.64%) VoIP
4 9 (16.98%) Wireless
5 8 (15.09%) Broadband
5 8 (15.09%) MPLS
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) BGP
6 7 (13.21%) LAN
6 7 (13.21%) OSPF
7 6 (11.32%) Internet
7 6 (11.32%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (11.32%) RS-232
7 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.77%) DNS
9 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
10 1 (1.89%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) CMake
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Audio Visual Installation Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Installations Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Support Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Driving Licence
3 6 (11.32%) Handset
3 6 (11.32%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.43%) PKI
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.66%) User Experience
6 2 (3.77%) CMDB
7 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.89%) Online Games
7 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Preventative Maintenance
4 9 (16.98%) High Availability
5 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (11.32%) Data Security
6 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Business Development
7 5 (9.43%) Change Control
7 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.43%) Data Encryption
7 5 (9.43%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.43%) Release Management
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) C
3 8 (15.09%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.43%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.43%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNA
4 5 (9.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (7.55%) CCNP
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) CWNA
7 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
1 5 (9.43%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Draytek
4 6 (11.32%) NETGEAR
5 3 (5.66%) Meraki
6 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.89%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) Tufin
7 1 (1.89%) Ubiquiti