Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 235 230
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 +65
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 33 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.68% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 3.94% 3.35% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 28
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -24.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £53,250 £54,125 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 838 805 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.38% 12.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 709 698 896
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Surrey.

Salary trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Redhill - 9 £45,000 -
Guildford +11 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Reigate +13 3 - -
Haslemere - 1 £32,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £38,500 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 13 (39.39%) Electronics
2 12 (36.36%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) C
6 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (21.21%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Node.js
7 7 (21.21%) F5
7 7 (21.21%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) Ansible
7 7 (21.21%) Docker
7 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
7 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
7 7 (21.21%) CMDB
7 7 (21.21%) WAN
7 7 (21.21%) HTTP
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) LAN
8 6 (18.18%) Release Management
8 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.15%) Verilog

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
3 7 (21.21%) HTTP
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 5 (15.15%) Broadband
6 4 (12.12%) Wireless
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) RS-232
8 2 (6.06%) RS-422
9 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.03%) Internet
9 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Electronics
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Professional Services Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Release Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Design Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Change Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Change and Release Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Node.js
1 7 (21.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CMDB
2 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (15.15%) Verilog
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (18.18%) Release Management
3 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (15.15%) Data Acquisition
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 4 (12.12%) Runbook
4 4 (12.12%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (12.12%) Statistics
5 3 (9.09%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Physics
6 2 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) C
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Tcl
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.03%) LPIC
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
1 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.09%) Perfmon
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) F5
2 5 (15.15%) BMC
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Remedy
3 4 (12.12%) EMC
4 3 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat