Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 202 243
Rank change year-on-year +26 +41 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.59% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 3.89% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 14
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -0.55% -24.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £50,001
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 681 848 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.57% 17.04% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 618 722 711
Surrey median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 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
Guildford +3 7 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Weybridge - 4 £50,000 -
Woking - 4 £27,500 - 3
Redhill -13 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (47.83%) C
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) SLA
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) Wireless
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Azure
6 6 (26.09%) Change Control
6 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
7 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
7 5 (21.74%) Electronics
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) IIS
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft

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 5 (21.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) DHCP
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
4 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
4 4 (17.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CMake
1 1 (4.35%) CodeWarrior
1 1 (4.35%) GCC
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Firmware Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Research Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technology Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Change Control
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
4 4 (17.39%) Antivirus Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (17.39%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) Ticket Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
6 2 (8.70%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C
2 6 (26.09%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Perfmon
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
3 4 (17.39%) CA
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Zscaler
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) VMware