Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 236 255
Rank change year-on-year +25 +19 +48
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 26 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 3.48% 1.67% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 27
Surrey median annual salary £51,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.43% +2.94% -32.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 748 900 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.19% 15.90% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 660 758 994
Surrey median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £23,500
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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Guildford +10 12 £52,500 +50.00%
Redhill +18 6 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Weybridge - 4 £32,500 -
Woking +15 2 £55,000 -
Chertsey +10 1 £46,500 +2.20%
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 14 (53.85%) Wireless
2 12 (46.15%) Electronics
2 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (42.31%) C
4 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
4 9 (34.62%) LabVIEW
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
4 9 (34.62%) Physics
4 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Static Code Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
5 8 (30.77%) CMDB
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) HP
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) SSCP
7 4 (15.38%) Apple
7 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 4 (15.38%) CISSP
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) MCSE
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) G Suite
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Wireless
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.54%) Broadband
4 3 (11.54%) IPsec
4 3 (11.54%) MPLS
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) RS-232
5 1 (3.85%) RS-422
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (46.15%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Military
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Firmware Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (15.38%) Release Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Change Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Change and Release Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (30.77%) CMDB
3 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
2 9 (34.62%) Physics
2 9 (34.62%) Static Code Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) Runbook
4 4 (15.38%) Statistics
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (3.85%) CMMI
6 1 (3.85%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) SSCP
4 3 (11.54%) BICSI Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
4 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
4 3 (11.54%) LPIC
4 3 (11.54%) RHCE
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 4 (15.38%) HP SIM
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
1 7 (26.92%) HP
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Spiceworks
2 4 (15.38%) Symantec
3 3 (11.54%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat