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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 186 208
Rank change year-on-year +28 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.18% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.22% 2.19% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 409 548 688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 15.13% 14.74% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 345 461 618
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 10 (50.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Signal Processing
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) VHDL
4 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Operations Research
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Server Building
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) OSINT
4 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS

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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (20.00%) SSH
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) ADSL
3 2 (10.00%) Broadband
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) FPGA Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (30.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Signal Processing
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 5 (25.00%) OSINT
2 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Server Building
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) iptables
1 4 (20.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 4 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cacti
1 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (20.00%) Nagios
1 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) NetApp
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco