The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 109 96
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.93% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 8.40% 6.90% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 11
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% -8.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 145 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 11.08% 11.59% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 107 119 210
Median salary £37,500 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Firmware in West Sussex

Firmware
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 4 £45,000 -
Crawley +2 3 £45,000 +15.38%
Horsham +11 2 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (56.67%) Linux
5 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 15 (50.00%) HP
5 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 15 (50.00%) SCSM
5 15 (50.00%) Security Patching
5 15 (50.00%) Threat Detection
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (26.67%) C
8 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) Electronics
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) DHCP
11 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
11 4 (13.33%) PPP
11 4 (13.33%) SAN
11 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.33%) Web Services

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (13.33%) PPP
3 4 (13.33%) RS-232
3 4 (13.33%) RS-485
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.33%) 3G
6 1 (3.33%) 4G
6 1 (3.33%) ADSL
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) PSTN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Qt
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 15 (50.00%) Threat Detection
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) C
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.67%) Fortran
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) SCSM
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 15 (50.00%) HP
2 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper