The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 57 37
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.77% 2.94%
As % of the System Software category - 8.57% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.14% 8.93% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Bedford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) CLARiiON
2 6 (85.71%) EMC Centera
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Symmetrix DMX
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) VRRP
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) VRRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (85.71%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) CLARiiON
2 6 (85.71%) EMC Centera
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft