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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 58 42
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.55% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category - 17.65% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
38 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.79% 8.76% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 4 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
1 4 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 4 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware