The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 85 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 5.93% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Firmware
East of England

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

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 118 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.07% 12.10% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 105 160
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) CLARiiON
2 5 (83.33%) EMC Centera
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) CLARiiON
2 5 (83.33%) EMC Centera
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware