The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 92 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.86% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 2.10% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Average salary £50,000 £24,646 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.87% -33.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
335 333 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.85% 35.05% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 291 309 329
Average salary £40,000 £37,125 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.74% +0.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,646 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 7 £50,000 +48.14%
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) SAN
3 17 (77.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (72.73%) CLARiiON
4 16 (72.73%) EMC Centera
4 16 (72.73%) EMC
4 16 (72.73%) NetApp
4 16 (72.73%) NAS
4 16 (72.73%) Symmetrix DMX
5 15 (68.18%) Asset Management
6 12 (54.55%) Change Control
7 11 (50.00%) Replication
8 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
9 9 (40.91%) Degree
9 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
9 9 (40.91%) SLA
10 6 (27.27%) VMware
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.64%) Network Security
12 3 (13.64%) MCSE
12 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
12 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (9.09%) HTTP
13 2 (9.09%) Firewall

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) SAN
2 16 (72.73%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) VRRP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) PABX
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Technical Specialist
1 16 (72.73%) Storage Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) ICT Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) CLARiiON
1 16 (72.73%) EMC Centera
1 16 (72.73%) Symmetrix DMX
2 11 (50.00%) Replication
3 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (68.18%) Asset Management
4 12 (54.55%) Change Control
5 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CCIP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (9.09%) UAG
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
2 16 (72.73%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix