The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 160 202 183
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 48 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 6.93% 2.83% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 17
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
693 672 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.30% 13.29% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 589 485 570
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Windsor - 13 £37,500 - 1
Reading +20 12 £49,125 +3.42% 3
Slough - 9 £52,500 -
Newbury +5 2 £21,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) VMware
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (51.67%) Data Centre
3 30 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 19 (31.67%) vSphere
7 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 18 (30.00%) Cisco
7 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (30.00%) HP
7 18 (30.00%) Windows
8 16 (26.67%) DNS
8 16 (26.67%) Firewall
9 15 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 15 (25.00%) DHCP
9 15 (25.00%) CentOS
10 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
10 14 (23.33%) Python
10 14 (23.33%) LDAP
11 13 (21.67%) IBM
12 11 (18.33%) Unix
12 11 (18.33%) Clustering
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (16.67%) FWSM
13 10 (16.67%) F5
13 10 (16.67%) Wireless
13 10 (16.67%) Change Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) DNS
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) LDAP
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (16.67%) FWSM
4 10 (16.67%) Wireless
5 8 (13.33%) LAN
5 8 (13.33%) MPLS
6 7 (11.67%) BGP
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (11.67%) EIGRP
6 7 (11.67%) OSPF
6 7 (11.67%) TACACS
6 7 (11.67%) VPN
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (10.00%) Network Security
7 6 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (5.00%) FTP
8 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (15.00%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Military
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (35.00%) Server Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Server Support
3 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 15 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) IT Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) IT Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) IT Support
5 11 (18.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Server Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Server Support Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Systems Support Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Network Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Field Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Clustering
3 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) CentOS
3 15 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 11 (18.33%) Unix
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (16.67%) Change Management
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Data Security
4 7 (11.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (10.00%) Business Development
5 6 (10.00%) High Availability
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (10.00%) Network Management
5 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
9 2 (3.33%) Line Management
9 2 (3.33%) Operations Management
9 2 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
2 14 (23.33%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) CCNP
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) CCSP
2 6 (10.00%) CCVP
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) RHCE
4 2 (3.33%) SCSA
4 2 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (31.67%) vSphere
3 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) iptables
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.00%) Cisco
4 18 (30.00%) HP
5 13 (21.67%) IBM
6 10 (16.67%) F5
7 9 (15.00%) Juniper
7 9 (15.00%) Sun
8 8 (13.33%) Dell
8 8 (13.33%) Oracle
9 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
9 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.00%) Egenera
10 3 (5.00%) Foundry
10 3 (5.00%) Nortel
11 2 (3.33%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) Veritas
12 1 (1.67%) Avaya
12 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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