The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 197 221 209
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 20 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 0.84% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 10
Average salary £38,250 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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
728 712 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.98% 12.95% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 633 517 572
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Reading +31 10 £38,250 -23.50%
Windsor - 3 £37,500 -
Slough +1 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Newbury - 1 £21,000 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) HP
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) IBM
5 8 (25.00%) Unix
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) Wireless
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
7 6 (18.75%) Dell
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Electronics
8 5 (15.63%) Clustering
8 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
8 5 (15.63%) Perl
8 5 (15.63%) C
8 5 (15.63%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) Sun
8 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 5 (15.63%) SLA
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 5 (15.63%) CentOS
9 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Algorithms

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) Wireless
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) Bluetooth
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) FWSM
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) LDAP
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
6 2 (6.25%) AMQP
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) MQTT
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) TACACS
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Field Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Server Support
5 3 (9.38%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Support
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.25%) XMPP
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
3 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) VHDL
6 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) CentOS
4 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Business Development
3 4 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Security
5 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
1 5 (15.63%) C++
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCSP
3 1 (3.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Nortel
8 2 (6.25%) Altera
8 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Xilinx
9 1 (3.13%) Avaya
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + OT
Posted: 8 days ago
Hungerford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago