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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 179 229 220
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 2.50% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 7
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +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
598 800 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.49% 13.41% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 508 673 623
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Reading +31 8 £42,000 -23.63% 1
Slough +25 3 £37,500 -54.54%
Maidenhead - 3 £52,500 -
Newbury +18 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 53 (69.74%) Linux
2 36 (47.37%) VMware
3 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (38.16%) Clustering
4 29 (38.16%) Unix
5 28 (36.84%) HP
5 28 (36.84%) Virtual Environments
6 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
7 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
7 25 (32.89%) vSphere
8 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 22 (28.95%) Sun
8 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
9 21 (27.63%) Oracle
9 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
10 20 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (25.00%) SLA
12 18 (23.68%) Firewall
12 18 (23.68%) Python
12 18 (23.68%) Bash Shell
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco
14 16 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (19.74%) IBM
15 15 (19.74%) Windows
16 14 (18.42%) Change Management
16 14 (18.42%) Degree
16 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
17 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
17 13 (17.11%) Solaris

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 13 (17.11%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) Mathcad
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.21%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) IaaS
3 4 (5.26%) PaaS
3 4 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) DHCP
2 13 (17.11%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (13.16%) FWSM
4 9 (11.84%) LDAP
5 7 (9.21%) Internet
5 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 7 (9.21%) MPLS
5 7 (9.21%) snoop
5 7 (9.21%) tcpdump
5 7 (9.21%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.26%) NAS
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) WAN
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (3.95%) Network Security
7 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 6 (7.89%) MySQL
1 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) C++Builder
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.47%) Electronics
2 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.58%) Automotive
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
2 5 (6.58%) Military
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Server Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Server Support
4 10 (13.16%) Systems Support
4 10 (13.16%) Systems Support Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) IT Support
6 7 (9.21%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Server Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Server Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
1 7 (9.21%) XML
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
2 6 (7.89%) LAMP
2 6 (7.89%) RESTful
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.32%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.16%) Clustering
2 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
3 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Internet of Things
4 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.58%) CAN bus
6 3 (3.95%) Wiki
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Unix
3 20 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (19.74%) Windows
5 13 (17.11%) Solaris
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.84%) CentOS
8 8 (10.53%) Ubuntu
9 5 (6.58%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Virtual Environments
2 16 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (18.42%) Change Management
5 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
6 11 (14.47%) Prototyping
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL
8 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.21%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.21%) Line Management
9 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.21%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) Web Development
10 6 (7.89%) Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Data Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
2 18 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 18 (23.68%) Python
3 13 (17.11%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) C
5 6 (7.89%) C#
5 6 (7.89%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) RHCE
3 6 (7.89%) SCSA
3 6 (7.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.26%) MCSA
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.95%) CCNP
5 3 (3.95%) CCSP
5 3 (3.95%) CCVP
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (7.89%) ISO 14001
2 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) ISO26262
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.89%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) iptables
5 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.95%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.95%) XenServer
8 1 (1.32%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) VMware
2 28 (36.84%) HP
3 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
3 22 (28.95%) Sun
4 21 (27.63%) Oracle
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco
6 15 (19.74%) IBM
7 10 (13.16%) F5
8 7 (9.21%) Egenera
8 7 (9.21%) Foundry
9 6 (7.89%) EMC
9 6 (7.89%) Veritas
10 4 (5.26%) Avaya
10 4 (5.26%) Dell
11 3 (3.95%) Apple
11 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.95%) Juniper
11 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds