The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 175 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 35 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.23% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 21
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1708 1539 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.42% 28.08% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1268 1380
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
South East

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
Reading +14 24 £45,000 -10.00%
Bracknell +4 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Slough +7 1 £40,500 +7.28%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Degree
3 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (33.90%) UNIX
5 19 (32.20%) Windows
6 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
7 17 (28.81%) HP
7 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
8 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (27.12%) Ethernet
8 16 (27.12%) Oracle
8 16 (27.12%) C
8 16 (27.12%) C++
8 16 (27.12%) Clustering
9 15 (25.42%) VMware
10 14 (23.73%) QA
10 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
11 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
11 13 (22.03%) EMC
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.64%) SLA
14 10 (16.95%) OCA
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (16.95%) ITIL
14 10 (16.95%) Back Office
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (5.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
2 16 (27.12%) Ethernet
3 9 (15.25%) Wireless
4 8 (13.56%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) GPRS
5 7 (11.86%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (11.86%) GSM
6 6 (10.17%) Firewall
7 3 (5.08%) 4G
7 3 (5.08%) Broadband
7 3 (5.08%) DNS
7 3 (5.08%) 3G
8 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.39%) SSL
8 2 (3.39%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.39%) snoop
9 1 (1.69%) LAN
9 1 (1.69%) WAN
9 1 (1.69%) DHCP
9 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
General
1 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Back Office
3 7 (11.86%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Junior
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Operations Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Storage Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) MFC
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) RSS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.39%) SOAP
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) XSD
3 2 (3.39%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 16 (27.12%) Clustering
3 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (15.25%) STB
5 8 (13.56%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (11.86%) Home Automation
7 5 (8.47%) Replication
8 4 (6.78%) CMDB
8 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (5.08%) Handset
10 2 (3.39%) Grid Computing
10 2 (3.39%) DataPower
11 1 (1.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 20 (33.90%) UNIX
3 19 (32.20%) Windows
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
5 9 (15.25%) Android
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
6 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.78%) AIX
7 4 (6.78%) HPUX
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (15.25%) Change Management
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Android Development
5 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
5 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Workflow
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.08%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Logistics
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Migration
9 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) C
1 16 (27.12%) C++
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) Assembly Language
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded C
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded C++
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) XPath
7 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) OCA
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (6.78%) SCSA
3 4 (6.78%) SCSE
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) VCP4
5 1 (1.69%) VCP5
5 1 (1.69%) MCSD
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) QA
2 11 (18.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
2 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.78%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.69%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) HP
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 15 (25.42%) VMware
4 13 (22.03%) EMC
5 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.86%) NEC
7 5 (8.47%) Sun
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco
7 5 (8.47%) Symantec
8 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
8 4 (6.78%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.78%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) CA
10 1 (1.69%) Egenera
10 1 (1.69%) Nortel
10 1 (1.69%) Juniper
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago