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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 198 203 222
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.49% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.67% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1651 1553 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.88% 29.18% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1150 1308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 19 £60,000 -
Slough - 3 £40,500 -
Newbury -15 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Degree
3 13 (35.14%) UNIX
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
5 11 (29.73%) Clustering
6 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
6 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
6 10 (27.03%) HP
6 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (21.62%) Data Guard
7 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (21.62%) EMC
7 8 (21.62%) OCA
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
7 8 (21.62%) C++
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) C
8 7 (18.92%) Perl
8 7 (18.92%) SAN
8 7 (18.92%) Solaris
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) Embedded C
8 7 (18.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (8.11%) 4G
2 3 (8.11%) Broadband
2 3 (8.11%) GSM
2 3 (8.11%) 3G
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.41%) GPRS
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.41%) snoop
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XSD
1 2 (5.41%) XSLT
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) MFC
1 2 (5.41%) RSS
2 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
1 11 (29.73%) Clustering
2 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 3 (8.11%) CMDB
4 3 (8.11%) Handset
5 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.41%) DataPower
5 2 (5.41%) Home Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.70%) HACMP
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) UNIX
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Solaris
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
7 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (8.11%) AIX
7 3 (8.11%) HPUX
7 3 (8.11%) Android
7 3 (8.11%) CentOS
8 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) CAD
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) BCP
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C++
2 7 (18.92%) C
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) Embedded C
3 4 (10.81%) Korn
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Bourne shell
4 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
4 3 (8.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.41%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) OCA
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MCSD
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (18.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) EMC
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) Sun
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) NEC
5 2 (5.41%) QNX
5 2 (5.41%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) Intel
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago