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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 143 187 185
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 66 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.49% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 9.88% 4.12% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 46 6 13
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
668 680 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.08% 13.62% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 561 493 552
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 July 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 July 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 +27 18 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Windsor - 16 £47,500 -
Slough - 8 £52,500 -
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Newbury -7 2 £21,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £65,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 59 (71.08%) Linux
2 45 (54.22%) VMware
2 45 (54.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (54.22%) Virtual Environments
3 40 (48.19%) Data Centre
4 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
4 30 (36.14%) vSphere
5 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
5 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
6 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
7 27 (32.53%) HP
8 23 (27.71%) Python
8 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
9 22 (26.51%) Windows
10 21 (25.30%) Clustering
11 20 (24.10%) Unix
11 20 (24.10%) Cisco
11 20 (24.10%) CentOS
12 19 (22.89%) DNS
12 19 (22.89%) Ubuntu
12 19 (22.89%) Firewall
13 18 (21.69%) DHCP
13 18 (21.69%) LDAP
14 17 (20.48%) IBM
15 16 (19.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (18.07%) Sun
16 15 (18.07%) Oracle
17 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
18 12 (14.46%) F5
18 12 (14.46%) FWSM

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 9 (10.84%) Apache
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
1 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) DNS
1 19 (22.89%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) DHCP
2 18 (21.69%) LDAP
3 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (14.46%) FWSM
4 8 (9.64%) LAN
4 8 (9.64%) Wireless
5 7 (8.43%) BGP
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
5 7 (8.43%) MPLS
5 7 (8.43%) OSPF
5 7 (8.43%) TACACS
5 7 (8.43%) VPN
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (7.23%) Network Security
6 6 (7.23%) WAN
7 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (12.05%) Games
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (31.33%) Server Engineer
3 24 (28.92%) Support Engineer
4 20 (24.10%) Server Support
4 20 (24.10%) Systems Support
4 20 (24.10%) Systems Support Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) IT Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) IT Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) IT Support
6 15 (18.07%) IT Support Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) Server Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) Server Support Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) Systems Analyst
6 15 (18.07%) Systems Support Analyst
7 11 (13.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Unix Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) LAMP
2 5 (6.02%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.20%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (48.19%) Data Centre
2 21 (25.30%) Clustering
3 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Wiki
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.20%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.08%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Windows
3 20 (24.10%) CentOS
3 20 (24.10%) Unix
4 19 (22.89%) Ubuntu
5 16 (19.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
7 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.84%) Solaris
8 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.82%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (14.46%) Change Management
3 11 (13.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (12.05%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.84%) Project Management
6 8 (9.64%) ITIL
7 7 (8.43%) Data Security
7 7 (8.43%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.23%) Business Development
8 6 (7.23%) High Availability
8 6 (7.23%) Line Management
8 6 (7.23%) Network Management
8 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.02%) Operations Management
9 5 (6.02%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Web Development
10 4 (4.82%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
2 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
2 23 (27.71%) Python
3 10 (12.05%) Perl
4 5 (6.02%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) C++
5 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) CCNP
3 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) CCSP
4 6 (7.23%) CCVP
5 5 (6.02%) RHCE
5 5 (6.02%) SCSA
5 5 (6.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (36.14%) vSphere
3 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.02%) iptables
4 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.61%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.61%) XenServer
6 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.20%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
3 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.53%) HP
5 20 (24.10%) Cisco
6 17 (20.48%) IBM
7 15 (18.07%) Oracle
7 15 (18.07%) Sun
8 12 (14.46%) F5
9 8 (9.64%) Juniper
10 7 (8.43%) Dell
10 7 (8.43%) Palo Alto
10 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.02%) Egenera
11 5 (6.02%) Foundry
11 5 (6.02%) Veritas
12 3 (3.61%) Apple
12 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
12 3 (3.61%) EMC
13 2 (2.41%) Nortel
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