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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 185 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 34 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.29% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1731 1554 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.69% 28.07% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1271 1400
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,850
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 31 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 31 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 +18 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Bracknell +6 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (47.46%) Degree
3 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (33.90%) UNIX
4 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
5 19 (32.20%) Windows
6 17 (28.81%) C
6 17 (28.81%) C++
6 17 (28.81%) Ethernet
6 17 (28.81%) HP
6 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
7 16 (27.12%) Clustering
7 16 (27.12%) Oracle
7 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (25.42%) VMware
9 14 (23.73%) QA
9 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
10 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
10 13 (22.03%) EMC
11 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.64%) SLA
12 11 (18.64%) ITIL
12 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.95%) Android
13 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
13 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (16.95%) .NET
13 10 (16.95%) C#
13 10 (16.95%) OCA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
2 17 (28.81%) Ethernet
3 10 (16.95%) Wireless
4 9 (15.25%) GPRS
5 8 (13.56%) GSM
6 7 (11.86%) SAN
7 6 (10.17%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (10.17%) Firewall
8 4 (6.78%) DNS
9 3 (5.08%) 4G
9 3 (5.08%) 3G
9 3 (5.08%) Broadband
10 2 (3.39%) LAN
10 2 (3.39%) WAN
10 2 (3.39%) DHCP
10 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.39%) tcpdump
10 2 (3.39%) snoop
11 1 (1.69%) LDAP
11 1 (1.69%) FTP
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 8 (13.56%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Junior
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) IT Support
8 1 (1.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) MFC
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XSD
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) RSS
4 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 16 (27.12%) Clustering
3 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (15.25%) STB
4 9 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (13.56%) Home Automation
6 5 (8.47%) Replication
7 4 (6.78%) CMDB
7 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (5.08%) Handset
9 2 (3.39%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.69%) DataPower
10 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%) Android
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
7 4 (6.78%) AIX
7 4 (6.78%) HPUX
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL
3 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (16.95%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) Android Development
5 7 (11.86%) iOS Development
6 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
8 4 (6.78%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Logistics
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) C
1 17 (28.81%) C++
2 10 (16.95%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) Assembly Language
3 8 (13.56%) Embedded C
3 8 (13.56%) Embedded C++
4 7 (11.86%) 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 28 (47.46%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) OCA
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) SCSA
3 4 (6.78%) SCSE
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) VCP5
5 1 (1.69%) VCP4
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCSD
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) QA
2 11 (18.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (15.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 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
5 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) CA SiteMinder
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 8 (13.56%) NEC
7 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco
9 5 (8.47%) Symantec
9 5 (8.47%) Sun
9 5 (8.47%) Citrix
10 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
10 4 (6.78%) NetApp
10 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.78%) F5
11 2 (3.39%) Juniper
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) Nortel
11 2 (3.39%) Egenera
12 1 (1.69%) Brocade
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago