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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 165 189 203
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 50 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 7.54% 5.86% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 18
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
663 683 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.51% 12.82% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 558 543 572
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +38 23 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead - 7 £52,500 -
Slough +19 5 £42,500 -
Windsor +2 5 £54,000 +66.15%
Thatcham - 3 £32,500 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 69 (71.13%) Linux
2 47 (48.45%) VMware
2 47 (48.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (46.39%) Virtual Environments
4 39 (40.21%) Data Centre
5 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
6 33 (34.02%) HP
7 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
7 32 (32.99%) Red Hat
7 32 (32.99%) vSphere
8 31 (31.96%) Unix
8 31 (31.96%) Clustering
9 30 (30.93%) PowerShell
10 26 (26.80%) Firewall
11 25 (25.77%) Windows
12 24 (24.74%) Sun
13 23 (23.71%) Oracle
13 23 (23.71%) Python
13 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
14 22 (22.68%) Cisco
15 21 (21.65%) DHCP
15 21 (21.65%) DNS
15 21 (21.65%) SLA
16 20 (20.62%) IBM
16 20 (20.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (19.59%) CentOS
18 18 (18.56%) Change Management
18 18 (18.56%) Ubuntu
18 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
19 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Management

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 (13.40%) Apache
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.09%) Confluence
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.22%) Office 365
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) IaaS
3 4 (4.12%) PaaS
3 4 (4.12%) SaaS
4 3 (3.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) Firewall
2 21 (21.65%) DHCP
2 21 (21.65%) DNS
3 17 (17.53%) LDAP
4 14 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (14.43%) FWSM
5 13 (13.40%) LAN
6 11 (11.34%) MPLS
7 9 (9.28%) Wireless
8 8 (8.25%) WAN
9 7 (7.22%) BGP
9 7 (7.22%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (7.22%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (7.22%) EIGRP
9 7 (7.22%) Internet
9 7 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (7.22%) Network Security
9 7 (7.22%) OSPF
9 7 (7.22%) TACACS
9 7 (7.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
1 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.31%) Games
2 7 (7.22%) Electronics
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Systems Engineer
2 27 (27.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (26.80%) Support Engineer
4 22 (22.68%) Server Engineer
5 19 (19.59%) Server Support
5 19 (19.59%) Systems Support
5 19 (19.59%) Systems Support Engineer
6 18 (18.56%) Unix Engineer
7 16 (16.49%) IT Engineer
8 14 (14.43%) Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) IT Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) IT Support
8 14 (14.43%) IT Support Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (14.43%) Server Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) Server Support Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) Systems Support Analyst
9 11 (11.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) 802.1X
1 7 (7.22%) HTML
1 7 (7.22%) XML
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
2 6 (6.19%) LAMP
2 6 (6.19%) RESTful
2 6 (6.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (40.21%) Data Centre
2 31 (31.96%) Clustering
3 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.19%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) Wiki
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.13%) Linux
2 31 (31.96%) Unix
3 25 (25.77%) Windows
4 20 (20.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (19.59%) CentOS
6 18 (18.56%) Ubuntu
7 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
8 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (13.40%) Solaris
9 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Virtual Environments
2 18 (18.56%) Change Management
2 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (13.40%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.34%) ITIL
6 10 (10.31%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (7.22%) Data Security
7 7 (7.22%) Line Management
7 7 (7.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (7.22%) Network Management
7 7 (7.22%) Prototyping
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (7.22%) Web Development
8 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.19%) BDD
8 6 (6.19%) Product Management
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
2 23 (23.71%) Python
3 13 (13.40%) Perl
4 7 (7.22%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) C#
5 6 (6.19%) SQL
6 4 (4.12%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) CCNP
3 7 (7.22%) CCSP
3 7 (7.22%) CCVP
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.19%) RHCE
4 6 (6.19%) SCSA
4 6 (6.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.12%) MCSA
5 4 (4.12%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.19%) ISO 14001
3 6 (6.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (48.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.99%) vSphere
3 7 (7.22%) iptables
4 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.09%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.09%) XenServer
6 1 (1.03%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) NetBackup
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.03%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (48.45%) VMware
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.02%) HP
4 32 (32.99%) Red Hat
5 24 (24.74%) Sun
6 23 (23.71%) Oracle
7 22 (22.68%) Cisco
8 20 (20.62%) IBM
9 14 (14.43%) F5
10 7 (7.22%) Dell
10 7 (7.22%) Egenera
10 7 (7.22%) Foundry
10 7 (7.22%) Juniper
10 7 (7.22%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.19%) Veritas
12 4 (4.12%) Avaya
13 3 (3.09%) Apple
13 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
14 2 (2.06%) Huawei