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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 151 189 195
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 62 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 8.87% 5.19% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 19
Median salary £54,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
699 713 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.56% 13.97% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 583 524 575
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +31 24 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Windsor +4 11 £53,250 +63.84%
Slough - 7 £53,750 - 1
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £55,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 68 (73.91%) Linux
2 46 (50.00%) VMware
2 46 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 40 (43.48%) Data Centre
4 35 (38.04%) HP
5 31 (33.70%) Red Hat
6 30 (32.61%) vSphere
7 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.52%) Unix
7 29 (31.52%) Clustering
8 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 28 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 27 (29.35%) Firewall
10 24 (26.09%) IBM
11 23 (25.00%) Sun
11 23 (25.00%) Oracle
11 23 (25.00%) Python
11 23 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 21 (22.83%) Windows
12 21 (22.83%) Cisco
13 20 (21.74%) CentOS
14 19 (20.65%) Ubuntu
15 18 (19.57%) DNS
15 18 (19.57%) LDAP
15 18 (19.57%) DHCP
15 18 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Management
16 17 (18.48%) SLA

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 11 (11.96%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 3 (3.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
1 3 (3.26%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) Firewall
2 18 (19.57%) DHCP
2 18 (19.57%) DNS
2 18 (19.57%) LDAP
3 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (14.13%) FWSM
4 9 (9.78%) LAN
4 9 (9.78%) Wireless
5 8 (8.70%) BGP
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 8 (8.70%) MPLS
5 8 (8.70%) OSPF
5 8 (8.70%) TACACS
5 8 (8.70%) VPN
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (7.61%) Network Security
6 7 (7.61%) WAN
7 5 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.87%) Games
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Electronics
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Server Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Support Engineer
3 21 (22.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (21.74%) Server Support
4 20 (21.74%) Systems Support
4 20 (21.74%) Systems Support Engineer
5 17 (18.48%) IT Engineer
6 16 (17.39%) Unix Engineer
7 15 (16.30%) Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) IT Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) IT Support
7 15 (16.30%) IT Support Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (16.30%) Server Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) Server Support Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) Systems Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) Systems Support Analyst
8 11 (11.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.52%) LAMP
3 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) XML
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.17%) RESTful
4 2 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 29 (31.52%) Clustering
3 16 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Wiki
6 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Linux
2 29 (31.52%) Unix
3 21 (22.83%) Windows
4 20 (21.74%) CentOS
5 19 (20.65%) Ubuntu
6 18 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (14.13%) Windows Server
8 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (11.96%) Solaris
10 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 18 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (14.13%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.70%) Data Security
6 8 (8.70%) ITIL
6 8 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Line Management
7 7 (7.61%) Network Management
7 7 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (6.52%) Business Development
8 6 (6.52%) High Availability
8 6 (6.52%) Operations Management
8 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Web Development
10 4 (4.35%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 23 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 23 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) Perl
4 5 (5.43%) Java
5 4 (4.35%) C++
5 4 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.17%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) CCNP
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.61%) CCSP
4 7 (7.61%) CCVP
5 6 (6.52%) RHCE
5 6 (6.52%) SCSA
5 6 (6.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.48%) SLA
2 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (32.61%) vSphere
3 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.43%) iptables
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.26%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.26%) XenServer
7 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.09%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) VMware
2 35 (38.04%) HP
3 31 (33.70%) Red Hat
4 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.09%) IBM
6 23 (25.00%) Oracle
6 23 (25.00%) Sun
7 21 (22.83%) Cisco
8 13 (14.13%) F5
9 8 (8.70%) Juniper
9 8 (8.70%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.61%) Dell
10 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.52%) Veritas
12 5 (5.43%) Egenera
12 5 (5.43%) Foundry
13 3 (3.26%) Apple
13 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
14 2 (2.17%) EMC
14 2 (2.17%) Huawei
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