The 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 194 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 31 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.85% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 15
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,300 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2085 1885 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.26% 33.87% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1444 1667
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +11 17 £52,500 +44.82%
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
2 25 (40.32%) Degree
3 24 (38.71%) HP
4 23 (37.10%) Windows
5 22 (35.48%) VMware
6 19 (30.65%) UNIX
6 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
7 17 (27.42%) ITIL
7 17 (27.42%) C
7 17 (27.42%) C++
7 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (24.19%) Cisco
9 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
9 15 (24.19%) Change Management
10 14 (22.58%) QA
10 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (20.97%) IIS
12 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 12 (19.35%) Solaris
12 12 (19.35%) EMC
12 12 (19.35%) Clustering
12 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (17.74%) Egenera

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (20.97%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
2 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
3 10 (16.13%) Wireless
4 9 (14.52%) DNS
4 9 (14.52%) GPRS
5 8 (12.90%) GSM
6 7 (11.29%) LAN
6 7 (11.29%) WAN
6 7 (11.29%) DHCP
7 6 (9.68%) Wireshark
7 6 (9.68%) Firewall
7 6 (9.68%) tcpdump
7 6 (9.68%) snoop
8 5 (8.06%) SAN
9 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (6.45%) FWSM
10 3 (4.84%) 4G
10 3 (4.84%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Electronics
3 8 (12.90%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Operations Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) MFC
3 4 (6.45%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.35%) Clustering
2 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.52%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (14.52%) STB
4 8 (12.90%) Home Automation
5 4 (6.45%) CMDB
5 4 (6.45%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (4.84%) Handset
7 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) Windows
3 19 (30.65%) UNIX
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (19.35%) Solaris
6 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (16.13%) Android
7 10 (16.13%) Apple iOS
8 7 (11.29%) Windows Vista
9 4 (6.45%) AIX
9 4 (6.45%) HPUX
10 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone
11 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Change Management
3 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) Android Development
6 7 (11.29%) iOS Development
7 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.84%) Logistics
9 3 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) C
1 17 (27.42%) C++
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) Perl
4 8 (12.90%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.90%) Embedded C++
4 8 (12.90%) Assembly Language
4 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) OCA
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) SCSE
3 4 (6.45%) SCSA
4 1 (1.61%) VCP4
4 1 (1.61%) VCP5
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) MCSD
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) QA
2 11 (17.74%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 5 (8.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Data Guard
2 6 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) HP
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
5 12 (19.35%) EMC
6 11 (17.74%) Egenera
6 11 (17.74%) Oracle
7 10 (16.13%) Citrix
8 9 (14.52%) Sun
9 8 (12.90%) NEC
9 8 (12.90%) F5
10 7 (11.29%) Ciena
10 7 (11.29%) Nortel
10 7 (11.29%) Juniper
11 4 (6.45%) Hitachi
11 4 (6.45%) NetApp
11 4 (6.45%) Symantec
11 4 (6.45%) Foundry
11 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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