The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 129 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 0.45% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 6.71% 3.64% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Firmware
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
283 247 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.89% 12.37% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 199 214 178
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Firmware
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Birmingham region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Birmingham

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Data Centre
3 22 (56.41%) Line Management
3 22 (56.41%) Presales
3 22 (56.41%) CMDB
3 22 (56.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) IBM
3 22 (56.41%) Service Delivery
3 22 (56.41%) Publishing
3 22 (56.41%) NetBackup
4 20 (51.28%) SCCM
5 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (48.72%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (33.33%) Coaching
7 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) SCOM
7 12 (30.77%) LPIC
7 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
7 12 (30.77%) Firewall
7 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.77%) Citrix
7 12 (30.77%) DNS
7 12 (30.77%) SSL
7 12 (30.77%) IIS
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.21%) MS Excel

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (30.77%) IIS
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
1 12 (30.77%) SSL
2 11 (28.21%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.56%) DVB
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) MIMO
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) DB2
2 10 (25.64%) MySQL
General
1 22 (56.41%) Publishing
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Ajax
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (56.41%) CMDB
3 10 (25.64%) Clustering
3 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) AIX
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Solaris
2 10 (25.64%) SUSE
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Continuous Improvement
1 22 (56.41%) Line Management
1 22 (56.41%) Presales
1 22 (56.41%) Service Delivery
2 13 (33.33%) Coaching
2 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
3 10 (25.64%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Perl
2 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) LPIC
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
3 10 (25.64%) ISEB
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.51%) MCSE
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) NetBackup
2 20 (51.28%) SCCM
3 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
3 12 (30.77%) SCOM
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (25.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (25.64%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) IBM
3 19 (48.72%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (25.64%) CA
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
5 10 (25.64%) Sun
5 10 (25.64%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds