The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
221 248 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.87% 13.67% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 185 224 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) WSUS
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) VPN

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CMake
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) IT Support
1 6 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Server Support
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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