The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 121 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.058% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
510 434 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.27% 25.32% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 387 345 524
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Cheshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Embedded C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) RHEV
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) IBM