The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 119 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.061% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 3.78% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
171 185 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.43% 10.34% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 131 131 112
Average salary £34,000 £33,852 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,025 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 System Software 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy