The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 196 176 160
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.35% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 1.09% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 25
Average salary £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1303 1282 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.31% 32.50% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1084 1162
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Basingstoke - 3 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth -16 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Yateley -3 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (40.74%) C
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Electronics
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.93%) Firewall
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) EMC
6 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (18.52%) QA
7 4 (14.81%) Change Control
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 4 (14.81%) F5
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) CCSE
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (14.81%) CCSA
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) CCNP
7 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) SAS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (14.81%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) PBX
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) IPsec
5 2 (7.41%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) FirePass
6 1 (3.70%) InfiniBand
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (37.04%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) WebGL
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Physics
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) CPLD
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Kanban
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) HNC
3 4 (14.81%) CCSA
3 4 (14.81%) CCSE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) OCA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.70%) Check_MK
1 1 (3.70%) Icinga
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) EMC
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.81%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) Exinda
3 2 (7.41%) Aruba
3 2 (7.41%) Mitel
3 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) ProCurve
3 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Progress
4 1 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) CommVault
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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