The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 142 126 147
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.72% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £43,750 £41,250 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £40,250 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
636 559 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.96% 27.82% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 520 446 679
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford -11 2 £51,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Back Office
4 7 (35.00%) Retail
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) Open Source
5 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) DHCP
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Foundry
7 4 (20.00%) Aruba

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Junos
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) RF Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) RF Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) VBScript
2 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) Foundry
2 4 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago