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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 133 125 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.07% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 13
Average salary £39,750 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
803 745 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.27% 36.94% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 678 593 802
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £25,000 - 1
Watford -7 2 £51,250 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (35.00%) Back Office
4 7 (35.00%) Retail
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
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%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) BGP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.00%) Junos
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) 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 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) RF Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) RF Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Microwave Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) VBScript
2 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (25.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
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 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Foundry
3 3 (15.00%) Aruba
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago