The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 125 142 141
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.39% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 5.32% 2.91% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 1
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -11.76%
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 System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
432 344 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 13.40% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 291 275 180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 System Software 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 - 8 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £46,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) C
3 31 (73.81%) C++
4 28 (66.67%) Java
5 27 (64.29%) Linux
6 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (40.48%) Finance
8 16 (38.10%) HTML
8 16 (38.10%) CSS
8 16 (38.10%) HTML5
8 16 (38.10%) CSS3
8 16 (38.10%) WebSockets
9 14 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
9 14 (33.33%) Marketing
10 11 (26.19%) Perl
10 11 (26.19%) PHP
10 11 (26.19%) Python
10 11 (26.19%) Web Development
10 11 (26.19%) Regular Expression
10 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Android
13 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 7 (16.67%) Retail
13 7 (16.67%) HP
14 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
14 5 (11.90%) Migration
14 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
1 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Marketing
3 7 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.76%) AS400 Support
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
1 16 (38.10%) CSS
1 16 (38.10%) HTML5
1 16 (38.10%) CSS3
1 16 (38.10%) WebSockets
2 11 (26.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.76%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) LPAR
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) Verilog
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Android
3 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) VMS
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 11 (26.19%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.14%) Product Management
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Server Hardening
4 3 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Business Development
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C
2 31 (73.81%) C++
3 28 (66.67%) Java
4 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.19%) Perl
5 11 (26.19%) PHP
5 11 (26.19%) Python
5 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) MCSE
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) SRDF
5 2 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (4.76%) NFS
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SnapMirror
1 2 (4.76%) SnapVault
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) Fujitsu
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Brocade
5 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.38%) IronPort
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper