The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 139 138 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.50% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 597 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.14% 28.19% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 576 465 609
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Stevenage - 3 £50,000 -
Watford -22 1 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Baldock - 1 £37,500 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (45.45%) C
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) Retail
4 7 (31.82%) Back Office
5 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) VBScript
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 6 (27.27%) DHCP
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) Internet
7 4 (18.18%) BGP
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (27.27%) MS Office
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (18.18%) Junos
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LabVIEW
1 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (31.82%) Back Office
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) RF Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) RF Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Wiki
2 3 (13.64%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Time Management
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) UML
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) VBScript
3 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
5 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
5 3 (13.64%) VC++
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) Foundry
2 4 (18.18%) Aruba
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Intel
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago