The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 92 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% 0.64% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
456 313 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.93% 26.00% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 331 254 186
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firmware
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Kent

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Kent

Firmware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Folkestone - 9 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £22,500 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 16 (57.14%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) WAN
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CCNA
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) Project Management
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) BT
2 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (57.14%) CCSA
2 16 (57.14%) Network Management
2 16 (57.14%) Change Control
3 12 (42.86%) Network Design
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
6 6 (21.43%) IBM
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Symantec
6 6 (21.43%) SAP
6 6 (21.43%) Lotus
7 5 (17.86%) SAN
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) EMC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LAN
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Backup Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
1 5 (17.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 16 (57.14%) Project Management
2 16 (57.14%) Network Management
2 16 (57.14%) Change Control
3 12 (42.86%) Network Design
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) CAD
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CCNA
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (57.14%) CCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
1 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 16 (57.14%) BT
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) Lotus
3 5 (17.86%) EMC
3 5 (17.86%) Brocade
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago