The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 41 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.66% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 21.28% 1.52% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Merseyside

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

System Software Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 13.87% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 36
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,070 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Firmware
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Liverpool

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 23 (95.83%) SAN
2 16 (66.67%) NetApp
2 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 16 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 16 (66.67%) EMC Centera
2 16 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 16 (66.67%) NAS
2 16 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
3 9 (37.50%) SLA
3 9 (37.50%) Replication
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) HPUX
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
5 7 (29.17%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Publishing
5 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 3 (12.50%) SNMP
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Management Information System

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) SAN
2 16 (66.67%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Storage Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Storage Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) HPUX Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 16 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 16 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (37.50%) Replication
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
1 8 (33.33%) HPUX
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
1 16 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) NetApp
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
1 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Brocade