The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 188 170 164
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 2.18% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £49,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.67% +30.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Firmware
North West

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

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
355 321 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.82% 8.71% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 287 275 247
Average salary £33,027 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bolton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £29,500 - 2
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Perl

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago