The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 52 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.42% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.73% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Firmware
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 185 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.24% 29.94% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 158 158 201
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Liverpool +15 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 26 (92.86%) SAN
2 23 (82.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (78.57%) NetApp
3 22 (78.57%) ITIL
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 22 (78.57%) EMC
3 22 (78.57%) CLARiiON
3 22 (78.57%) EMC Centera
3 22 (78.57%) NAS
3 22 (78.57%) Symmetrix DMX
4 21 (75.00%) Asset Management
5 15 (53.57%) Degree
5 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
6 14 (50.00%) Replication
7 13 (46.43%) SLA
8 8 (28.57%) Change Control
9 7 (25.00%) Publishing
10 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.86%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) HPUX
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
13 2 (7.14%) SNMP
14 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 1 (3.57%) LANDesk

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) SAN
2 22 (78.57%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
General
1 7 (25.00%) Publishing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Technical Specialist
1 15 (53.57%) Storage Specialist
2 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (32.14%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) CLARiiON
1 22 (78.57%) EMC Centera
1 22 (78.57%) Symmetrix DMX
2 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
3 14 (50.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) HPUX
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL
3 21 (75.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (28.57%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenServer
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
1 22 (78.57%) EMC
1 22 (78.57%) NetApp
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Brocade
4 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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