The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 69 73
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category - 2.13% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.42%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.25% 8.26% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 48
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +26.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 System Software 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) HPUX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
5 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) HPUX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade