The first 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 24 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 53 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.15% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.00% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
200 201 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.72% 33.61% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 168 165 211
Average salary £50,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
North West

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 24 July 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 - 14 £52,500 -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (96.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (80.77%) CLARiiON
2 21 (80.77%) EMC Centera
2 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) EMC
2 21 (80.77%) SAN
2 21 (80.77%) NetApp
2 21 (80.77%) NAS
2 21 (80.77%) Symmetrix DMX
3 20 (76.92%) Asset Management
4 14 (53.85%) Degree
4 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 13 (50.00%) Replication
6 12 (46.15%) SLA
7 8 (30.77%) Change Control
8 7 (26.92%) Publishing
9 4 (15.38%) Process Management
9 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) MCP
9 4 (15.38%) IIS
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
9 4 (15.38%) LANDesk
9 4 (15.38%) SCCM

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) SAN
1 21 (80.77%) NAS
2 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) SNMP
General
1 7 (26.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Storage Specialist
1 14 (53.85%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (30.77%) Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) CLARiiON
1 21 (80.77%) EMC Centera
1 21 (80.77%) Symmetrix DMX
2 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) HPUX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (80.77%) ITIL
3 20 (76.92%) Asset Management
4 8 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Process Management
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) XenApp
1 4 (15.38%) XenServer
1 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
1 21 (80.77%) EMC
1 21 (80.77%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) HP