The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 226 230 224
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 26 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.44% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 15
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £49,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1891 1807 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.42% 26.38% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1492 1655
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the North West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the North West

Firmware
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Merseyside +25 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Cheshire - 6 £31,000 -
Cumbria +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester -12 1 £32,500 -34.67% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (58.70%) SAN
2 26 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (50.00%) NetApp
3 23 (50.00%) EMC
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco
5 21 (45.65%) ITIL
5 21 (45.65%) CLARiiON
5 21 (45.65%) EMC Centera
5 21 (45.65%) NAS
5 21 (45.65%) Symmetrix DMX
6 20 (43.48%) Asset Management
7 18 (39.13%) UNIX
8 17 (36.96%) SLA
9 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
9 16 (34.78%) Degree
10 14 (30.43%) Replication
10 14 (30.43%) Linux
11 13 (28.26%) HP
11 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
12 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 11 (23.91%) Finance
14 9 (19.57%) SNMP
14 9 (19.57%) Back Office
15 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
15 8 (17.39%) Windows
16 7 (15.22%) HPUX
16 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
16 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
16 7 (15.22%) Publishing
16 7 (15.22%) WSUS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.04%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) SAN
2 21 (45.65%) NAS
3 9 (19.57%) SNMP
4 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.17%) MPLS
7 1 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Back Office
3 7 (15.22%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Technical Specialist
1 14 (30.43%) Storage Specialist
2 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (19.57%) Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Storage Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior C Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) CLARiiON
1 21 (45.65%) EMC Centera
1 21 (45.65%) Symmetrix DMX
2 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 14 (30.43%) Replication
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) UNIX
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) CentOS
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.22%) HPUX
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (45.65%) ITIL
3 20 (43.48%) Asset Management
4 7 (15.22%) Change Control
5 6 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Wealth Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) Data Management
9 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) C
4 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) CCNA
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) vSphere
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) WSUS
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (13.04%) HP SIM
2 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) EMC
1 23 (50.00%) NetApp
2 22 (47.83%) Cisco
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
3 13 (28.26%) HP
4 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) Dell
5 6 (13.04%) Symantec
5 6 (13.04%) Sophos
6 5 (10.87%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Brocade
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase
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