The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 108 148 149
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 3.71% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 5
Median salary £42,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
Firmware
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
262 350 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.15% 14.24% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 220 289 285
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firmware
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Reading

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Reading

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) Unix
2 26 (81.25%) HP
2 26 (81.25%) Clustering
3 20 (62.50%) Sun
4 19 (59.38%) Oracle
5 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (40.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (40.63%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) Solaris
6 13 (40.63%) Perl
6 13 (40.63%) Apache
6 13 (40.63%) SLA
6 13 (40.63%) IBM
6 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
7 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 12 (37.50%) Degree
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
9 7 (21.88%) Web Development
9 7 (21.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) HTML
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) IIS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (21.88%) FWSM
2 7 (21.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (21.88%) snoop
2 7 (21.88%) tcpdump
2 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
1 5 (15.63%) Automotive
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
1 5 (15.63%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Unix Engineer
2 18 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Support
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) Clustering
2 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) Unix
3 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Management
1 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
1 13 (40.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Change Management
2 7 (21.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.88%) Trend Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (21.88%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) Line Management
3 6 (18.75%) Operations Management
4 5 (15.63%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Perl
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) C
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) RHCE
3 6 (18.75%) SCSA
3 6 (18.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO26262
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) iptables
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) HP
2 20 (62.50%) Sun
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 13 (40.63%) IBM
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco
6 7 (21.88%) Egenera
6 7 (21.88%) F5
6 7 (21.88%) Foundry
7 6 (18.75%) Veritas
8 5 (15.63%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Apple
9 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Huawei
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft