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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 103 143 135
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 1.60% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £41,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.15% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £49,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
224 312 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.51% 14.33% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 164 260 224
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 13 (72.22%) Unix
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) HP
1 13 (72.22%) Clustering
2 12 (66.67%) Sun
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) SLA
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) IBM
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
5 5 (27.78%) CAN bus
5 5 (27.78%) Military
5 5 (27.78%) Electronics
5 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (27.78%) Automotive
5 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
5 5 (27.78%) EMC
5 5 (27.78%) C
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) FWSM
2 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (16.67%) snoop
2 3 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
1 5 (27.78%) Automotive
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
1 5 (27.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Support
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Clustering
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 9 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO26262
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) iptables
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 12 (66.67%) Sun
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Egenera
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) Foundry
8 1 (5.56%) Veritas