The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 121 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 0.95% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
Firmware
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
720 630 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.79% 27.56% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 430 508 472
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
3 18 (40.91%) UNIX
3 18 (40.91%) Degree
4 17 (38.64%) Computer Science
5 16 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 15 (34.09%) Oracle
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
6 15 (34.09%) Clustering
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) HP
8 13 (29.55%) Data Guard
9 12 (27.27%) QA
10 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.73%) Back Office
11 10 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (20.45%) C
12 9 (20.45%) C++
12 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
12 9 (20.45%) OCA
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (20.45%) STB
12 9 (20.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (18.18%) Sun
13 8 (18.18%) Change Management
14 7 (15.91%) Perl
14 7 (15.91%) Solaris

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
3 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
4 5 (11.36%) tcpdump
4 5 (11.36%) snoop
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.82%) 4G
5 3 (6.82%) FWSM
5 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.82%) 3G
5 3 (6.82%) Broadband
6 2 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Junior
3 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Manager
4 3 (6.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Computer Science
2 15 (34.09%) Clustering
3 9 (20.45%) STB
3 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Replication
5 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (6.82%) Handset
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) UNIX
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Logistics
6 3 (6.82%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C
1 9 (20.45%) C++
2 7 (15.91%) Perl
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) OCA
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SCSA
3 4 (9.09%) SCSE
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) VCP4
6 1 (2.27%) VCP5
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Data Guard
2 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) Sun
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) F5
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Egenera
7 3 (6.82%) Foundry
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago