The first 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 30 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 117 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 1.06% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 663 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.80% 28.86% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 432 548 477
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
Berkshire

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 30 July 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 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
3 17 (40.48%) Degree
4 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Management
5 15 (35.71%) Clustering
5 15 (35.71%) UNIX
5 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 15 (35.71%) Oracle
6 13 (30.95%) Data Guard
6 13 (30.95%) VMware
7 12 (28.57%) QA
7 12 (28.57%) HP
8 10 (23.81%) Back Office
8 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (21.43%) STB
9 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
9 9 (21.43%) C
9 9 (21.43%) C++
9 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 9 (21.43%) OCA
9 9 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (19.05%) Change Management
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) Broadband
5 3 (7.14%) 3G
5 3 (7.14%) 4G
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
6 2 (4.76%) snoop
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) LDAP
7 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) GPRS
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Manager
4 3 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) RSS
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XSD
2 1 (2.38%) XSLT
2 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 15 (35.71%) Clustering
3 9 (21.43%) STB
3 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) Replication
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (7.14%) Handset
7 1 (2.38%) HACMP
7 1 (2.38%) DataPower
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) UNIX
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Android
5 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Workflow
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) SOA
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C
1 9 (21.43%) C++
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) XPath
4 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) OCA
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (9.52%) SCSA
3 4 (9.52%) SCSE
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) VCP4
5 1 (2.38%) VCP5
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Data Guard
2 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.38%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Sun
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
6 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) Hitachi
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade