The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 103 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.26% 0.087% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 0.60% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
126 166 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.12% 14.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 116 148 90
Average salary £33,750 £32,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Firmware Salary Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Torfaen -3 2 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £38,000 -
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP
2 2 (66.67%) PPTP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ADSL
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) IGRP
1 2 (66.67%) PPTP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Online Resourcing
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 14 days ago