The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 206 207 202
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.74% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 14
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1974 1756 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 32.63% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1490 1263
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the South West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the South West

Firmware
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Gloucestershire +17 12 £41,250 -25.00% 3
Devon -6 6 £28,000 -13.84%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
2 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (42.50%) HP
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (37.50%) ITIL
9 14 (35.00%) MCSE
9 14 (35.00%) DHCP
9 14 (35.00%) Citrix
9 14 (35.00%) DNS
9 14 (35.00%) Internet
9 14 (35.00%) Clustering
10 13 (32.50%) SCCM
10 13 (32.50%) SLA
10 13 (32.50%) LAN
10 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
10 13 (32.50%) UNIX
10 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
11 12 (30.00%) XenApp
11 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 12 (30.00%) MCP
11 12 (30.00%) Dell
11 12 (30.00%) CCA
11 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (30.00%) ISA Server
11 12 (30.00%) SCOM
11 12 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (27.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Visio
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DHCP
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
1 14 (35.00%) Internet
2 13 (32.50%) LAN
2 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) ISDN
6 2 (5.00%) ADSL
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.00%) IGRP
6 2 (5.00%) OSPF
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) NFC
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 4 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Clustering
2 11 (27.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) VHDL
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) ASIC
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (37.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Network Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.00%) Business Development
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
2 5 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.00%) MCSE
3 12 (30.00%) MCP
3 12 (30.00%) CCA
3 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) MCTS
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.00%) CCNP
8 2 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (5.00%) CCSE
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) SLA
2 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (30.00%) XenApp
3 12 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 11 (27.50%) XenServer
4 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
5 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 12 (30.00%) SCOM
3 11 (27.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 12 (30.00%) Dell
6 6 (15.00%) Juniper
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (7.50%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) Aruba
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.00%) TOWER Software
10 1 (2.50%) Brocade
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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