The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 66 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% - 3.63%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% - 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Average salary £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Hertfordshire

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

System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
114 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.66% 9.60% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 74 23 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Watford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat