The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 195 218 211
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 39 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 5.86% 1.73% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 10
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
666 521 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.84% 9.78% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 541 440 449
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 22 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Worcestershire -6 5 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £41,250 - 1
Coventry -3 3 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 19 (36.54%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
4 14 (26.92%) Line Management
4 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (26.92%) Presales
4 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) IBM
4 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 14 (26.92%) CMDB
4 14 (26.92%) Publishing
4 14 (26.92%) NetBackup
5 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (25.00%) MySQL
5 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 13 (25.00%) Coaching
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 11 (21.15%) Unix
7 11 (21.15%) DNS
7 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
8 10 (19.23%) Sun
8 10 (19.23%) ISEB
8 10 (19.23%) SAN
8 10 (19.23%) CA
8 10 (19.23%) Veritas
8 10 (19.23%) Unicenter
8 10 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (19.23%) Shell Script

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
3 7 (13.46%) Firewall
4 5 (9.62%) VoIP
5 4 (7.69%) SSL
6 3 (5.77%) RTP
7 2 (3.85%) LAN
7 2 (3.85%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.92%) DVB
8 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.92%) IOS XR
8 1 (1.92%) MIMO
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) MySQL
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (19.23%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (26.92%) Publishing
2 7 (13.46%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (9.62%) Consultant
2 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
2 5 (9.62%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Consultant
3 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Functional Tester
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 4 (7.69%) Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Firmware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) LAMP
2 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (5.77%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (5.77%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (26.92%) CMDB
3 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (19.23%) Clustering
5 3 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) AIX
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Solaris
3 10 (19.23%) SUSE
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (26.92%) Line Management
1 14 (26.92%) Presales
1 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
1 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.00%) Coaching
2 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (19.23%) Migration
3 10 (19.23%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 10 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Document Management
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 5 (9.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
3 10 (19.23%) Perl
3 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 9 (17.31%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) ISEB
3 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.69%) LPIC
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) NetBackup
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Unicenter
3 9 (17.31%) SCCM
4 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) IBM
3 10 (19.23%) CA
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) Sun
3 10 (19.23%) Veritas
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco
6 5 (9.62%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
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