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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 190 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 52 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 7.62% 2.09% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 13
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £25,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
682 574 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.07% 9.95% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 564 500 469
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +9 24 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Shropshire - 11 £38,500 -
Worcestershire +14 8 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Coventry +10 4 £33,750 +20.53% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 22 (32.35%) Degree
3 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
4 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 20 (29.41%) Coaching
5 18 (26.47%) Presales
5 18 (26.47%) Line Management
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (26.47%) CMDB
5 18 (26.47%) Service Delivery
5 18 (26.47%) Publishing
5 18 (26.47%) NetBackup
5 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) IBM
6 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 16 (23.53%) MySQL
8 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.59%) Unix
9 13 (19.12%) DB2
9 13 (19.12%) Oracle
9 13 (19.12%) Perl
9 13 (19.12%) AIX
9 13 (19.12%) Solaris
9 13 (19.12%) Apache
9 13 (19.12%) Sun
9 13 (19.12%) Embedded C
9 13 (19.12%) ISEB
9 13 (19.12%) SAN

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 13 (19.12%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 11 (16.18%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
3 9 (13.24%) VoIP
4 6 (8.82%) DHCP
5 5 (7.35%) SSL
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.41%) IOS XR
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) RTP
6 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.94%) Wireless
8 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.47%) DVB
8 1 (1.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.47%) SNMP
8 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 13 (19.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (26.47%) Publishing
2 7 (10.29%) Electronics
3 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (10.29%) Technical Leader
3 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (7.35%) Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Developer
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Firmware Developer
3 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Network Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Voice Specialist
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) LAMP
2 3 (4.41%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (2.94%) Ajax
3 2 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.94%) Qt
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (26.47%) CMDB
3 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (19.12%) Clustering
5 4 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.94%) Verilog
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Unix
3 13 (19.12%) AIX
3 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Solaris
3 13 (19.12%) SUSE
4 7 (10.29%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Coaching
1 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (26.47%) Line Management
2 18 (26.47%) Presales
2 18 (26.47%) Service Delivery
3 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.12%) Migration
4 13 (19.12%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (19.12%) TOGAF
4 13 (19.12%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) Network Optimisation
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 8 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security
6 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) Embedded C
2 13 (19.12%) Perl
2 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
3 11 (16.18%) C
4 3 (4.41%) C++
4 3 (4.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) MCSE
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.35%) LPIC
4 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (19.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (19.12%) Unicenter
3 12 (17.65%) SCCM
4 5 (7.35%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) IBM
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.12%) CA
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Sun
3 13 (19.12%) Veritas
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 5 (7.35%) F5
6 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
6 5 (7.35%) Juniper
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
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