The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 100 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.41% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 7.27% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Average salary £24,500 £34,987 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.97% -6.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,987 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £78,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
175 110 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.23% 9.77% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 160 100 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,581 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Chippenham - 4 £24,500 -
Swindon -2 1 - -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) NFC
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NFC
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) VHDL
1 1 (10.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) IC Design
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco