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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 97 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.18% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 4.21% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.42%
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
151 95 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.67% 9.73% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 142 87 104
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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 - 2 £37,500 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Symantec
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) NFC
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
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
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) IC Design
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SCSA
2 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle