Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 97 121
Rank change year-on-year +19 +24 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.55% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 3.94% 3.23% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 24
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% -11.11% -14.29%
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 127 93 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.08% 7.71% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 175
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £27,350
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £31,000 - 2
Bedford +12 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft