The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 119 144
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 4.51% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Median salary £70,000 £49,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.49% +3.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 266 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 14.54% 15.05% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 225 272
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,000 £23,341
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Reading

Firmware
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) snoop
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) SAS 70

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) snoop
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Unix Support
1 4 (100.00%) Unix Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SAS 70
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Sun