The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 43 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.32% - 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% - 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 60 54 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 18.93% 8.61% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 73
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Firmware
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Slough

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FWSM
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) TACACS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds