The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 72 64 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing HP 55 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.87% 3.60% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 6.51% 7.99% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 41
Average salary £42,500 £34,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
HP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
845 763 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.08% 44.99% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 725 620 853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Salary Trend in Cheshire

HP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Warrington +17 17 £20,000 -52.94%
Knutsford -7 7 £47,000 -6.00%
Runcorn - 6 £30,250 -
Northwich +1 1 £22,000 +10.00%
Macclesfield 0 1 £72,500 +173.58%
Crewe - 1 £37,500 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP 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 HP.

1 49 (45.37%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.52%) Cisco
3 44 (40.74%) Windows
4 41 (37.96%) Finance
5 32 (29.63%) EMC
5 32 (29.63%) VMware
6 30 (27.78%) SQL
6 30 (27.78%) SLA
7 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (24.07%) ITIL
9 25 (23.15%) Dell
9 25 (23.15%) NetApp
10 23 (21.30%) Citrix
11 22 (20.37%) IBM
11 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
11 22 (20.37%) Symantec
12 20 (18.52%) SAN
12 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 20 (18.52%) SCCM
13 19 (17.59%) XenApp
13 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
13 19 (17.59%) Service Management
14 18 (16.67%) Linux
14 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (15.74%) MS Office
16 15 (13.89%) MCP
16 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP 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 HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.04%) Lync
3 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (10.19%) IBM Notes
6 10 (9.26%) IIS
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
8 7 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) SAN
2 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.11%) LAN
4 11 (10.19%) DHCP
4 11 (10.19%) VPN
5 10 (9.26%) DNS
5 10 (9.26%) WAN
6 8 (7.41%) HTTP
6 8 (7.41%) Internet
6 8 (7.41%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.48%) SNMP
8 6 (5.56%) Firewall
8 6 (5.56%) Wireless
9 5 (4.63%) NAS
10 3 (2.78%) VLAN
10 3 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.78%) Broadband
11 2 (1.85%) ADSL
11 2 (1.85%) WLAN
11 2 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) Informix
1 8 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) JUnit
1 8 (7.41%) Introscope
1 8 (7.41%) JIRA
1 8 (7.41%) Selenium
1 8 (7.41%) Mockito
1 8 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (37.96%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 8 (7.41%) Back Office
3 6 (5.56%) Local Government
4 5 (4.63%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Service Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Citrix Support
4 12 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.48%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (6.48%) Operations Team Leader
9 6 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Problem Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Wintel Specialist
11 4 (3.70%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) Web Services
2 8 (7.41%) XML
2 8 (7.41%) XSL
2 8 (7.41%) WSDL
2 8 (7.41%) JAX-RPC
2 8 (7.41%) J2EE
2 8 (7.41%) CSS
2 8 (7.41%) JDBC
2 8 (7.41%) Spring
2 8 (7.41%) JSON
2 8 (7.41%) RESTful
2 8 (7.41%) PowerMock
2 8 (7.41%) JAX-RS
2 8 (7.41%) HTML
2 8 (7.41%) SOAP
3 7 (6.48%) Middleware
4 6 (5.56%) Servlets
5 3 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 8 (7.41%) Open Source
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) EPoS
4 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Celerra
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.74%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (11.11%) UNIX
4 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
5 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.48%) CentOS
6 7 (6.48%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.48%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.78%) AIX
8 2 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) HPUX
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Service Management
3 12 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.26%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.41%) TDD
7 7 (6.48%) Data Management
7 7 (6.48%) Benchmarking
7 7 (6.48%) Project Management
7 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
7 7 (6.48%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.63%) Change Management
10 4 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.78%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.89%) MCP
3 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.26%) MCSE
5 8 (7.41%) MCTS
5 8 (7.41%) MCITP
6 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.63%) Degree
8 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.70%) CCNA
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.85%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (1.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.93%) CCIE
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
2 19 (17.59%) XenApp
3 15 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.26%) vSphere
6 8 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.48%) Firmware
8 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.93%) Samba
10 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.93%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) SCCM
2 13 (12.04%) OpenView
3 12 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (10.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (7.41%) Backup Exec
6 7 (6.48%) WSUS
6 7 (6.48%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (6.48%) HP SIM
7 6 (5.56%) Legato
7 6 (5.56%) SCVMM
8 5 (4.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (4.63%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (4.63%) Nagios
8 5 (4.63%) BladeLogic
8 5 (4.63%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (4.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (4.63%) SCOM
9 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (45.37%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.52%) Cisco
3 32 (29.63%) EMC
3 32 (29.63%) VMware
4 25 (23.15%) NetApp
4 25 (23.15%) Dell
5 23 (21.30%) Citrix
6 22 (20.37%) IBM
6 22 (20.37%) Symantec
7 14 (12.96%) Oracle
8 12 (11.11%) Brocade
9 11 (10.19%) Lotus
10 9 (8.33%) Red Hat
11 8 (7.41%) SAP
11 8 (7.41%) Compuware
11 8 (7.41%) Perforce
12 7 (6.48%) Sophos
12 7 (6.48%) Juniper
13 6 (5.56%) Apple
14 5 (4.63%) BMC
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago