The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 30 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing HP 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.18% 3.48% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 5.21% 8.99% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
HP
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 89 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 41.92% 38.70% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 79
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

HP Salary Trend in Chester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) Legato
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) JDBC
8 5 (25.00%) Servlets
8 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) XSL
8 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) JUnit
8 5 (25.00%) Informix
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) HTTP
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Informix
1 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Introscope
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
1 5 (25.00%) Mockito
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Server Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) JDBC
1 5 (25.00%) Servlets
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) XML
1 5 (25.00%) XSL
1 5 (25.00%) WSDL
1 5 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
1 5 (25.00%) PowerMock
1 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) MCITP
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Legato
2 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) SAP
5 5 (25.00%) Compuware
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Perforce
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
6 4 (20.00%) Remedy
6 4 (20.00%) Brocade
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Compaq
8 1 (5.00%) Sun
8 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec