The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing HP 6 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.21% 3.36% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 8.86% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £57,500 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 158 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.71% 37.89% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 90 100 69
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Chester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (31.58%) WinRunner
6 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) JMeter
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Siebel
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) GIS
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Site Server
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) WinRunner
1 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
1 6 (31.58%) JMeter
1 6 (31.58%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (31.58%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Ajax
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Handset
4 1 (5.26%) Celerra
4 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) RHCE
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
5 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.26%) VCDX
5 1 (5.26%) NCDA
5 1 (5.26%) NCIE
5 1 (5.26%) VCAP
5 1 (5.26%) CCEE
5 1 (5.26%) CCIA
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Squid
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Cobbler
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Siebel
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) Foundry
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
4 3 (15.79%) Compaq
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Progress
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel