The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Essex 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 51 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing HP 39 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.14% 2.93% 3.65%
As % of the Vendors category 5.69% 5.67% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 32
Average salary £72,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,600 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
686 547 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 55.23% 51.70% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 594 492 555
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
East of England

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

HP Salary Trend in Essex

HP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Essex

HP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Brentwood +5 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Basildon +12 6 £31,500 +5.00%
Chelmsford - 2 £37,500 -
Colchester -9 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £36,500 -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 54 (58.70%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (40.22%) Performance Testing
3 35 (38.04%) QA
4 30 (32.61%) Finance
5 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (17.39%) Degree
7 14 (15.22%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.22%) Cisco
7 14 (15.22%) Windows
8 13 (14.13%) Firewall
9 12 (13.04%) Information Security
9 12 (13.04%) VBScript
9 12 (13.04%) VB
9 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.96%) Wealth Management
10 11 (11.96%) ISTQB
10 11 (11.96%) ISEB
10 11 (11.96%) Java
11 10 (10.87%) MS Office
11 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
12 9 (9.78%) Oracle
12 9 (9.78%) SQL
13 8 (8.70%) VMware
13 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.70%) .NET

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (6.52%) AWD
1 6 (6.52%) Magento
2 4 (4.35%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Firewall
2 8 (8.70%) Network Security
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
2 8 (8.70%) VPN
3 6 (6.52%) LAN
4 4 (4.35%) WAN
4 4 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) DHCP
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (5.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.26%) Selenium
4 2 (2.17%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.09%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) QADirector
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.26%) Back Office
6 2 (2.17%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Test Manager
2 34 (36.96%) Performance Manager
3 30 (32.61%) Performance Test Manager
4 25 (27.17%) Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Test Specialist
6 12 (13.04%) Automation Specialist
7 9 (9.78%) Security Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Network Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Data Centre Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Testing Manager
12 4 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Manager
12 4 (4.35%) Architect
12 4 (4.35%) Administrator
12 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.61%) AS400
4 6 (6.52%) iSeries
5 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows 2000
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Debian
4 1 (1.09%) Fedora
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) HPUX
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) Performance Testing
2 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.22%) Software Testing
4 12 (13.04%) Information Security
4 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 11 (11.96%) Wealth Management
6 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.61%) SIEM
8 6 (6.52%) OO
8 6 (6.52%) CRM
8 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.52%) Load Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Workflow
9 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL
10 4 (4.35%) Test Management
10 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) VBScript
1 12 (13.04%) VB
2 11 (11.96%) Java
3 9 (9.78%) SQL
4 6 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (3.26%) C#
5 3 (3.26%) VBA
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) AWK
6 2 (2.17%) Korn
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) ISEB
2 11 (11.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) RHCE
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
5 2 (2.17%) CEH
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.04%) QA
2 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (58.70%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.61%) HP SIM
3 6 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.43%) Nagios
5 3 (3.26%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (2.17%) WebInspect
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Cisco
2 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle
4 8 (8.70%) SAP
4 8 (8.70%) McAfee
4 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 8 (8.70%) TippingPoint
4 8 (8.70%) F5
5 7 (7.61%) IBM
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.52%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) JBoss
8 2 (2.17%) Progress
8 2 (2.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Brocade
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects