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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 55 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing HP 36 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.01% 3.42% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 6.71% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 40
Average salary £75,000 £54,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +67.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
639 566 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 53.38% 50.90% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 555 500 543
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 28 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 28 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
Basildon +10 5 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Brentwood +4 5 £38,750 -3.12%
Chelmsford -7 2 £37,500 -30.55%
Colchester -3 1 £32,500 -50.00%
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 52 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (43.96%) Performance Testing
3 38 (41.76%) QA
4 33 (36.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (29.67%) Finance
6 14 (15.38%) Windows
6 14 (15.38%) Cisco
7 13 (14.29%) Firewall
7 13 (14.29%) Degree
8 12 (13.19%) Information Security
8 12 (13.19%) ISEB
8 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
8 12 (13.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (13.19%) Java
9 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
9 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
10 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
10 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
11 9 (9.89%) SQL
11 9 (9.89%) VBScript
11 9 (9.89%) VB
11 9 (9.89%) Oracle
11 9 (9.89%) MS Office
11 9 (9.89%) Wealth Management
11 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.79%) F5
12 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (8.79%) Network Security
12 8 (8.79%) TippingPoint
12 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Magento
1 6 (6.59%) AWD
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (4.40%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) Firewall
2 8 (8.79%) Network Security
2 8 (8.79%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (8.79%) VPN
2 8 (8.79%) SSL
3 6 (6.59%) LAN
4 4 (4.40%) WAN
4 4 (4.40%) SAN
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (5.49%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.30%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.10%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) QADirector
5 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Test Manager
2 37 (40.66%) Performance Manager
3 33 (36.26%) Performance Test Manager
4 23 (25.27%) Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Test Specialist
6 9 (9.89%) Security Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Automation Specialist
7 8 (8.79%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Data Centre Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Testing Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Administrator
10 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) AS400
4 6 (6.59%) iSeries
5 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.30%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Fedora
4 1 (1.10%) Debian
4 1 (1.10%) AIX
4 1 (1.10%) HPUX
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Performance Testing
2 33 (36.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.19%) Information Security
4 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
5 9 (9.89%) Wealth Management
5 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.69%) SIEM
8 6 (6.59%) Load Testing
8 6 (6.59%) OO
8 6 (6.59%) CRM
8 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.49%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Test Management
10 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.40%) ITIL
11 3 (3.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) VBScript
2 9 (9.89%) VB
3 6 (6.59%) PHP
4 4 (4.40%) VBA
4 4 (4.40%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) Korn
5 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) AWK
6 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 12 (13.19%) ISEB
3 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) RHCE
6 2 (2.20%) CEH
6 2 (2.20%) CSSLP
6 2 (2.20%) CISSP
6 2 (2.20%) CISM
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (41.76%) QA
2 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.69%) HP SIM
2 7 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (6.59%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.30%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (2.20%) WebInspect
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Cisco
2 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
4 8 (8.79%) F5
4 8 (8.79%) TippingPoint
4 8 (8.79%) SAP
4 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) McAfee
5 7 (7.69%) IBM
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.59%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.59%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.30%) NetApp
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.20%) Brocade
8 2 (2.20%) Splunk
8 2 (2.20%) Progress
8 2 (2.20%) JBoss
9 1 (1.10%) Business Objects