The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 Kent 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 65 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing HP 38 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.39% 2.97% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 6.37% 6.55% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 33
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
597 473 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.21% 45.26% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 512 395 377
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
South East

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

HP Salary Trend in Kent

HP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Kent

HP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Kent 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
Dartford - 6 £37,250 -
Dover - 5 £27,000 -
West Malling +1 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Longfield - 1 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,781 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 35 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (56.67%) SQL
3 32 (53.33%) ISEB
4 26 (43.33%) MS Office
4 26 (43.33%) XML
5 25 (41.67%) Degree
5 25 (41.67%) System Testing
6 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 24 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 24 (40.00%) Ranorex
6 24 (40.00%) SOAP
6 24 (40.00%) C#
7 22 (36.67%) ETL
7 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
7 22 (36.67%) Test Automation
8 19 (31.67%) VMware
9 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
9 17 (28.33%) Windows
10 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (21.67%) ITIL
11 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
11 13 (21.67%) QA
12 12 (20.00%) Firewall
12 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (18.33%) VLAN
13 11 (18.33%) SAN
14 10 (16.67%) Dell
15 9 (15.00%) Citrix
15 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
15 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (43.33%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) FastStats
3 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
2 11 (18.33%) VLAN
2 11 (18.33%) SAN
3 9 (15.00%) Wireless
4 5 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) HTTP
6 3 (5.00%) LDAP
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 24 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 8 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.67%) TestDirector
4 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Test Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Migration Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.67%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (1.67%) Project Leader
9 1 (1.67%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) XML
2 24 (40.00%) SOAP
3 3 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (5.00%) AIX
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) System Testing
2 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 22 (36.67%) ETL
3 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
3 22 (36.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.67%) V-Model
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.67%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.67%) Information Management
8 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.67%) Security Management
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) C++
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) PHP
3 3 (5.00%) C
3 3 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) ISEB
2 25 (41.67%) Degree
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) MCITP
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.67%) MCSE
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCA
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) TickIT
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) XenApp
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (13.33%) ZABBIX
4 5 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (6.67%) SCOM
5 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Control-M
6 3 (5.00%) OpenView
6 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.00%) Puppet
6 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) VMware
2 10 (16.67%) Dell
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) ProCurve
4 8 (13.33%) Veeam
4 8 (13.33%) Neolane
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (8.33%) McAfee
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.33%) ExactTarget
8 4 (6.67%) NETGEAR
8 4 (6.67%) Draytek
8 4 (6.67%) Websense
8 4 (6.67%) Sun
8 4 (6.67%) Symantec
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) JBoss
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