The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 18 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 44 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing HP 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 1.88% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 5.85% 4.17% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £17,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
188 216 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.05% 45.00% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 154 194 240
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
North West

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Salary Trend in Lancashire

HP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

HP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 4 £32,500 -
Blackburn +1 1 £42,500 +150.00%
Chorley - 1 £30,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £42,500 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (57.69%) Citrix
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) XenApp
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (38.46%) LAN
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
8 7 (26.92%) IBM
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) VoIP
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (19.23%) HP SIM
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) LAN
1 10 (38.46%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) VoIP
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) ADSL
6 1 (3.85%) PBX
6 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Celerra
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) HND
4 2 (7.69%) CCEE
4 2 (7.69%) CCIA
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) HP AIS
5 1 (3.85%) HP MASE
5 1 (3.85%) MCTS
5 1 (3.85%) CCEA
5 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) CCAA
5 1 (3.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) XenApp
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
6 3 (11.54%) vSphere
7 2 (7.69%) XenServer
8 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Citrix
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
9 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.85%) Draytek
9 1 (3.85%) Mitel
9 1 (3.85%) Veeam
9 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (3.85%) McAfee