The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 28 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing HP 27 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.96% 2.50% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 11.95% 6.04% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 9
Average salary £36,500 £31,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.74% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £42,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
226 182 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.89% 41.36% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 191 149 196
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Preston +10 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Chorley +5 8 £40,500 +35.00%
Blackburn -2 3 £36,500 -14.11%
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 16 (34.04%) Firewall
4 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
5 13 (27.66%) SAN
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
6 12 (25.53%) Service Management
7 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
7 10 (21.28%) LAN
7 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) IBM
7 10 (21.28%) Office 365
8 9 (19.15%) vSphere
8 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.15%) EMC
8 9 (19.15%) WAN
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
9 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
9 8 (17.02%) Citrix
9 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (17.02%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) CCNA
9 8 (17.02%) Business Continuity
10 7 (14.89%) Sophos
10 7 (14.89%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Apache
5 4 (8.51%) FileNet
5 4 (8.51%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Exstream
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) SAN
3 10 (21.28%) LAN
4 9 (19.15%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) DNS
6 7 (14.89%) DHCP
7 5 (10.64%) SMS
8 4 (8.51%) Internet
8 4 (8.51%) OSPF
8 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.51%) Wireless
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.38%) VPN
10 2 (4.26%) WLAN
11 1 (2.13%) SSL
11 1 (2.13%) FTP
11 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) DB2
2 5 (10.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
7 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) XML
1 4 (8.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.64%) AS400
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) VMS
3 5 (10.64%) AIX
3 5 (10.64%) HPUX
3 5 (10.64%) Solaris
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Service Management
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Business Continuity
4 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (17.02%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) CCDP
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) GNVQ
3 3 (6.38%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) HNC
3 3 (6.38%) HND
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) vSphere
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.64%) WMI
3 4 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 2 (4.26%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) IBM
5 9 (19.15%) EMC
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 8 (17.02%) Citrix
7 7 (14.89%) Sophos
8 6 (12.77%) Dell
9 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
9 5 (10.64%) NetApp
9 5 (10.64%) Novell
9 5 (10.64%) Veritas
9 5 (10.64%) WatchGuard
9 5 (10.64%) Veeam
10 4 (8.51%) SonicWALL
10 4 (8.51%) webMethods
10 4 (8.51%) McAfee
10 4 (8.51%) Software AG
10 4 (8.51%) Juniper