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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 58 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing HP 8 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.58% 1.58% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 3.57% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 21
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,520 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
227 224 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.86% 44.27% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 178 205 208
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Preston -2 2 £50,000 +100.00%
Blackburn - 2 £22,250 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Citrix
4 11 (52.38%) Dell
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (23.81%) NetApp
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) MCP
11 4 (19.05%) HND
11 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (14.29%) XenApp
12 3 (14.29%) VoIP
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) IBM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) ADSL
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Server Support
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Network Support
3 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Celerra
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCP
1 4 (19.05%) HND
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) HP AIS
4 1 (4.76%) HP MASE
4 1 (4.76%) VCDX
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) NCDA
4 1 (4.76%) NCIE
4 1 (4.76%) VCAP
4 1 (4.76%) CCEE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) XenServer
4 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Citrix
3 11 (52.38%) Dell
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) McAfee
9 1 (4.76%) Wyse
9 1 (4.76%) Veritas
9 1 (4.76%) Apple
9 1 (4.76%) Avaya
9 1 (4.76%) Juniper
9 1 (4.76%) EMC
9 1 (4.76%) Intel
9 1 (4.76%) Mitel
9 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
9 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.76%) Draytek