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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 54 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing HP 17 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.91% 3.03% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 6.80% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £66,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.50%
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
260 206 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.52% 44.59% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 198
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -3 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Chorley -4 1 £33,500 -10.66%
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) SAN
4 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.95%) Firewall
6 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 12 (28.57%) Service Management
6 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.81%) EMC
7 10 (23.81%) Citrix
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) IBM
9 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) vSphere
9 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 7 (16.67%) LAN
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) SMS
11 6 (14.29%) VPN
11 6 (14.29%) WAN
11 6 (14.29%) CCNA
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (14.29%) Java

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) FileNet
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) SAN
2 13 (30.95%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) SMS
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (7.14%) OSPF
7 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.76%) DNS
8 2 (4.76%) WLAN
8 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) PBX
9 1 (2.38%) DHCP
9 1 (2.38%) FTP
9 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 5 (11.90%) Ingres
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) XSLT
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) AS400
2 5 (11.90%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) VMS
3 5 (11.90%) AIX
3 5 (11.90%) HPUX
3 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Service Management
1 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Network Design
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) CCNA
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CCDP
2 3 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) GNVQ
3 2 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) HNC
3 2 (4.76%) HND
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) vSphere
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) EMC
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix
5 9 (21.43%) IBM
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (14.29%) Veeam
7 5 (11.90%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (11.90%) Dell
7 5 (11.90%) NetApp
7 5 (11.90%) Novell
7 5 (11.90%) Veritas
8 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.52%) webMethods
8 4 (9.52%) McAfee
8 4 (9.52%) SonicWALL
8 4 (9.52%) Software AG
8 4 (9.52%) Juniper
8 4 (9.52%) Informatica