The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 31 March 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 HP ProCurve.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank - 175 184
Permanent jobs citing ProCurve 0 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.72% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 5
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
ProCurve
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1798 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.67% 44.59% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1461 1603
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ProCurve
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

ProCurve Salary Trend in Manchester

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ProCurve 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 ProCurve.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) vCloud
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ProCurve 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 ProCurve. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp