The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 29 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing HP 5 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.07% 6.25% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 12.22% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 90 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.10% 51.14% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 75
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

HP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Salary Trend in the Midlands

HP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

HP Salary Histogram in the Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (26.67%) People Management
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (20.00%) XenServer
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) Test Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Support Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Sales Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) NCIE
3 1 (6.67%) VCP5
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade