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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 10 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing HP 10 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.70% 7.23% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 23.26% 13.14% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Average salary - £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
43 137 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.39% 55.02% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 116 101
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 10 (58.82%) ISEB
2 10 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 5 (29.41%) People Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (17.65%) IAG
7 3 (17.65%) UAG
7 3 (17.65%) Lync
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Cacti
7 3 (17.65%) WSUS
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp
7 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Consultant
2 10 (58.82%) Test Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
3 5 (29.41%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (17.65%) IAG
1 3 (17.65%) UAG
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
1 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (17.65%) Cacti
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee