The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 257 234 252
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing HP SIM 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.075% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.20% 1.50% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £29,500 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
HP SIM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
363 333 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.83% 4.98% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 279 255 312
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP SIM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP SIM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

HP SIM Salary Trend in the North West

HP SIM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Cheshire - 7 £29,500 -
Manchester - 1 £29,500 -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing HP SIM 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 SIM.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (84.21%) Dell
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Symantec
5 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (42.11%) Lync
6 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (42.11%) Sophos
6 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
6 8 (42.11%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (42.11%) WSUS
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) IBM
6 8 (42.11%) SNMP
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
7 7 (36.84%) NFS
7 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
7 7 (36.84%) Firmware

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing HP SIM 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 SIM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Lync
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) SNMP
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
3 7 (36.84%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
General
1 7 (36.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Team Leader
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Support
1 7 (36.84%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Strategic Planning
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) MCITP
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) NFS
2 7 (36.84%) Firmware
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (42.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (42.11%) WSUS
2 8 (42.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (84.21%) Dell
3 9 (47.37%) Symantec
4 8 (42.11%) Sophos
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
8 1 (5.26%) CA
8 1 (5.26%) EMC
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle