The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 98 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing HP 193 154 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 2.27% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 5.76% 5.10% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 159 98 129
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,000
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3353 3017 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.56% 44.45% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2731 2555 2857
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

HP Salary Trend in the North West

HP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in the North West

HP
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Manchester +3 93 £32,500 -27.37% 11
Cheshire +13 61 £32,500 -16.12% 3
Merseyside +13 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Lancashire 0 9 £34,000 +25.23%
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 182 (52.15%) Windows
2 149 (42.69%) VMware
3 144 (41.26%) Microsoft
4 120 (34.38%) SAN
5 104 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 101 (28.94%) Cisco
7 84 (24.07%) NetApp
8 81 (23.21%) ITIL
9 80 (22.92%) Finance
10 79 (22.64%) Active Directory
11 78 (22.35%) EMC
12 76 (21.78%) Linux
12 76 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 74 (21.20%) Dell
14 73 (20.92%) Citrix
15 68 (19.48%) SQL
16 59 (16.91%) MS Exchange
17 57 (16.33%) DNS
17 57 (16.33%) Hyper-V
18 56 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 55 (15.76%) IBM
20 53 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
21 50 (14.33%) Oracle
22 47 (13.47%) UNIX
23 45 (12.89%) MS Excel
23 45 (12.89%) Change Management
23 45 (12.89%) PowerShell
24 44 (12.61%) SLA
25 43 (12.32%) vSphere
25 43 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 59 (16.91%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.60%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.31%) IIS
5 24 (6.88%) Lync
6 18 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (5.16%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.01%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.43%) Apache
11 5 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.86%) Exstream
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.16%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (34.38%) SAN
2 57 (16.33%) DNS
3 39 (11.17%) DHCP
4 37 (10.60%) LAN
5 35 (10.03%) Firewall
6 33 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 31 (8.88%) WAN
8 26 (7.45%) VPN
9 17 (4.87%) VLAN
10 16 (4.58%) iSCSI
11 14 (4.01%) Wireless
12 11 (3.15%) Internet
12 11 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.15%) NAS
13 10 (2.87%) SNMP
14 8 (2.29%) Network Security
14 8 (2.29%) HTTP
14 8 (2.29%) VoIP
15 7 (2.01%) DMZ
16 6 (1.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.87%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.58%) DB2
5 9 (2.58%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (2.29%) Informix
7 7 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.29%) Big Data
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (4.87%) JIRA
2 12 (3.44%) Selenium
3 9 (2.58%) JUnit
3 9 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (2.29%) Introscope
4 8 (2.29%) Mockito
4 8 (2.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.29%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.29%) Gradle
6 1 (0.29%) AppScan
General
1 80 (22.92%) Finance
2 13 (3.72%) Banking
3 11 (3.15%) Retail
3 11 (3.15%) Back Office
4 7 (2.01%) Legal
4 7 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.15%) Local Government
6 4 (1.15%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (22.35%) Analyst
2 31 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (7.45%) Support Engineer
4 24 (6.88%) Test Analyst
4 24 (6.88%) Consultant
5 23 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.44%) Service Analyst
7 16 (4.58%) Architect
8 15 (4.30%) Technical Support
8 15 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.72%) Tester
10 12 (3.44%) Test Manager
10 12 (3.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (3.44%) Server Engineer
10 12 (3.44%) VMware Consultant
11 11 (3.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (2.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.01%) .NET
2 11 (3.15%) Web Services
3 10 (2.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (2.87%) Middleware
4 9 (2.58%) HTML
4 9 (2.58%) JSON
5 8 (2.29%) Spring
5 8 (2.29%) RESTful
5 8 (2.29%) PowerMock
5 8 (2.29%) JAX-RS
5 8 (2.29%) SOAP
5 8 (2.29%) CSS
5 8 (2.29%) JDBC
5 8 (2.29%) J2EE
5 8 (2.29%) WSDL
5 8 (2.29%) JAX-RPC
5 8 (2.29%) XML
5 8 (2.29%) XSL
6 6 (1.72%) Servlets
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.73%) Client/Server
2 19 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.16%) e-Health
4 17 (4.87%) FlexPod
4 17 (4.87%) Clustering
5 9 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.29%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.29%) Open Source
7 7 (2.01%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.72%) PKI
8 6 (1.72%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.72%) User Experience
9 5 (1.43%) Replication
10 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.86%) EPoS
12 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 182 (52.15%) Windows
2 76 (21.78%) Linux
2 76 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (13.47%) UNIX
5 42 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (11.75%) Windows 7
7 25 (7.16%) HPUX
8 24 (6.88%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.87%) Solaris
11 16 (4.58%) Windows 8
12 14 (4.01%) AIX
13 12 (3.44%) Windows 2000
14 9 (2.58%) OS/400
14 9 (2.58%) zOS
14 9 (2.58%) SUSE
15 7 (2.01%) CentOS
16 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.21%) ITIL
2 45 (12.89%) Change Management
3 30 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (8.02%) Capacity Management
5 27 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (7.74%) Problem Management
6 26 (7.45%) Service Management
7 24 (6.88%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.30%) Migration
8 22 (6.30%) Business Continuity
9 21 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.44%) Scrum
11 19 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (5.16%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.72%) Software Testing
13 13 (3.72%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (3.72%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.44%) Coaching
15 11 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.48%) SQL
2 45 (12.89%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.44%) Java
4 18 (5.16%) VB
5 17 (4.87%) Shell Script
6 16 (4.58%) C#
7 9 (2.58%) C
8 8 (2.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 56 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.32%) MCSE
3 27 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (7.16%) Degree
5 23 (6.59%) MCITP
5 23 (6.59%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.30%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (5.73%) ISEB
8 18 (5.16%) CCNA
9 17 (4.87%) MCP
10 14 (4.01%) MCSA
11 13 (3.72%) ISTQB
12 12 (3.44%) MCTS
13 10 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.15%) CCA
14 4 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.86%) CCEA
15 3 (0.86%) MCPD
15 3 (0.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.61%) SLA
2 12 (3.44%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (22.64%) Active Directory
3 57 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 43 (12.32%) vSphere
5 31 (8.88%) XenApp
6 30 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (8.02%) VMware ESX
8 22 (6.30%) XenDesktop
9 21 (6.02%) vCloud
10 19 (5.44%) VMFS
11 18 (5.16%) VMware Server
12 17 (4.87%) Firmware
13 16 (4.58%) Terminal Services
14 11 (3.15%) NFS
15 9 (2.58%) KVM
16 4 (1.15%) Xen
16 4 (1.15%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
18 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (8.31%) SCCM
3 18 (5.16%) HP SIM
4 15 (4.30%) WSUS
4 15 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (3.44%) Nagios
6 11 (3.15%) OpenView
7 10 (2.87%) Backup Exec
8 9 (2.58%) Tivoli
9 8 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (2.29%) SCOM
9 8 (2.29%) SCVMM
9 8 (2.29%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (2.01%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.01%) Legato
11 6 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 149 (42.69%) VMware
2 144 (41.26%) Microsoft
3 101 (28.94%) Cisco
4 84 (24.07%) NetApp
5 78 (22.35%) EMC
6 74 (21.20%) Dell
7 73 (20.92%) Citrix
8 55 (15.76%) IBM
9 50 (14.33%) Oracle
10 37 (10.60%) Symantec
11 34 (9.74%) CA
11 34 (9.74%) Red Hat
12 22 (6.30%) Brocade
13 17 (4.87%) ProCurve
13 17 (4.87%) Juniper
14 15 (4.30%) BMC
15 11 (3.15%) SAP
16 10 (2.87%) CheckPoint
17 8 (2.29%) Sophos
17 8 (2.29%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits + on call allowance Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £18-22K, DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitingStaff.co.uk
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Altrincham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago