The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 105 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing HP 167 125 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.33% 1.74% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.25% 3.88% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 147 97 141
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3178 3219 3797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.33% 44.83% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2524 2739 3299
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Manchester -15 59 £33,500 -21.17% 7
Merseyside +27 46 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Cheshire +14 45 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Lancashire -1 12 £28,750 +4.54% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 181 (52.01%) Windows
2 168 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 142 (40.80%) VMware
4 110 (31.61%) ITIL
5 105 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 104 (29.89%) Cisco
7 94 (27.01%) Active Directory
8 92 (26.44%) Finance
9 84 (24.14%) SAN
10 82 (23.56%) Citrix
11 80 (22.99%) SQL
12 77 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (20.98%) Dell
14 70 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 69 (19.83%) NetApp
16 68 (19.54%) EMC
17 66 (18.97%) MS Exchange
18 64 (18.39%) DNS
19 62 (17.82%) WAN
20 59 (16.95%) TCP/IP
21 58 (16.67%) IBM
21 58 (16.67%) Firewall
22 57 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
23 55 (15.80%) Windows Server 2003
24 54 (15.52%) vSphere
25 53 (15.23%) LAN
25 53 (15.23%) MS Excel
26 52 (14.94%) Oracle
27 51 (14.66%) Windows 7
28 49 (14.08%) Change Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 66 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.47%) IIS
4 20 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.30%) Lync
9 7 (2.01%) Apache
9 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.86%) Site Server
12 3 (0.86%) Exstream Dialogue
13 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.57%) Confluence
14 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 53 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 37 (10.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.72%) PrintSoft PReS
4 3 (0.86%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Exstream
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) BASE24
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (24.14%) SAN
2 64 (18.39%) DNS
3 62 (17.82%) WAN
4 59 (16.95%) TCP/IP
5 58 (16.67%) Firewall
6 53 (15.23%) LAN
7 35 (10.06%) DHCP
8 30 (8.62%) Internet
9 28 (8.05%) VPN
10 23 (6.61%) LDAP
11 21 (6.03%) HTTP
12 20 (5.75%) VLAN
13 18 (5.17%) VoIP
14 15 (4.31%) IPsec
15 14 (4.02%) Wireless
16 13 (3.74%) Kerberos
16 13 (3.74%) SMTP
16 13 (3.74%) SSL
17 12 (3.45%) EIGRP
17 12 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.01%) Informix
7 7 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.15%) MySQL
10 2 (0.57%) Big Data
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (6.61%) JIRA
2 13 (3.74%) Selenium
3 9 (2.59%) JUnit
3 9 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.72%) Mockito
4 6 (1.72%) Introscope
5 5 (1.44%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.57%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.57%) ERwin
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.29%) UltraEdit
7 1 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 92 (26.44%) Finance
2 12 (3.45%) Retail
3 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.30%) Banking
4 8 (2.30%) Advertising
5 6 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.15%) Billing
7 4 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (22.99%) Analyst
2 29 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 26 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (7.18%) Consultant
5 24 (6.90%) Architect
6 18 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 17 (4.89%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.60%) Tester
8 16 (4.60%) Administrator
8 16 (4.60%) Technical Support
9 15 (4.31%) Test Analyst
10 13 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (3.74%) Developer
10 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (3.45%) VMware Consultant
11 12 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.16%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.76%) .NET
2 17 (4.89%) SOAP
3 16 (4.60%) Web Services
4 11 (3.16%) HTML
5 10 (2.87%) CSS
6 9 (2.59%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (2.30%) WCF
7 8 (2.30%) WF
7 8 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.01%) XML
8 7 (2.01%) JSON
9 6 (1.72%) JAX-RS
9 6 (1.72%) PowerMock
9 6 (1.72%) RESTful
9 6 (1.72%) Spring
9 6 (1.72%) J2EE
9 6 (1.72%) XSL
9 6 (1.72%) JDBC
9 6 (1.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.61%) Client/Server
2 22 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.75%) Thin Client
3 20 (5.75%) Fat Client
4 18 (5.17%) Clustering
5 17 (4.89%) e-Health
6 14 (4.02%) CLARiiON
7 13 (3.74%) PKI
7 13 (3.74%) FlexPod
8 12 (3.45%) iPhone
9 7 (2.01%) EqualLogic
9 7 (2.01%) Open Source
10 6 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.44%) IPTV
11 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.15%) Replication
12 4 (1.15%) Symmetrix
13 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 181 (52.01%) Windows
2 77 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (15.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (14.66%) Windows 7
6 42 (12.07%) Linux
7 37 (10.63%) Windows XP
8 30 (8.62%) UNIX
9 17 (4.89%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.45%) Windows 2000
10 12 (3.45%) HPUX
11 8 (2.30%) Solaris
11 8 (2.30%) AIX
12 6 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.72%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.86%) Debian
13 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.61%) ITIL
2 49 (14.08%) Change Management
3 42 (12.07%) Capacity Management
4 36 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 32 (9.20%) Capacity Planning
6 31 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (7.76%) Migration
9 26 (7.47%) Project Management
10 22 (6.32%) Load Balancing
11 20 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.46%) Network Management
13 18 (5.17%) Service Management
14 17 (4.89%) Scrum
14 17 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (4.31%) Software Testing
16 14 (4.02%) Incident Management
16 14 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (3.74%) Configuration Management
18 12 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.99%) SQL
2 49 (14.08%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.75%) C#
4 16 (4.60%) Java
5 13 (3.74%) VB
5 13 (3.74%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.01%) C
9 5 (1.44%) Perl
10 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.15%) VBScript
11 3 (0.86%) COBOL
12 2 (0.57%) Groovy
12 2 (0.57%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) XAML
13 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.07%) MCSE
3 37 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (8.33%) CCNA
5 28 (8.05%) MCITP
6 27 (7.76%) Degree
7 24 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (5.75%) MCP
9 18 (5.17%) ISEB
10 16 (4.60%) Security Cleared
10 16 (4.60%) MCSA
11 15 (4.31%) ISTQB
12 14 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.45%) SC Cleared
14 11 (3.16%) CCNP
15 10 (2.87%) MCTS
16 8 (2.30%) CCIE
16 8 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (2.01%) HND
17 7 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.79%) SLA
2 15 (4.31%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (27.01%) Active Directory
3 54 (15.52%) vSphere
4 47 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 30 (8.62%) XenApp
5 30 (8.62%) VMware ESX
6 26 (7.47%) VMware Server
7 25 (7.18%) vCloud
8 24 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (6.03%) XenDesktop
10 18 (5.17%) VMFS
11 16 (4.60%) Terminal Services
11 16 (4.60%) NFS
12 9 (2.59%) XenServer
13 7 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.72%) Xen
15 5 (1.44%) MetaFrame
16 4 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (5.17%) HP SIM
3 17 (4.89%) OpenView
4 16 (4.60%) SCCM
4 16 (4.60%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (3.74%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.16%) HP NNM
7 8 (2.30%) SCVMM
7 8 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (2.01%) SCOM
9 6 (1.72%) Nagios
9 6 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.15%) WSUS
10 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.15%) Legato
10 4 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.86%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 168 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 142 (40.80%) VMware
3 104 (29.89%) Cisco
4 82 (23.56%) Citrix
5 73 (20.98%) Dell
6 69 (19.83%) NetApp
7 68 (19.54%) EMC
8 58 (16.67%) IBM
9 52 (14.94%) Oracle
10 28 (8.05%) Juniper
11 24 (6.90%) CA
12 20 (5.75%) Symantec
12 20 (5.75%) ProCurve
13 18 (5.17%) F5
14 17 (4.89%) Red Hat
15 16 (4.60%) SAP
16 15 (4.31%) 3PAR
17 14 (4.02%) Brocade
18 12 (3.45%) BMC
19 10 (2.87%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Merseyside
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
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