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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 90 94 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Permanent jobs citing HP 197 179 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 2.64% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 6.04% 5.81% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 168 140 127
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
3260 3080 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.25% 45.35% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2769 2588 3205
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 119 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Cheshire -8 55 £42,500 +24.08% 1
Lancashire +2 16 £27,500 - 2
Merseyside -3 3 £41,500 -17.00%
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 189 (51.92%) Windows
2 171 (46.98%) VMware
3 155 (42.58%) Microsoft
4 140 (38.46%) Cisco
5 118 (32.42%) SAN
6 117 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 111 (30.49%) NetApp
8 94 (25.82%) EMC
9 91 (25.00%) Linux
10 87 (23.90%) Finance
11 81 (22.25%) Citrix
12 79 (21.70%) Hyper-V
13 76 (20.88%) Active Directory
14 70 (19.23%) ITIL
14 70 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 68 (18.68%) IBM
16 65 (17.86%) Dell
16 65 (17.86%) SQL
16 65 (17.86%) DNS
16 65 (17.86%) MS Exchange
17 61 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (16.76%) Symantec
18 55 (15.11%) LAN
19 52 (14.29%) DHCP
19 52 (14.29%) UNIX
20 50 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 50 (13.74%) SLA
21 49 (13.46%) WAN
21 49 (13.46%) MS Excel
22 47 (12.91%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 29 (7.97%) IIS
5 27 (7.42%) Lync
6 24 (6.59%) WebSphere
7 19 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (4.12%) WebLogic
9 14 (3.85%) IBM Notes
10 11 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (2.20%) Apache
11 8 (2.20%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 49 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.55%) Exstream
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (3.30%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (32.42%) SAN
2 65 (17.86%) DNS
3 55 (15.11%) LAN
4 52 (14.29%) DHCP
5 49 (13.46%) WAN
6 43 (11.81%) Firewall
7 36 (9.89%) TCP/IP
8 30 (8.24%) VPN
9 22 (6.04%) VLAN
10 19 (5.22%) iSCSI
11 17 (4.67%) Wireless
12 11 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.02%) NAS
13 10 (2.75%) SNMP
13 10 (2.75%) Network Security
14 9 (2.47%) Internet
15 8 (2.20%) HTTP
16 7 (1.92%) VoIP
17 5 (1.37%) WLAN
17 5 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.32%) RDBMS
4 16 (4.40%) DB2
5 15 (4.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.20%) Informix
7 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) MySQL
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (3.57%) JIRA
2 12 (3.30%) Selenium
3 8 (2.20%) JUnit
3 8 (2.20%) Mockito
3 8 (2.20%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.20%) Introscope
4 4 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.55%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.55%) AppScan
6 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 87 (23.90%) Finance
2 14 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.30%) Retail
4 10 (2.75%) Back Office
4 10 (2.75%) Banking
5 6 (1.65%) Legal
5 6 (1.65%) Local Government
6 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (17.31%) Analyst
2 42 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 37 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (7.97%) Consultant
5 24 (6.59%) Architect
6 23 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (6.04%) Server Engineer
7 22 (6.04%) Citrix Support
8 21 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
9 20 (5.49%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 19 (5.22%) Service Analyst
11 18 (4.95%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (4.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.40%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
17 12 (3.30%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.97%) Middleware
2 16 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (4.40%) Web Services
3 8 (2.20%) XML
3 8 (2.20%) XSL
3 8 (2.20%) J2EE
3 8 (2.20%) CSS
3 8 (2.20%) JDBC
3 8 (2.20%) SOAP
3 8 (2.20%) HTML
3 8 (2.20%) WSDL
3 8 (2.20%) JAX-RPC
3 8 (2.20%) Spring
3 8 (2.20%) JSON
3 8 (2.20%) RESTful
3 8 (2.20%) PowerMock
3 8 (2.20%) JAX-RS
4 6 (1.65%) Servlets
5 4 (1.10%) .NET
6 2 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.87%) FlexPod
1 25 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.40%) Clustering
3 8 (2.20%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.20%) Open Source
4 7 (1.92%) CLARiiON
5 6 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.65%) e-Health
5 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.37%) Replication
6 5 (1.37%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.82%) EPoS
8 3 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.55%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.55%) NHS
9 2 (0.55%) AS400
9 2 (0.55%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 189 (51.92%) Windows
2 91 (25.00%) Linux
3 70 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (14.29%) UNIX
5 50 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 33 (9.07%) HPUX
9 25 (6.87%) Solaris
10 23 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (5.77%) Windows 8
12 19 (5.22%) AIX
12 19 (5.22%) Windows XP
13 15 (4.12%) OS/400
13 15 (4.12%) zOS
13 15 (4.12%) SUSE
14 11 (3.02%) Windows 2000
15 8 (2.20%) CentOS
16 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.23%) ITIL
2 27 (7.42%) Service Management
2 27 (7.42%) Service Delivery
2 27 (7.42%) Business Continuity
3 26 (7.14%) Migration
4 22 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 21 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
6 20 (5.49%) Mentoring
7 19 (5.22%) Change Management
7 19 (5.22%) Project Management
8 18 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.67%) Coaching
10 16 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.40%) Data Protection
11 14 (3.85%) Data Management
12 13 (3.57%) Scrum
12 13 (3.57%) Benchmarking
12 13 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.86%) SQL
2 36 (9.89%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.67%) Shell Script
4 15 (4.12%) Java
5 11 (3.02%) VB
6 9 (2.47%) C
7 8 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.92%) C#
9 3 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 61 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (11.26%) MCSE
3 28 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 24 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (5.77%) CCNA
8 19 (5.22%) MCP
9 18 (4.95%) MCITP
10 16 (4.40%) Degree
11 15 (4.12%) ISEB
12 14 (3.85%) MCTS
13 12 (3.30%) MCSA
14 9 (2.47%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.10%) CCA
16 4 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.10%) MCPD
16 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.74%) SLA
2 8 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (21.70%) Hyper-V
3 76 (20.88%) Active Directory
4 43 (11.81%) vSphere
5 41 (11.26%) XenApp
6 27 (7.42%) XenDesktop
7 21 (5.77%) Terminal Services
8 18 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (4.67%) Firmware
10 15 (4.12%) VMware ESX
10 15 (4.12%) KVM
11 8 (2.20%) vCloud
11 8 (2.20%) NFS
12 6 (1.65%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.65%) VMFS
13 4 (1.10%) Xen
14 3 (0.82%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.55%) Nmap
16 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (8.79%) SCCM
2 23 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (5.49%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (4.12%) WSUS
5 15 (4.12%) Tivoli
6 13 (3.57%) OpenView
7 12 (3.30%) Nagios
8 11 (3.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (2.75%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.20%) WhatsUp Gold
10 8 (2.20%) SCOM
10 8 (2.20%) SCVMM
10 8 (2.20%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.92%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (1.65%) Legato
12 6 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 171 (46.98%) VMware
2 155 (42.58%) Microsoft
3 140 (38.46%) Cisco
4 111 (30.49%) NetApp
5 94 (25.82%) EMC
6 81 (22.25%) Citrix
7 68 (18.68%) IBM
8 65 (17.86%) Dell
9 61 (16.76%) Symantec
10 47 (12.91%) Oracle
11 42 (11.54%) Brocade
12 34 (9.34%) Red Hat
13 28 (7.69%) CA
14 26 (7.14%) Juniper
15 25 (6.87%) CheckPoint
16 22 (6.04%) BMC
17 21 (5.77%) 3PAR
18 14 (3.85%) ProCurve
18 14 (3.85%) SAP
19 13 (3.57%) Sophos
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
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Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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