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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 82 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing HP 197 173 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.98% 2.50% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.66% 5.63% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 160 137 173
Average salary £35,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +6 102 £37,250 -17.22% 11
Cheshire +5 38 £33,750 -32.50% 4
Lancashire +19 23 £35,500 +18.33% 2
Merseyside +12 22 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Cumbria - 10 £62,500 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 219 (55.87%) Windows
2 202 (51.53%) VMware
3 194 (49.49%) Microsoft
4 191 (48.72%) Cisco
5 140 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 118 (30.10%) NetApp
7 113 (28.83%) SAN
8 112 (28.57%) Citrix
9 99 (25.26%) Active Directory
10 96 (24.49%) EMC
11 89 (22.70%) MS Exchange
12 86 (21.94%) ITIL
13 82 (20.92%) Hyper-V
14 80 (20.41%) Finance
15 76 (19.39%) Symantec
15 76 (19.39%) IBM
16 75 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 74 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
18 73 (18.62%) Linux
19 71 (18.11%) SQL Server
20 69 (17.60%) MS Excel
21 64 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 61 (15.56%) DNS
23 60 (15.31%) LAN
23 60 (15.31%) WAN
24 59 (15.05%) MCSE
24 59 (15.05%) DHCP
25 58 (14.80%) SQL
26 57 (14.54%) Dell
27 56 (14.29%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 89 (22.70%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (11.22%) SharePoint
4 34 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 26 (6.63%) IBM Notes
7 25 (6.38%) IIS
8 23 (5.87%) WebLogic
9 22 (5.61%) Lync
10 14 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (2.04%) Apache
14 7 (1.79%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 6 (1.53%) FileNet
16 3 (0.77%) JBoss
16 3 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.51%) Exstream Dialogue
17 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Exstream
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (28.83%) SAN
2 61 (15.56%) DNS
3 60 (15.31%) LAN
3 60 (15.31%) WAN
4 59 (15.05%) DHCP
5 53 (13.52%) Firewall
6 38 (9.69%) VLAN
7 37 (9.44%) VPN
8 34 (8.67%) TCP/IP
9 28 (7.14%) Wireless
10 22 (5.61%) NAS
11 21 (5.36%) iSCSI
12 18 (4.59%) Network Security
13 13 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.30%) MPLS
16 8 (2.04%) HTTP
16 8 (2.04%) ADSL
17 7 (1.79%) SMTP
17 7 (1.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.91%) DB2
3 27 (6.89%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 23 (5.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 23 (5.87%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.28%) Ingres
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.32%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (2.04%) Selenium
3 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.02%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (1.02%) JIRA
5 3 (0.77%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) MSI
6 2 (0.51%) AppScan
7 1 (0.26%) JMeter
7 1 (0.26%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.26%) LoadUI
General
1 80 (20.41%) Finance
2 14 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 10 (2.55%) Banking
4 9 (2.30%) Retail
4 9 (2.30%) Local Government
5 8 (2.04%) Legal
6 6 (1.53%) Advertising
6 6 (1.53%) Back Office
7 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (18.88%) Analyst
2 56 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 47 (11.99%) Architect
4 41 (10.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 41 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (8.42%) Service Analyst
7 26 (6.63%) Consultant
8 25 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 25 (6.38%) Citrix Support
9 24 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (5.87%) Test Analyst
10 23 (5.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.61%) Citrix Engineer
12 21 (5.36%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 19 (4.85%) Server Engineer
14 16 (4.08%) Test Manager
15 15 (3.83%) Technical Architect
15 15 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.18%) Middleware
2 23 (5.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (3.83%) HTML
4 11 (2.81%) .NET
4 11 (2.81%) Web Services
5 7 (1.79%) ODBC
5 7 (1.79%) J2EE
6 6 (1.53%) XML
6 6 (1.53%) XSLT
7 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.26%) COM
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.18%) FlexPod
3 16 (4.08%) Clustering
4 15 (3.83%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.79%) AS400
7 6 (1.53%) Replication
7 6 (1.53%) Life Science
8 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.77%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.77%) SecurID
10 2 (0.51%) IPTV
10 2 (0.51%) Celerra
10 2 (0.51%) CMDB
10 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.51%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 219 (55.87%) Windows
2 74 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (18.62%) Linux
4 64 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (10.97%) Windows 7
7 41 (10.46%) Solaris
8 39 (9.95%) UNIX
8 39 (9.95%) AIX
9 32 (8.16%) HPUX
10 25 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (5.87%) SUSE
11 23 (5.87%) OS/400
11 23 (5.87%) zOS
12 22 (5.61%) Windows 8
13 13 (3.32%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.28%) VMS
16 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.94%) ITIL
2 46 (11.73%) Business Continuity
3 40 (10.20%) Service Management
4 37 (9.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 37 (9.44%) Mentoring
5 32 (8.16%) Migration
6 31 (7.91%) Service Delivery
7 25 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (6.12%) Coaching
9 23 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.61%) Project Management
11 16 (4.08%) Data Management
11 16 (4.08%) Test Scripting
12 15 (3.83%) Data Protection
13 14 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (3.32%) Benchmarking
15 12 (3.06%) Performance Testing
16 11 (2.81%) Technical Architecture
16 11 (2.81%) Change Management
16 11 (2.81%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.80%) SQL
2 38 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.38%) C
4 15 (3.83%) Java
4 15 (3.83%) VB
5 8 (2.04%) C++
6 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.02%) C#
8 3 (0.77%) PHP
9 2 (0.51%) VBScript
9 2 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) Groovy
10 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (15.05%) MCSE
3 46 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 41 (10.46%) CCNA
6 38 (9.69%) SC Cleared
7 37 (9.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (8.93%) MCP
9 27 (6.89%) ISEB
10 18 (4.59%) MCTS
10 18 (4.59%) MCITP
11 17 (4.34%) MCSA
12 16 (4.08%) Degree
13 14 (3.57%) CCNP
14 13 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (2.55%) CCA
16 9 (2.30%) NCDA
17 8 (2.04%) ISTQB
18 7 (1.79%) CCEA
18 7 (1.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.20%) SLA
2 13 (3.32%) QA
3 7 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 140 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (25.26%) Active Directory
3 82 (20.92%) Hyper-V
4 46 (11.73%) XenApp
5 36 (9.18%) vSphere
6 35 (8.93%) XenDesktop
7 23 (5.87%) KVM
8 13 (3.32%) Terminal Services
9 12 (3.06%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.04%) NFS
10 8 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.79%) Xen
12 3 (0.77%) Firmware
12 3 (0.77%) vCloud
13 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (7.65%) SCCM
1 30 (7.65%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (6.63%) Backup Exec
3 23 (5.87%) OpenView
3 23 (5.87%) Tivoli
4 21 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (2.55%) SCOM
6 9 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 8 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.79%) Nagios
8 7 (1.79%) WSUS
9 6 (1.53%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.28%) WMI
11 4 (1.02%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 202 (51.53%) VMware
2 194 (49.49%) Microsoft
3 191 (48.72%) Cisco
4 118 (30.10%) NetApp
5 112 (28.57%) Citrix
6 96 (24.49%) EMC
7 76 (19.39%) IBM
7 76 (19.39%) Symantec
8 57 (14.54%) Dell
9 56 (14.29%) Oracle
10 42 (10.71%) Juniper
10 42 (10.71%) CheckPoint
11 38 (9.69%) Brocade
12 29 (7.40%) BMC
12 29 (7.40%) CA
13 26 (6.63%) Red Hat
14 25 (6.38%) 3PAR
15 23 (5.87%) Lotus
16 15 (3.83%) Meraki
17 14 (3.57%) Veeam
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + 28 days holiday + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Negotiable + Company Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago