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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 94 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing HP 183 162 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 2.45% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.07% 5.43% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 148 139 167
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3017 2981 3546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 45.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2419 2925
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 101 £35,000 -21.78% 12
Cheshire -14 41 £42,500 +9.67% 8
Lancashire +8 19 £36,000 +12.50% 3
Merseyside +21 17 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 204 (53.40%) Windows
2 197 (51.57%) VMware
3 187 (48.95%) Microsoft
4 176 (46.07%) Cisco
5 138 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 121 (31.68%) NetApp
7 104 (27.23%) SAN
7 104 (27.23%) Citrix
8 93 (24.35%) Active Directory
9 92 (24.08%) EMC
10 83 (21.73%) Linux
11 79 (20.68%) ITIL
12 77 (20.16%) MS Exchange
12 77 (20.16%) Finance
13 75 (19.63%) Symantec
14 73 (19.11%) Hyper-V
15 70 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 68 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (17.54%) IBM
17 67 (17.54%) MS Excel
18 63 (16.49%) DNS
19 59 (15.45%) LAN
20 58 (15.18%) WAN
20 58 (15.18%) SQL Server
21 57 (14.92%) Windows Server 2003
22 56 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (13.87%) Firewall
24 52 (13.61%) Dell
25 51 (13.35%) DHCP
26 48 (12.57%) MCSE

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 77 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.52%) SharePoint
3 43 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (7.59%) IIS
5 25 (6.54%) IBM Notes
5 25 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (6.28%) WebSphere
6 24 (6.28%) Lync
7 21 (5.50%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.83%) Apache
11 5 (1.31%) FileNet
12 4 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.79%) JBoss
14 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.62%) Exstream
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (27.23%) SAN
2 63 (16.49%) DNS
3 59 (15.45%) LAN
4 58 (15.18%) WAN
5 53 (13.87%) Firewall
6 51 (13.35%) DHCP
7 38 (9.95%) VPN
8 32 (8.38%) VLAN
9 29 (7.59%) Wireless
10 26 (6.81%) TCP/IP
11 21 (5.50%) Network Security
12 18 (4.71%) iSCSI
12 18 (4.71%) NAS
13 14 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.57%) SMTP
15 6 (1.57%) ADSL
15 6 (1.57%) WLAN
16 5 (1.31%) FTP
16 5 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.07%) DB2
3 26 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 24 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 21 (5.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) Ingres
8 2 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.26%) MS Access
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (1.57%) Selenium
2 5 (1.31%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.05%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) MSI
5 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.52%) AppScan
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 77 (20.16%) Finance
2 13 (3.40%) Financial Institution
3 10 (2.62%) Banking
4 9 (2.36%) Retail
4 9 (2.36%) Local Government
5 6 (1.57%) Back Office
5 6 (1.57%) Legal
6 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (19.11%) Analyst
2 54 (14.14%) Support Engineer
3 40 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 40 (10.47%) Architect
4 39 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (8.38%) Consultant
7 31 (8.12%) Service Analyst
8 25 (6.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 25 (6.54%) Citrix Support
9 24 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (6.02%) Test Analyst
10 23 (6.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (5.50%) Citrix Engineer
12 21 (5.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 20 (5.24%) Server Engineer
14 15 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
15 14 (3.66%) Server Support
16 13 (3.40%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.90%) Middleware
2 21 (5.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (2.62%) Web Services
4 6 (1.57%) HTML
5 5 (1.31%) XML
5 5 (1.31%) XSLT
6 2 (0.52%) .NET
6 2 (0.52%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.95%) FlexPod
2 37 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.19%) Clustering
4 9 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.57%) Life Science
7 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.31%) AS400
7 5 (1.31%) Replication
8 4 (1.05%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.79%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.79%) SecurID
10 2 (0.52%) CMDB
10 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.52%) Celerra
10 2 (0.52%) NHS
10 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 204 (53.40%) Windows
2 83 (21.73%) Linux
3 70 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (14.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (10.73%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.90%) Solaris
8 33 (8.64%) UNIX
9 30 (7.85%) HPUX
10 29 (7.59%) AIX
11 24 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (5.50%) zOS
12 21 (5.50%) OS/400
12 21 (5.50%) SUSE
13 18 (4.71%) Windows 8
14 14 (3.66%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.05%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.05%) CentOS
16 3 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.68%) ITIL
2 41 (10.73%) Business Continuity
3 39 (10.21%) Service Management
4 32 (8.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 29 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 28 (7.33%) Mentoring
7 26 (6.81%) Migration
8 24 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (6.02%) Coaching
10 21 (5.50%) Project Management
11 19 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.19%) Data Management
13 15 (3.93%) Data Protection
13 15 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (3.40%) Benchmarking
15 10 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.62%) Project Planning
15 10 (2.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (2.62%) Test Management
16 9 (2.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.57%) SQL
2 34 (8.90%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.71%) C
4 10 (2.62%) VB
5 6 (1.57%) C#
6 5 (1.31%) Java
6 5 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.79%) PHP
7 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (12.57%) MCSE
3 36 (9.42%) Security Cleared
4 35 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (8.12%) CCNA
6 31 (8.12%) MCP
7 30 (7.85%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.45%) ISEB
9 16 (4.19%) MCSA
10 15 (3.93%) MCITP
11 14 (3.66%) MCTS
12 12 (3.14%) Degree
12 12 (3.14%) CCNP
13 10 (2.62%) ISTQB
14 9 (2.36%) NCDA
15 8 (2.09%) VCP4
16 7 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
17 5 (1.31%) CCA
17 5 (1.31%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.78%) SLA
2 11 (2.88%) QA
3 7 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (24.35%) Active Directory
3 73 (19.11%) Hyper-V
4 44 (11.52%) XenApp
5 41 (10.73%) vSphere
6 33 (8.64%) XenDesktop
7 21 (5.50%) KVM
8 17 (4.45%) Terminal Services
9 13 (3.40%) VMware ESX
10 10 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.09%) NFS
12 7 (1.83%) Xen
13 5 (1.31%) Firmware
14 4 (1.05%) vCloud
15 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.52%) Nmap
15 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.26%) VMFS
16 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (8.38%) SCCM
2 29 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (6.02%) Backup Exec
4 21 (5.50%) OpenView
4 21 (5.50%) Tivoli
4 21 (5.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.62%) SCOM
6 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.09%) WSUS
7 8 (2.09%) Nagios
7 8 (2.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (1.57%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.31%) WMI
11 4 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 197 (51.57%) VMware
2 187 (48.95%) Microsoft
3 176 (46.07%) Cisco
4 121 (31.68%) NetApp
5 104 (27.23%) Citrix
6 92 (24.08%) EMC
7 75 (19.63%) Symantec
8 67 (17.54%) IBM
9 52 (13.61%) Dell
10 41 (10.73%) Oracle
11 37 (9.69%) Brocade
12 36 (9.42%) CheckPoint
13 32 (8.38%) Juniper
14 28 (7.33%) CA
15 27 (7.07%) BMC
15 27 (7.07%) Red Hat
16 23 (6.02%) 3PAR
17 22 (5.76%) Lotus
18 14 (3.66%) Meraki
19 13 (3.40%) ProCurve
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