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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 112 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP 161 136 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 1.97% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 4.32% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 133 94 144
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,800 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £47,750
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
3288 3146 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.16% 45.64% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2672 3228
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 £24,000 £24,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -17 58 £33,500 -21.17% 10
Cheshire +13 51 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Merseyside +14 34 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Lancashire -2 8 £31,750 +11.40% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 184 (54.60%) Windows
2 159 (47.18%) Microsoft
3 135 (40.06%) VMware
4 103 (30.56%) SAN
5 97 (28.78%) ITIL
5 97 (28.78%) Cisco
6 96 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 89 (26.41%) SQL
8 88 (26.11%) Finance
9 82 (24.33%) Active Directory
10 80 (23.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (23.15%) Dell
12 75 (22.26%) Citrix
13 73 (21.66%) NetApp
14 68 (20.18%) EMC
15 62 (18.40%) MS Exchange
16 59 (17.51%) Linux
16 59 (17.51%) IBM
17 57 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 54 (16.02%) vSphere
19 53 (15.73%) Oracle
19 53 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 52 (15.43%) DNS
21 50 (14.84%) Change Management
22 49 (14.54%) MS Excel
22 49 (14.54%) Hyper-V
23 48 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (13.95%) SQL Server
24 47 (13.95%) PowerShell
25 44 (13.06%) WAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 62 (18.40%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.90%) IIS
4 24 (7.12%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.64%) Lync
6 18 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (4.15%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (2.37%) Apache
9 8 (2.37%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.78%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.89%) Site Server
13 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.59%) Confluence
13 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.30%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 49 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.59%) DOC1
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Exstream
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.42%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (30.56%) SAN
2 52 (15.43%) DNS
3 44 (13.06%) WAN
4 42 (12.46%) TCP/IP
5 41 (12.17%) Firewall
6 39 (11.57%) LAN
7 36 (10.68%) DHCP
8 32 (9.50%) VPN
9 22 (6.53%) VLAN
10 17 (5.04%) Internet
11 15 (4.45%) Wireless
12 14 (4.15%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.26%) IPsec
14 10 (2.97%) SNMP
14 10 (2.97%) VoIP
15 9 (2.67%) LDAP
15 9 (2.67%) HTTP
15 9 (2.67%) Kerberos
16 8 (2.37%) MPLS
16 8 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.53%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.86%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.37%) Informix
7 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.48%) DB2
9 5 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.59%) Big Data
10 2 (0.59%) MySQL
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (7.12%) JIRA
2 13 (3.86%) Selenium
3 10 (2.97%) JUnit
4 9 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (2.37%) Introscope
5 8 (2.37%) Mockito
5 8 (2.37%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.37%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.48%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.59%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.30%) Gradle
8 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 88 (26.11%) Finance
2 12 (3.56%) Banking
3 11 (3.26%) Retail
3 11 (3.26%) Back Office
4 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.37%) Advertising
5 7 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.78%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (22.26%) Analyst
2 30 (8.90%) Support Analyst
3 29 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (6.82%) Consultant
5 20 (5.93%) Test Analyst
6 18 (5.34%) Architect
6 18 (5.34%) Technical Support
7 14 (4.15%) Tester
8 13 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.86%) Service Analyst
8 13 (3.86%) VMware Consultant
9 12 (3.56%) Administrator
9 12 (3.56%) Developer
9 12 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (3.26%) Technical Specialist
10 11 (3.26%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (2.97%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.67%) Software Tester
12 9 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.53%) .NET
2 17 (5.04%) Web Services
3 11 (3.26%) CSS
3 11 (3.26%) HTML
4 9 (2.67%) JSON
5 8 (2.37%) Spring
5 8 (2.37%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.37%) RESTful
5 8 (2.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (2.37%) PowerMock
5 8 (2.37%) JAX-RS
5 8 (2.37%) WCF
5 8 (2.37%) WF
5 8 (2.37%) SOAP
5 8 (2.37%) JDBC
5 8 (2.37%) J2EE
5 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.37%) XML
5 8 (2.37%) XSL
5 8 (2.37%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.53%) Client/Server
2 18 (5.34%) Clustering
2 18 (5.34%) e-Health
3 17 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 17 (5.04%) Fat Client
4 16 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.75%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.45%) Firmware
5 15 (4.45%) FlexPod
6 9 (2.67%) CLARiiON
6 9 (2.67%) iPhone
6 9 (2.67%) PKI
7 8 (2.37%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.37%) Open Source
7 8 (2.37%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.78%) User Experience
9 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.19%) IPTV
9 4 (1.19%) Replication
10 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 184 (54.60%) Windows
2 80 (23.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (17.51%) Linux
4 53 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (13.06%) Windows 7
7 41 (12.17%) UNIX
8 28 (8.31%) Windows XP
9 21 (6.23%) HPUX
10 15 (4.45%) Windows 8
11 14 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (3.56%) Windows 2000
13 11 (3.26%) Solaris
13 11 (3.26%) AIX
14 7 (2.08%) CentOS
15 5 (1.48%) OS/400
15 5 (1.48%) zOS
15 5 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.48%) SUSE
16 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.78%) ITIL
2 50 (14.84%) Change Management
3 34 (10.09%) Problem Management
3 34 (10.09%) Capacity Management
4 31 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.90%) Migration
6 28 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (8.31%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (7.72%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.64%) Scrum
10 18 (5.34%) Service Management
11 17 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (5.04%) Software Testing
12 15 (4.45%) Business Continuity
12 15 (4.45%) Project Management
12 15 (4.45%) Coaching
13 14 (4.15%) Incident Management
14 13 (3.86%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.41%) SQL
2 47 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 22 (6.53%) C#
4 20 (5.93%) Java
5 17 (5.04%) VB
5 17 (5.04%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.78%) C
9 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.19%) Perl
11 3 (0.89%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) Groovy
12 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 57 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.39%) MCSE
3 31 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.72%) Degree
5 25 (7.42%) CCNA
6 24 (7.12%) MCITP
7 23 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (5.64%) ISEB
9 17 (5.04%) ISTQB
10 14 (4.15%) MCSA
11 13 (3.86%) MCP
12 12 (3.56%) MCTS
12 12 (3.56%) SC Cleared
12 12 (3.56%) Security Cleared
13 11 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.67%) CCNP
15 6 (1.78%) CCIE
15 6 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.06%) SLA
2 13 (3.86%) QA
3 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (24.33%) Active Directory
3 54 (16.02%) vSphere
4 49 (14.54%) Hyper-V
5 30 (8.90%) VMware ESX
6 27 (8.01%) XenApp
7 26 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (7.12%) vCloud
9 22 (6.53%) VMware Server
10 20 (5.93%) XenDesktop
11 19 (5.64%) VMFS
12 18 (5.34%) Terminal Services
13 14 (4.15%) NFS
14 6 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (1.48%) Xen
15 5 (1.48%) XenServer
15 5 (1.48%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.48%) KVM
16 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (8.90%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (7.12%) SCCM
3 23 (6.82%) HP SIM
4 15 (4.45%) Backup Exec
5 14 (4.15%) OpenView
6 13 (3.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (3.86%) WSUS
7 8 (2.37%) Nagios
7 8 (2.37%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (2.37%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.08%) Legato
9 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.78%) SCOM
10 5 (1.48%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.48%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 159 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 135 (40.06%) VMware
3 97 (28.78%) Cisco
4 78 (23.15%) Dell
5 75 (22.26%) Citrix
6 73 (21.66%) NetApp
7 68 (20.18%) EMC
8 59 (17.51%) IBM
9 53 (15.73%) Oracle
10 33 (9.79%) Symantec
11 32 (9.50%) Red Hat
12 27 (8.01%) CA
13 19 (5.64%) Brocade
14 17 (5.04%) ProCurve
15 16 (4.75%) Juniper
16 13 (3.86%) SAP
17 12 (3.56%) Remedy
18 11 (3.26%) BMC
19 10 (2.97%) CheckPoint
19 10 (2.97%) 3PAR
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Carnforth
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £16,604 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £25,727 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago