The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 Preston 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 25 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing HP 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.46% 1.47% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 3.28% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 61 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 38.69% 44.85% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 43
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HP
Lancashire

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

HP
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP across the Preston region.

HP Salary Trend in Preston

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) VMware

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) VMware