The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 18 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.88% 2.78% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 21.05% 7.27% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
HP
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 23.17% 38.19% 65.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 45
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Software AG
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) webMethods
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Exstream
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) FileNet
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) VCP4
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) FileNet
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Software AG
1 2 (40.00%) Informatica
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya