The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 41 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing HP 121 128 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.81% 5.69% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 9.15% 10.80% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 85 113 57
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
HP
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1323 1185 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.58% 52.64% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 936 886 803
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

HP Salary Trend in Reading

HP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

HP Salary Histogram in Reading

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 110 (41.04%) Windows
2 94 (35.07%) Microsoft
3 91 (33.96%) VMware
4 88 (32.84%) Linux
5 86 (32.09%) Security Cleared
6 70 (26.12%) DNS
7 63 (23.51%) SC Cleared
8 61 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (22.76%) Cisco
8 61 (22.76%) ITIL
9 60 (22.39%) IBM
9 60 (22.39%) SAN
10 59 (22.01%) DV Cleared
11 58 (21.64%) Active Directory
12 51 (19.03%) TCP/IP
13 49 (18.28%) EMC
14 44 (16.42%) Firewall
14 44 (16.42%) Finance
15 43 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
16 37 (13.81%) Sun
16 37 (13.81%) Juniper
17 35 (13.06%) Dell
18 33 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (12.31%) UNIX
18 33 (12.31%) DHCP
19 31 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (11.19%) MS Excel
20 30 (11.19%) NetApp
20 30 (11.19%) Red Hat
21 29 (10.82%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (6.34%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.22%) Apache
2 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.10%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.36%) Lync
5 6 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.24%) IIS
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.97%) MS Office
3 7 (2.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (26.12%) DNS
2 60 (22.39%) SAN
3 51 (19.03%) TCP/IP
4 44 (16.42%) Firewall
5 33 (12.31%) DHCP
6 27 (10.07%) NAS
7 21 (7.84%) FTP
8 20 (7.46%) WAN
8 20 (7.46%) LAN
9 19 (7.09%) SSL
10 18 (6.72%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (6.34%) iSCSI
11 17 (6.34%) HTTP
11 17 (6.34%) LDAP
11 17 (6.34%) SMTP
11 17 (6.34%) Internet
11 17 (6.34%) OSPF
11 17 (6.34%) BGP
11 17 (6.34%) EIGRP
11 17 (6.34%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.99%) MySQL
3 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.49%) Adabas
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (4.85%) Selenium
3 11 (4.10%) TestDirector
4 10 (3.73%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.49%) WinRunner
6 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 2 (0.75%) Maven
7 2 (0.75%) Ant
7 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (16.42%) Finance
2 23 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.99%) Marketing
5 7 (2.61%) Banking
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.03%) Support Engineer
2 46 (17.16%) Administrator
3 37 (13.81%) Analyst
4 28 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 24 (8.96%) Network Engineer
5 24 (8.96%) Security Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (8.21%) Security Support Engineer
8 20 (7.46%) Technical Support
9 19 (7.09%) Consultant
9 19 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) Technical Support Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.48%) Citrix Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Citrix Specialist
13 9 (3.36%) UNIX Engineer
13 9 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) SOAP
2 9 (3.36%) XML
3 8 (2.99%) COM
4 6 (2.24%) HTML
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) J2EE
5 2 (0.75%) Spring
5 2 (0.75%) ICEfaces
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (4.85%) Firmware
3 11 (4.10%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.10%) Replication
3 11 (4.10%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.73%) CMDB
5 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.24%) Clustering
6 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) Physics
8 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.37%) Open Source
9 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 110 (41.04%) Windows
2 88 (32.84%) Linux
3 33 (12.31%) UNIX
3 33 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.34%) Solaris
7 10 (3.73%) SUSE
8 8 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.87%) HPUX
10 4 (1.49%) AIX
11 3 (1.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.75%) CentOS
12 2 (0.75%) IRIX
12 2 (0.75%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.75%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.76%) ITIL
2 25 (9.33%) Capacity Management
3 23 (8.58%) Network Design
4 19 (7.09%) Test Strategy
5 18 (6.72%) Network Management
6 17 (6.34%) Load Balancing
7 15 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.60%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (5.22%) Test Management
9 13 (4.85%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.48%) Project Management
10 12 (4.48%) Service Management
10 12 (4.48%) Change Management
11 10 (3.73%) ITSM
11 10 (3.73%) Validation
11 10 (3.73%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.36%) Test Automation
13 8 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (2.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.21%) C
2 12 (4.48%) Perl
2 12 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.73%) SQL
4 8 (2.99%) Java
5 6 (2.24%) PHP
6 4 (1.49%) NATURAL
7 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.12%) Python
8 2 (0.75%) Ada
8 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.75%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (32.09%) Security Cleared
2 63 (23.51%) SC Cleared
3 59 (22.01%) DV Cleared
4 29 (10.82%) Degree
5 25 (9.33%) MCSE
5 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (7.46%) ISTQB
7 19 (7.09%) ISEB
8 11 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.73%) MCP
9 10 (3.73%) CCA
9 10 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (3.73%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (3.73%) CCEE
10 8 (2.99%) SCSA
10 8 (2.99%) CCNP
11 7 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (2.24%) RHCE
13 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.49%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (21.64%) Active Directory
3 20 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.34%) vSphere
4 17 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (4.85%) VMware ESX
7 11 (4.10%) vCloud
8 10 (3.73%) IAG
8 10 (3.73%) UAG
9 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.12%) XenApp
9 3 (1.12%) Nmap
10 2 (0.75%) Snort
10 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.75%) XenServer
10 2 (0.75%) KVM
11 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (10.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 25 (9.33%) HP NNM
4 22 (8.21%) SCCM
5 19 (7.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (7.09%) NetBackup
6 17 (6.34%) CiscoWorks
7 15 (5.60%) SCOM
8 12 (4.48%) SCVMM
8 12 (4.48%) Legato
8 12 (4.48%) Netcool
9 11 (4.10%) WSUS
9 11 (4.10%) HP SIM
10 8 (2.99%) OVPI
10 8 (2.99%) TeMIP
10 8 (2.99%) OpenView
10 8 (2.99%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.87%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 94 (35.07%) Microsoft
2 91 (33.96%) VMware
3 61 (22.76%) Cisco
4 60 (22.39%) IBM
5 49 (18.28%) EMC
6 37 (13.81%) Sun
6 37 (13.81%) Juniper
7 35 (13.06%) Dell
8 30 (11.19%) NetApp
8 30 (11.19%) Red Hat
9 29 (10.82%) Oracle
9 29 (10.82%) F5
10 27 (10.07%) Symantec
11 24 (8.96%) CheckPoint
11 24 (8.96%) Citrix
12 20 (7.46%) Veritas
13 18 (6.72%) Hitachi
14 16 (5.97%) 3PAR
15 13 (4.85%) SolarWinds
15 13 (4.85%) AppSense
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