The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 85 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing HP 146 201 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.68% 3.68% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.21% 7.25% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130 171 129
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,965 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2800 2774 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.35% 50.83% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2374 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

HP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Birmingham -7 69 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Coventry -7 28 £38,500 -5.52% 3
Shropshire +5 16 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Solihull -24 8 £37,500 -1.31%
Warwickshire +10 7 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Staffordshire -20 6 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Worcestershire -9 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 131 (51.78%) VMware
2 129 (50.99%) Windows
3 118 (46.64%) Cisco
4 85 (33.60%) Citrix
4 85 (33.60%) SAN
5 83 (32.81%) Microsoft
5 83 (32.81%) NetApp
6 82 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (31.23%) Firewall
8 69 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 69 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 67 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 54 (21.34%) LAN
12 53 (20.95%) WAN
13 51 (20.16%) Finance
14 50 (19.76%) IBM
15 49 (19.37%) CCNA
15 49 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (17.39%) ITIL
16 44 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 43 (17.00%) XenApp
17 43 (17.00%) EMC
18 42 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (16.21%) Hyper-V
20 40 (15.81%) vSphere
21 39 (15.42%) CheckPoint
21 39 (15.42%) MCSE
22 38 (15.02%) Oracle
23 35 (13.83%) NAS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 69 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.51%) Lync
5 17 (6.72%) IIS
6 16 (6.32%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.16%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.58%) SAS
9 4 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.58%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Summit
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.40%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.14%) Office 365
2 8 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (33.60%) SAN
2 79 (31.23%) Firewall
3 54 (21.34%) LAN
4 53 (20.95%) WAN
5 35 (13.83%) NAS
6 29 (11.46%) DHCP
6 29 (11.46%) DNS
7 28 (11.07%) TCP/IP
8 26 (10.28%) MPLS
9 24 (9.49%) iSCSI
10 22 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (8.30%) VLAN
12 19 (7.51%) NetScaler
13 17 (6.72%) Internet
14 16 (6.32%) VPN
15 14 (5.53%) OSPF
16 12 (4.74%) VoIP
17 10 (3.95%) Wireless
17 10 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (3.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.58%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.58%) Big Data
5 4 (1.58%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.95%) Selenium
2 10 (3.95%) NeoLoad
3 8 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) JMeter
5 1 (0.40%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.40%) ProC
General
1 51 (20.16%) Finance
2 20 (7.91%) Retail
3 18 (7.11%) Back Office
4 7 (2.77%) Banking
5 6 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Law
7 4 (1.58%) Local Government
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (16.60%) Support Engineer
2 33 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 32 (12.65%) Consultant
4 27 (10.67%) Analyst
5 21 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (7.91%) Architect
7 19 (7.51%) Test Manager
8 18 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (7.11%) Team Leader
8 18 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Senior Support Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Technical Consultant
9 13 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.74%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 11 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Performance Manager
11 11 (4.35%) Performance Test Manager
11 11 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) .NET
2 10 (3.95%) XML
3 9 (3.56%) COM
4 5 (1.98%) Web Services
5 4 (1.58%) ISPF
5 4 (1.58%) Java EE
5 4 (1.58%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.19%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.40%) XSD
7 1 (0.40%) XSLT
7 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Clustering
2 10 (3.95%) CLARiiON
3 9 (3.56%) Replication
3 9 (3.56%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.58%) CMDB
5 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.58%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) PMI
7 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.40%) Celerra
7 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 129 (50.99%) Windows
2 67 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (11.46%) UNIX
6 26 (10.28%) Linux
7 22 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 18 (7.11%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.14%) HPUX
10 12 (4.74%) Solaris
11 11 (4.35%) AIX
12 10 (3.95%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.58%) BlackBerry OS
13 4 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.58%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.58%) Android
14 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.39%) ITIL
2 25 (9.88%) Test Scripting
3 22 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (8.70%) Network Management
4 20 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (7.11%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.72%) Test Strategy
8 15 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (5.53%) Performance Testing
9 14 (5.53%) Project Management
9 14 (5.53%) Migration
9 14 (5.53%) Business Development
10 13 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.35%) Test Management
11 11 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.56%) Change Management
13 7 (2.77%) Automated Testing
13 7 (2.77%) Test Automation
13 7 (2.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.25%) SQL
2 11 (4.35%) Java
3 7 (2.77%) VB
4 6 (2.37%) C
5 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.58%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.58%) JCL
7 2 (0.79%) Korn
7 2 (0.79%) Perl
7 2 (0.79%) R
7 2 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (19.37%) CCNA
3 42 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (15.42%) MCSE
5 29 (11.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (10.28%) CCNP
7 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
8 24 (9.49%) SC Cleared
9 20 (7.91%) Citrix Certification
10 16 (6.32%) CCA
11 13 (5.14%) ISEB
12 12 (4.74%) Degree
13 11 (4.35%) MCITP
14 8 (3.16%) ISTQB
14 8 (3.16%) NCDA
15 7 (2.77%) MCSA
16 6 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (1.58%) MCP
17 4 (1.58%) CCDA
17 4 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 43 (17.00%) XenApp
4 41 (16.21%) Hyper-V
5 40 (15.81%) vSphere
6 32 (12.65%) XenDesktop
7 18 (7.11%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (7.11%) VMware ESX
8 14 (5.53%) Forefront TMG
9 12 (4.74%) XenServer
10 8 (3.16%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.37%) ISA Server
12 6 (2.37%) IAG
12 6 (2.37%) UAG
13 4 (1.58%) HDFS
13 4 (1.58%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.40%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 28 (11.07%) SCCM
2 21 (8.30%) Backup Exec
3 14 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (5.14%) SCOM
5 9 (3.56%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.16%) WSUS
7 6 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.37%) Cacti
7 6 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.98%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.58%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.58%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (1.58%) OpenView
10 3 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.19%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 131 (51.78%) VMware
2 118 (46.64%) Cisco
3 85 (33.60%) Citrix
4 83 (32.81%) Microsoft
4 83 (32.81%) NetApp
5 50 (19.76%) IBM
6 43 (17.00%) EMC
7 39 (15.42%) CheckPoint
8 38 (15.02%) Oracle
9 21 (8.30%) Dell
10 19 (7.51%) Symantec
11 17 (6.72%) SonicWALL
12 11 (4.35%) Fujitsu
12 11 (4.35%) Sun
13 10 (3.95%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.95%) SOASTA, Inc
14 9 (3.56%) Siemens
14 9 (3.56%) StorageTek
14 9 (3.56%) Mitel
15 8 (3.16%) 3PAR
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago