Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 146 104
Rank change year-on-year +33 -42 +29
Permanent jobs citing HP 43 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 0.93% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 2.09% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 30
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £25,125 £21,500 £30,316
90th Percentile £54,900 £60,000 £64,950
North West median annual salary £39,750 £35,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.97% -16.47% +13.33%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,171 1,340 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.46% 44.33% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1,031 766
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for HP in Cheshire

HP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 11 £39,000 +62.50%
Wilmslow -9 9 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Runcorn +9 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Chester +7 3 £32,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £35,000 - 2
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (27.91%) Test Management
5 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
5 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
5 10 (23.26%) Windows
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco
6 9 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.60%) Selenium
7 8 (18.60%) Office 365
7 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
7 8 (18.60%) HP ALM
7 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (13.95%) V-Model
9 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (13.95%) PHPUnit

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CICS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (11.63%) SSL
2 5 (11.63%) Wireless
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) PHPUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.33%) Introscope
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) SOAtest
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Local Government
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) IT Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Behat
2 4 (9.30%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Servlets
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) SPML
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Test Management
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 6 (13.95%) Service Design
6 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
6 6 (13.95%) V-Model
6 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (11.63%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PHP
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
4 1 (2.33%) COBOL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) JCL
4 1 (2.33%) REXX
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
4 3 (6.98%) PMP
5 2 (4.65%) Dell Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) P3O
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (18.60%) HP ALM
3 5 (11.63%) AirWatch
3 5 (11.63%) Foglight
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
5 5 (11.63%) Brocade
5 5 (11.63%) CommVault
5 5 (11.63%) F5
5 5 (11.63%) McAfee
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) NetIQ
5 5 (11.63%) Remedy
5 5 (11.63%) SAP
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.63%) TippingPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Aruba
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 4 (9.30%) NETGEAR
6 4 (9.30%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (6.98%) WatchGuard