Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 132 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 -59 +46
Permanent jobs citing HP 35 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 1.14% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.53% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 44
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £56,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +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 1,320 1,266 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 47.83% 45.07% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 957 716
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 8 £39,000 +60.82% 1
Chester -7 4 £40,000 -
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Knutsford +7 3 £42,500 - 1
Runcorn +12 2 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Wilmslow -2 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) JIRA
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) J2EE
7 7 (20.00%) Unix
7 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) SAN
8 6 (17.14%) Advertising
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (17.14%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.14%) Office 365

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 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CICS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) IaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
1 6 (17.14%) Wireless
2 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (14.29%) SSL
3 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Zephyr
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) Introscope
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) SOAtest
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 4 (11.43%) Local Government
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (17.14%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) Behat
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) SPML
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) OAuth
6 1 (2.86%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) HPUX
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Solaris
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) High Availability
4 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Presales
4 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) Demand Management
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) BeanShell
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) JCL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) REXX
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) CSQA
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 5 (14.29%) Foglight
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.86%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (14.29%) Aruba
5 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.29%) Brocade
5 5 (14.29%) CommVault
5 5 (14.29%) F5
5 5 (14.29%) McAfee
5 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) NetIQ
5 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 5 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) NETGEAR
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (8.57%) Fortinet