The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 324 315 336
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.059% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.91% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 5
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary - £22,000 -
OVSD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
854 767 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.19% 6.48% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 718 673 636
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OVSD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OVSD
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OVSD across the City of London region.

OVSD Salary Trend in the City of London

OVSD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP