The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 867 842 877
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.070% 0.18% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -45.00%
OVSD
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7116 6108 6106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.65% 6.12% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5657 4984 5034
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OVSD
Salary Trend in England

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

OVSD Salary Trend in England

OVSD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OVSD across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

OVSD Salary Histogram in England

OVSD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
London -33 3 £60,000 -4.00%
East Midlands - 2 £21,500 -
OVSD
UK

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 8 (100.00%) OpenView
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) VC++
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) VC++
2 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) OpenView
2 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco