The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 635 598 640
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +42
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.059% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -45.00%
OVSD
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3389 2849 2813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.38% 6.50% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2816 2361 2409
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

OVSD
Salary Trend in London

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

OVSD Salary Trend in London

OVSD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London -1 2 £60,000 -9.43%
OVSD
England

OVSD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 5 (100.00%) OpenView
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VC++
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) OpenView
2 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft