The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - £22,000
OVSD
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
18 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.95% 6.81% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 24
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OVSD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OVSD Salary Trend in Merseyside

OVSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Informix
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Informix
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds