The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 233 225 251
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs citing OpenView 5 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.19% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 3.81% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +4.65%
OpenView
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
240 341 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.94% 5.05% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 176 255 223
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,750 £27,220
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenView
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Salary Trend in the North West

OpenView
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Merseyside - 3 - -
Manchester +6 2 £50,000 +12.35%
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OpenView 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 OpenView.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (88.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
3 12 (70.59%) SLA
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) MCP
3 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
3 12 (70.59%) Lotus
3 12 (70.59%) MS Office
3 12 (70.59%) Service Management
3 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Informix
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Nagios
5 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Local Government
5 3 (17.65%) OVSD

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OpenView 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 OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (70.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Multicast
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) DSL
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) SDH
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Informix
General
1 3 (17.65%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Service Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) MCP
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCSE
2 2 (11.76%) CCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (17.65%) OVSD
4 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Lotus
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco