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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank - 919 877
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 0 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.064% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Average salary - £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary - - £22,000

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7923 7816 6951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.16% 6.73% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6446 6210 5636
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OVSD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OVSD within the UK.

OVSD Salary Trend in the UK

OVSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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