The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 876 961 972
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +11
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.039% 0.012% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £18,000 - £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £18,000 - £21,500

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
7619 8019 8493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.50% 7.58% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6102 6528 6826
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OVSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 3 £18,000 -
Leeds - 2 £18,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £18,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £18,000 -
South East - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing OVSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OVSD.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Bomgar
2 2 (66.67%) DameWare
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) DameWare
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Bomgar
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec