The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OVSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 922 -
Rank change year-on-year +65 -  
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.013% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.030% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Median salary £26,000 £34,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.08% -  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year -13.33% -  

OVSD is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6722 8067 7572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.37% 8.23% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5482 6541 6073
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

OVSD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OVSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for OVSD in England

OVSD
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for OVSD in England

OVSD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
North West - 2 £26,000 -
OVSD
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) DameWare
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3

OVSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) DameWare
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) VMware