The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
UK
Rank 862 937 -
Rank change year-on-year +75 -  
Permanent jobs citing OVSD 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.012% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.029% 0.14% -
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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6968 8347 8042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 6722 6398
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 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

OVSD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

OVSD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OVSD in the UK

OVSD
Top 4 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 27 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
England +79 2 £26,000 -24.08%
Liverpool - 2 £26,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £26,000 -
North West - 2 £26,000 -

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 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
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 (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