This custom SQL report will show the queue activity by month for YTD

Open and Close ticket info only.

SELECT OPEN.MONTH, OPEN.YEAR, Coalesce(OPEN.OPEN, 0) AS OPENED, Coalesce(CLOSED.CLOSED, 0) AS CLOSED
FROM (SELECT date_format(T.CREATED, '%M') AS MONTH, YEAR (T.CREATED) AS YEAR, COUNT(*) AS OPEN
FROM HD_TICKET T
LEFT JOIN USER U ON T.OWNER_ID = U.ID
GROUP BY OWNER_ID, MONTH, YEAR
ORDER BY YEAR, MONTH) OPEN
LEFT JOIN (SELECT date_format(T.TIME_CLOSED, '%M') AS MONTH, YEAR (T.TIME_CLOSED) AS YEAR, COUNT(*) AS CLOSED
FROM HD_TICKET T
JOIN HD_STATUS S ON HD_STATUS_ID=S.ID and S.STATE ='Closed'
GROUP BY MONTH, YEAR
ORDER BY YEAR, MONTH) CLOSED
ON( OPEN.MONTH = CLOSED.MONTH AND OPEN.YEAR = CLOSED.YEAR)
WHERE OPEN.YEAR = date_format(curdate(), '%Y')
ORDER BY str_to_date(OPEN.MONTH,'%M') ASC
 

The result is like this.