The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 836 857 850
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing NDS 41 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.037% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 15
Average salary £39,398 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.70% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary - £28,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
NDS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12565 10908 10838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.74% 10.55% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10672 9210 9412
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NDS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NDS
Salary Trend in England

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

NDS Salary Trend in England

NDS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 35 - -
London - 6 £39,398 -
NDS
UK

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing NDS 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 NDS.

1 61 (87.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 56 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 52 (74.29%) HNC
3 52 (74.29%) HND
4 50 (71.43%) UNIX
5 38 (54.29%) Change Management
5 38 (54.29%) TIBCO
6 35 (50.00%) SS7
6 35 (50.00%) GSM
6 35 (50.00%) UMTS
6 35 (50.00%) Marketing
6 35 (50.00%) Product Marketing
7 33 (47.14%) Telecoms
8 31 (44.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 29 (41.43%) Broadband
9 29 (41.43%) 3G
9 29 (41.43%) Internet
9 29 (41.43%) Smartphone
9 29 (41.43%) 4G
10 18 (25.71%) VoLTE
10 18 (25.71%) LTE
11 15 (21.43%) SMS
11 15 (21.43%) Linux
12 14 (20.00%) Nokia
13 8 (11.43%) Back Office
14 6 (8.57%) VMware
14 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (8.57%) DNS

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing NDS 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 NDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) PaaS
1 4 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.00%) GSM
1 35 (50.00%) UMTS
1 35 (50.00%) SS7
2 29 (41.43%) 4G
2 29 (41.43%) Broadband
2 29 (41.43%) Internet
2 29 (41.43%) 3G
3 18 (25.71%) VoLTE
3 18 (25.71%) LTE
4 15 (21.43%) SMS
5 6 (8.57%) DHCP
5 6 (8.57%) DNS
6 4 (5.71%) MGW
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (50.00%) Marketing
2 33 (47.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Technical Leader
2 15 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (71.43%) UNIX
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 38 (54.29%) Change Management
3 35 (50.00%) Product Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (74.29%) HNC
1 52 (74.29%) HND
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
1 4 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (87.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 38 (54.29%) TIBCO
3 31 (44.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (20.00%) Nokia
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco