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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 861 852 883
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs citing NDS 27 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.010% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000
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
11662 9901 11102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.73% 9.95% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9702 8492 9631
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 +6 27 - -
NDS
UK

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (78.72%) Service Delivery
2 36 (76.60%) HNC
2 36 (76.60%) HND
3 33 (70.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 28 (59.57%) UNIX
4 28 (59.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 28 (59.57%) TIBCO
5 26 (55.32%) Change Management
6 24 (51.06%) SS7
6 24 (51.06%) Marketing
6 24 (51.06%) Product Marketing
6 24 (51.06%) GSM
6 24 (51.06%) UMTS
7 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
8 17 (36.17%) 3G
9 13 (27.66%) Smartphone
9 13 (27.66%) Internet
9 13 (27.66%) Broadband
9 13 (27.66%) 4G
9 13 (27.66%) LTE
10 10 (21.28%) Office 365
10 10 (21.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
10 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
10 10 (21.28%) DHCP
10 10 (21.28%) DNS
10 10 (21.28%) SLA
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
1 10 (21.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) GSM
1 24 (51.06%) UMTS
1 24 (51.06%) SS7
2 17 (36.17%) 3G
3 13 (27.66%) LTE
3 13 (27.66%) 4G
3 13 (27.66%) Broadband
3 13 (27.66%) Internet
4 10 (21.28%) DHCP
4 10 (21.28%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) SMS
5 9 (19.15%) VoLTE
6 4 (8.51%) MGW
6 4 (8.51%) 2G
General
1 24 (51.06%) Marketing
2 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Support Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Leader
4 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) UNIX
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Service Delivery
2 26 (55.32%) Change Management
3 24 (51.06%) Product Marketing
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) HNC
1 36 (76.60%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 28 (59.57%) TIBCO
2 28 (59.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Nokia
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle