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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 868 897 867
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs citing NDS 3 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.026% 0.17% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Average salary £55,250 £19,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+183.33% -51.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £19,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,050 £19,500 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £19,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -48.00%
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
11416 11667 10192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.60% 10.56% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9505 9904 8711
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NDS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

NDS Salary Histogram 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 May 2015. 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
London - 2 £55,250 -
South East +5 1 - -
NDS
UK

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) GSM
2 13 (68.42%) UMTS
2 13 (68.42%) TIBCO
2 13 (68.42%) SS7
2 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 13 (68.42%) Change Management
2 13 (68.42%) Marketing
2 13 (68.42%) Product Marketing
2 13 (68.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (57.89%) HNC
3 11 (57.89%) HND
4 8 (42.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) MCSE
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Clustering

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) GSM
1 13 (68.42%) UMTS
1 13 (68.42%) SS7
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SMS
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (68.42%) Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
1 13 (68.42%) Change Management
1 13 (68.42%) Product Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) HNC
1 11 (57.89%) HND
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) TIBCO
1 13 (68.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (42.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat