The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 131 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing NDS 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 1.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
NDS
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
291 339 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.30% 15.07% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 204 281 198
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NDS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

NDS Salary Trend in Reading

NDS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 42 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 38 (90.48%) UNIX
3 34 (80.95%) Service Delivery
4 30 (71.43%) Change Management
4 30 (71.43%) SS7
4 30 (71.43%) TIBCO
4 30 (71.43%) GSM
4 30 (71.43%) UMTS
4 30 (71.43%) Product Marketing
4 30 (71.43%) Marketing
5 29 (69.05%) HNC
5 29 (69.05%) HND
6 19 (45.24%) Telecoms
7 17 (40.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 12 (28.57%) 3G
8 12 (28.57%) Broadband
8 12 (28.57%) Internet
8 12 (28.57%) 4G
8 12 (28.57%) Smartphone
9 10 (23.81%) SMS
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) Back Office
11 4 (9.52%) Nokia
11 4 (9.52%) VoLTE
11 4 (9.52%) LTE
11 4 (9.52%) Degree

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) GSM
1 30 (71.43%) UMTS
1 30 (71.43%) SS7
2 12 (28.57%) 4G
2 12 (28.57%) Internet
2 12 (28.57%) 3G
2 12 (28.57%) Broadband
3 10 (23.81%) SMS
4 4 (9.52%) VoLTE
4 4 (9.52%) LTE
General
1 30 (71.43%) Marketing
2 19 (45.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (19.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Service Delivery
2 30 (71.43%) Change Management
2 30 (71.43%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) HNC
1 29 (69.05%) HND
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 30 (71.43%) TIBCO
3 17 (40.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (9.52%) Nokia