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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 148 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing NDS 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.083% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.63% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £19,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -48.00%
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
332 315 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.79% 13.08% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 228 253 272
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
1 18 (100.00%) GSM
1 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 18 (100.00%) SS7
1 18 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 18 (100.00%) Change Management
1 18 (100.00%) Marketing
1 18 (100.00%) Product Marketing
1 18 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (83.33%) HNC
2 15 (83.33%) HND
3 10 (55.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) SMS
6 2 (11.11%) Degree

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (100.00%) GSM
1 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) SS7
2 4 (22.22%) SMS
General
1 18 (100.00%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 18 (100.00%) Change Management
1 18 (100.00%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) HNC
1 15 (83.33%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 18 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (55.56%) Alcatel-Lucent