The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 862 880 870
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing NDS 34 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.001% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.009% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12861 11277 11976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.28% 10.37% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10803 9490 10274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NDS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NDS within the UK.

NDS Salary Trend in the UK

NDS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Berkshire +29 34 - -
South East +23 34 - -
England +23 34 - - 3
Reading +26 27 - -
Maidenhead - 6 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 60 (92.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 56 (86.15%) Service Delivery
3 53 (81.54%) HNC
3 53 (81.54%) HND
4 46 (70.77%) UNIX
5 38 (58.46%) TIBCO
6 36 (55.38%) Change Management
7 35 (53.85%) Telecoms
8 34 (52.31%) Marketing
8 34 (52.31%) Product Marketing
8 34 (52.31%) SS7
8 34 (52.31%) GSM
8 34 (52.31%) UMTS
9 33 (50.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 32 (49.23%) 3G
11 30 (46.15%) Internet
11 30 (46.15%) Broadband
11 30 (46.15%) 4G
11 30 (46.15%) Smartphone
12 20 (30.77%) LTE
13 18 (27.69%) VoLTE
14 14 (21.54%) Nokia
14 14 (21.54%) SMS
14 14 (21.54%) Linux
15 8 (12.31%) Back Office
16 4 (6.15%) MGW
16 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 3 (4.62%) Degree
18 2 (3.08%) 2G
18 2 (3.08%) Oracle

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) GSM
1 34 (52.31%) UMTS
1 34 (52.31%) SS7
2 32 (49.23%) 3G
3 30 (46.15%) 4G
3 30 (46.15%) Broadband
3 30 (46.15%) Internet
4 20 (30.77%) LTE
5 18 (27.69%) VoLTE
6 14 (21.54%) SMS
7 4 (6.15%) MGW
8 2 (3.08%) 2G
9 1 (1.54%) DHCP
9 1 (1.54%) DNS
General
1 35 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 34 (52.31%) Marketing
3 8 (12.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Technical Leader
2 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 1 (1.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (1.54%) Team Leader
3 1 (1.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) UNIX
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (86.15%) Service Delivery
2 36 (55.38%) Change Management
3 34 (52.31%) Product Marketing
4 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 53 (81.54%) HNC
1 53 (81.54%) HND
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 38 (58.46%) TIBCO
3 33 (50.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (21.54%) Nokia
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
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