The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 868 886 895
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing NDS 33 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.009% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12417 10776 11331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 9.91% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10295 9171 9704
Average salary £40,163 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
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 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 30 July 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 +18 33 - -
England +6 33 - - 1
Berkshire - 33 - -
Reading - 15 - -
Maidenhead - 10 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (72.92%) Service Delivery
2 34 (70.83%) HNC
2 34 (70.83%) HND
3 31 (64.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 29 (60.42%) UNIX
5 26 (54.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 26 (54.17%) TIBCO
6 24 (50.00%) Change Management
7 22 (45.83%) SS7
7 22 (45.83%) Product Marketing
7 22 (45.83%) Marketing
7 22 (45.83%) GSM
7 22 (45.83%) UMTS
8 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
9 17 (35.42%) 3G
10 13 (27.08%) Internet
10 13 (27.08%) Smartphone
10 13 (27.08%) LTE
10 13 (27.08%) 4G
10 13 (27.08%) Broadband
11 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
12 10 (20.83%) Citrix
12 10 (20.83%) DHCP
12 10 (20.83%) DNS
12 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
12 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
12 10 (20.83%) Windows

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 10 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) SS7
1 22 (45.83%) GSM
1 22 (45.83%) UMTS
2 17 (35.42%) 3G
3 13 (27.08%) Internet
3 13 (27.08%) LTE
3 13 (27.08%) 4G
3 13 (27.08%) Broadband
4 10 (20.83%) DHCP
4 10 (20.83%) DNS
5 9 (18.75%) VoLTE
6 7 (14.58%) SMS
7 4 (8.33%) MGW
7 4 (8.33%) 2G
8 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 22 (45.83%) Marketing
2 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Professional Services Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.17%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) OS/400
4 1 (2.08%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Service Delivery
2 24 (50.00%) Change Management
3 22 (45.83%) Product Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) Information Security
5 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (70.83%) HNC
1 34 (70.83%) HND
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (54.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 26 (54.17%) TIBCO
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Nokia
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Novell
8 1 (2.08%) SAP