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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 892 880 872
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing NDS 1 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.024% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.008% 0.22% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - -

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
11774 12478 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.87% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10290 9075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) CCDP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) Unified Communications
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) GSM
5 1 (9.09%) UMTS
5 1 (9.09%) NFS
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) HNC
5 1 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (72.73%) Unified Communications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) MRTG
2 1 (9.09%) SS7
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Technical Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Senior Technical Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) CCDP
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) HND
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle