The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
Rank 833 927 942
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +15
Permanent jobs citing NDS 11 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.017% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £36,000 £23,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -51.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £23,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £23,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £23,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -54.00%

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
10223 11987 13103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.32% 12.01% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8465 10163 11085
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NDS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NDS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

NDS Salary Histogram in the UK

NDS
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +95 9 £36,000 +56.52%
North West -5 5 £36,000 +56.52%
Merseyside - 4 £36,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £29,500 -
Dorset - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South East +65 1 £38,500 -
Manchester -12 1 £40,000 +73.91%
Cheshire - 1 £36,000 -
Southampton - 1 £38,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £38,500 -
Chester - 1 £36,000 -
Bootle - 1 £36,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £36,000 -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing NDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NDS.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) GroupWise
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
6 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (25.00%) VMware

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) GroupWise
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Discovery
4 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) WFM
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Novell