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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 853 864 854
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing NDS 26 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.075% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 18
Average salary £39,398 £39,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,200 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,708 £47,800 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -5.45%

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
12721 10728 11004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 10.34% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10789 8881 9362
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 7 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 27 January 2015. 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
England +20 26 £39,398 +40.70% 2
South East -25 17 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 16 £42,500 - 1
Reading +18 15 £42,500 -
London - 9 £39,398 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (83.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 49 (80.33%) UNIX
3 43 (70.49%) Service Delivery
4 37 (60.66%) HNC
4 37 (60.66%) HND
5 33 (54.10%) GSM
5 33 (54.10%) UMTS
5 33 (54.10%) Change Management
5 33 (54.10%) TIBCO
5 33 (54.10%) Product Marketing
5 33 (54.10%) SS7
5 33 (54.10%) Marketing
6 26 (42.62%) Telecoms
7 22 (36.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 18 (29.51%) Broadband
8 18 (29.51%) 3G
8 18 (29.51%) Internet
8 18 (29.51%) Smartphone
8 18 (29.51%) 4G
9 16 (26.23%) Linux
10 12 (19.67%) SMS
11 10 (16.39%) VMware
11 10 (16.39%) LTE
11 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.39%) VoLTE
11 10 (16.39%) DHCP
11 10 (16.39%) MCSE
11 10 (16.39%) Windows
11 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) PaaS
1 8 (13.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) GSM
1 33 (54.10%) UMTS
1 33 (54.10%) SS7
2 18 (29.51%) 4G
2 18 (29.51%) Broadband
2 18 (29.51%) Internet
2 18 (29.51%) 3G
3 12 (19.67%) SMS
4 10 (16.39%) DHCP
4 10 (16.39%) DNS
4 10 (16.39%) VoLTE
4 10 (16.39%) LTE
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (54.10%) Marketing
2 26 (42.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Technical Leader
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Smartphone
2 8 (13.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) UNIX
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Service Delivery
2 33 (54.10%) Change Management
2 33 (54.10%) Product Marketing
3 8 (13.11%) Identity Management
3 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) HNC
1 37 (60.66%) HND
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.11%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
1 8 (13.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 33 (54.10%) TIBCO
3 22 (36.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 10 (16.39%) Nokia
4 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.39%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago