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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
Rank 931 934 929
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing NDS 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.033% 0.023% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.20%
UK excluding London average salary - £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.20%

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
12155 13246 11013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 12.44% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10323 11182 9088
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 4 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 11 February 2016. 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
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
England - 4 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 4 (80.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) Novell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Forcepoint
2 4 (80.00%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
1 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (80.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) pfSense
3 1 (20.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Forcepoint
2 4 (80.00%) Novell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (20.00%) VMware