The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
Rank 863 959 954
Rank change year-on-year +96 -5  
Permanent jobs citing NDS 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.039% 0.040% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £60,000 - £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £33,750

NDS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10266 12611 13281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.21% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8557 10633 11006
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

NDS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NDS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NDS.

Salary trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NDS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NDS in the UK

NDS
Top 9 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 25 March 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 +91 4 £60,000 -
South East +78 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire +32 2 £60,000 -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £38,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £38,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) GroupWise
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (42.86%) Service Management
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
7 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Information Security
7 5 (35.71%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
8 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (50.00%) GroupWise
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) PABX
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) NetWare
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) E-Discovery
4 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) WFM
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) NetIQ
3 3 (21.43%) Novell
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) VeriFone
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix