Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 months to 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 848 940 1109
Rank change year-on-year +92 +169 +98
Permanent jobs citing NDS 35 6 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.034% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 3
10th Percentile £71,250 £62,750 "
25th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +55.56% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £57,500
90th Percentile " £84,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +55.56% -25.00%

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

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16,435 17,653 23,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 17.28% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13,109 14,524 19,673
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,593 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.60% +3.19% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

NDS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NDS.

Salary trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NDS over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for NDS in the UK

NDS
Top 6 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 6 months to 6 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +116 31 £75,000 +7.14% 1
UK excluding London +98 31 £75,000 +7.14% 1
North of England +35 23 £75,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +10 23 £75,000 +11.11%
South West -14 8 £72,500 - 1
Work from Home -152 4 - -

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, IT jobs citing NDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for NDS.

1 35 (100.00%) SAML
2 34 (97.14%) LDAP
2 34 (97.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 33 (94.29%) Identity Access Management
4 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
5 31 (88.57%) NetIQ
5 31 (88.57%) Scrum
5 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (88.57%) TDD
5 31 (88.57%) ForgeRock
5 31 (88.57%) Kanban
5 31 (88.57%) OAuth
5 31 (88.57%) OpenID
5 31 (88.57%) BDD
5 31 (88.57%) SailPoint
6 30 (85.71%) Workflow
6 30 (85.71%) Oracle
7 29 (82.86%) AWS
8 28 (80.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 27 (77.14%) Web Services
10 26 (74.29%) Public Sector
11 25 (71.43%) XML
11 25 (71.43%) Java
11 25 (71.43%) Identity Management
11 25 (71.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 25 (71.43%) Data Quality
11 25 (71.43%) Test Automation
11 25 (71.43%) GitLab
12 24 (68.57%) Re-Platforming
12 24 (68.57%) Workflow Analysis

NDS
Co-occurring 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 25 (71.43%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 29 (82.86%) AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) GitLab
General
1 26 (74.29%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) Software Developer
3 23 (65.71%) Access Developer
3 23 (65.71%) IAM Developer
3 23 (65.71%) Identity Management Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) SAML
2 34 (97.14%) LDAP
3 31 (88.57%) OAuth
3 31 (88.57%) OpenID
3 31 (88.57%) SailPoint
4 27 (77.14%) Web Services
5 25 (71.43%) XML
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) OAuth2
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) NHS
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Identity Access Management
2 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) BDD
2 31 (88.57%) Kanban
2 31 (88.57%) Scrum
2 31 (88.57%) TDD
3 30 (85.71%) Workflow
4 25 (71.43%) Identity Management
4 25 (71.43%) Test Automation
5 24 (68.57%) Biometrics
5 24 (68.57%) Re-Platforming
5 24 (68.57%) Workflow Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (11.43%) Attestation
7 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.43%) Thought Leadership
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (71.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (80.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (11.43%) MIIS
2 4 (11.43%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) ForgeRock
1 31 (88.57%) NetIQ
2 30 (85.71%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) CyberArk
3 6 (17.14%) Okta
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Novell
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Ping Identity