Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 802 1007 1132
Rank change year-on-year +205 +125 +72
Permanent jobs citing NDS 12 4 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.088% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £70,250 £50,000 £41,625
90th Percentile £89,000 £66,625 £58,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% +11.11% -

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 13,615 20,932 23,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 17.00% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,264 17,340 19,627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for NDS in the UK

NDS
Top 4 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 26 February 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 +217 8 £75,000 +50.00% 1
UK excluding London +174 8 £75,000 +50.00%
South West - 8 £75,000 -
Work from Home - 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (100.00%) SAML
2 11 (91.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 11 (91.67%) LDAP
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Azure
3 9 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (66.67%) SailPoint
4 8 (66.67%) ForgeRock
4 8 (66.67%) OAuth
4 8 (66.67%) OpenID
4 8 (66.67%) BDD
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) NetIQ
4 8 (66.67%) Kanban
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) Workflow
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Okta
7 5 (41.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (41.67%) AWS
7 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (33.33%) PKI
8 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow

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 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Azure
1 9 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) GitLab
General
1 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SAML
2 11 (91.67%) LDAP
3 8 (66.67%) OAuth
3 8 (66.67%) OpenID
3 8 (66.67%) SailPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
1 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) Kanban
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (33.33%) Attestation
5 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (8.33%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (33.33%) MIIS
1 4 (33.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 8 (66.67%) NetIQ
3 6 (50.00%) Okta
4 4 (33.33%) CyberArk
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Novell
5 3 (25.00%) Ping Identity