Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 959 774 1102
Rank change year-on-year -185 +328 +112
Permanent jobs citing NDS 35 21 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.17% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 3
10th Percentile £71,375 £57,125 "
25th Percentile £72,500 £65,313 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £76,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% +69.44% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £57,500
90th Percentile " £85,625 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +77.78% -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 21,022 12,266 24,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.88% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14,943 10,210 20,515
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,475 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
UK excluding London -136 32 £75,000 -6.25%
England -157 32 £75,000 -1.64%
Yorkshire -41 26 £75,000 +11.11%
North of England -41 26 £75,000 +11.11%
South West -88 6 £72,500 -10.77%
Work from Home -261 3 - -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) LDAP
1 35 (100.00%) SAML
1 35 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 34 (97.14%) Identity Access Management
3 33 (94.29%) Active Directory
4 32 (91.43%) NetIQ
4 32 (91.43%) Kanban
4 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (91.43%) TDD
4 32 (91.43%) Workflow
4 32 (91.43%) Scrum
4 32 (91.43%) OAuth
4 32 (91.43%) OpenID
4 32 (91.43%) BDD
4 32 (91.43%) SailPoint
4 32 (91.43%) ForgeRock
5 30 (85.71%) AWS
5 30 (85.71%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 30 (85.71%) Oracle
6 29 (82.86%) Web Services
6 29 (82.86%) Public Sector
7 27 (77.14%) Re-Platforming
7 27 (77.14%) Workflow Analysis
7 27 (77.14%) GitLab
7 27 (77.14%) Data Quality
7 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
7 27 (77.14%) XML
7 27 (77.14%) Java
7 27 (77.14%) NHS
7 27 (77.14%) Biometrics

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 27 (77.14%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 30 (85.71%) AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) GitLab
General
1 29 (82.86%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 27 (77.14%) Software Developer
3 26 (74.29%) Access Developer
3 26 (74.29%) IAM Developer
3 26 (74.29%) Identity Management Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) LDAP
1 35 (100.00%) SAML
2 32 (91.43%) OAuth
2 32 (91.43%) OpenID
2 32 (91.43%) SailPoint
3 29 (82.86%) Web Services
4 27 (77.14%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) OAuth2
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Identity Access Management
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (91.43%) BDD
2 32 (91.43%) Kanban
2 32 (91.43%) Scrum
2 32 (91.43%) TDD
2 32 (91.43%) Workflow
3 27 (77.14%) Biometrics
3 27 (77.14%) Identity Management
3 27 (77.14%) Re-Platforming
3 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
3 27 (77.14%) Workflow Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (8.57%) Attestation
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Microservices
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (77.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 33 (94.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (85.71%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (8.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (8.57%) MIIS
2 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) ForgeRock
1 32 (91.43%) NetIQ
2 30 (85.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) CyberArk
3 5 (14.29%) Okta
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Novell