The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 18 6 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +39
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 51 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.70% 13.90% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 34.00% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
HND
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 150 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.04% 40.87% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 80 83
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £26,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

HND
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Aberdeen region.

HND Salary Trend in Aberdeen

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HND 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 HND.

1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
2 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
1 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Electrical Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) BCP
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint