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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 8 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.89% 2.80% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 9.30% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
18 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 40.00% 30.07% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 50
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

HND
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) HNC
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Products Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) MCDST
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware