The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 128 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.087% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
HND
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
684 706 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.01% 30.76% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 476 501 548
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HND
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

HND
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 6 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) SLA
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (45.00%) Service Management
5 9 (45.00%) Change Management
5 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (45.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Capacity Management
5 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) HNC
11 2 (10.00%) QA
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (5.00%) WatiN
12 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.00%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) WatiN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 9 (45.00%) Knowledge Management
2 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Capacity Management
2 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
2 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) HNC
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) SOTI