The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 305 332 317
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.017% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.071% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £38,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
HND
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2646 2798 2980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.17% 23.51% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2376 2678
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HND
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

HND Salary Trend in the City of London

HND
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in the City of London

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
4 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) MCP
6 2 (16.67%) HNC
6 2 (16.67%) GIS
6 2 (16.67%) Smallworld
6 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
6 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Electronics
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Banking

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (16.67%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 4 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Technician
3 2 (16.67%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) GIS Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) HNC
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco