The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 93 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.12% 0.13% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.45% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 222 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.39% 29.44% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 111 205 116
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HND
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

HND Salary Trend in Dorset

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) BCP
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) IPsec
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Draughtsman
2 2 (28.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Mechanical Draughtsman
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) BCP
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Samba
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) VMware