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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 87 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.13% - 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% - 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
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
240 121 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.77% 23.91% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 220 97 113
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Poole - 1 £35,000 -
HND
South West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Samba
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) BCP
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) HTTPS

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (80.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) BCP
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft