The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 209 261 237
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -24
Permanent jobs citing HND 56 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 15
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,400 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,800 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
HND
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2358 2397 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.40% 30.06% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1999 1916 1829
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HND
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

HND Salary Trend in the East of England

HND
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in the East of England

HND
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +30 17 £47,500 +126.19% 1
Hertfordshire +1 17 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Suffolk +5 16 £30,000 -9.09%
Bedfordshire -1 4 £55,000 +134.04% 1
Essex -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Norfolk - 1 £22,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 55 (76.39%) Degree
2 22 (30.56%) HNC
3 20 (27.78%) SDLC
4 19 (26.39%) Finance
5 18 (25.00%) .NET
6 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (20.83%) C#
7 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (18.06%) Network Security
8 13 (18.06%) Network Architecture
8 13 (18.06%) F5
8 13 (18.06%) Mathematics
8 13 (18.06%) Network Design
8 13 (18.06%) Juniper
8 13 (18.06%) Cisco
8 13 (18.06%) CCNP
8 13 (18.06%) CCDP
9 11 (15.28%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.28%) Windows
9 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (13.89%) Scrum
10 10 (13.89%) VB.NET
11 9 (12.50%) OO
11 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.11%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) ISEB

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (2.78%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Network Security
2 4 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Electronics
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.72%) Games
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
1 13 (18.06%) Network Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (13.89%) Administrator
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Electrical Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Procurement Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Mechanical Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) CSS
2 6 (8.33%) HTML5
2 6 (8.33%) CSS3
2 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) WebSockets
3 5 (6.94%) WebKit
3 5 (6.94%) HTML5 Canvas
3 5 (6.94%) WebGL
4 4 (5.56%) WSH
4 4 (5.56%) jQuery
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.17%) LINQ
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.17%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Statistics
4 3 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.78%) Physics
5 2 (2.78%) Online Games
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) SDLC
2 13 (18.06%) Network Architecture
2 13 (18.06%) Network Design
3 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) Project Management
4 10 (13.89%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) OO
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) TDD
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.56%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.56%) Information Security
8 4 (5.56%) E-Procurement
9 3 (4.17%) Practice Management
9 3 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) C#
2 10 (13.89%) VB.NET
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) C
6 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.17%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (76.39%) Degree
2 22 (30.56%) HNC
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.06%) CCDP
4 13 (18.06%) CCNP
5 8 (11.11%) ISEB
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (5.56%) MCP
7 4 (5.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Cisco
1 13 (18.06%) Juniper
1 13 (18.06%) F5
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Siemens
3 4 (5.56%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Epicor
4 1 (1.39%) EMC
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix
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