The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 91 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.087% 1.50% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 4.98% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 4
Median salary - £20,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.20%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
HND
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
271 482 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.71% 30.09% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 180 320 249
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,506 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

HND Salary Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HND.

1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Biology
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Biology
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) VMware