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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 88 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.06% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £21,500 £17,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -39.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £16,600 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £33,000 £28,850
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £39,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +21.53%
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
316 379 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.71% 26.65% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 172 261 229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Visualfiles
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Biology
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware