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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 113 93
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.064% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £29,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
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
309 343 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 21.81% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 166
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago