The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 105 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.33% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 1.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
380 328 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.44% 27.04% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 242 164 288
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
Scotland

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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Nortel
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Mitel
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) HNC

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Nortel
1 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple