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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 96 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.66% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 2.80% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £27,500 £25,793 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% -21.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
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
364 321 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.98% 23.40% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 253 186 283
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Lync
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP
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