The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 607 658 593
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -65
Permanent jobs citing HND 270 193 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.72% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 178 153 242
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £21,250 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.55%
HND
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28927 26840 31354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.00% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22627 22025 26794
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in England

HND
Salary Trend in England

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

HND Salary Trend in England

HND
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in England

HND
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 87 £32,500 -3.70% 15
London -29 39 £40,000 +18.52% 5
East Midlands +21 38 £27,000 -9.24% 5
South West -6 37 £45,000 +32.35% 36
Yorkshire -9 26 £28,625 -2.13% 4
West Midlands +8 21 £36,500 +32.72% 5
East of England -9 12 £33,000 -17.50% 3
North West -30 11 £30,000 +25.10% 12
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 325 (61.55%) Degree
2 183 (34.66%) HNC
3 145 (27.46%) Windows
4 123 (23.30%) Microsoft
5 121 (22.92%) SQL
6 100 (18.94%) Telecoms
7 87 (16.48%) Computer Science
8 85 (16.10%) ITIL
9 83 (15.72%) Linux
10 75 (14.20%) XML
11 73 (13.83%) Finance
12 68 (12.88%) Project Management
13 67 (12.69%) SQL Server
13 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
14 66 (12.50%) CSS
15 65 (12.31%) HTML
16 64 (12.12%) Java
17 63 (11.93%) Electronics
18 62 (11.74%) Cisco
19 61 (11.55%) Service Delivery
20 56 (10.61%) UNIX
21 53 (10.04%) C#
22 52 (9.85%) Oracle
23 51 (9.66%) Active Directory
23 51 (9.66%) MS Excel
24 48 (9.09%) .NET
24 48 (9.09%) Internet
25 46 (8.71%) Change Management
25 46 (8.71%) Scrum
25 46 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 16 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.08%) IIS
3 8 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.52%) CMS
4 7 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.33%) Apache
5 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.57%) WordPress
6 3 (0.57%) SAS
7 2 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.82%) MS Office
3 25 (4.73%) Photoshop
4 18 (3.41%) MS Project
4 18 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 16 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.95%) InDesign
8 4 (0.76%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.57%) CATIA
10 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.19%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.19%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.19%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.19%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.76%) Magento
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.38%) HFM
5 2 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.09%) Internet
2 33 (6.25%) VPN
3 28 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.73%) LAN
5 24 (4.55%) Firewall
6 23 (4.36%) SS7
6 23 (4.36%) UMTS
6 23 (4.36%) VoIP
6 23 (4.36%) GSM
7 22 (4.17%) 4G
8 19 (3.60%) WAN
9 18 (3.41%) 3G
9 18 (3.41%) LTE
10 15 (2.84%) Ethernet
10 15 (2.84%) Broadband
11 13 (2.46%) OSPF
12 12 (2.27%) BGP
12 12 (2.27%) SAN
13 11 (2.08%) DEFINITY
14 9 (1.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.92%) MySQL
3 25 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (3.98%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.08%) DB2
7 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.57%) QlikView
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.38%) OLAP
12 2 (0.38%) Essbase
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 17 (3.22%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.65%) Selenium
4 9 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.52%) Subversion
6 7 (1.33%) Hudson
6 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.14%) Ant
7 6 (1.14%) JUnit
7 6 (1.14%) Maven
7 6 (1.14%) Mockito
7 6 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.14%) Automake
7 6 (1.14%) Gerrit
8 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.76%) JMeter
9 4 (0.76%) TestPartner
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 100 (18.94%) Telecoms
2 73 (13.83%) Finance
3 63 (11.93%) Electronics
4 31 (5.87%) Marketing
5 22 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (3.22%) Retail
8 16 (3.03%) Military
9 14 (2.65%) Law
10 9 (1.70%) German Language
10 9 (1.70%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.52%) Italian Language
11 8 (1.52%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.52%) French Language
12 7 (1.33%) Legal
12 7 (1.33%) Advertising
13 6 (1.14%) Banking
14 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.57%) Publishing
15 3 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (16.86%) Developer
2 62 (11.74%) Analyst
3 35 (6.63%) Support Engineer
4 28 (5.30%) Support Analyst
5 27 (5.11%) Network Engineer
6 25 (4.73%) Team Leader
7 23 (4.36%) Design Engineer
8 22 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.98%) Tester
9 21 (3.98%) Web Developer
10 19 (3.60%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 19 (3.60%) Graduate
11 16 (3.03%) IT Support
12 14 (2.65%) Junior
13 13 (2.46%) Administrator
13 13 (2.46%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.27%) Consultant
14 12 (2.27%) Architect
15 11 (2.08%) Designer
15 11 (2.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.20%) XML
2 66 (12.50%) CSS
3 65 (12.31%) HTML
4 48 (9.09%) .NET
5 44 (8.33%) jQuery
6 36 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 31 (5.87%) Web Services
8 24 (4.55%) HTML5
9 20 (3.79%) Ajax
10 18 (3.41%) JSP
10 18 (3.41%) SOAP
11 17 (3.22%) XSD
12 16 (3.03%) JSON
12 16 (3.03%) XSLT
12 16 (3.03%) XHTML
13 15 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (2.84%) REST
13 15 (2.84%) CSS3
13 15 (2.84%) GWT
13 15 (2.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.84%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.84%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.46%) Chip and PIN
4 13 (2.46%) Smartphone
5 10 (1.89%) Replication
5 10 (1.89%) SCADA
5 10 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.33%) Home Automation
7 7 (1.33%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.14%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.14%) Open Source
8 6 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.95%) Copywriting
9 5 (0.95%) IVR
9 5 (0.95%) Handset
9 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.46%) Windows
2 83 (15.72%) Linux
3 56 (10.61%) UNIX
4 46 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (7.39%) Windows 7
6 25 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 20 (3.79%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.70%) Android
11 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.38%) Solaris
14 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.38%) CentOS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.10%) ITIL
2 68 (12.88%) Project Management
3 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
4 61 (11.55%) Service Delivery
5 46 (8.71%) Change Management
5 46 (8.71%) Scrum
6 33 (6.25%) Migration
6 33 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (5.11%) Business Continuity
8 27 (5.11%) Test Scripting
9 24 (4.55%) Service Management
10 23 (4.36%) Product Marketing
11 21 (3.98%) Software Testing
12 20 (3.79%) Asset Management
12 20 (3.79%) Workflow
13 18 (3.41%) OO
13 18 (3.41%) Time Management
14 17 (3.22%) TDD
15 16 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (22.92%) SQL
2 64 (12.12%) Java
3 53 (10.04%) C#
4 39 (7.39%) C
5 32 (6.06%) C++
5 32 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.30%) PHP
7 17 (3.22%) VB
8 14 (2.65%) Perl
8 14 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.27%) Python
11 10 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.14%) VBScript
13 6 (1.14%) XPath
14 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 325 (61.55%) Degree
2 183 (34.66%) HNC
3 38 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.87%) Security Cleared
4 31 (5.87%) MCP
5 29 (5.49%) ISEB
6 23 (4.36%) MCSE
7 20 (3.79%) CCNA
7 20 (3.79%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (3.22%) PhD
9 14 (2.65%) CCNP
9 14 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (2.46%) MOS
10 13 (2.46%) MCITP
11 11 (2.08%) MCSA
12 10 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (1.70%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.39%) QA
2 29 (5.49%) SLA
3 24 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 51 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.82%) NDS
3 26 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.36%) XenApp
5 22 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.03%) vSphere
7 12 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.70%) XenServer
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.19%) Postfix
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) SCCM
2 6 (1.14%) WSUS
2 6 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 123 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.74%) Cisco
3 52 (9.85%) Oracle
4 45 (8.52%) VMware
5 32 (6.06%) Citrix
5 32 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 27 (5.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 27 (5.11%) TIBCO
7 20 (3.79%) HP
8 16 (3.03%) Google
8 16 (3.03%) Avaya
9 12 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.08%) Adobe
11 10 (1.89%) Juniper
11 10 (1.89%) NetApp
12 8 (1.52%) EMC
12 8 (1.52%) SAP
13 7 (1.33%) F5
13 7 (1.33%) Aruba
13 7 (1.33%) Fortinet
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 17.5k + 2.5k Shift Allowance (DOE)
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29800.00 - £39700.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £26,658 to £28,389 per annum (subject to evaluation)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Flexible, competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, life ass, health
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32661 - £46465 per annum + 25 days hols + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary depending on skills, plus overtime.
Posted: 21 days ago