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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 596 664 576
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -88
Permanent jobs citing HND 284 190 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.71% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 203 148 267
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 98 £37,500 +7.14% 27
London -39 45 £40,000 +19.42% 5
East Midlands +31 41 £27,000 -8.47% 3
South West -17 31 £38,750 +13.97% 17
West Midlands +7 26 £33,000 +10.00% 8
North West -17 17 £24,750 +0.04% 19
Yorkshire -25 15 £28,625 +0.43% 8
East of England -21 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North East -12 1 £34,000 +100.00% 2
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 335 (59.29%) Degree
2 205 (36.28%) HNC
3 147 (26.02%) Windows
4 132 (23.36%) Microsoft
5 121 (21.42%) SQL
6 112 (19.82%) Telecoms
7 100 (17.70%) Computer Science
8 93 (16.46%) ITIL
9 86 (15.22%) Linux
10 83 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (13.27%) Cisco
12 74 (13.10%) Finance
13 73 (12.92%) Service Delivery
13 73 (12.92%) XML
14 69 (12.21%) Project Management
14 69 (12.21%) Software Engineering
15 67 (11.86%) Java
15 67 (11.86%) SQL Server
16 65 (11.50%) Electronics
17 63 (11.15%) UNIX
18 62 (10.97%) CSS
19 59 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (10.27%) HTML
21 54 (9.56%) Change Management
22 53 (9.38%) C#
23 52 (9.20%) Oracle
23 52 (9.20%) Internet
24 49 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
24 49 (8.67%) .NET
25 48 (8.50%) C

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.42%) IIS
3 7 (1.24%) Apache
3 7 (1.24%) CMS
4 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.53%) WordPress
7 2 (0.35%) Drupal
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.79%) MS Office
3 24 (4.25%) Photoshop
4 16 (2.83%) MS Project
4 16 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.06%) InDesign
8 5 (0.88%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.53%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.53%) CATIA
10 2 (0.35%) Simulink
10 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.18%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.18%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.18%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.18%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.18%) Maya
11 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.35%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.35%) HFM
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.20%) Internet
2 40 (7.08%) VPN
3 39 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 28 (4.96%) LAN
5 26 (4.60%) GSM
5 26 (4.60%) VoIP
6 25 (4.42%) UMTS
6 25 (4.42%) SS7
6 25 (4.42%) 4G
7 24 (4.25%) Firewall
8 21 (3.72%) LTE
8 21 (3.72%) Ethernet
8 21 (3.72%) 3G
9 20 (3.54%) WAN
10 19 (3.36%) Broadband
11 18 (3.19%) OSPF
12 17 (3.01%) BGP
12 17 (3.01%) DNS
13 15 (2.65%) SAN
14 14 (2.48%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
3 26 (4.60%) MySQL
4 22 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.54%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.95%) DB2
7 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.53%) QlikView
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.35%) Essbase
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (2.83%) Eclipse
2 13 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.95%) Selenium
4 9 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (1.42%) Subversion
6 7 (1.24%) Hudson
7 6 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.06%) Automake
8 5 (0.88%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.71%) Ant
9 4 (0.71%) JUnit
9 4 (0.71%) Maven
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.71%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.71%) Mockito
10 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 112 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 74 (13.10%) Finance
3 65 (11.50%) Electronics
4 31 (5.49%) Marketing
5 27 (4.78%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.36%) Retail
7 18 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (3.01%) Law
9 16 (2.83%) Military
10 15 (2.65%) Legal
11 14 (2.48%) Aerospace
12 9 (1.59%) German Language
13 8 (1.42%) Italian Language
13 8 (1.42%) French Language
13 8 (1.42%) Spanish Language
14 7 (1.24%) Advertising
15 5 (0.88%) Banking
16 4 (0.71%) Publishing
17 3 (0.53%) Automotive
17 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (15.22%) Developer
2 77 (13.63%) Analyst
3 41 (7.26%) Support Engineer
4 36 (6.37%) Support Analyst
5 31 (5.49%) Team Leader
6 29 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 28 (4.96%) Design Engineer
8 25 (4.42%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 21 (3.72%) Java Developer
10 20 (3.54%) Web Developer
11 19 (3.36%) Graduate
12 18 (3.19%) Tester
12 18 (3.19%) IT Support
13 16 (2.83%) Applications Developer
14 15 (2.65%) Junior
15 13 (2.30%) Software Engineer
15 13 (2.30%) Consultant
15 13 (2.30%) Web Applications Developer
15 13 (2.30%) Designer
16 12 (2.12%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.92%) XML
2 62 (10.97%) CSS
3 58 (10.27%) HTML
4 49 (8.67%) .NET
5 43 (7.61%) jQuery
6 34 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 32 (5.66%) Web Services
8 24 (4.25%) HTML5
9 22 (3.89%) Ajax
10 20 (3.54%) SOAP
11 17 (3.01%) XSD
11 17 (3.01%) REST
12 16 (2.83%) Google Maps API
12 16 (2.83%) Classic ASP
12 16 (2.83%) JSON
12 16 (2.83%) WCF
13 15 (2.65%) GWT
13 15 (2.65%) CSS3
13 15 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (2.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.70%) Computer Science
2 83 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.55%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.01%) Smartphone
5 11 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 11 (1.95%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.77%) SCADA
6 10 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.77%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
8 7 (1.24%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.24%) Home Automation
8 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.06%) BBC
9 6 (1.06%) iDTV
9 6 (1.06%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.06%) Open Source
10 5 (0.88%) Copywriting
10 5 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 147 (26.02%) Windows
2 86 (15.22%) Linux
3 63 (11.15%) UNIX
4 39 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (6.55%) Windows 7
6 24 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.42%) Android
11 7 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.35%) CentOS
13 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.46%) ITIL
2 73 (12.92%) Service Delivery
3 69 (12.21%) Project Management
3 69 (12.21%) Software Engineering
4 59 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (9.56%) Change Management
6 47 (8.32%) Scrum
7 34 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (5.66%) Business Continuity
9 28 (4.96%) Service Management
10 26 (4.60%) Test Scripting
11 25 (4.42%) Product Marketing
12 22 (3.89%) Workflow
12 22 (3.89%) Migration
13 21 (3.72%) Software Testing
14 19 (3.36%) Time Management
15 18 (3.19%) TDD
16 17 (3.01%) Asset Management
16 17 (3.01%) CAD
17 16 (2.83%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.42%) SQL
2 67 (11.86%) Java
3 53 (9.38%) C#
4 48 (8.50%) C
5 34 (6.02%) C++
6 28 (4.96%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.42%) PHP
8 14 (2.48%) Perl
8 14 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.12%) Python
10 11 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.95%) VB
11 7 (1.24%) VBScript
12 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.71%) XPath
15 3 (0.53%) Ruby
16 2 (0.35%) Fortran
16 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 335 (59.29%) Degree
2 205 (36.28%) HNC
3 49 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (6.73%) MCP
6 36 (6.37%) Security Cleared
7 33 (5.84%) MCSE
8 28 (4.96%) CCNA
9 26 (4.60%) ISEB
10 25 (4.42%) SC Cleared
11 23 (4.07%) PhD
12 19 (3.36%) CCNP
13 18 (3.19%) MCSA
13 18 (3.19%) MCITP
14 16 (2.83%) MOS
15 15 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (2.12%) Avaya Certification
17 11 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (1.95%) MCTS
18 10 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.73%) SLA
2 35 (6.19%) QA
3 31 (5.49%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.24%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 45 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.43%) NDS
3 24 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.01%) XenApp
6 12 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.59%) vSphere
9 8 (1.42%) XenServer
10 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) Postfix
11 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.01%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 132 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.27%) Cisco
3 52 (9.20%) Oracle
4 38 (6.73%) VMware
4 38 (6.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 29 (5.13%) TIBCO
5 29 (5.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 25 (4.42%) Citrix
7 19 (3.36%) Avaya
7 19 (3.36%) HP
8 18 (3.19%) Google
9 13 (2.30%) Juniper
10 12 (2.12%) Adobe
10 12 (2.12%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.59%) Nokia
11 9 (1.59%) Aruba
11 9 (1.59%) F5
11 9 (1.59%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.42%) EMC
12 8 (1.42%) NetApp
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Ravensbourne
Salary: £27,556 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: good engineering salary available
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, life ass, health
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Spennymoor, County Durham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £21k - 23k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £23,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 3% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago