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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 698 729 738
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Permanent jobs citing HND 234 207 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 191 156 181
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
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
26204 28500 30394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.51% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21273 22466 24572
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +35 60 £31,750 -20.62% 9
West Midlands +21 49 £34,500 +17.94% 1
London -24 39 £40,000 - 5
North West +34 30 £31,000 -34.73% 7
East of England +18 25 £35,000 +18.64% 1
South West +5 13 £24,000 -34.69% 4
East Midlands -5 11 £32,500 +91.17% 5
Yorkshire +7 8 £32,250 +34.65% 1
North East 0 2 £36,250 +0.69%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 319 (72.01%) Degree
2 160 (36.12%) Microsoft
3 140 (31.60%) SQL
4 130 (29.35%) HNC
5 117 (26.41%) Windows
6 97 (21.90%) .NET
7 85 (19.19%) MS Excel
8 84 (18.96%) Computer Science
9 83 (18.74%) Finance
10 75 (16.93%) JavaScript
11 68 (15.35%) C#
12 59 (13.32%) SDLC
13 58 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (12.42%) Oracle
15 54 (12.19%) Java
15 54 (12.19%) Linux
15 54 (12.19%) Active Directory
15 54 (12.19%) Windows Server
16 50 (11.29%) Software Engineering
17 48 (10.84%) Cisco
18 47 (10.61%) ITIL
18 47 (10.61%) T-SQL
18 47 (10.61%) Electronics
18 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (10.38%) SQL Server
20 45 (10.16%) TCP/IP
21 44 (9.93%) MVC
22 43 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (9.48%) MySQL
24 41 (9.26%) PL/SQL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (8.35%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.84%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.61%) CMS
4 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (1.58%) IIS
8 6 (1.35%) JBoss
9 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.68%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 85 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.67%) MS Office
3 24 (5.42%) AutoCAD
4 8 (1.81%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 5 (1.13%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.90%) CATIA
7 4 (0.90%) MS Project
8 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.45%) InDesign
9 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.23%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.23%) Revit
10 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Eikon
2 3 (0.68%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.45%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Google Drive
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 32 (7.22%) Firewall
3 26 (5.87%) LAN
4 25 (5.64%) DHCP
5 20 (4.51%) WAN
6 16 (3.61%) VoIP
7 15 (3.39%) DNS
7 15 (3.39%) Wireless
8 14 (3.16%) SAN
9 13 (2.93%) VPN
10 10 (2.26%) Internet
10 10 (2.26%) IPsec
11 9 (2.03%) NAS
12 8 (1.81%) DEFINITY
12 8 (1.81%) HTTP
12 8 (1.81%) VSAT
13 7 (1.58%) GSM
14 6 (1.35%) 3G
14 6 (1.35%) Broadband
14 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.48%) MySQL
3 17 (3.84%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.35%) QlikView
7 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.90%) MS Access
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) Big Data
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.16%) Selenium
3 13 (2.93%) JIRA
4 9 (2.03%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.90%) Subversion
8 3 (0.68%) PeopleTools
9 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 83 (18.74%) Finance
2 47 (10.61%) Electronics
3 40 (9.03%) Manufacturing
4 34 (7.67%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.97%) Marketing
6 15 (3.39%) Retail
7 10 (2.26%) Publishing
8 7 (1.58%) Law
8 7 (1.58%) Legal
8 7 (1.58%) Local Government
9 6 (1.35%) Billing
10 5 (1.13%) Automotive
11 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (20.99%) Developer
2 74 (16.70%) Analyst
3 33 (7.45%) Graduate
4 32 (7.22%) Software Engineer
5 25 (5.64%) .NET Developer
6 20 (4.51%) Design Engineer
6 20 (4.51%) Software Developer
6 20 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (4.29%) IT Support
8 18 (4.06%) IT Manager
8 18 (4.06%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (4.06%) Support Analyst
8 18 (4.06%) Team Leader
8 18 (4.06%) Technical Support
9 17 (3.84%) C# Developer
9 17 (3.84%) Junior
10 16 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
11 15 (3.39%) Technologist
12 14 (3.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.90%) .NET
2 38 (8.58%) HTML
3 37 (8.35%) CSS
4 25 (5.64%) CSS3
4 25 (5.64%) HTML5
5 22 (4.97%) XML
6 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.16%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.03%) jQuery
9 6 (1.35%) Middleware
10 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.13%) Web Services
11 4 (0.90%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.90%) J2EE
12 3 (0.68%) Classic ASP
12 3 (0.68%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.68%) Spring
13 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.45%) Qt
13 2 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.96%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.22%) Driving Licence
4 31 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.19%) Mathematics
6 22 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (4.29%) User Experience
8 15 (3.39%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.71%) Digital Media
9 12 (2.71%) Life Science
9 12 (2.71%) W3C
10 9 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.81%) Clustering
12 6 (1.35%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.13%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
15 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.41%) Windows
2 54 (12.19%) Linux
2 54 (12.19%) Windows Server
3 36 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (7.22%) Unix
5 30 (6.77%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.51%) Windows XP
7 19 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.61%) Windows 10
9 15 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.16%) Windows CE
11 12 (2.71%) Android
12 6 (1.35%) AIX
12 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.13%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.32%) SDLC
2 58 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.29%) Software Engineering
4 47 (10.61%) ITIL
5 44 (9.93%) MVC
6 37 (8.35%) Workflow
7 24 (5.42%) OO
8 22 (4.97%) Project Management
9 20 (4.51%) UML
10 19 (4.29%) Logistics
10 19 (4.29%) Scrum
11 18 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (4.06%) Time Management
12 17 (3.84%) Asset Management
12 17 (3.84%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (3.61%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.61%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.39%) Use Case
14 15 (3.39%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 140 (31.60%) SQL
2 75 (16.93%) JavaScript
3 68 (15.35%) C#
4 54 (12.19%) Java
5 47 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 41 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 30 (6.77%) C
8 21 (4.74%) C++
9 17 (3.84%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.39%) VB
11 14 (3.16%) Embedded C
11 14 (3.16%) VBA
12 12 (2.71%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.03%) VBScript
14 8 (1.81%) Perl
15 7 (1.58%) PHP
16 6 (1.35%) Python
17 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.13%) VB6
18 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 319 (72.01%) Degree
2 130 (29.35%) HNC
3 43 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (7.45%) MCSE
6 30 (6.77%) CCNA
7 19 (4.29%) MCP
8 14 (3.16%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.26%) MCSA
10 9 (2.03%) NVQ Level 4
10 9 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.81%) Avaya Certification
12 7 (1.58%) MCTS
12 7 (1.58%) MOS
12 7 (1.58%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.35%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.35%) ISEB
13 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.13%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.19%) ISO 9001
1 23 (5.19%) SLA
2 13 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) ISO13485
4 2 (0.45%) SEPA
5 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 54 (12.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.81%) vCloud
4 8 (1.81%) vSphere
5 6 (1.35%) Firmware
6 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.68%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) iptables
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.81%) SCCM
1 8 (1.81%) SCOM
1 8 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.35%) Control-M
3 5 (1.13%) SmoothWall
3 5 (1.13%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (36.12%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.42%) Oracle
3 48 (10.84%) Cisco
4 38 (8.58%) VMware
5 18 (4.06%) Adobe
6 15 (3.39%) HP
7 13 (2.93%) Nintex
8 11 (2.48%) EMC
9 10 (2.26%) Informatica
10 9 (2.03%) ABBYY
10 9 (2.03%) Avaya
10 9 (2.03%) Citrix
11 7 (1.58%) Telerik
12 6 (1.35%) Dell
12 6 (1.35%) F5
13 5 (1.13%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (1.13%) Ruckus Wireless
13 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26-30K + bonux, medical cover, pension, life insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £44000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edenbridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £17000 per annum + Bonus, Van, Fuel Card, Tools +More
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,781 per annum Plus car
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: £45,000 per annum OTE: To be discussed at interview
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Increased salary! Now £18k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Fantastic salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bon,Pen,Progression
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + depending on exp + great bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago