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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 603 613 626
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing HND 258 243 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.94% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 186 178 220
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +22 95 £40,000 +10.34% 22
London -27 49 £38,750 -7.73% 3
North West +7 30 £45,000 +38.46% 11
West Midlands -4 24 £28,750 -4.95% 13
East of England -5 17 £41,500 +18.57% 7
East Midlands +14 14 £17,000 -34.61% 8
South West -26 12 £40,000 +4.57% 10
Yorkshire -18 10 £25,250 +14.77% 1
North East - 7 £45,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 339 (61.75%) Degree
2 230 (41.89%) HNC
3 136 (24.77%) Windows
3 136 (24.77%) Microsoft
4 121 (22.04%) SQL
5 117 (21.31%) ITIL
6 94 (17.12%) Computer Science
7 85 (15.48%) Telecoms
8 77 (14.03%) Finance
9 76 (13.84%) Service Delivery
10 75 (13.66%) .NET
11 74 (13.48%) Cisco
12 68 (12.39%) SQL Server
13 67 (12.20%) C#
13 67 (12.20%) Project Management
14 65 (11.84%) UNIX
15 64 (11.66%) Java
15 64 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
16 60 (10.93%) MS Office
17 58 (10.56%) SLA
18 57 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 57 (10.38%) Change Management
19 56 (10.20%) Linux
20 55 (10.02%) TCP/IP
21 53 (9.65%) MS Excel
22 52 (9.47%) C
23 51 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
24 50 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
25 49 (8.93%) Software Engineering
25 49 (8.93%) Security Cleared

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.09%) IIS
3 4 (0.73%) Smallworld
3 4 (0.73%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) Moodle
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) WinCC
Applications
1 60 (10.93%) MS Office
2 53 (9.65%) MS Excel
3 34 (6.19%) AutoCAD
4 17 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.82%) MS Project
7 7 (1.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 6 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.73%) InDesign
9 4 (0.73%) Simulink
10 2 (0.36%) CATIA
10 2 (0.36%) Windchill
10 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.18%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.18%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) Office 365
1 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.02%) TCP/IP
2 41 (7.47%) VPN
3 39 (7.10%) LAN
4 34 (6.19%) GSM
5 32 (5.83%) UMTS
5 32 (5.83%) Internet
6 28 (5.10%) DNS
6 28 (5.10%) WAN
6 28 (5.10%) SS7
7 26 (4.74%) Firewall
7 26 (4.74%) VoIP
8 20 (3.64%) 4G
9 18 (3.28%) Ethernet
10 17 (3.10%) Wireless
11 16 (2.91%) SAN
11 16 (2.91%) 3G
12 15 (2.73%) MPLS
13 14 (2.55%) Broadband
14 13 (2.37%) ADSL
14 13 (2.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.64%) MySQL
4 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.55%) MS Access
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) QlikView
9 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 29 (5.28%) Selenium
2 16 (2.91%) JIRA
3 15 (2.73%) WatiN
4 9 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.28%) Subversion
6 6 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.09%) JUnit
7 5 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.91%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.55%) PVCS
8 3 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.36%) Hudson
9 2 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 85 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 77 (14.03%) Finance
3 43 (7.83%) Electronics
4 42 (7.65%) Marketing
5 26 (4.74%) Legal
6 21 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.00%) Military
8 10 (1.82%) Law
9 9 (1.64%) Retail
10 5 (0.91%) Back Office
11 4 (0.73%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 89 (16.21%) Analyst
2 60 (10.93%) Developer
2 60 (10.93%) Design Engineer
3 36 (6.56%) Support Engineer
4 35 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 27 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 20 (3.64%) Applications Developer
7 18 (3.28%) IT Support
7 18 (3.28%) Graduate
8 17 (3.10%) Service Analyst
8 17 (3.10%) Software Developer
8 17 (3.10%) Web Developer
8 17 (3.10%) Web Applications Developer
9 16 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (2.91%) Team Leader
9 16 (2.91%) Architect
10 15 (2.73%) Tester
10 15 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 14 (2.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 14 (2.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.66%) .NET
2 47 (8.56%) XML
3 39 (7.10%) CSS
4 34 (6.19%) ASP.NET
5 29 (5.28%) HTML
6 27 (4.92%) JSON
7 23 (4.19%) Ajax
7 23 (4.19%) jQuery
8 21 (3.83%) Web Services
9 19 (3.46%) WCF
10 17 (3.10%) SOAP
10 17 (3.10%) Classic ASP
10 17 (3.10%) REST
10 17 (3.10%) Google Maps API
11 11 (2.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.09%) Application Packaging
12 6 (1.09%) XSLT
13 5 (0.91%) J2EE
13 5 (0.91%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.12%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.01%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.19%) BBC
4 23 (4.19%) iDTV
5 14 (2.55%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.55%) Smartphone
6 5 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.73%) Wiki
7 4 (0.73%) GIS
7 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.55%) EPoS
8 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 136 (24.77%) Windows
2 65 (11.84%) UNIX
3 56 (10.20%) Linux
4 29 (5.28%) Windows 7
5 26 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.46%) Windows 8
7 18 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.09%) Android
9 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.09%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.36%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.31%) ITIL
2 76 (13.84%) Service Delivery
3 67 (12.20%) Project Management
4 57 (10.38%) Change Management
5 50 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 35 (6.38%) Test Scripting
7 35 (6.38%) Workflow
8 32 (5.83%) Product Marketing
8 32 (5.83%) Service Management
9 31 (5.65%) TDD
10 30 (5.46%) Business Continuity
11 26 (4.74%) CAD
12 24 (4.37%) OO
12 24 (4.37%) Scrum
13 23 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (3.83%) Time Management
15 20 (3.64%) Automated Testing
16 18 (3.28%) Software Testing
16 18 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 121 (22.04%) SQL
2 67 (12.20%) C#
3 64 (11.66%) Java
4 52 (9.47%) C
5 29 (5.28%) C++
6 22 (4.01%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 19 (3.46%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.00%) VB
12 10 (1.82%) VBScript
13 8 (1.46%) PHP
14 7 (1.28%) Fortran
14 7 (1.28%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.09%) Ruby
16 5 (0.91%) Perl
16 5 (0.91%) Python
16 5 (0.91%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.73%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 339 (61.75%) Degree
2 230 (41.89%) HNC
3 57 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 48 (8.74%) MCSE
7 33 (6.01%) MCP
7 33 (6.01%) SC Cleared
8 30 (5.46%) CCNA
9 25 (4.55%) PhD
10 21 (3.83%) MCSA
10 21 (3.83%) MCITP
11 14 (2.55%) ISEB
12 13 (2.37%) CCNP
12 13 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (2.19%) Avaya Certification
14 11 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.00%) MOS
14 11 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.56%) SLA
2 36 (6.56%) ISO 9001
3 33 (6.01%) QA
4 13 (2.37%) ISO 9000
5 7 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (6.56%) NDS
2 35 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.55%) XenApp
4 14 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.64%) Firmware
6 8 (1.46%) vSphere
6 8 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.73%) Samba
9 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.36%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) SCCM
2 7 (1.28%) WSUS
3 4 (0.73%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.36%) Cacti
4 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 136 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.48%) Cisco
3 40 (7.29%) VMware
4 36 (6.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 27 (4.92%) TIBCO
6 23 (4.19%) Oracle
7 21 (3.83%) Citrix
8 20 (3.64%) HP
9 19 (3.46%) Google
10 17 (3.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 15 (2.73%) Avaya
11 15 (2.73%) Telerik
12 13 (2.37%) F5
13 10 (1.82%) NetApp
13 10 (1.82%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.64%) Nokia
14 9 (1.64%) Juniper
15 8 (1.46%) SolidWorks
16 7 (1.28%) IBM
16 7 (1.28%) Autodesk
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