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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 591 652 614
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -38
Permanent jobs citing HND 286 214 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 190 173 231
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
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 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +48 113 £40,000 +2.56% 15
London -28 38 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North West +8 33 £45,000 +38.46% 4
East Midlands +29 22 £28,388 -18.30% 1
South West -28 22 £37,500 - 5
East of England -13 17 £47,250 +35.00% 3
West Midlands -16 16 £31,500 +8.62% 10
Yorkshire -5 15 £29,000 +31.81% 1
North East - 9 £45,000 - 1
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 332 (58.45%) Degree
2 224 (39.44%) HNC
3 152 (26.76%) Microsoft
4 145 (25.53%) Windows
5 120 (21.13%) ITIL
6 106 (18.66%) Computer Science
7 104 (18.31%) SQL
8 101 (17.78%) Telecoms
9 85 (14.96%) Service Delivery
10 74 (13.03%) Finance
11 71 (12.50%) .NET
12 69 (12.15%) SQL Server
13 67 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
14 66 (11.62%) Cisco
14 66 (11.62%) Change Management
15 64 (11.27%) Project Management
16 63 (11.09%) C#
16 63 (11.09%) MS Office
17 62 (10.92%) UNIX
18 58 (10.21%) C
18 58 (10.21%) Java
19 57 (10.04%) XML
19 57 (10.04%) Linux
20 56 (9.86%) MS Excel
20 56 (9.86%) SLA
21 53 (9.33%) TCP/IP
22 51 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 50 (8.80%) Security Cleared
24 48 (8.45%) Electronics
24 48 (8.45%) Agile Software Development

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.06%) IIS
3 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.70%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.18%) Moodle
5 1 (0.18%) Lync
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (11.09%) MS Office
2 56 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 33 (5.81%) AutoCAD
4 17 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.41%) MS Project
7 7 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.70%) InDesign
9 4 (0.70%) Simulink
10 3 (0.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.35%) Windchill
11 2 (0.35%) CATIA
12 1 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.18%) SPSS
12 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.18%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 45 (7.92%) VPN
3 41 (7.22%) Internet
4 40 (7.04%) LAN
5 38 (6.69%) GSM
6 36 (6.34%) UMTS
7 32 (5.63%) SS7
8 28 (4.93%) DNS
9 27 (4.75%) WAN
9 27 (4.75%) 4G
10 25 (4.40%) VoIP
11 21 (3.70%) 3G
12 20 (3.52%) Firewall
13 19 (3.35%) Ethernet
13 19 (3.35%) Broadband
14 18 (3.17%) Wireless
15 17 (2.99%) LTE
16 15 (2.64%) SMS
17 14 (2.46%) MPLS
17 14 (2.46%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.82%) MySQL
5 11 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.70%) QlikView
8 4 (0.70%) DB2
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.87%) Selenium
2 14 (2.46%) JIRA
3 13 (2.29%) WatiN
4 7 (1.23%) Subversion
5 6 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
6 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.70%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.53%) PVCS
8 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.35%) JUnit
9 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.35%) Hudson
9 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 101 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 74 (13.03%) Finance
3 48 (8.45%) Electronics
4 47 (8.27%) Marketing
5 26 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.35%) Legal
7 14 (2.46%) Law
8 12 (2.11%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.94%) Military
10 9 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.41%) Retail
12 6 (1.06%) Back Office
13 4 (0.70%) Billing
14 3 (0.53%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Publishing
15 2 (0.35%) Games
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
16 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.18%) Banking
16 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (16.90%) Analyst
2 65 (11.44%) Developer
3 58 (10.21%) Design Engineer
4 39 (6.87%) Support Analyst
5 37 (6.51%) Support Engineer
6 25 (4.40%) Applications Developer
7 24 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 22 (3.87%) Web Developer
8 22 (3.87%) Team Leader
8 22 (3.87%) Web Applications Developer
9 20 (3.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 19 (3.35%) IT Support
11 18 (3.17%) Service Analyst
12 17 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (2.82%) Help Desk Support
13 16 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.64%) Graduate
14 15 (2.64%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.46%) Network Engineer
15 14 (2.46%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.50%) .NET
2 57 (10.04%) XML
3 47 (8.27%) CSS
4 35 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 33 (5.81%) jQuery
6 32 (5.63%) HTML
7 30 (5.28%) Web Services
8 29 (5.11%) JSON
9 26 (4.58%) Ajax
10 24 (4.23%) WCF
10 24 (4.23%) SOAP
11 23 (4.05%) REST
12 22 (3.87%) Classic ASP
12 22 (3.87%) Google Maps API
13 11 (1.94%) HTML5
13 11 (1.94%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.41%) CSS3
15 6 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (1.06%) Application Packaging
15 6 (1.06%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.66%) Computer Science
2 67 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.87%) BBC
4 22 (3.87%) iDTV
5 19 (3.35%) Smartphone
6 16 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.88%) SCADA
7 5 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.70%) Wiki
8 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.70%) GIS
9 3 (0.53%) EPoS
9 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 145 (25.53%) Windows
2 62 (10.92%) UNIX
3 57 (10.04%) Linux
4 31 (5.46%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.52%) Windows 8
6 20 (3.52%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.06%) Android
8 6 (1.06%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) CentOS
10 3 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.35%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (21.13%) ITIL
2 85 (14.96%) Service Delivery
3 66 (11.62%) Change Management
4 64 (11.27%) Project Management
5 48 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (8.27%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.34%) Product Marketing
8 35 (6.16%) Scrum
9 32 (5.63%) Service Management
9 32 (5.63%) Workflow
10 29 (5.11%) TDD
11 28 (4.93%) Business Continuity
11 28 (4.93%) Test Scripting
12 24 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (3.87%) Web Application Development
14 21 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (3.70%) OO
15 20 (3.52%) CAD
16 18 (3.17%) Automated Testing
16 18 (3.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (18.31%) SQL
2 63 (11.09%) C#
3 58 (10.21%) Java
3 58 (10.21%) C
4 28 (4.93%) C++
5 19 (3.35%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.64%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.76%) PHP
10 9 (1.58%) VB
10 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.23%) Fortran
12 6 (1.06%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.06%) VBScript
13 5 (0.88%) Perl
13 5 (0.88%) Ruby
14 4 (0.70%) Python
14 4 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 332 (58.45%) Degree
2 224 (39.44%) HNC
3 51 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (8.80%) Security Cleared
5 44 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (7.04%) MCSE
6 40 (7.04%) MCP
7 33 (5.81%) SC Cleared
8 29 (5.11%) PhD
9 27 (4.75%) CCNA
10 23 (4.05%) MCSA
11 17 (2.99%) MCITP
12 16 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (2.82%) MOS
13 15 (2.64%) CCNP
14 13 (2.29%) ISEB
14 13 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.94%) MCTS
16 10 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (1.58%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.86%) SLA
2 40 (7.04%) ISO 9001
3 31 (5.46%) QA
4 12 (2.11%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (7.92%) NDS
2 44 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.76%) XenApp
6 8 (1.41%) vSphere
6 8 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.41%) Firmware
7 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.70%) Samba
9 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (2.82%) SCCM
2 7 (1.23%) WSUS
3 2 (0.35%) Cacti
3 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 152 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.62%) Cisco
3 45 (7.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 33 (5.81%) VMware
5 31 (5.46%) TIBCO
6 23 (4.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 23 (4.05%) Google
7 22 (3.87%) Oracle
8 19 (3.35%) HP
9 17 (2.99%) Citrix
10 14 (2.46%) Nokia
10 14 (2.46%) F5
11 13 (2.29%) Telerik
11 13 (2.29%) Avaya
12 10 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.76%) NetApp
13 9 (1.58%) SolidWorks
13 9 (1.58%) Aruba
13 9 (1.58%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.41%) Juniper
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 12 days ago
Keighley
IntaPeople
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago