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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 592 682 609
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -73
Permanent jobs citing HND 303 197 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 0.71% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 216 153 243
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,976 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
29078 27689 31132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23445 22452 26309
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +32 115 £40,000 +2.56% 22
London +3 40 £38,500 -14.44% 1
North West +3 33 £36,000 +41.17% 7
East Midlands +27 30 £27,000 +4.85% 4
South West -13 26 £36,250 -3.33% 23
West Midlands -7 19 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Yorkshire -18 16 £28,875 +25.54%
East of England -29 15 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North East - 8 £45,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 331 (57.27%) Degree
2 228 (39.45%) HNC
3 144 (24.91%) Windows
4 143 (24.74%) Microsoft
5 123 (21.28%) ITIL
6 107 (18.51%) Telecoms
6 107 (18.51%) Computer Science
7 97 (16.78%) SQL
8 93 (16.09%) Service Delivery
9 69 (11.94%) Change Management
9 69 (11.94%) SQL Server
9 69 (11.94%) Cisco
9 69 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (11.59%) Finance
11 65 (11.25%) XML
11 65 (11.25%) UNIX
12 62 (10.73%) Linux
13 61 (10.55%) Project Management
14 58 (10.03%) Java
15 57 (9.86%) MS Office
16 56 (9.69%) .NET
17 54 (9.34%) C
17 54 (9.34%) CSS
17 54 (9.34%) MS Excel
18 53 (9.17%) SLA
18 53 (9.17%) NDS
18 53 (9.17%) TCP/IP
19 51 (8.82%) Electronics
20 50 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
20 50 (8.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.04%) Apache
3 4 (0.69%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.69%) IIS
3 4 (0.69%) Smallworld
4 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Moodle
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 57 (9.86%) MS Office
2 54 (9.34%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.84%) AutoCAD
4 17 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.56%) MS Project
6 9 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.69%) InDesign
9 2 (0.35%) Windchill
9 2 (0.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.35%) CATIA
9 2 (0.35%) Simulink
10 1 (0.17%) Maya
10 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.17%) SPSS
10 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.17%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.17%) TCP/IP
2 45 (7.79%) Internet
3 44 (7.61%) VPN
4 39 (6.75%) LAN
5 37 (6.40%) GSM
6 35 (6.06%) UMTS
7 33 (5.71%) SS7
8 30 (5.19%) 4G
9 27 (4.67%) VoIP
10 26 (4.50%) WAN
11 25 (4.33%) Firewall
12 23 (3.98%) DNS
12 23 (3.98%) 3G
13 21 (3.63%) Broadband
13 21 (3.63%) LTE
14 20 (3.46%) Wireless
15 19 (3.29%) Ethernet
16 18 (3.11%) VoLTE
17 15 (2.60%) SMS
18 14 (2.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
3 23 (3.98%) MySQL
4 17 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.56%) DB2
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.69%) QlikView
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (2.60%) Selenium
2 9 (1.56%) Subversion
2 9 (1.56%) JIRA
2 9 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.38%) WatiN
4 6 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.87%) Wise Package Studio
6 4 (0.69%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.69%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.52%) QARun
7 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.52%) PVCS
7 3 (0.52%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.35%) Hudson
9 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 107 (18.51%) Telecoms
2 67 (11.59%) Finance
3 51 (8.82%) Electronics
4 44 (7.61%) Marketing
5 28 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.29%) Legal
7 18 (3.11%) Law
8 15 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.90%) Military
9 11 (1.90%) Retail
10 5 (0.87%) Advertising
11 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 3 (0.52%) German Language
12 3 (0.52%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 98 (16.96%) Analyst
2 62 (10.73%) Developer
3 55 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 41 (7.09%) Support Analyst
4 41 (7.09%) Support Engineer
5 29 (5.02%) Team Leader
6 25 (4.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 23 (3.98%) Applications Developer
8 20 (3.46%) Web Developer
8 20 (3.46%) Software Engineer
8 20 (3.46%) Web Applications Developer
8 20 (3.46%) IT Support
9 17 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 17 (2.94%) Network Engineer
10 16 (2.77%) Service Analyst
11 15 (2.60%) Java Developer
11 15 (2.60%) Graduate
11 15 (2.60%) Project Manager
11 15 (2.60%) Tester
11 15 (2.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.25%) XML
2 56 (9.69%) .NET
3 54 (9.34%) CSS
4 41 (7.09%) HTML
5 40 (6.92%) jQuery
6 32 (5.54%) Web Services
7 28 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 26 (4.50%) Ajax
9 24 (4.15%) SOAP
10 22 (3.81%) JSON
10 22 (3.81%) WCF
11 21 (3.63%) REST
12 20 (3.46%) Google Maps API
12 20 (3.46%) Classic ASP
13 19 (3.29%) HTML5
14 13 (2.25%) CSS3
15 12 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.08%) GWT
15 12 (2.08%) XSD
16 9 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 107 (18.51%) Computer Science
2 69 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.63%) Smartphone
5 19 (3.29%) BBC
5 19 (3.29%) iDTV
6 14 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.56%) SCADA
8 7 (1.21%) Home Automation
9 6 (1.04%) EPoS
10 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.87%) IVR
10 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.69%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Wiki
12 3 (0.52%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 144 (24.91%) Windows
2 65 (11.25%) UNIX
3 62 (10.73%) Linux
4 35 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 27 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.63%) Windows 8
7 19 (3.29%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.04%) Android
10 5 (0.87%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.52%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.52%) CentOS
13 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.28%) ITIL
2 93 (16.09%) Service Delivery
3 69 (11.94%) Change Management
4 61 (10.55%) Project Management
5 48 (8.30%) Software Engineering
6 45 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (6.40%) Scrum
8 33 (5.71%) Service Management
9 32 (5.54%) Business Continuity
9 32 (5.54%) Product Marketing
10 30 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (5.02%) Workflow
12 26 (4.50%) Test Scripting
13 23 (3.98%) TDD
14 20 (3.46%) Web Application Development
15 19 (3.29%) CAD
16 17 (2.94%) OO
16 17 (2.94%) Service Desk Management
16 17 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
17 16 (2.77%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (16.78%) SQL
2 58 (10.03%) Java
3 54 (9.34%) C
4 48 (8.30%) C#
5 24 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 23 (3.98%) C++
7 18 (3.11%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.77%) PHP
9 11 (1.90%) VB
9 11 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.21%) Fortran
10 7 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.21%) Perl
10 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.87%) Python
12 4 (0.69%) Ruby
13 3 (0.52%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.52%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 331 (57.27%) Degree
2 228 (39.45%) HNC
3 50 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (8.13%) Security Cleared
5 46 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (7.61%) MCP
7 41 (7.09%) MCSE
8 32 (5.54%) PhD
8 32 (5.54%) SC Cleared
9 30 (5.19%) CCNA
10 23 (3.98%) MCSA
11 20 (3.46%) MOS
12 16 (2.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (2.60%) MCITP
13 15 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (2.25%) CCNP
14 13 (2.25%) ISEB
15 12 (2.08%) MCTS
16 11 (1.90%) Avaya Certification
17 10 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.17%) SLA
2 38 (6.57%) ISO 9001
3 27 (4.67%) QA
4 12 (2.08%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 53 (9.17%) NDS
2 45 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.73%) XenApp
6 9 (1.56%) vSphere
7 8 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.04%) Firmware
9 5 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.69%) Samba
11 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (2.77%) SCCM
2 7 (1.21%) WSUS
3 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.35%) Cacti
3 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 143 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.94%) Cisco
3 50 (8.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 35 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 32 (5.54%) Oracle
6 30 (5.19%) VMware
7 28 (4.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 21 (3.63%) Google
9 20 (3.46%) HP
10 18 (3.11%) Avaya
11 15 (2.60%) Citrix
12 14 (2.42%) Nokia
13 13 (2.25%) F5
14 10 (1.73%) NetApp
15 9 (1.56%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.56%) Aruba
15 9 (1.56%) Fortinet
15 9 (1.56%) SolidWorks
16 8 (1.38%) Telerik
17 7 (1.21%) Siemens
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + plus commission and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000, great pension scheme, healthcare, 25+ days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago