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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 612 630 661
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +31
Permanent jobs citing HND 274 261 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 177 154
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,500 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
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
27580 28716 26558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 26.97% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22488 22526 21817
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
East of England +38 51 £40,500 +22.72% 12
South East -25 47 £39,250 +18.93% 9
London -4 38 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East Midlands -13 30 £33,500 +24.07% 2
South West -18 30 £32,000 -28.88% 18
Yorkshire +21 29 £29,125 +1.74% 3
North West +12 29 £37,500 +20.00% 8
West Midlands -7 20 £40,000 +21.21% 1
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 352 (70.12%) Degree
2 151 (30.08%) HNC
3 114 (22.71%) SQL
4 113 (22.51%) Microsoft
5 107 (21.31%) ITIL
6 97 (19.32%) Windows
7 96 (19.12%) SQL Server
8 93 (18.53%) Finance
9 88 (17.53%) .NET
10 77 (15.34%) C#
10 77 (15.34%) MS Excel
11 76 (15.14%) SLA
12 74 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
14 69 (13.75%) Oracle
15 68 (13.55%) Cisco Certification
16 67 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (12.75%) JavaScript
18 63 (12.55%) Cisco
19 61 (12.15%) HTML
20 59 (11.75%) Project Management
21 56 (11.16%) Java
21 56 (11.16%) CSS
22 54 (10.76%) Linux
23 52 (10.36%) Service Delivery
24 48 (9.56%) MVC
24 48 (9.56%) VMware
25 47 (9.36%) ASP.NET
25 47 (9.36%) Active Directory
26 46 (9.16%) UNIX

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (2.39%) CMS
4 11 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.20%) Apache
8 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
9 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 77 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.37%) MS Office
3 28 (5.58%) AutoCAD
4 25 (4.98%) MS Visio
5 21 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (3.59%) SOLIDWORKS
7 11 (2.19%) MS Project
8 8 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (1.39%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.60%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.40%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.40%) Revit
12 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.40%) Windchill
12 2 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.40%) Maya
13 1 (0.20%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Primavera
1 4 (0.80%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.60%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Office 365
2 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.37%) LAN
2 31 (6.18%) WAN
2 31 (6.18%) SAN
3 27 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.58%) Network Security
5 20 (3.98%) Firewall
6 18 (3.59%) VoIP
7 12 (2.39%) Wireless
8 11 (2.19%) NAS
9 10 (1.99%) Internet
9 10 (1.99%) DNS
10 9 (1.79%) VPN
10 9 (1.79%) DEFINITY
11 8 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.59%) FTP
12 7 (1.39%) HTTP
13 6 (1.20%) LDAP
14 4 (0.80%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.80%) IPsec
14 4 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.17%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
4 19 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (3.59%) MySQL
6 17 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.20%) MS Access
13 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (3.19%) JIRA
3 15 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.79%) Selenium
5 11 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.59%) WatiN
8 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.60%) Moq
10 3 (0.60%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.40%) JUnit
11 2 (0.40%) Subversion
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.20%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (18.53%) Finance
2 40 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.97%) Manufacturing
4 29 (5.78%) Electronics
5 24 (4.78%) Legal
6 20 (3.98%) Law
7 14 (2.79%) Banking
7 14 (2.79%) Marketing
8 11 (2.19%) Automotive
9 10 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.99%) Retail
10 9 (1.79%) Back Office
10 9 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.59%) Games
12 4 (0.80%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 75 (14.94%) Developer
2 52 (10.36%) Analyst
3 47 (9.36%) Design Engineer
4 41 (8.17%) Architect
5 36 (7.17%) Team Leader
6 27 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 25 (4.98%) .NET Developer
8 22 (4.38%) Web Developer
9 20 (3.98%) Senior Developer
9 20 (3.98%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 19 (3.78%) Mechanical Engineer
10 19 (3.78%) C# Developer
11 18 (3.59%) DBA
11 18 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.39%) Network Architect
12 17 (3.39%) Mechanical Design Engineer
13 16 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.53%) .NET
2 61 (12.15%) HTML
3 56 (11.16%) CSS
4 47 (9.36%) ASP.NET
5 35 (6.97%) XML
6 32 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (5.58%) Entity Framework
7 28 (5.58%) jQuery
7 28 (5.58%) .NET Framework
8 22 (4.38%) Ajax
8 22 (4.38%) HTML5
9 20 (3.98%) LINQ
9 20 (3.98%) CSS3
10 18 (3.59%) JDBC
11 17 (3.39%) WPF
12 13 (2.59%) NHibernate
12 13 (2.59%) Web Services
13 10 (1.99%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.99%) Silverlight
13 10 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 19 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.79%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.79%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.19%) User Experience
7 11 (2.19%) Replication
7 11 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.99%) Derivative
9 8 (1.59%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.39%) EPoS
11 6 (1.20%) Statistics
11 6 (1.20%) Clustering
12 5 (1.00%) Physics
12 5 (1.00%) NHS
12 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.00%) GIS
12 5 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.32%) Windows
2 54 (10.76%) Linux
3 46 (9.16%) UNIX
4 33 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.38%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.39%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.60%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) Debian
12 2 (0.40%) Fedora
12 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.40%) Android
12 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.31%) ITIL
2 72 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.75%) Project Management
4 52 (10.36%) Service Delivery
5 48 (9.56%) MVC
6 41 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.57%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (6.18%) SDLC
9 31 (6.18%) Service Management
10 27 (5.38%) OO
10 27 (5.38%) High Availability
11 26 (5.18%) CAD
11 26 (5.18%) Business Continuity
12 23 (4.58%) Scrum
13 22 (4.38%) Test Scripting
14 21 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (3.98%) Line Management
16 19 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 114 (22.71%) SQL
2 77 (15.34%) C#
3 64 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 56 (11.16%) Java
5 26 (5.18%) C
6 24 (4.78%) VB.NET
7 23 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.79%) C++
9 10 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.59%) VB
12 7 (1.39%) Python
12 7 (1.39%) Perl
13 6 (1.20%) PHP
14 5 (1.00%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.80%) Ruby
16 3 (0.60%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.60%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 352 (70.12%) Degree
2 151 (30.08%) HNC
3 68 (13.55%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (8.17%) Security Cleared
6 39 (7.77%) MCSE
7 35 (6.97%) CCNA
8 33 (6.57%) SC Cleared
9 31 (6.18%) MCP
10 27 (5.38%) CCNP
10 27 (5.38%) MOS
11 16 (3.19%) CCDP
12 15 (2.99%) ISEB
13 14 (2.79%) NVQ Level 4
14 13 (2.59%) MCITP
15 11 (2.19%) VTSP
15 11 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (2.19%) MCAD
15 11 (2.19%) MCSA
16 10 (1.99%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.14%) SLA
2 30 (5.98%) ISO 9001
3 29 (5.78%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.20%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.99%) XenApp
6 7 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.00%) vSphere
8 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.80%) Samba
8 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.40%) Firmware
9 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.40%) KVM
9 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.40%) UAG
10 1 (0.20%) NDS
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
10 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.18%) SCCM
2 15 (2.99%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.80%) Nagios
4 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Cacti
5 2 (0.40%) Opsview
5 2 (0.40%) cPanel
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 113 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.75%) Oracle
3 63 (12.55%) Cisco
4 48 (9.56%) VMware
5 29 (5.78%) Juniper
6 26 (5.18%) IBM
7 22 (4.38%) HP
8 16 (3.19%) Citrix
8 16 (3.19%) Siemens
8 16 (3.19%) F5
9 15 (2.99%) Allen-Bradley
9 15 (2.99%) EMC
9 15 (2.99%) Intel
10 14 (2.79%) NetApp
11 13 (2.59%) Telerik
12 11 (2.19%) Sun
12 11 (2.19%) Avaya
13 10 (1.99%) SAP
13 10 (1.99%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.39%) Autodesk
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £25,389.38 to £27,424.57 per annum (Subject to Evaluation)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24,000 to 28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + £10k / profit share bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago