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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 687 678 664
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing HND 222 255 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.93% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 185 186 190
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 12 February 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 12 February 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
London -2 47 £40,000 - 7
South East -36 43 £38,500 -3.75% 7
North West +34 36 £37,500 -16.66% 10
East of England +17 32 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Midlands -5 32 £24,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +5 14 £32,500 +91.17% 6
South West -10 11 £27,823 -30.44% 8
Yorkshire +8 10 £27,500 +8.91% 3
North East 0 1 £37,500 -16.66% 2
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 309 (66.17%) Degree
2 156 (33.40%) HNC
3 124 (26.55%) Microsoft
4 119 (25.48%) SQL
5 111 (23.77%) Windows
6 93 (19.91%) Computer Science
7 67 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (14.35%) MS Excel
8 66 (14.13%) Cisco
9 64 (13.70%) Finance
10 63 (13.49%) .NET
10 63 (13.49%) Java
10 63 (13.49%) Software Engineering
11 60 (12.85%) ITIL
12 59 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (12.42%) Linux
13 58 (12.42%) TCP/IP
14 57 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (11.35%) C#
17 50 (10.71%) Active Directory
18 49 (10.49%) Electronics
19 48 (10.28%) Oracle
20 47 (10.06%) JavaScript
21 46 (9.85%) MS Office
21 46 (9.85%) Unix
22 45 (9.64%) SQL Server
22 45 (9.64%) Firewall
22 45 (9.64%) Windows Server
23 44 (9.42%) SLA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 17 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.57%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.28%) CMS
7 6 (1.28%) IIS
8 4 (0.86%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.64%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.21%) Moodle
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.85%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) AutoCAD
3 10 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.07%) MS Project
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (0.86%) PTC Creo
5 4 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.64%) Revit
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.43%) CATIA
7 2 (0.43%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.21%) Maya
8 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Eikon
2 2 (0.43%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.42%) TCP/IP
2 45 (9.64%) Firewall
3 35 (7.49%) LAN
4 25 (5.35%) SAN
4 25 (5.35%) WAN
5 24 (5.14%) DHCP
6 19 (4.07%) DNS
6 19 (4.07%) VPN
7 17 (3.64%) VoIP
8 15 (3.21%) DEFINITY
8 15 (3.21%) Wireless
9 14 (3.00%) Internet
10 11 (2.36%) Ethernet
10 11 (2.36%) IPsec
10 11 (2.36%) MPLS
10 11 (2.36%) Network Security
11 10 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.14%) NAS
12 8 (1.71%) BGP
12 8 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.35%) MySQL
3 21 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.86%) DB2
10 4 (0.86%) MS Access
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.86%) QlikView
10 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.35%) Eclipse
2 18 (3.85%) JIRA
3 16 (3.43%) Selenium
3 16 (3.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.07%) Rational Application Developer
6 4 (0.86%) Subversion
7 3 (0.64%) JUnit
8 2 (0.43%) Appium
8 2 (0.43%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.43%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.21%) TestNG
9 1 (0.21%) VectorCAST
General
1 64 (13.70%) Finance
2 49 (10.49%) Electronics
3 38 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 38 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.78%) Law
5 12 (2.57%) Retail
6 8 (1.71%) Legal
7 7 (1.50%) Local Government
7 7 (1.50%) Marketing
8 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.07%) Billing
10 4 (0.86%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Back Office
11 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (16.06%) Analyst
2 71 (15.20%) Developer
3 32 (6.85%) Team Leader
4 30 (6.42%) Software Engineer
5 28 (6.00%) Junior
5 28 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 26 (5.57%) Graduate
7 24 (5.14%) Support Analyst
8 21 (4.50%) Design Engineer
8 21 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 20 (4.28%) IT Support
10 18 (3.85%) Programmer
10 18 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 17 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
12 15 (3.21%) IT Manager
12 15 (3.21%) Test Engineer
13 14 (3.00%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.00%) Mechanical Engineer
13 14 (3.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.49%) .NET
2 35 (7.49%) CSS
3 34 (7.28%) HTML
4 28 (6.00%) XML
5 17 (3.64%) jQuery
5 17 (3.64%) Web Services
6 15 (3.21%) Ajax
6 15 (3.21%) Hibernate
7 14 (3.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.36%) Spring
10 10 (2.14%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.93%) REST
11 9 (1.93%) SOAP
12 8 (1.71%) Classic ASP
12 8 (1.71%) HTML5
13 7 (1.50%) CSS3
13 7 (1.50%) J2EE
13 7 (1.50%) LINQ
13 7 (1.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.91%) Computer Science
2 57 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.78%) Management Information System
4 31 (6.64%) Mathematics
5 30 (6.42%) Driving Licence
6 20 (4.28%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (2.57%) User Experience
9 11 (2.36%) Life Science
10 8 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (1.07%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.64%) Replication
14 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 111 (23.77%) Windows
2 58 (12.42%) Linux
3 46 (9.85%) Unix
4 45 (9.64%) Windows Server
5 36 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (6.21%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.43%) Windows 10
10 15 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.78%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.57%) Android
13 11 (2.36%) Windows CE
14 10 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.07%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.64%) AIX
18 3 (0.64%) Solaris
19 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.49%) Software Engineering
2 60 (12.85%) ITIL
3 59 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.92%) Project Management
5 35 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (6.64%) MVC
7 30 (6.42%) SDLC
8 28 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 27 (5.78%) Business Continuity
9 27 (5.78%) Workflow
10 25 (5.35%) Network Management
10 25 (5.35%) UML
11 23 (4.93%) OO
11 23 (4.93%) Scrum
12 20 (4.28%) Change Management
13 19 (4.07%) Functional Testing
13 19 (4.07%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.85%) Asset Management
14 18 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.48%) SQL
2 63 (13.49%) Java
3 53 (11.35%) C#
4 47 (10.06%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.78%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.14%) C
7 21 (4.50%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.07%) C++
8 19 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.00%) VB
9 14 (3.00%) VBA
10 13 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.36%) Embedded C
12 9 (1.93%) VBScript
13 8 (1.71%) Korn
13 8 (1.71%) Perl
14 7 (1.50%) Python
15 6 (1.28%) PHP
15 6 (1.28%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 309 (66.17%) Degree
2 156 (33.40%) HNC
3 67 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (8.99%) CCNA
5 42 (8.99%) MCSE
6 31 (6.64%) Security Cleared
7 26 (5.57%) MCP
8 17 (3.64%) CCNP
8 17 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 15 (3.21%) Avaya Certification
9 15 (3.21%) MOS
10 10 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.93%) ISEB
12 8 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.50%) MCSA
13 7 (1.50%) MCTS
13 7 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.42%) SLA
2 27 (5.78%) ISO 9001
3 23 (4.93%) QA
4 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.07%) SEPA
5 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 50 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.86%) Samba
4 4 (0.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.64%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) iptables
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.07%) SCCM
1 5 (1.07%) SmoothWall
1 5 (1.07%) Windows Intune
2 4 (0.86%) Control-M
3 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (0.64%) SCOM
4 2 (0.43%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.21%) cPanel
5 1 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.21%) vRealize
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (26.55%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.13%) Cisco
3 48 (10.28%) Oracle
4 32 (6.85%) VMware
5 30 (6.42%) HP
6 23 (4.93%) IBM
7 15 (3.21%) Avaya
8 13 (2.78%) EMC
8 13 (2.78%) Juniper
9 12 (2.57%) Telerik
10 11 (2.36%) F5
11 9 (1.93%) Dell
12 8 (1.71%) Google
12 8 (1.71%) Informatica
12 8 (1.71%) Siemens
13 7 (1.50%) Allen-Bradley
13 7 (1.50%) NetApp
13 7 (1.50%) SAP
14 6 (1.28%) Adobe
14 6 (1.28%) Apple
West Drayton, Middlesex
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £36,000 + Good Bens Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £27k - 32k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive salary and package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Priv Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Auriol Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29500 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + OT, Van, Fuel, Hols, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + £7K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £31,527 to £35,772 (with a potential to earn £37,832)
Posted: 18 days ago