The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Fife 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 14 9 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 3.33% 21.88% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 32.56% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £24,125 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
HND
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Qualifications Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 36.67% 67.19% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 24
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,225 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £38,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Fife region.

HND Salary Trend in Fife

HND
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Fife

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows CE
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) HNC
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows CE
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago