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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 7 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.50% 2.27% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 6.67% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -38.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
17 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 42.50% 34.09% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 26
Average salary £29,750 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.59% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

HND
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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Dunfermline +3 1 £20,000 -13.04%
Glenrothes - 1 £31,500 -
HND
Scotland

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows CE
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) CommVault

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows CE
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat