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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 13 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.36% 22.06% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 35.71% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
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 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 39.29% 61.76% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,926 £38,500 £46,000
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

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Fife

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Revit
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) SLA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (12.50%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 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
2 1 (12.50%) Autodesk