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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.82% 5.45% 20.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 13.04% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £28,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
23 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 58.97% 41.82% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 16
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £22,025
10% offered a salary of more than £40,585 £46,000 £42,926
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 5 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
Dunfermline - 3 £28,500 -
HND
Scotland

HND
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Delphi
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Delphi Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Delphi
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware