The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 90 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.00% 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
291 269 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.23% 19.27% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 227 171 189
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HND
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Salary Trend in Glasgow

HND
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Glasgow

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) HNC
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) W3C
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) XSL
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SSH
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) XSL
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) W3C
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) OOD
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Active Record
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) WAI
1 3 (21.43%) Section 508
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) PayPal
2 3 (21.43%) WorldPay
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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