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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 103 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 1.65% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £29,350 £25,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% +1.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
373 303 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.33% 27.90% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 239 197 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (58.82%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Electronics
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Internet of Things
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) HTML

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Bluemix
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
4 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Support
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Internet of Things
3 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Freescale
3 2 (11.76%) Intel
3 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Sun