The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.61% - 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £25,250 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
HND
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.04% 8.67% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HND
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

HND Salary Trend in Halifax

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Avaya
2 7 (77.78%) DEFINITY
2 7 (77.78%) Avaya Certification
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) HNC
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) DEFINITY
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Support Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) HNC
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Avaya Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Avaya
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) VMware