The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 134 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
HND
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
806 785 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.36% 33.71% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 699 649 449
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HND
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

HND Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

HND
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 10 £55,000 -
Letchworth - 5 £40,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £57,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (60.87%) Finance
4 13 (56.52%) Network Design
4 13 (56.52%) Network Security
4 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
4 13 (56.52%) F5
4 13 (56.52%) Juniper
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 13 (56.52%) CCDP
5 12 (52.17%) SDLC
6 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) CCNA
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) LINQ
8 4 (17.39%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.35%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
1 13 (56.52%) Network Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
1 4 (17.39%) LINQ
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
1 4 (17.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Network Design
1 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
2 12 (52.17%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) CAD
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) CCDP
3 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) ISEB
4 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) HNC
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) Juniper
1 13 (56.52%) F5
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