The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% - 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% - 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £15,500 - £16,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
HND
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
84 98 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.83% 17.25% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 86 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HND
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

HND Salary Trend in Lancashire

HND
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Blackburn - 1 £15,500 -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Creative Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 3 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (50.00%) New Media
2 3 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Photoshop Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
1 3 (50.00%) New Media
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (50.00%) Creative Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft