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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 567 604 531
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -73
Permanent jobs citing HND 66 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.39% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 38
Average salary £51,250 £37,700 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.94% +9.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £24,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -
HND
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11341 12599 11271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.72% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9220 10129 9196
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in London

HND
Salary Trend in London

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

HND Salary Trend in London

HND
Salary Histogram in London

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

HND Salary Histogram in London

HND
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
City of London +37 14 £29,375 -34.72%
Chiswick - 7 £37,500 -
Greenford - 1 £29,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 124 (91.18%) Degree
2 51 (37.50%) SQL
3 49 (36.03%) Finance
4 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
5 40 (29.41%) ITIL
6 35 (25.74%) UNIX
7 34 (25.00%) SLA
8 33 (24.26%) Oracle
8 33 (24.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (23.53%) High Availability
10 30 (22.06%) Java
11 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 28 (20.59%) Service Delivery
11 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (19.85%) HNC
13 26 (19.12%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database
14 25 (18.38%) Service Management
14 25 (18.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (17.65%) Data Guard
15 24 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
15 24 (17.65%) .NET
15 24 (17.65%) HTML
16 23 (16.91%) C#
16 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
17 22 (16.18%) JDBC
17 22 (16.18%) Oracle Coherence
18 21 (15.44%) MVC
18 21 (15.44%) Legal

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (16.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.15%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.94%) MS Project
6 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) LAN
2 14 (10.29%) WAN
3 12 (8.82%) VoIP
4 10 (7.35%) SAN
5 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.62%) Firewall
6 6 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.68%) Internet
8 4 (2.94%) OSPF
8 4 (2.94%) DMZ
8 4 (2.94%) DNS
9 3 (2.21%) HTTP
9 3 (2.21%) BGP
9 3 (2.21%) DSL
9 3 (2.21%) NAS
9 3 (2.21%) MPLS
10 2 (1.47%) Network Security
10 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.47%) Wireless
10 2 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database
4 21 (15.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 12 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Firebird
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) QlikView
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.94%) Selenium
3 3 (2.21%) JUnit
3 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (36.03%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Legal
3 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.82%) Banking
5 5 (3.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) DBA
2 25 (18.38%) Oracle DBA
3 23 (16.91%) Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Analyst
4 22 (16.18%) .NET Developer
5 20 (14.71%) Architect
6 18 (13.24%) Support Analyst
7 17 (12.50%) Service Design Architect
8 10 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.35%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.62%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Coordinator
11 7 (5.15%) Project Coordinator
12 6 (4.41%) Support Technician
12 6 (4.41%) Help Desk Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (3.68%) Applications Support
13 5 (3.68%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) HTML
1 24 (17.65%) .NET
2 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
2 22 (16.18%) JDBC
3 20 (14.71%) WPF
3 20 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 20 (14.71%) Entity Framework
4 19 (13.97%) CSS
5 12 (8.82%) Silverlight
5 12 (8.82%) NHibernate
6 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.21%) JSON
8 2 (1.47%) XML
9 1 (0.74%) XSL
9 1 (0.74%) XSLT
9 1 (0.74%) WinForms
9 1 (0.74%) Ajax
9 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.74%) WCF
9 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.24%) Derivative
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Replication
4 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.68%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) UNIX
2 19 (13.97%) Windows
3 12 (8.82%) Linux
4 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.41%) ITIL
2 32 (23.53%) High Availability
3 28 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.12%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (18.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (18.38%) Service Management
6 21 (15.44%) MVC
7 20 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (14.71%) Target Operating Model
8 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.56%) TDD
9 13 (9.56%) OO
10 12 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.09%) Web Development
12 9 (6.62%) Project Management
12 9 (6.62%) Scrum
13 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.50%) SQL
2 30 (22.06%) Java
3 23 (16.91%) C#
4 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.15%) C
6 4 (2.94%) VBScript
7 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.21%) Python
7 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.21%) Perl
8 2 (1.47%) PHP
8 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) AWK
9 1 (0.74%) UniBasic
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (91.18%) Degree
2 27 (19.85%) HNC
3 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (13.24%) CCNA
5 17 (12.50%) MCSE
6 9 (6.62%) NVQ Level 4
7 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.15%) VTSP
7 7 (5.15%) MOS
8 6 (4.41%) MCITP
9 5 (3.68%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) VCP4
10 3 (2.21%) MCP
10 3 (2.21%) MCTS
10 3 (2.21%) MCSA
10 3 (2.21%) CCIE
10 3 (2.21%) CCNP
11 2 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (8.82%) XenApp
3 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (17.65%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.47%) Cacti
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.47%) Nagios
2 2 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (24.26%) Oracle
2 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.50%) Cisco
4 13 (9.56%) Citrix
5 10 (7.35%) VMware
6 8 (5.88%) Juniper
6 8 (5.88%) IBM
6 8 (5.88%) HP
7 7 (5.15%) Sun
7 7 (5.15%) EMC
7 7 (5.15%) Intel
8 5 (3.68%) Avaya
9 3 (2.21%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.47%) Symantec
10 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.74%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.74%) Dell
11 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.74%) Remedy
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