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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 575 608 548
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -60
Permanent jobs citing HND 58 44 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 35
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £24,750 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
11182 12295 11179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.18% 25.29% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9093 9875 9032
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 £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 27 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 27 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
(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
City of London +18 10 £42,500 -2.29%
Chiswick - 5 £37,500 -
Greenford - 1 £29,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 118 (91.47%) Degree
2 44 (34.11%) Finance
3 43 (33.33%) SQL
4 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
5 39 (30.23%) ITIL
6 34 (26.36%) UNIX
7 33 (25.58%) Oracle
8 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
8 32 (24.81%) High Availability
9 31 (24.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (24.03%) SLA
10 29 (22.48%) HNC
11 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
12 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (19.38%) Java
13 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
14 24 (18.60%) Service Management
15 23 (17.83%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (17.05%) Oracle Database
16 22 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (17.05%) HTML
17 21 (16.28%) Data Guard
17 21 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (16.28%) .NET
17 21 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (15.50%) Legal
18 20 (15.50%) MVC
18 20 (15.50%) C#
18 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 20 (15.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.85%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.10%) MS Project
5 3 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) LAN
2 16 (12.40%) VoIP
2 16 (12.40%) WAN
3 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.65%) Firewall
5 6 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.88%) Internet
7 4 (3.10%) DMZ
8 3 (2.33%) DNS
8 3 (2.33%) OSPF
8 3 (2.33%) HTTP
8 3 (2.33%) NAS
9 2 (1.55%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.55%) DPNSS
9 2 (1.55%) RTP
9 2 (1.55%) Q.931
9 2 (1.55%) H.323
9 2 (1.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (17.05%) Oracle Database
4 19 (14.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) Firebird
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.78%) QlikView
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.55%) Selenium
2 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.55%) JUnit
General
1 44 (34.11%) Finance
2 20 (15.50%) Legal
3 16 (12.40%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.30%) Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) DBA
2 22 (17.05%) Analyst
2 22 (17.05%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (14.73%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.73%) Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Architect
6 15 (11.63%) Service Design Architect
7 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.20%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (5.43%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Support Technician
9 6 (4.65%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.88%) Help Desk Technician
10 5 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (3.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) HTML
2 21 (16.28%) .NET
3 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.50%) JDBC
3 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
3 20 (15.50%) WPF
3 20 (15.50%) Entity Framework
4 17 (13.18%) CSS
5 12 (9.30%) Silverlight
5 12 (9.30%) NHibernate
6 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.78%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.78%) JSON
7 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.78%) WCF
7 1 (0.78%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) Web Services
7 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.40%) Derivative
3 10 (7.75%) Replication
3 10 (7.75%) Private Cloud
4 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.43%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.65%) User Experience
7 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.10%) Clustering
9 3 (2.33%) CMDB
9 3 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) UNIX
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) ITIL
2 32 (24.81%) High Availability
3 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
4 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (18.60%) Service Management
6 23 (17.83%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (15.50%) MVC
8 20 (15.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (13.18%) Target Operating Model
9 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.85%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 12 (9.30%) OO
12 11 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (8.53%) TDD
12 11 (8.53%) Web Development
13 9 (6.98%) Project Management
13 9 (6.98%) Scrum
14 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.33%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) Java
3 20 (15.50%) C#
4 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.43%) C
6 3 (2.33%) Perl
6 3 (2.33%) Python
7 2 (1.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) AWK
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (91.47%) Degree
2 29 (22.48%) HNC
3 21 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (15.50%) CCNA
5 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (14.73%) MCSE
6 10 (7.75%) MOS
6 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.75%) VTSP
7 9 (6.98%) NVQ Level 4
8 6 (4.65%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) MCITP
10 3 (2.33%) MCP
10 3 (2.33%) MCTS
10 3 (2.33%) MCSA
10 3 (2.33%) CCIE
10 3 (2.33%) CCNP
11 2 (1.55%) CCA
11 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.75%) XenApp
4 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.55%) Cacti
2 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.55%) Nagios
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Oracle
2 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.95%) Cisco
4 13 (10.08%) VMware
5 11 (8.53%) HP
5 11 (8.53%) Citrix
6 10 (7.75%) EMC
6 10 (7.75%) Intel
6 10 (7.75%) Juniper
6 10 (7.75%) Sun
6 10 (7.75%) IBM
7 4 (3.10%) Avaya
8 3 (2.33%) NetApp
8 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.33%) Remedy
9 2 (1.55%) Symantec
9 2 (1.55%) Mitel
10 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.78%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
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