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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 556 593 555
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -38
Permanent jobs citing HND 73 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.52% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 48
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,350 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
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
11654 12619 11790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.18% 25.63% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9563 10236 9609
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +40 17 £37,500 -35.89% 2
Chiswick - 6 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £40,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 99 (83.90%) Degree
2 47 (39.83%) SQL
3 44 (37.29%) Finance
4 36 (30.51%) ITIL
5 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
6 31 (26.27%) SLA
7 28 (23.73%) Java
8 27 (22.88%) Windows
9 23 (19.49%) HNC
9 23 (19.49%) .NET
10 22 (18.64%) C#
10 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 20 (16.95%) HTML
11 20 (16.95%) Service Delivery
11 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (15.25%) Service Management
12 18 (15.25%) UNIX
13 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET
13 17 (14.41%) CSS
13 17 (14.41%) Oracle
13 17 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (14.41%) High Availability
13 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (13.56%) Oracle Database
14 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (13.56%) MVC
14 16 (13.56%) Data Guard
14 16 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (12.71%) Telecoms

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (11.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (4.24%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.24%) MS Project
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Firewall
2 8 (6.78%) WAN
2 8 (6.78%) LAN
2 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.24%) VoIP
3 5 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.39%) DNS
4 4 (3.39%) DMZ
4 4 (3.39%) Internet
5 3 (2.54%) SAN
5 3 (2.54%) MPLS
5 3 (2.54%) OSPF
5 3 (2.54%) BGP
5 3 (2.54%) DSL
5 3 (2.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) IPsec
6 2 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.69%) Network Security
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.56%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Selenium
2 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.24%) JUnit
3 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (37.29%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.86%) Legal
4 7 (5.93%) Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Developer
2 20 (16.95%) Analyst
3 18 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.56%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (13.56%) DBA
5 14 (11.86%) Architect
6 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Service Design Architect
8 8 (6.78%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.93%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (5.93%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Coordinator
10 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Support Technician
10 5 (4.24%) Graduate
10 5 (4.24%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) .NET
2 20 (16.95%) HTML
3 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.41%) CSS
4 14 (11.86%) JDBC
5 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.32%) WPF
5 11 (9.32%) Entity Framework
6 6 (5.08%) NHibernate
6 6 (5.08%) Silverlight
6 6 (5.08%) JSON
7 5 (4.24%) Ajax
7 5 (4.24%) jQuery
7 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.24%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.69%) XML
9 1 (0.85%) XSL
9 1 (0.85%) XSLT
9 1 (0.85%) WinForms
9 1 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Derivative
3 13 (11.02%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.24%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) UNIX
3 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.39%) Linux
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) ITIL
2 20 (16.95%) Service Delivery
2 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.25%) Service Management
4 17 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (14.41%) High Availability
5 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (13.56%) MVC
6 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.32%) TDD
8 11 (9.32%) Project Management
9 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.63%) Coaching
10 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.93%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.93%) V-Model
10 7 (5.93%) OO
11 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.83%) SQL
2 28 (23.73%) Java
3 22 (18.64%) C#
4 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.78%) VBScript
6 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.24%) C
8 2 (1.69%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 99 (83.90%) Degree
2 23 (19.49%) HNC
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.02%) MCSE
5 11 (9.32%) CCNA
6 9 (7.63%) NVQ Level 4
7 6 (5.08%) MCITP
7 6 (5.08%) MCP
8 3 (2.54%) MOS
8 3 (2.54%) MCSA
8 3 (2.54%) CCIE
8 3 (2.54%) CCNP
8 3 (2.54%) MCTS
8 3 (2.54%) VCP4
8 3 (2.54%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.69%) ISEB
9 2 (1.69%) CCA
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (9.32%) XenApp
3 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.69%) Firmware
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.69%) Cacti
2 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.69%) Nagios
2 2 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco
3 11 (9.32%) Citrix
4 6 (5.08%) VMware
5 5 (4.24%) Avaya
6 3 (2.54%) Juniper
6 3 (2.54%) NetApp
6 3 (2.54%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec
7 2 (1.69%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Intel
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 per annum + Fixed Term until Dec
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + cash bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Queen Mary Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £31,735 - £37,275 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
QVC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Extra Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: From £31,500 to £44,000 per annum depending on location
Posted: 16 days ago