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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 540 574 548
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs citing HND 67 73 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £26,793
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,100 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
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
11049 11609 11485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.55% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9017 9404 9430
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 27 March 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 March 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 +17 12 £40,000 -35.22% 2
Chiswick - 4 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £34,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £40,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 43 (39.81%) SQL
3 38 (35.19%) Finance
4 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 29 (26.85%) ITIL
6 27 (25.00%) SLA
7 26 (24.07%) Windows
8 24 (22.22%) Java
9 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
10 20 (18.52%) .NET
10 20 (18.52%) HTML
10 20 (18.52%) HNC
11 19 (17.59%) C#
12 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
13 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (13.89%) CSS
13 15 (13.89%) Service Management
13 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
14 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
14 14 (12.96%) MCSE
14 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.04%) UNIX
15 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
15 13 (12.04%) MVC
15 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
16 12 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (11.11%) Data Guard

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (10.19%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (4.63%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) Smallworld
4 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Lync
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) MS Project
4 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.70%) AutoCAD
4 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
1 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.56%) LAN
4 5 (4.63%) WAN
4 5 (4.63%) Internet
5 4 (3.70%) VoIP
5 4 (3.70%) DMZ
6 3 (2.78%) DNS
6 3 (2.78%) MPLS
6 3 (2.78%) OSPF
6 3 (2.78%) BGP
6 3 (2.78%) DSL
6 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.78%) Wireless
7 2 (1.85%) IPsec
7 2 (1.85%) VLAN
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.85%) Network Security
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.85%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) QlikView
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Selenium
2 5 (4.63%) JUnit
2 5 (4.63%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.19%) Legal
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Developer
2 19 (17.59%) Analyst
3 15 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.11%) DBA
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (10.19%) Architect
6 10 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 8 (7.41%) Service Design Architect
9 7 (6.48%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.63%) Operations Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Graduate
10 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
10 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) HTML
1 20 (18.52%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) CSS
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 11 (10.19%) JDBC
5 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.41%) WPF
5 8 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (5.56%) JSON
7 5 (4.63%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (4.63%) jQuery
7 5 (4.63%) Ajax
8 4 (3.70%) NHibernate
8 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.70%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.85%) XML
10 1 (0.93%) XSL
10 1 (0.93%) XSLT
10 1 (0.93%) WinForms
10 1 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.19%) Derivative
4 5 (4.63%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (3.70%) GIS
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.78%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) UNIX
3 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.89%) Service Management
4 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
5 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (12.04%) MVC
6 12 (11.11%) High Availability
6 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.26%) TDD
9 9 (8.33%) Project Management
9 9 (8.33%) Coaching
10 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.48%) V-Model
11 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.56%) BDD
12 6 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) SQL
2 24 (22.22%) Java
3 19 (17.59%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.48%) VBScript
6 7 (6.48%) C
6 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) UniBasic
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 20 (18.52%) HNC
3 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.96%) MCSE
5 12 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.33%) CCNA
7 8 (7.41%) MCP
8 7 (6.48%) NVQ Level 4
9 5 (4.63%) MCITP
10 4 (3.70%) MOS
11 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.78%) ISEB
11 3 (2.78%) MCSA
11 3 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) VCP4
12 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.85%) CCIE
12 2 (1.85%) CCNP
12 2 (1.85%) CCSA
12 2 (1.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.48%) XenApp
4 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.93%) Cacti
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle
3 9 (8.33%) Cisco
4 7 (6.48%) Citrix
5 5 (4.63%) Avaya
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.85%) F5
8 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) NetApp
9 1 (0.93%) Apple
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec
9 1 (0.93%) Redback
9 1 (0.93%) Google
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Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 per annum + Fixed Term until Dec
Posted: Yesterday
Romford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + vehicle, bonus, pension health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £31,735 to £37,275 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago