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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 590 570 565
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing HND 41 50 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 57
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
11262 11295 12719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.88% 24.94% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9081 9358 10705
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
City of London +5 4 £33,000 -13.15% 1
Hayes - 4 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 -
Teddington - 2 £31,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 65 (76.47%) Degree
2 32 (37.65%) HNC
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
5 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (28.24%) Cisco
7 22 (25.88%) CCNA
8 21 (24.71%) Windows
9 19 (22.35%) ITIL
10 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
12 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (16.47%) OSPF
14 13 (15.29%) BGP
14 13 (15.29%) Linux
14 13 (15.29%) CCNP
14 13 (15.29%) Ethernet
15 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.12%) VoIP
15 12 (14.12%) MS Office
15 12 (14.12%) Change Management
16 11 (12.94%) MPLS
16 11 (12.94%) Finance
17 10 (11.76%) XML
17 10 (11.76%) Java
18 9 (10.59%) VB
18 9 (10.59%) MCSE
18 9 (10.59%) WLAN
18 9 (10.59%) VPN

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (4.71%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.18%) Lync
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
2 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) CATIA
3 2 (2.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) HFM
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (2.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) OSPF
2 13 (15.29%) BGP
2 13 (15.29%) Ethernet
3 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.12%) VoIP
4 11 (12.94%) MPLS
5 9 (10.59%) WLAN
5 9 (10.59%) VPN
5 9 (10.59%) VLAN
6 8 (9.41%) LAN
7 6 (7.06%) IPv6
8 5 (5.88%) IPv4
8 5 (5.88%) CTI
9 3 (3.53%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.53%) PBX
9 3 (3.53%) DSL
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Essbase
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.53%) WinRunner
2 3 (3.53%) QARun
3 2 (2.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) JMeter
General
1 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.94%) Finance
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Implementation Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Products Support Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Product Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Tester
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Support Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) XML
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) XSLT
5 3 (3.53%) ODBC
5 3 (3.53%) CSS
5 3 (3.53%) JDBC
5 3 (3.53%) VXML
6 2 (2.35%) MDX
7 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) IVR
4 4 (4.71%) Wiki
5 3 (3.53%) EPoS
6 2 (2.35%) GIS
6 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.12%) Change Management
4 9 (10.59%) Service Management
4 9 (10.59%) Network Design
4 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
5 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.06%) Workflow
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 5 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.71%) Workflow Management
8 4 (4.71%) ITSM
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.71%) Business Development
8 4 (4.71%) Product Management
8 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) VB
4 8 (9.41%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) C
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) VBScript
8 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (76.47%) Degree
2 32 (37.65%) HNC
3 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (25.88%) CCNA
5 13 (15.29%) CCNP
6 9 (10.59%) MCSE
6 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.88%) MCITP
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.71%) CCIE
8 4 (4.71%) CCIP
8 4 (4.71%) CCDP
8 4 (4.71%) ISEB
8 4 (4.71%) MCP
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.53%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.35%) MOS
10 2 (2.35%) MCSA
10 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) XenApp
2 6 (7.06%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Windows Intune
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) Cisco
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
3 9 (10.59%) Fortinet
3 9 (10.59%) Aruba
3 9 (10.59%) F5
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix
4 7 (8.24%) Avaya
5 6 (7.06%) Juniper
6 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.88%) Mitel
7 4 (4.71%) Remedy
8 3 (3.53%) Dialogic
8 3 (3.53%) IBM
8 3 (3.53%) Genesys
8 3 (3.53%) Siemens
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) SolidWorks
9 2 (2.35%) BMC
9 2 (2.35%) Hyperion
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