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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 558 535 572
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +37
Permanent jobs citing HND 59 85 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.77% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 39
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £26,490
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
11210 11052 11825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.07% 25.40% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9115 8860 9899
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +12 8 £45,000 - 3
Croydon +8 1 £34,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £37,500 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 82 (82.83%) Degree
2 43 (43.43%) SQL
3 30 (30.30%) Finance
4 24 (24.24%) ITIL
5 23 (23.23%) Java
5 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
6 22 (22.22%) Windows
6 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 21 (21.21%) SLA
7 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 20 (20.20%) HNC
9 19 (19.19%) .NET
10 17 (17.17%) C#
11 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (16.16%) HTML
12 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
13 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
13 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (12.12%) Service Management
14 12 (12.12%) Cisco
14 12 (12.12%) MCSE
14 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.11%) CSS
16 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
16 10 (10.10%) UNIX
16 10 (10.10%) CCNA
17 9 (9.09%) Project Management
17 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (7.07%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Smallworld
4 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) Lync
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Office
2 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.04%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.04%) MS Project
3 4 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) MPLS
2 6 (6.06%) OSPF
2 6 (6.06%) BGP
2 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) VoIP
3 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 4 (4.04%) VPN
4 4 (4.04%) Wireless
4 4 (4.04%) VLAN
5 3 (3.03%) DSL
5 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.03%) DMZ
6 2 (2.02%) FWSM
6 2 (2.02%) HSRP
6 2 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.02%) DNS
6 2 (2.02%) WLAN
6 2 (2.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.01%) QlikView
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Selenium
2 4 (4.04%) JUnit
2 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.01%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Developer
3 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.08%) SQL DBA
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (8.08%) DBA
5 7 (7.07%) Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.07%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (5.05%) Network Manager
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) .NET
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 11 (11.11%) CSS
4 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.07%) JDBC
5 7 (7.07%) XML
6 6 (6.06%) JSON
7 5 (5.05%) Ajax
7 5 (5.05%) jQuery
7 5 (5.05%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (3.03%) XSLT
9 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.02%) WPF
9 2 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.01%) HTML5
10 1 (1.01%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
10 1 (1.01%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.07%) Derivative
5 5 (5.05%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (4.04%) GIS
7 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.01%) Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) UNIX
3 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.02%) Android
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.12%) Service Management
3 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.09%) Project Management
5 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
5 8 (8.08%) High Availability
5 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.08%) Coaching
6 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.07%) BDD
6 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.07%) MVC
7 6 (6.06%) TDD
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design
7 6 (6.06%) V-Model
7 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Java
3 17 (17.17%) C#
4 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.08%) VBScript
5 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.06%) C
7 6 (6.06%) VB
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 82 (82.83%) Degree
2 20 (20.20%) HNC
3 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.12%) MCSE
5 10 (10.10%) CCNA
6 7 (7.07%) NVQ Level 4
7 6 (6.06%) MCP
8 4 (4.04%) MOS
8 4 (4.04%) VCP4
8 4 (4.04%) MCITP
9 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.03%) ISEB
9 3 (3.03%) CCNP
10 2 (2.02%) CCSA
10 2 (2.02%) CCSE
10 2 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.01%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) XenApp
4 2 (2.02%) Firmware
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) VMware
5 5 (5.05%) Avaya
6 4 (4.04%) IBM
6 4 (4.04%) Mapinfo
6 4 (4.04%) F5
7 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.03%) Juniper
8 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.02%) Aruba
9 1 (1.01%) Informatica
9 1 (1.01%) Apple
9 1 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) AppSense
9 1 (1.01%) Redback
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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