The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 71 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% 0.64% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 2.33% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £29,500 £27,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -43.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 129 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.84% 27.45% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 117 103 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HND
North West

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HND
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Merseyside region.

HND Salary Trend in Merseyside

HND
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCP

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft