The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 70 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing HND 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.39% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £18,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.61% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
HND
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
388 252 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.83% 27.57% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 270 221 253
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HND
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HND Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (42.11%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
2 8 (42.11%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Service Management
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (36.84%) SLA
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.26%) Security Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Service Management
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
1 8 (42.11%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ECDL
3 1 (5.26%) CIPD
3 1 (5.26%) HNC
3 1 (5.26%) MCT
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Unisys