The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 49 57
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton - 1.25% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.92% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £26,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.54%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
HND
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 153 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.37% 31.94% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126 138 127
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HND
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

HND Salary Trend in Northampton

HND
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) MCP
2 14 (93.33%) SLA
3 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (73.33%) Legal
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (66.67%) VPN
5 10 (66.67%) DNS
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) MCSE
5 10 (66.67%) MCSA
5 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (66.67%) MCTS
5 10 (66.67%) MCITP
6 5 (33.33%) MOS
6 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Law
7 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) Coaching

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (73.33%) Legal
2 5 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Team Leader
1 12 (80.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) MCP
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCSE
2 10 (66.67%) MCSA
2 10 (66.67%) MCTS
2 10 (66.67%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) SLA
2 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft