The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 128 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing HND 39 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 3.13% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 12
Average salary £23,000 £37,750 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.07% +13.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
HND
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
904 894 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.44% 24.23% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 624 563 504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HND
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

HND Salary Trend in Scotland

HND
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Scotland

HND
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Edinburgh +19 24 £20,000 -38.93%
Glasgow +14 17 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Dundee - 2 £26,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 24 (47.06%) HNC
3 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 15 (29.41%) EPoS
5 14 (27.45%) Linux
6 11 (21.57%) Windows
7 10 (19.61%) UNIX
8 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.65%) SAN
9 8 (15.69%) Replication
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco
9 8 (15.69%) SQL
9 8 (15.69%) ITIL
9 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.73%) LAN
10 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.76%) Sun
11 6 (11.76%) CCNA
11 6 (11.76%) IBM
11 6 (11.76%) DNS
11 6 (11.76%) VMware
11 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
12 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.80%) WAN
12 5 (9.80%) Juniper
12 5 (9.80%) AIX

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.96%) InDesign
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) LAN
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) WAN
4 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.84%) SSH
5 4 (7.84%) VoIP
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall
6 3 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) WLAN
8 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX Team Leader
4 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (1.96%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Electrical Design Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Electrical Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) UI Designer
6 1 (1.96%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (1.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) XSL
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) SOAP
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
2 3 (5.88%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) REST
2 3 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (1.96%) OAuth
3 1 (1.96%) OpenID
3 1 (1.96%) Flash
3 1 (1.96%) SAML
3 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) EPoS
2 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Wiki
4 3 (5.88%) W3C
4 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.88%) Physics
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.96%) FMCG
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) AIX
5 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) SUSE
6 2 (3.92%) Android
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) High Availability
4 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.88%) Active Record
4 3 (5.88%) Line Management
4 3 (5.88%) OOP
4 3 (5.88%) OO
4 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.88%) OOD
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (3.92%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) PHP
2 3 (5.88%) PHP5
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Bourne shell
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) Korn
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 24 (47.06%) HNC
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) MOS
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.84%) MCSE
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) VTSP
6 3 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
1 3 (5.88%) WAI
1 3 (5.88%) Section 508
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Samba
3 4 (7.84%) NFS
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Sun
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Juniper
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) EMC
5 4 (7.84%) Intel
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) PayPal
6 3 (5.88%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
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