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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 146 134 160
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing HND 11 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.95% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 3.54% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 13
Median salary £25,250 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.40% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,380 £39,300 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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
754 847 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.09% 26.80% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 401 589 574
Median salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Scotland

HND
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 4 £21,000 +23.52% 1
Fife - 4 - -
Glasgow -14 3 £27,500 -8.33%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HND.

1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) SLA
4 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) QA
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (14.29%) Electronics
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) C
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 4 (14.29%) CAD
5 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) OrCAD
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Biology
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) CAD
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat