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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 143 144 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 15 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.48% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 1.83% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 22
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,043
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,750 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,668 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
764 821 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.70% 26.23% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 475 514 639
Median salary £45,000 £42,713 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% +4.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +11 6 £24,250 -13.39%
Highlands - 4 £29,584 - 1
Glasgow -8 2 £26,161 +16.27% 2
Fife +5 1 - -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 25 (69.44%) Degree
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (19.44%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 6 (16.67%) SLA
6 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) HNC
7 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 4 (11.11%) LAN
8 4 (11.11%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) VPN
8 4 (11.11%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) Coaching
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.11%) QA
9 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (8.33%) VMware
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
9 3 (8.33%) C#

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 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) InDesign
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS3
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) LESS
3 2 (5.56%) Sass
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.56%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Biology
4 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
2 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Coaching
3 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Content Management
5 2 (5.56%) Email Filtering
5 2 (5.56%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) People Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) Delphi
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) HNC
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) KVM
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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