The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 150 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing HND 18 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 1.34% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Average salary £43,750 £30,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.62% -11.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,250 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +3.07%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
841 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.27% 27.59% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 545 526 669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Aberdeen +20 12 £52,500 +31.25%
Glasgow - 3 £35,000 - 2
Fife -1 1 £31,000 +10.71% 1
Edinburgh -16 1 £27,500 -15.38%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 55 (74.32%) HNC
2 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.73%) MS Project
3 22 (29.73%) Project Management
4 19 (25.68%) SolidWorks
5 17 (22.97%) Degree
6 11 (14.86%) AutoCAD
7 10 (13.51%) PDM
8 9 (12.16%) Chartered Engineer
9 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
10 7 (9.46%) CAD
10 7 (9.46%) Windows
10 7 (9.46%) R
11 6 (8.11%) 3D Modelling
12 5 (6.76%) C
12 5 (6.76%) Linux
13 4 (5.41%) ITIL
14 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
14 3 (4.05%) Finance
14 3 (4.05%) MS Office
14 3 (4.05%) EMC
14 3 (4.05%) Mitel
15 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
15 2 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
15 2 (2.70%) Android
15 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
15 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
15 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
15 2 (2.70%) Brocade

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Project
2 11 (14.86%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
1 2 (2.70%) PBX
2 1 (1.35%) VoIP
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Design Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Draughtsman
3 15 (20.27%) Project Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Electrical Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.35%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.35%) Trainer
7 1 (1.35%) Junior
7 1 (1.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) XML
1 1 (1.35%) XSLT
1 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.35%) HTML5
1 1 (1.35%) jQuery
1 1 (1.35%) WCF
1 1 (1.35%) LINQ
1 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) iPad
2 1 (1.35%) SCADA
2 1 (1.35%) Wiki
2 1 (1.35%) Blog
2 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) AIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Tru64
3 2 (2.70%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Project Management
2 10 (13.51%) PDM
3 7 (9.46%) CAD
4 6 (8.11%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.35%) MVC
8 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.35%) Lean Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience Design
8 1 (1.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) R
2 5 (6.76%) C
3 2 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) HNC
2 17 (22.97%) Degree
3 9 (12.16%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) SolidWorks
3 3 (4.05%) EMC
3 3 (4.05%) Mitel
4 2 (2.70%) Brocade
4 2 (2.70%) Nortel
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Siemens
5 1 (1.35%) Avaya
5 1 (1.35%) Wonderware
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Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Kilmarnock
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Central College Glasgow
Salary: From £24,722 to £27,546 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago