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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 141 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing HND 20 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 2.76% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 10
Average salary £29,350 £29,250 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.34% +23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £31,432
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Fife +4 5 £28,500 +18.75%
Glasgow -20 5 £29,350 +16.23%
Aberdeen +17 4 £43,000 -4.44%
Edinburgh +2 4 £32,500 +17.11% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (60.47%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) HNC
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
5 5 (11.63%) Electronics
5 5 (11.63%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) EPoS
6 4 (9.30%) Internet
6 4 (9.30%) SLA
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) LAN
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) VPN
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) InDesign
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Bluemix
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.65%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Delphi Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Server Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.65%) CSS3
3 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
3 2 (4.65%) LESS
3 2 (4.65%) Sass
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.65%) Web Components
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.30%) EPoS
3 4 (9.30%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (6.98%) Project Management
2 3 (6.98%) SDLC
2 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.65%) Content Management
3 2 (4.65%) Email Filtering
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.65%) MVC
3 2 (4.65%) Web Filtering
4 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.33%) People Management
4 1 (2.33%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C#
1 3 (6.98%) C++
1 3 (6.98%) Delphi
1 3 (6.98%) Java
1 3 (6.98%) PHP
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) HNC
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCDST
4 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Freescale
5 2 (4.65%) Intel
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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