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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 118 142 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing HND 20 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 2.61% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
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
562 806 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.61% 26.18% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 352 531 580
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +22 10 £36,000 +25.21% 1
Glasgow +20 9 £29,500 +0.51% 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £18,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Electronics
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) LAN
7 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
7 5 (18.52%) OpenVMS
7 5 (18.52%) HNC
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) CCNA
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
7 5 (18.52%) QMS
7 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Change Control
7 5 (18.52%) Network Management
7 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (18.52%) Line Management
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (14.81%) SSH
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Site Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Support
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Communications Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Traffic Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) JDBC
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
2 2 (7.41%) Servlets
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) OpenVMS
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
3 5 (18.52%) Line Management
3 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) QMS
3 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) CAD
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) Bourne shell
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Korn
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) HNC
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) NFS
2 4 (14.81%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) Iperf
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Varonis
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
Edinburgh or Glasgow
The Scottish Government
Salary: £23,383 - £26,448 + ICT Pay Supplement
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh or Glasgow
The Scottish Government
Salary: £23,383 - £26,448 + ICT Pay Supplement
Posted: 3 days ago