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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 137 148 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs citing HND 20 12 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.40% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 1.57% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 19
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £26,400 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,804 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
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
772 764 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.45% 25.74% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 449 485 607
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 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 26 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 - 7 £24,250 - 1
Glasgow -8 4 £26,161 -12.79%
Highlands - 4 £29,584 -
Fife +5 2 - -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.38%) SLA
6 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.38%) Driving Licence
7 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
7 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 4 (10.26%) HNC
8 4 (10.26%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) HTML
8 4 (10.26%) VPN
8 4 (10.26%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) WAN
8 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.26%) QA

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 (12.82%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) InDesign
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) OrCAD
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) LESS
4 2 (5.13%) Sass
4 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.13%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
3 5 (12.82%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Coaching
4 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.26%) Open Source
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (5.13%) CAD
6 2 (5.13%) Content Management
6 2 (5.13%) Email Filtering
6 2 (5.13%) Lean Manufacturing
6 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Stories
6 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Delphi
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) HNC
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) KVM
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) EMC
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Dell
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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